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Be kind to your wallet: Foods you should always make homemade

From a health perspective, it goes without saying it’s usually better to make your own meals. Think canned soup with all sorts of preservatives versus a homemade stew of wholesome ingredients. Health reasons aside, it’s also usually more cost-effective to make your own food. Yet, for whatever reason, many people assume making things from scratch …

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Push-ups and heart disease: Is there a link?

How many push-ups can you do? If your answer is 40 or more, you might be 96 percent less likely to develop heart problems in the next 10 years, says a new study published in the prestigious Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA). Check out the full study here: (https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2724778) The study looked at 1,100 …

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Beyond just the sweet and salty foods that are making us Fat: Understanding the Science of Taste

One of the reasons obesity is on the rise is evidently because food tastes so good. We become addicted to the sweet taste of donuts or the fatty, salty taste of chips—sometimes to the point of cursing our own tastebuds as being our own worst enemies. Imagine if food had no taste: It could potentially …

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Who is this Wim Hof Dude and can he help you?

If you haven’t heard of Wim Hof, you likely will soon, as the Wim Hof method (https://www.wimhofmethod.com/iceman-wim-hof) is gaining steam all around the world, helping people breathe better, and live better, in the process. But first, who is this Dutch dude? Wim Hof’s nickname is “The Iceman,” which he earned by breaking 26 World Records mostly …

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Research is turning eggs into vaccines: Will the mighty egg become an even more useful breakfast choice in the near future

The mighty egg: full of protein, fatty acids, and vitamins. Not to mention, it’s one of the most versatile foods I can think of, one that can be turned into all sorts of amazing breakfasts: Sunny side up eggs and bacon, scrambled eggs with salsa and guacamole, simple poached eggs turned into eggs Benedict, or …

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Coconut oil: Your answer to better oral health and whiter teeth?

You probably know oral health is important and you have likely heard coconut oil is a healthy fat to consume: It helps moisturize the skin, helps reduce your bad cholesterol and is associated with better brain function. (It’s also a great sun tan lotion, for the record). But did you know coconut oil might also …

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Menopause Reality Check Part 2: The perfect time to dial the diet

If there’s an important time in a woman’s life to pay extra careful attention to her diet, it’s during and right after menopause. Changing hormone levels lead to an increased risk of all sorts of health concerns, including muscle mass and bone density loss (ultimately osteoporosis), and an increased risk of heart disease, cancers and …

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