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The average human body is around 70% water. By not drinking enough water we are causing a whole raft of health problems which can all be avoided by simply increasing our water intake. When you feel thirsty it is a sign that your body is already dehydrated and many bodily functions are already at risk. [...]

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Popcorn made in those microwave bags with the shiny silver insides are a very popular snack but recent health concerns have come to light that have health experts worried. Here’s three microwave popcorn health risks and three good reasons to switch to healthier alternatives such as nuts, or at the very least make your own popcorn [...]

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Making healthy eating choices is more difficult than ever. The concerned shopper faces many challenges including genetically engineered ingredients, preservatives, artificial colors, flavors, and sweeteners, to name a few. Busy lifestyles take a toll on the amount of time people have to cook for themselves and their families. Convenience items, restaurants, and take-out have become [...]

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A large percentage of Americans (seventy million of us!) have trouble sleeping; insomnia, apnea, and physical and emotional distress are wreaking havoc with our sleep. Good quality sleep is an absolute necessity for overall health—a need that doesn’t change or vary among the population. You can help yourself get the good sleep you need by [...]

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No one can deny there is an ongoing obesity epidemic in North America. Finally, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) shows a definitive connection between high sugar intake and cardiovascular disease mortality [1]. In other words, sugar will kill you—even the doctors now say so. And it’s not limited to [...]

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The story keeps getting worse, like a snaking nightmare, spreading its tendrils everywhere we look. Roundup--the most-used herbicide in the world, made by Monsanto--and its toxic ingredients (the most insidious of which is glyphosate) are killing not just unwanted weeds: it is killing the necessary bacteria that live in our bodies to fight disease and [...]

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It’s been long known and often clinically proven that having a pet is good for you, both mentally and physically. Animals help people deal with illness and stress and dogs can even smell when you have a serious disease before the onset of symptoms. People live longer and healthier with a pet in their lives. But [...]

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This isn't the first time science fact has caught up with science fiction. And in this case, the technology provides an incredible opportunity for people who can't walk to walk again--without looking like a creature from another planet. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for approving medical devices for use in the United States. It [...]

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