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The Best Snacks To Eat At Night For Inflammation

Tired of feeling bloated and uncomfortable? There are several ways to tackle inflammation, but those who suffer from it see the best results when …

5 foods to keep your breath smelling fresh

It’s one thing to have a little body odor after a massive sweat sesh. That’s what the sweat towels and perfume is for. But, stinky breath, that’s a whole other story. There is no appropriate time for that. If you’ve been fighting this battle lately, here are some foods that may help you save some …

Healthy Eating

What Are Kraft Singles and Velveeta Really Made Of?

Why is that cheese pull in your halved bacon egg and cheese so perfect? Because the cheese isn’t real. If you couldn’t already tell from their …

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7 Reasons Why You Should Eat Cucumbers

By Rachael Link<p>Though commonly thought to be a vegetable, cucumber is actually a fruit.<p>It's high in beneficial nutrients, as well as certain plant …

What time we eat affects our biological clock, study finds

The human body works around the clock. Our biological functions follow 24-hour cycles, or circadian rhythms, which are physiological and mental …

7 Practically Medicinal Foods to Eat for an Upset Stomach

No matter how careful you are with your diet or the number of times you chew your food, stomach upset happens. Because a rumbling tummy is not always …

How Drinking Tea May Change Your Genes

Tea has been linked to numerous health benefits, from a reduced risk of heart attacks and high blood pressure to potential protection against certain …

High Blood Pressure

7 Reasons To Eat More Nuts: From Boosting Life Span To Lowering Cholesterol

A handful a day keeps the doctor away 🥜<p>Nuts are great. There, we said it.<p>Not only are they a far better alternative to biscuits when you get your …

Holistic Medicine

We All Know Peas Are Nutritious, But Here's Exactly Why

That's a whole lot of protein.<p>There’s a reason your mom made you eat your peas when you were a kid.<p>This vegetable (which is actually a seed of a fruit, botanically speaking) might be small, but it turns out to be a nutritional powerhouse. Ever wonder how, exactly?<p>First off, they’re a good source of …

​7 Things We All Need to Get Straight About Gluten

​Separating fact from fiction when it comes to these controversial proteins<p>The great gluten debate has been in full swing for years—and shows no signs of taking a breather.<p>Some claim our digestive systems aren’t equipped to handle gluten, which is a category of elastic protein found in certain …

Those french fries could kill you, a new study says. But don't panic!

Hey, you, the dude reading this story on your phone over a pile of french fries: Back slowly away from the crispy spuds. They're out to get you.<p>That's the apparent takeaway of a study published this month by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. It analyzed the potato consumption of 4,440 …

Food

Should we eat carbs?

Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains the good and bad of eating simple and complex carbohydrates.

Carbohydrates

How And Why We Should Be Eating More Vegetables For Breakfast

Let's catch up with the rest of the world.<p>We’re here with a friendly reminder: the average person is supposed to eat two and a half to three cups of vegetables a day, according to My Plate.<p>For some people, that’s an easy feat. For others, hitting that goal can be little trickier. Here’s the easiest …

Is Whole-Milk Yogurt a Whole Lot Better?

Stroll through the dairy aisle of your grocery store and you may notice that fat is back—at least in the yogurt case. Although low-fat and nonfat …

Nutrition

Why You Should Eat Breakfast Every Morning

It's the best productivity tip of all.<p>I despised eating breakfast when I was in elementary school. Not because I didn’t like food (I <i>love</i> food), but because I’d rather use those extra 20 minutes to sleep. This, of course, was a huge mistake--I’d get nauseous, fall asleep in class, and be overall …

Ice Cream

Want your skin to look healthy? Consider these seven foods

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>Are there certain foods I can eat to help my skin look younger? Do some foods slow down skin aging?<p><b>THE ANSWER</b><p>We've heard the adage that beauty comes from the inside. While research on nutrition and skin health is in the early stages, scientists are learning that what you eat can help …

How Olive Oil Can Protect Against Alzheimer's Disease

Extra-virgin olive oil has been linked to many health benefits, and now researchers believe it may even help ward off some of the effects of …

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Ten benefits of vitamin E oil

Vitamin E is not a single vitamin, but rather a group of fat-soluble vitamins with antioxidant effects.<p>Antioxidants fight free radicals, which are …

What Cinnamon Actually Is

If you're looking for an excuse to eat cinnamon, you <i>could</i> just go ahead and eat cinnamon like the free-willed, grown-ass adult person being you are, …

Science Says Eating Chocolate Helps Your Brain

After surveying the research, these Italian scientists say they've started 'eating dark chocolate every day.'<p>It was Ben Franklin, founding father and all-around incredibly successful person, who reportedly once said, "Beer is proof God loves us and wants us to be happy."<p>Now, some Italian scientists …

Holistic Medicine

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Cut Dairy Out of Your Diet

While I personally can't fathom a life without cheese, dairy is the reason behind bloating and indigestion for many. Some believe this is due to the …

What chemicals are in your mac and cheese?

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's not listed on the ingredient list, but a new analysis published this week found high concentrations of the chemicals known as phthalates in the cheese powder of macaroni and cheese.<p>The small study evaluated 30 different cheese products which included natural cheese products, including …

Comfort Food

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Can Honey Actually Help Cure Your Seasonal Allergies?

On a warm day in western Montana, 32-year-old Jacob Wustner is wearing clothing tied shut at the ankles and wrists, <b>leather gloves</b>, and a wide-brimmed hat covered with a net. The air is alive with honeybees, but he seems happy and relaxed as he moves among his winged charges.<p>(On just a quarter-acre …

Immune System

How Your Family Can Serve Themselves Dinner Tonight

On the busiest of weeknights, it can be nothing short of a challenge to gather every member of your family around the table for dinner. When everyone …

105 Genius Repurposing Ideas Teach Us How To Turn Junk Into Treasure

Creativity is such a broad concept…it’s hard to even define it. On the other hand, it’s pretty easy to come up with examples and a lot of times they …

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