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Can Your Genes Handle Fatty Foods?

Can Your Genes Handle Fatty Foods?

Fried foods are bad for you. We all know that. Many have observed, however, that the impact of these foods tends to vary from person to person; some put on weight relatively quickly, whereas others appear almost immune to their ...

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How High-Protein Diets Could Threaten Your Health

How High-Protein Diets Could Threaten Your Health

When it comes to diet and nutrition, protein is generally viewed as something positive. After all, the body uses protein for a number of purposes, ranging from creating muscle mass to producing hormones. Excessive amounts of protein, however, may have ...

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Eight Foods Loaded With Hidden Salt

Eight Foods Loaded With Hidden Salt

If you closely review all the foods you eat throughout the day, you’ll probably notice that quite a few of them contain salt. All of that salt can quickly add up, and salt-heavy diets can eventually lead to chronic health ...

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Four Hidden Headache Triggers in Your Diet

Four Hidden Headache Triggers in Your Diet

Headaches are like colds, cuts and stomach aches – virtually everyone deals with them occasionally, no matter how well we treat our bodies. Generally, people blame this ailment on things such as loud noise and stress. While this is often ...

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How Safe is Our Produce?

How Safe is Our Produce?

Over the last several years, the issue of chemicals used in food preparation has received a fair amount of media attention. One such chemical that is commonly used by food producers is pesticides, which are applied to a wide range ...

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Work and Weight: Don’t Let Your Job Add Pounds

Work and Weight: Don’t Let Your Job Add Pounds

Ever struggle with a thickening waistline after taking a certain job? You’re hardly alone; many workers must contend with extra pounds after spending day after day chained to a desk. Working a sedentary type of job, however, doesn’t mean that ...

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An Uneasy Feeling: The Impact of Norovirus

An Uneasy Feeling: The Impact of Norovirus

There would seem to be fewer things more appealing than a Caribbean cruise, particularly during the dead of winter.  You can imagine that passengers aboard the Explorer of the Seas, a luxurious cruise ship that can hold over 3,000 guests, ...

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