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J.J. Smith’s Cleansing Pineapple Spinach Smoothie

This pineapple smoothie recipe from JJ Smith will give your body a total cleanse, making a happier and healthier you.

09/30/2014

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The 5 Best Steps To Prevent Heart Disease

According to a study which followed over 20,000 men in Sweden for 11 years, five factors had the greatest impact on health: diet, exercise, smoking, weight circumference, and alcohol consumption.

09/23/2014

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Mild Weight Gain Can Increase Blood Pressure

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have found that just a few pounds can increase blood pressure.

09/19/2014

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Three Food Alternatives To Drugs

Before heading to the medicine cabinet, trying making changes in your diet.

09/18/2014

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The Right Dose Of Dark Chocolate

Scientists have determined that chocolate, particularly dark chocolate, may help prevent heart disease, but only if it is consumed in moderation.

09/12/2014

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Study: Eating Spinach Decreases Cravings

A small Swedish study has found that Popeye was right: spinach really is a superfood.

09/10/2014

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Legally Defining Gluten Free

As of this past month, the FDA made regulations mandatory for all foods that label themselves gluten free.

09/09/2014

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People Around The World Need To Reduce Salt Intake

According to a new study, if we did this, we could avoid 1.65 million deaths related to high blood pressure.

08/28/2014

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Obese Children – And Their Parents – Underestimate Their Weight

We recently learned that most overweight kids think they are at a normal weight – and their parents underestimate their children’s weight as well.

08/18/2014

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Fruits And Vegetables Extend Life Expectancy

Here is a great argument for eating plenty of fruits and vegetables.

08/06/2014

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Food Sensitivities And Allergies May Be Identified By Process Of Elimination

In an elimination diet, you cut out a food or foods that may be causing you symptoms. You then add the foods back one by one and see how you feel.

07/31/2014

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Walking, Fruits and Veggies A Recipe For Good Health

Research shows that even one hour of exercise a week is better for your health than doing nothing. Add fruits and vegetables to your diet and you’re on your way.

07/22/2014

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Legal Definition Of Low Carb

How do you know what the words “low carb” really mean on a food label?

07/03/2014

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Eat A Good Breakfast

Some say breakfast is the most important meal of the day but what makes a good breakfast?

06/27/2014

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Weightlifters Burn More Calories During Balance Of The Day

It is a fascinating concept but people who lift weights to stay in condition actually burn calories when they’re just sitting around.

06/26/2014

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