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“Healthy” Foods Nutritionists Say Are a Waste of Money

You can probably guess that bagels, soda, candy, and potato chips rarely make it into a nutritionist’s grocery basket. But some of the other items they refuse to eat may surprise you. Don’t waste your money on these supposedly good-for-you products,

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6 Habits of People Who Age Well

Exercise, diet—even attitude—can be as important as genetics when it comes to growing old gracefully. “Old age,” as Bette Davis once said, “is no place for sissies.” But that doesn’t mean you need to chicken out. Sure, growing older affects

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Red Wine Health Benefits

Alcohol is the Goldilocks of the nutrition world. Too much can be destructive to your health, raising your blood pressure and your risk of developing several kinds of cancer. Too little may hold you back from some of the benefits

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The Best Ways to Avoid Germs While Flying

The weeks you spent avoiding sniffling colleagues around the water cooler can seem all for naught the moment you board a plane during cold and flu season. But as Travel + Leisure points out, having a few of these proactive

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Go Ahead, Sneeze

LONDON Tempted to stifle a loud or untimely sneeze? Let it out instead, doctors in England warned Monday based on the very unusual case of a man who ruptured the back of his throat when he tried to suppress a

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Beards Are Good For Men

Don’t let the prospect of microbial nastiness scare you away: According to researchers from the University of Southern Queensland, a thick, rugged beard also offers benefits that make the person they’re attached to healthier and handsomer. In their 2012 study,

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The Tongue And Your Health

It’s more than the doorman for your throat—it’s a diagnostic wonder tool. There’s no need to wait until you’re in a dentist’s chair to open wide. Regularly inspecting your tongue in a mirror can help you detect issues in your

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Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Contamination Care

You may have heard that the Public Health Agency of Canada is in the midst of investigating an E. coli contamination which has had 30 cases reported across Eastern Canada, affecting Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, and

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Salt Makes You Hungry

Everyone knows that salty foods make you thirsty. But according to new research, when people increase their sodium intake long-term, they actually drink less water. And that’s not the study’s only surprising finding: High sodium levels also increase feelings of

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Cheese Is Good For You

Cheese is typically considered more of an indulgence than a health food, but a new review of research suggests that it may not be as bad for you as once thought. In fact, people in the analysis who ate a

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5 Reasons Why Exercise Is Good

1. Exercise is great for your brain. It’s linked to less depression, better memory and quicker learning. Studies also suggest that exercise is, as of now, the best way to prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, a major

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The Benefits Of Optimism

Scientific research has come up with a very long list of benefits to being optimistic. Here are just a few: 1. Optimism is associated with betterhealth and a longer life. 2. Research has shown that practicing optimism and gratitude causes

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Cinnamon Good For You

If you love cinnamon, add an extra shake to your next meal: new research shows that the popular spice boosts metabolism in mouse and human fat cells. In the new study, published in the journal Metabolism, researchers from the University

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New Blood Pressure Guidelines In US

The American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology and nine other health professional organizations issued new blood pressure guidelines Monday which has increased the number of Americans with high blood pressure by 14% to 46% of all of the US

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Butter Is Back

It looks like butter may, in fact, be back. The creamy condiment is a “middle-of-the-road” food, nutritionally speaking—better than sugar, worse than olive oil—according to a new report, which adds to a growing body of research showing that the low-fat-diet

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