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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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Two Nutrients That Protect Against Hearing Loss

While turning down the volume and using ear plugs in exceptionally loud situations – such as rock concerts – are obviously important, your diet can actually help you protect your hearing, too.

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Listeria in Your Kitchen?

Learn what this harmful bacteria is and how you can help prevent it in your home.

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Four Foods That Make You Eat More

Assuming you’ve decided that diets just don’t work for you, but you also realize that you cannot continue carrying all that extra weight, then why not embrace the idea of food selectivity? The concept is pretty simple. Make a conscious decision to re...

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Have You Eaten These Little-Known Antioxidant-rich Foods?

Most of us know that blueberries, garlic and green tea are packed with antioxidants that help prevent cell damage. But there are plenty more foods that are as effective.