Can Cinnamon Blast Fat?

Regardless of what the low-carb craze has tried to tell us, high fat diets are harmful to your health. Too much fat is implicated...

Occasional Exercise—Does it Do Any Good?

Busy schedules and often overwhelming responsibilities have paved the way for a particular type of exerciser known as the weekend warrior. Weekend warriors go...

The Diabetes Risk Factor You May Not Know You Have

We strongly associate being overweight with higher risk of type 2 diabetes. And it’s true that there is a strong link between the two....
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Is Obesity Contagious? New Research Says Yes

A few years back, a groundbreaking study of 12,000 people showed that your chances of becoming obese rise by 57% if you have friend...

5-Minute Health Tip: Eat Your Citrus Fruits

Oranges, limes, and lemons contain three antioxidants that a recent study suggests can help protect against oxidative damage, reduce liver damage, and help manage...
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The Miracle Mineral You Aren’t Getting Enough Of

Did You Know… …iodine deficiency may be drastically disrupting your health?  Iodine is a trace element vital to your body’s optimal health. It monitors thyroid and...
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High-Protein Diet Linked to Heart Failure Risk in Older Women

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), heart failure afflicts 5.7 million Americans, and accounted for 1 of every 9 deaths in 2009....
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Three Researched Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Of all the ancient folk remedies, apple cider vinegar may just be the most popular and widely known. Enthusiasts claim that apple cider vinegar...

Heartburn Medication Could Be Destroying Your Kidneys

The link between a class of heartburn medications called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and serious kidney problems has been solidly established. The belief among...
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It’s Time to Ditch Artificial Sweeteners for Good—Here’s Why

The allure of artificial sweeteners hooks an estimated 180 million Americans. With zero calories and 200 times the sweetness of sugar, artificial sweeteners like...