Are Your Sugary Treats Leading You Down the Road to Heart Disease

Many people who are not concerned with maintaining their weight or shedding a few excess pounds, may find that they have incorporated a number of sugary treats into their diet. While this may appear to be harmless, recent research has highlighted the link between consuming excess levels of sugar with gum disease and potentially leading to…

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What You Need to Know to Start a Paleo Diet

If you’re trying to lose weight then I’m sure you’ve heard of the Paleo diet. But is it right for you? Many people refer to it as the caveman diet, since it’s based on what our ancestors would have been eating. Over time, man’s diet has substantially changed and we don’t think it’s a coincidence…

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Watercress Is The Healthiest Vegetable? Carrot Is #26? Here’s A Chart To Memorize

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta doesn’t just have the morbid job of monitoring and managing negative health concerns–it is also responsible for helping us live better. It has recently released a study in its journal Preventing Chronic Disease to define “powerhouse” fruits and vegetables–those delivering the biggest nutritional bang for the buck.[1] What is a…

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High Intensity Endurance Workouts Could Damage Your Heart

Is your exercise routine causing serious damage to your heart? A recent article in The New York Times shed light on some recent studies that have discovered the dangerous issue of heart scarring in older men with extensive experience in high-intensity exercise. Their mistake? Over-exerting their heart to the point that scars developed and heightened…

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10 Suprising Foods That Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

High blood pressure, or hypertension, affects 67 million adults [1] in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. It’s the number one cause of strokes [2] in the United States, and it’s a leading cause of heart attacks. Hypertension can lead to kidney disease, and it even interferes with sex drive and…

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Why You Need to Try the Elimination Diet

Allergies, skin problems, digestive problems… what do all of these things have in common? A lot more than most people think, actually. The fact of the matter is, people only think of food allergies or intolerances as things that cause major problems and severe medical emergencies. People often ignore the fact that certain foods can…

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