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Want to Lower Cancer Risk? Eat (B)right!

Enjoy these tasty recipes, all packed with antioxidant-rich, cancer-fighting beta-carotene.

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Will the Future in Dieting be Guided by Genetics?

Struggling to lose weight? Science may soon be able to match a diet to your personal genetics.

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Can Higher Chocolate Intake Reduce Risk of Heart Failure?

For those who have an undeniable sweet tooth, there appears to be scientific evidence to justify eating a moderate amount of dark chocolate daily. However, more research is needed before the connection between chocolate and heart health is completely ...

4 Reasons Red Foods Rock

Not only are red foods fun to eat, but they can also be beneficial to our health. Red foods are so important to our diet that the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) recommendations for consumption are higher than what most Americans cur...

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Dark Chocolate Recipes: Sweet Treats That Can Boost Heart Health

Who doesn’t love dark chocolate? These healthy recipes will have your mouth watering.

Fasting Part 2: Types of Fasting Diets

In Part 1 of this discussion about fasting, we looked at how fasting might affect certain health conditions and why fasting, unlike dieting or just reducing calories, has a unique impact on your physiology. But there’s more to a fasting program than ...

Fasting Part 1: Why These Diets Are Getting So Much Attention

Fasting diets are seen by many people as a surefire way to lose weight and improve one’s health, and as a means of preventing or treating numerous health conditions. But is fasting really the miracle therapy so many proponents claim it to be? Breast ...

7 Things Men Should Know About Vitamin D

Learn the best ways to optimize your vitamin D levels to help protect yourself from prostate cancer.

Foods that Cause Digestive Distress in Older Adults

As we age, our digestive tract may start to go into rebellion with uncomfortable results. More than 16 percent of people over the age of 70 report having fecal incontinence while others describe having more gas, bloating, burping and stomach distensi...

To Lower Risk of Diabetes Commit to Diet and Exercise

If you need a strong motivator to get you to realize that preventing type 2 diabetes is hugely possible and within your grasp, despite being at high risk, then the latest study is a true cheerleader. The 15-year study, which looked at preventing diab...