Shelby Chriss

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12 Signs Your Diet Needs a Makeover

Think you know how to eat well? See how your meals and snacks fare against these signs that you should switch things up

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Why You DEFINITELY Shouldn't Take Weight-Loss Pills

Why they're not at all healthy (or safe!)<p>The FDA might be running on limited resources during the government shutdown, but that doesn't mean that scary food and drug issues are also taking some time off. Case in point: The Hawaii State Department of Health recently instituted a voluntary recall of …

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What Carbonation Might Have To Do With The Soda-Obesity Link

Sugar in soda is a known culprit in promoting diabetes and obesity. But a new study takes a look at <i>another</i> potential player in the soda-obesity equation: carbonation.<p>New research published in the journal Gastroenterology suggests that carbonation in sugary drinks can affect the brain's perception …

Addicted to Sugar? 7 Steps You Need to Take Before You Can Break Free

Last month, I devoted my blog to reviewing some of the more surprising adverse health outcomes associated with excess sugar consumption. While most of us know that sugar is not the best substance to load our body with, many individuals struggle with tactics in actually breaking free of their …

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Should sugar be regulated like dangerous drugs?

A senior Dutch health official has called for tighter regulation of the sale and consumption of sugar, warning that it is the "most dangerous drug of the times".<p>Paul van der Velpen, who heads up the city's public health service, wants a sugar tax to be introduced, as well as tobacco-style warnings …

Resveratrol And Pterostilbene, In Red Grapes And Blueberries, Could Boost Immune System

Red grapes and blueberries may be superfoods for your immune system, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers from Oregon State University analyzed 446 different compounds, to find that only two of them had abilities to boost the immune system: resveratrol, found in red grapes, and pterostilbene, found in …

Grilled Chicken, Corn and Blueberry Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette