Why Is Trans Fat Bad for You?

May 22nd, 2018

When every other product on the shelf screams “LOW FAT” or “FAT FREE” on the label, it’s easy to believe that fat is an unwanted guest in your stomach. But fat can be good for you! In fact, the U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends that adults get 20-35 percent of their calories from fats. It’s only when that percentage climbs to 40 percent and above that fat becomes an issue.

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Do You Suffer from B12 Deficiency?

May 14th, 2018

Discover the most common signs of B12 deficiency – including two strange symptoms that happen when your body is lacking in this important vitamin.

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9 Safe and Natural Cleaning Recipes for You and Your Home

May 8th, 2018

It’s never too late for spring cleaning. There’s something about the smell of a freshly waxed floor or a pristine bathroom that makes us sigh with delight. Sadly, those potent chemical smells may be masking an unhealthy reality: they’re not so great for your lungs.

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There’s No Way to Sugarcoat It – Sugar Can Harm Your Health

April 30th, 2018

As any parent will tell you, overindulging in sugary treats produces the highest highs and lowest lows. It’s common knowledge that sugar will give you a swift buzz followed by a nasty crash, but did you know the long-term symptoms are wide-ranging and insidious?

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4 Reasons Why You Need to Become a Morning Person

April 24th, 2018

Maybe there are people who wake up early on purpose, but they’re as rare as unicorns. Or maybe not. Research suggests that waking up early can have a powerful and positive effect on your health.

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3 Hidden Ways to Detox Your Body

April 16th, 2018

Gobbling up greasy foods, sitting for long stretches of time, promising that you’ll go for a run tomorrow…when these unhealthy habits become an unhealthy lifestyle, you know it’s time to detox. The question is: How?

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The Negative Effects of Stress and 5 Ways to Manage It

April 10th, 2018

Stress is no joke. You might consider it a mild inconvenience, but long-term stress can literally be a killer.

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