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Saying ‘Goodbye’ to Grain Could Help Your Brain

Saying ‘Goodbye’ to Grain Could Help Your Brain

Book Review: Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar–Your Brain’s Silent Killers Authors: David Perlmutter, M.D. and Kristin Loberg 290 pages, Little, Brown, and Company, $16.27 Are you or someone you love suffering from constant headaches or ...

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A No Nonsense Approach to Change Your Physique

A No Nonsense Approach to Change Your Physique

Book Review: Bigger Leaner Stronger: The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Male Body (The Build Healthy Muscle Series) Author: Michael Matthews 201 pages, Oculus Publishers Inc., $11.99 If you are a man looking to change your physique, whether you want ...

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Lack Energy? It Might Be Your Diet

Lack Energy? It Might Be Your Diet

The term “junk food” has long been used to describe items with little to no nutritional value. The reason for this is fairly obvious – a steady diet of foods loaded with saturated fat, sodium and sugar tends to thicken ...

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Why Eating Right May Improve Your Mental Health

Why Eating Right May Improve Your Mental Health

When the health benefits of food are discussed, people usually focus on how proper dietary habits can maintain and improve the body’s physical health. This is to be expected, since the body obviously needs a well-balanced diet in order to ...

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Four Ways to Give Your Bag Lunch a Boost

Four Ways to Give Your Bag Lunch a Boost

Bag lunches are not really known for being glamorous, or even that appetizing. This helps explain why so many people opt to buy lunch from restaurants and cafes. Unfortunately, this is not only an expensive habit, but eating out often ...

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Eating Smart with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Eating Smart with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

For obvious reasons, digestive problems never make for an especially appealing topic. Millions of Americans must contend with chronic digestive conditions, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Fortunately, many of those with IBS can mitigate their symptoms by making sound dietary ...

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A New Way to Fight Food Poisoning

A New Way to Fight Food Poisoning

In the United States, we generally assume that the food that we eat won’t get us sick. To be sure, the next meal you eat probably won’t be laced with disease-causing bacteria. However, food borne illnesses are hardly uncommon. In ...

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Seven Tips for Healthier Baking

Seven Tips for Healthier Baking

A lot of people like to bake for a hobby, and even more love to munch on baked treats. As appealing as baked items might be to your taste buds, there’s no denying that a lot of these items have ...

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Is Refrigeration Necessary for Egg Safety?

Is Refrigeration Necessary for Egg Safety?

It’s common knowledge that eggs can be found right next to cheese, yogurt and other refrigerated dairy products at the supermarket. Well, that’s the case in the United States, anyway. Surprising as it might sound, eggs sold in many European ...

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