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8 Awesome Whole Grains You're Not Eating

You’ve probably had oatmeal for breakfast, and if you haven’t yet tried quinoa I bet you’ve heard of it, or have seen it on a menu or social media recipe (it’s all over Pinterest!). But there are many other whole ...

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Higher coffee consumption associated with lower risk of early death

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Higher coffee consumption is associated with a lower risk of early death, according to new research. The observational study in nearly 20 000 participants suggests that coffee can be part of a healthy diet in ...

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Microbes compete for nutrients, affect metabolism, development in mice

[unable to retrieve full-text content] If our microbiome overindulges, we might not have access to the nutrients we need. That’s the suggestion from new research that shows mice that harbor high levels of microbes that eat choline are deprived of ...

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Is Ice Cream Healthy? A Nutritionist’s Take on Halo Top and Other ‘Healthier’ Brands

OK, I’m just going to say right up front that as a nutritionist, I would never categorize ice cream as health food per se. But lately several seemingly healthier versions of the sweet stuff have appeared on the market, and a few brands are ...

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7 Secretly Unhealthy Foods

This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com.  You know how some sneakers are specifically engineered for workouts and others, it turns out, are suited for nothing more than making fashion statements? Well, foods are like that too. Some are dressed up ...

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Comparing food allergies: Animals and humans may have more in common than you think

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Not only people, but mammals like cats, dogs and horses suffer from symptoms and problems of food intolerance and allergies. Scientists have now condensed the knowledge about human and animal food allergies and intolerance into ...

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Khloé Kardashian Says These Healthy Snacks Keep Her 'On Track'

This article originally appeared on People.com.  Khloé Kardashian is not letting hunger in between meals get the best of her. The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star says it’s not always easy to choose the perfect snack, but she’s developed an ...

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Licorice is a hot trend in hot flashes, but could interact with medications

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Licorice roots have a flavorful history, having been used in ancient Egyptian teas and in traditional Chinese medicines, all the way to today as a flavoring agent and candy. And some women now take licorice ...

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Tips For Maintaining A Healthy Body Weight

The desire to transform is a great motivator to eat right and exercise. Whether you’re shedding excess fat or filling out your physique with a few extra pounds of muscle, the desire to capture the perfect physique keeps you motivated ...

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Federal snack program does not yield expected impacts

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A research team examined the US Department of Agriculture’s Smart Snacks in School regulation. The federal mandate was intended to replace unhealthy school snacks and beverages with more wholesome options, including fruits, vegetables, and packaged ...

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