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FDA Regulates ‘Healthy’ Food Label

While the government regulates labels, you can too. If it sounds too tasty to be healthy, read closer and draw your own conclusion.

01/22/2015

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Study: Eating More Whole Grains Could Save Your Life

Looking to start 2015 off by eating healthy? You might want to pick up some whole grains, such as oatmeal.

01/12/2015

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Gluten Free Diet Reduces Risk Of Bone Fractures For Those With Celiac Disease

People with celiac have up to a seven-fold increased risk for bone fractures. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

01/07/2015

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Fast Food Can Affect Student Learning

Findings from a national study show that fast food not only increases kids’ weight but decreases test scores.

01/07/2015

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Commit App

The Commit app gently nudges you to help you reach your goals.

01/01/2015

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Maintaining Healthy Blood Sugar Levels

Too many carbohydrates in the diet can increase the risk of people developing type 2, or adult onset, diabetes.

12/15/2014

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Thick Waist May Double Risk Of Premature Death

Where you carry your weight could be as important, if not more important, than how much you weigh.

11/11/2014

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Coffee May Reduce Risk Of Alzheimer’s

It is one of the most widely quoted studies related to coffee consumption.

11/10/2014

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Five Steps To Reducing Risk Of Stroke In Women

A study of over 32,000 women has been released that takes a look at what can be done to reduce the incidence of stroke.

10/14/2014

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Get In Shape For Summer All Winter

You have six months before April 15. If you start to exercise and diet now, you’ll be feeling more fit by bathing suit season.

10/13/2014

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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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