What Do Probiotics Do? (Hint: 5 Powerful Health Benefits)

Health Encyclopedia | Comments - November 30, 2016
What Do Probiotics Do? (Hint: 5 Powerful Health Benefits)

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What do probiotics do, exactly? And what are they? Probiotics are microscopic organisms that live on, and inside your body. It is estimated that there are over 100 trillion living bacteria on your skin, in your mouth, inside your digestive system and just about everywhere else. These include an estimated several hundred different species in […]

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Want to Stick with Your Fitness Routine? Get Competitive, Study Says

Health News | Comments - November 28, 2016
Want to Stick with Your Fitness Routine? Get Competitive, Study Says

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If you’re looking to maximize your fitness routine, you’ll get the most motivation from competing with others, a new study found. In a study published in Preventative Medicine Reports, 790 students from the University of Pennsylvania signed on for an 11-week exercise program. “Our past research shows that online social networks can be very effective […]

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Krill Oil – The Ultimate Superfood of Healthy Fats

Health News | Comments - November 24, 2016
Krill Oil – The Ultimate Superfood of Healthy Fats

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You’ve probably heard of fish oil, but krill oil? What is that? Well, it’s a type of oil that’s derived from a creature of the sea as well. A krill—a tiny shrimp-like animal—is responsible for powering the majority of the world’s marine life. And it’s only two to five centimeters long! For example, it’s the […]

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Holiday Help! 5 Powerful Supplements to Curb Cravings

Healthy Eating, Weight Loss | Comments - November 23, 2016
Holiday Help! 5 Powerful Supplements to Curb Cravings

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Holidays and weight loss just don’t mix, right? Wrong!  Actually, the next seven weeks or so are a great time to practice good eating habits and continue losing weight (with the help of supplements to curb cravings). But, before we get to those, here are a few practical ways to avoid that ‘holiday 5’ we […]

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[NEWS] The Dangers of High Temperature Cooking

Health News | Comments - November 19, 2016
[NEWS] The Dangers of High Temperature Cooking

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Everybody loves a fried treat, but cooking at high temperatures, such as frying or roasting, can increase your risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), says a new research study. High-temperature cooking creates byproducts called neo-formed contaminants (NFCs), include heart-harming substances like trans-fatty acids that are linked to a wide range of conditions, including high cholesterol, […]

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Delicious Healthy(er) Cranberry Sauce Recipe [Video]

Recipes | Comments - November 17, 2016

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It’s Thanksgiving, and cranberry sauce is unavoidable.  But did you know just 2 ounces of the canned stuff has 22 grams of sugar? That’s a ton of empty calories for a simple condiment! However, to NOT have cranberry sauce on Thanksgiving is like not having apple pie on Fourth of July. But don’t worry… You can […]

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Why You Should Always Exercise to Music

Health News | Comments - November 15, 2016
Why You Should Always Exercise to Music

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For some people, earbuds or headphones are just as important as sneakers when heading to the gym. If you fall into this category, you’ll be happy to know that scientists now believe music plays a bigger role in your fitness success than you might realize. According to a study published in the Journal of Sports […]

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CLA – Powerful Metabolism Booster (and which foods to find it in)

Health Encyclopedia, Weight Loss | Comments - November 13, 2016
CLA – Powerful Metabolism Booster (and which foods to find it in)

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Polyunsaturated fatty acids are a healthy type of fat found naturally in many common foods like seeds, nuts, and fish. There are subcategories of fatty acids, including omega-6 and omega-3. Some of these fats are known as “essential” fatty acids (EFAs) and some are not, however, the body needs all of them to function properly. […]

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Healthy Stuffing Recipe You’ll Love! (Cooking Demo Video)

Healthy Eating, Recipes | Comments - November 11, 2016
Healthy Stuffing Recipe You’ll Love! (Cooking Demo Video)

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Thanksgiving is almost here… along with countless waist-wrecking temptations! It’s the most fattening day of the year for most people… sending them down a landslide of overeating that lasts until the New Year. The most brutal part? The leftovers! You hover in front of the fridge on Black Friday, looking at all that food, thinking: […]

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[NEWS] Broccoli Reverses Aging Process, Says New Study

Health News | Comments - November 10, 2016
[NEWS] Broccoli Reverses Aging Process, Says New Study

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You may never look at broccoli the same way again. Researchers have identified a compound – nocitinamide mononucleotide (NMN), found in avocados, broccoli, cabbage, cucumbers and edamame and other natural foods – that has reversed the aging process in mice. Mice that consumed NMN showed a reversal of cell-based energy loss and a reduction of […]

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