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Obese Boys at Higher Risk of Inflammation, Bowel Cancer

This month as we focus on men’s health, it is important to remember that healthy habits start early. With obesity…

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Is Too Much Junk Food Destroying Our Good Bacteria?

Junk food is just what it sounds like: food with little or no nutritional value—mainly fast food and packaged snacks…

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When is the Best Time to Take Enzymes?

Even the healthiest eaters may experience occasional bloating or upset stomach after a meal, which is why many of us…

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Exercise for Your Health, But Cut Sugar to Fight Obesity

For decades we’ve been told how important it is to exercise if we want to lose weight—but we may not…

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Even Low Levels of Common Toxins May Be Harmful

Every day, no matter where you live or what you do, your body is exposed to small amounts of toxic…

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Expectant Moms Not Getting Enough Omega-3s

Omega-3 fatty acids such as DHA and EPA provide a variety of health benefits for expectant mothers, including promoting healthy…

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Parents: Sugary Drinks Just as Bad as Soda

Most parents today know that sugary soft drinks and diet sodas are unhealthy for kids and should be avoided, but…

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Good Nutrition for Kids and 3 Benefits of Probiotics

Nowadays teaching our children about good nutrition is more important than ever, especially since many kids fall short when it…

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Are Toxins Lurking in Your “Green” Cleaning Products?

From your kitchen cleaner to your bathroom air fresheners, you probably think going green means making a healthier choice for…

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New Studies Reveal the Truth about E-cigs

Electronic cigarette users seem to be everywhere you look these days—in restaurants, at sporting events, even beside you in the…

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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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