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I imagine this one will be all over the news today, and superficially I can certainly see why - a new study reportedly proves that if you lose weight fast or slow, 3 years later, regardless of the speed you lost your weight, you'll have gained back the same amount. This of course flies in [...]

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Parents in South Africa spoke, and Nestlè listened. In 2013, the African Center for Biosafety found that Nestlè's Cerelac Honey contained 77.65% genetically-modified (GM) corn. When consumers learned this, they petitioned Nestlè to remove all GM ingredients from its baby foods: "it took consumer preferences into consideration and therefore all its infant cereals in South [...]

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Turmeric is one of the most-studied spices, the subject of over 7000 different pieces of research published by the National Institutes of Health.[1] There is very good reason for this: used by ancient cultures as far back as recorded history goes, scientists wanted to know why it does what it does and all the different [...]

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Your health is on a continuum. On one end you have optimal health, and on the other, you have chronic illness. Your adrenal health works in the same way. You can be one step away from healthy and functioning, or you can have full-blown Addison’s disease, also known as chronic adrenal insufficiency. This creates a [...]

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Before the advent of modern medicine, people used herbs and spices to effectively treat everything from colds to cancer. What worked then still works. Pharmaceuticals can sometimes treat symptoms but never cure the problem and often have serious side effects. Working with Nature--of which your body is a part--can assist your body in healing itself. [...]

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Some people are so intensely allergic to peanuts that the smell from someone else's breath can cause a reaction--sometimes a life-threatening one. People who suffer from this and other allergies must be constantly vigilant about every substance with which they come into contact, whether through touch, inhalation, or ingestion. The Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection [...]

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A great deal of research has been dedicated to the study of twins, to learn the effects of nature versus nurture. Identical twins pose a unique opportunity to see the differences and similarities of two individuals who are genetically the same. Aside from science and the rational side of twins, there is the deeper, intangible [...]

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I’m big on personal development (PD), and one of my favorite concepts is the Slight Edge Principle, because it helped me recover from depression. The Slight Edge Principle begins with the premise that every day, we’re all faced with relatively simple decisions to make. Then, it goes on to say that successful people make good [...]

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