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8 Big Lies About Sugar We Should Unlearn

While we can all agree that sugar isn’t exactly a health food, there’s a lot of misinformation about how sweet stuff should factor into your diet — …

Nutrition

Toronto Maple Leafs: Yegor Korshkov preparing to join team

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 23: (L-R) Lou Lamoriello and Brendan Shanahan of the Toronto Maple Leafs attend the 2017 NHL Draft at the United Center on June …

Ice Hockey

TRANSPARENT AS MUD: Obama Administration Spent Record Dollars On Legal Costs To Keep Information Private

According to an Associated Press analysis, the Obama Administration, led by a president who claimed in 2013 that it was “the most transparent …

Obama Administration

20 Natural Laxatives to Help Keep You Regular

Laxatives can have powerful effects on your digestive health.<p>Because of their effects in the body, laxatives can help relieve constipation and …

Alternative Medicine

New research shows there are five types of diabetes, not two

<b>The question:</b> I read a recent news story that said there are actually five different types of diabetes – not just the two that we’ve always been told about. I have diabetes. What does this mean for me?<p><b>The answer:</b> New research is revealing that diabetes is a far more complex disease than once …

Diabetes

'Good' cholesterol tied to higher infectious disease risk

What is typically referred to as "good cholesterol" is now facing closer scrutiny from researchers. A new study has found a link between a higher …

Holistic Medicine

How to live like a Local in Kraków, Poland

Lonely Planet Local Amy Hornsby has lived in Kraków for two years, where she spends her time soaking up the old world charm of eastern Europe and luxuriating in the slow, romantic pace of life.<p>Learning more about Kraków through its museums and galleries, indulging in its amazing food and vodka, …

European Travel

Here's How Many Nuts And Seeds You Should Have For A Healthy Heart

A new study has revealed that having nuts and seeds could be beneficial for our heart health. It is the protein in nuts and seeds which can help in …

Holistic Medicine

Eating pasta 3 times a week won't make you gain weight, according to a new study — and it could even help you lose it

Low-carb diets, such as the Whole30 and Keto diet, are fiercely popular, and many people assume you should avoid eating too much pasta — along with other refined carbs — if you want to lose weight.<p>But a new study suggests the assumption that eating pasta will make you put on weight could be …

Nutrition

The Montreal Canadiens are building with Maple Leafs castoffs

When people said to rebuild like the Leafs, they didn’t mean this...The Montreal Canadiens are in a bit of a pickle. They have two players locked …

Ice Hockey

The 'Roomba of toilets' exists only to clean your skid marks

Cleaning the toilet bowl is not for the faint of heart. One must usually brave the strong chemicals of cleaning products while wielding a sloppy, germ-infested toilet brush to get the job done.<p>Now, two Haifa-based Israeli entrepreneurs have taken it upon themselves to help people take action …

Roomba

Out of work? Nudist campground hiring a lifeguard

FOSTER, R.I. — A Rhode Island nudist campground is looking for a lifeguard, and the uniform is cheap: nothing.<p>The Providence Journal reports Dyer …

Rhode Island

Coffee must carry cancer warning label, California judge rules

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles judge has determined that coffee companies must carry an ominous cancer warning label because of a chemical produced in the roasting process.<p>Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said Wednesday that Starbucks and other companies failed to show that benefits from drinking …

Coffee

8 Unexpected Things That Have Nothing To Do With Food That Can Cause Diabetes

In general, diabetes is a disease people typically associate with an unhealthy diet and lifestyle. But there's more to it than that. Someone can …

Diabetes

Scientists say they’ve discovered a new organ, and it could be the biggest in the human body

Scientists may have discovered a previously unknown organ in the human body, and it could also be the largest. Researchers from New York University’s School of Medicine say that the new organ, which they’ve named the “interstitium,” is present in a very thin layer throughout the entire …

