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Why Are People Eating Collagen?

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What’s With Professional Athletes Going Vegan?

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Healthy Magazine’s Diet Recommendations

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soda addiction

Written by Angela Silva For many, soda is a part of the daily routine. They grab a big gulp at the gas station, keep 12 packs in the fridge at home, have secrete stashes at work and drink it on an almost scheduled basis. The caffeine is necessary to get that morning pick-up, or the …

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“America’s Doctor” Ignores Sound Science Center for Accountability in Science Highlights Oz’s Worst Segments Washington D.C.—Recently, Dr. Mehmet Oz aired an episode dedicated to fighting back against the group of doctors who called his position as vice-chair of Columbia University’s Department of Surgery “unacceptable” due to his “egregious lack of integrity” and “disdain for science …

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peanut exposure for allergy prevention

Having a peanut allergy is a serious problem. It involves careful monitoring of foods consumed, and even careful monitoring of foods consumed by those around you. There are two sides to the argument of how to best prevent peanut allergies from developing in children. Some believe that exposing children to peanuts at a young age …

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dietary guidelines 2015

Every five years, the federal government is supposed to come out with updated dietary guidelines for Americans. These guidelines serve as part of the foundation for things like nutrition education programs, school lunches and government food assistance. They are supposed to provide authoritative, scientifically sound nutrition advice to all Americans over the age of two. …

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By Caitlin Schille Water fluoridation is a hotly contested topic in contemporary Western society. Lauded by some as one of the greatest public health achievements of the 20th century, other fringe groups blame it for rising ADHD rates and cite it as a cause of cancer. While water fluoridation certainly has clear oral health benefits, …

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By Jenna Koford Yawns are contagious … at least, that’s what everyone says. Almost everyone will say we yawn to take in extra oxygen when we’re bored or tired; this oxygen-rich deep breath enters our bloodstreams and delivers more air to the body. However, no factual evidence proves this theory. Smithsonian Magazine reported that yawning …

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It sounds like a hip new video game, but the omega-6 controversy is actually part of every American’s daily life. At the root of the issue is the United States’ drastic dietary turn that happened about 65 years ago, which left us with nutritional excesses and deficiencies that altered the national health landscape. The Background …

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Essential Coconut Pancakes (breakfast) Few things top homemade pancakes and this coconut variation is a winner with kids and adults alike. You’ll stay satisfied for hours, too, thanks to the high protein content of the chickpea flour (10 grams in 1 cup, compared to 8 grams in wheat flour) and the high fiber content of …

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mushroom soup recipe

By Emma Penrod This particular dish has become one of my late winter/early spring staples. It’s warm and flavorful, like my favorite winter fare, but light and colorful like spring. And of course, a little inspiration from the traditional soups of Eastern fare gives it an unexpected kick. This is a great first-course if you’re …

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foods that make you sluggish

Written by Angela Silva Perhaps one of the largest factors that affect our daily productivity and attitude is our energy level. Feeling refreshed and alert throughout the day can make all the difference in our ability to accomplish difficult tasks and stay motivated. Unfortunately for millions of Americans, fatigue plagues their minds and bodies, hindering …

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