Processed Foods, Inflammation & Weight Gain: What’s the Connection?
Processed Foods, Inflammation & Weight Gain: What’s the Connection?

Aside from the added sugars and harmful trans fats, scientists from the Institute for Biomedical Services at Georgia State University…

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Put a Healthy Spin on Pizza Night: New Year’s Resolution Tip #9
Put a Healthy Spin on Pizza Night: New Year’s Resolution Tip #9

Pizza and all its cheesy, gooey goodness is a crowd pleaser in most American homes—not to mention a mainstay of…

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Eliminate High-Fructose Corn Syrup: New Year’s Resolution Tip #6
Eliminate High-Fructose Corn Syrup: New Year’s Resolution Tip #6

Have you checked the labels in your pantry lately? Chances are more than a few include high-fructose corn syrup (not…

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Eating at Home is Healthier: New Year’s Resolution Tip #3

Fast food commercials make dinner seem quick and easy—but is it worth the impact to your health and your waistline?…

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Food for Thought: 2 New Studies Making Headlines
Food for Thought: 2 New Studies Making Headlines

Americans love their junk food—from drive-thru double cheeseburgers and super-sized fries to the millions of sugary processed “food” items lining…

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2 New Obesity Studies You Can’t Ignore
2 New Obesity Studies You Can’t Ignore

Obesity continues to be one of the greatest health challenges in the United States. More than a third of all…

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Study: Most Americans Okay with GMOs and Nanotech Foods
Study: Most Americans Okay with GMOs and Nanotech Foods

Nanotechnology sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie—not something that should be on your plate. The same goes for…

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Are Toxins Taking a Toll on Your IQ?
Are Toxins Taking a Toll on Your IQ?

In yet another study about the damaging effects of toxic chemicals on human health, researchers in Canada have found evidence…

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New Study Says Most Americans Harboring Toxic Flame Retardants
New Study Says Most Americans Harboring Toxic Flame Retardants

Based on the results of yet another study involving flame retardant chemicals, scientists from the Silent Spring Institute say most…

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Study Finds Detergent Packets Highly Dangerous for Kids
Study Finds Detergent Packets Highly Dangerous for Kids

You’ve probably seen those nifty little laundry detergent gel packs. The ones you just pop in the washing machine without…

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Study: Toxic Well Water Raises Heart Health Risks
Study: Toxic Well Water Raises Heart Health Risks

Environmental toxins surround us every day, contributing to a nationwide increase in illness and chronic disease. Just recently, a new…

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November is American Diabetes Month: Spotlight on Diet & Exercise
November is American Diabetes Month: Spotlight on Diet & Exercise

More than 29 million people in the United States (or nearly 10% of the total population) have diabetes—a term given…

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Take the Fright Out of Halloween Night: Tips for Reducing Toxins
Take the Fright Out of Halloween Night: Tips for Reducing Toxins

As part of the healthystuff.org project, researchers from The Ecology Center recently tested more than 100 Halloween-themed items including costumes,…

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Daily Exercises Boosts Brain Function in Children
Daily Exercises Boosts Brain Function in Children

With the rise of electronic media, U.S. kids are spending more time glued to a screen and less time engaged…

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School Lunch Options May Be Healthier, But Kids Aren’t Biting
School Lunch Options May Be Healthier, But Kids Aren’t Biting

Just two years after new federal nutrition standards went into effect requiring U.S. schools to provide more healthful lunch options,…

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