Biology

Samsung taken to court over its lack of Android updates

• A case against Samsung is now in Dutch court, where the company will have to defend itself against consumer advocacy group Consumentenbond.<br>• The case revolves around Samsung’s alleged lack of software updates to some of its Android devices.<br>• If Consumentenbond wins the case, it could have some serious …

Mobile

Your Dreams Have Come True: Tequila Is Actually Proven To Help Weight Loss

I'm about to make your day: based on a recent study, tequila can aid in weight loss.<p>Yes, you read that correctly. TEQUILA WILL HELP YOU LOSE …

Diabetes

18 Foods to Clear Your Arteries and Protect You from Heart Attacks

One quick fire way to adversely affect your cardiovascular system is to stuff yourself with unhealthy processed and refined foods. Those junk foods …

Trudeau could be barred from U.S. after he’s PM because he smoked pot: U.S. lawyer

A U.S. immigration lawyer says Justin Trudeau could be barred from travelling to the U.S. once he’s no longer prime minister because he once admitted …

Cannabis

Rick Zamperin: Rogers Centre is close to being the worst stadium in the majors

Visiting a major league ballpark for the first time can be a wondrous experience.<p>I remember going to my first Blue Jays game at old Exhibition …

Healthy Oatmeal Toppings You Absolutely Need To Try

Not that there's anything <i>wrong</i> with 'em, but is anyone else tired of the same old oatmeal toppings? Mixed berries, almond butter and chopped walnuts can only hold our interest for so long.<p>But that doesn't mean oatmeal should go anywhere. It's loaded with fiber and has been shown to lower …

Your Brain Isn’t Fooled by Artificial Sweeteners

Using sugar substitutes could lead to higher calorie consumption later, study finds.<p>As it turns out, the brain is, well, smarter than we think it is. A new study has found that artificial sweeteners do not trigger the brain’s reward center in the same way that regular sugar does, suggesting that if …

Nutrition

Why I’m leaving the vitamin church

I was ahead of the curve on vitamin D. I've been popping the "sunshine drug" for years – 1,000 International Units a day, religiously, all winter long. I felt smug when The New York Times finally caught up to me.<p>"Vitamin D promises to be the most talked-about and written-about supplement of the …

How Coffee Helps Prevent Diabetes

If just thinking about that much java in a day makes you jittery, you’re in luck: Both caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee have been linked to the lowered risk.<p>Reap the most benefits between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. That’s when your natural levels of energizing cortisol are lower, and the time frame …

Healthy foods that are ruining the environment

While junk food is vilified for damaging the environment, healthy grains, fruit and veg often get a free pass. That is, until now.<p>Scientists have recently claimed that eating lettuce could be up to three times worse for than environment than bacon. The study, from researchers at Carnegie Mellon …

Is It Bad for Your Health to Hold in a Fart?

<b>Gas 101</b><br>When your body tries to get rid of gas buildup, it'll either do so via a belch that leaves your mouth or flatulence that escapes from your rectum. Burping is often a result of "air aphasia," a.k.a. eating air. "Some people tend to swallow more air when they talk or chew gum,” says Lisa …

Scientists pinpoint protein that makes it harder to lose weight the fatter we get

The notion that the more weight people carry, the more difficulty they'll have slimming down isn't a surprising one, but an element of mystery still …

Alzheimer's Disease

Want to Lose Weight? Try This Surprising Food

Next time you eat a banana, you might want to hang on to the peel<p>Besides the annoyance of searching out a trash can at a charity ride rest stop, we're guessing you seldom spend much time thinking about banana peels, let alone consider eating them. But this overlooked "food waste," a culinary staple …

Nutrition

The Breakfast You Should Be Eating To Lose Weight

Add these foods to the morning menu to shed some pounds<p><b>Question:</b> What are the best foods to eat in the morning for weight loss? —<i>Dylan Maehrlein</i><p>One word: Protein. A slew of research shows that a high-protein breakfast, like eggs and bacon, trumps high-carb eats such as cereal. In addition to …

Nutrition