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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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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Nutrition tips

Mineral deficiencies are responsible for a host of health problems, which are incorrectly treated by drugs. Some say we should be ingesting certain amounts of vitamin and mineral supplements to prevent disease, like osteoporosis. Robert Thompson, M.D. says these recommendations might actually lead to serious health problems. He offers these suggestions for Americans to take charge of …

butternut scones recipe

soy-free, oil-free option, gluten-free option Makes 12 Scones These scones are only slightly sweet so they are just as great with a soup or salad as they are as a delicious breakfast. If you’d like them sweeter, make a glaze by adding a few drops of maple syrup to ¼ cup (60 g) powdered sugar. …

coconut water facts and fiction

The truths and myths behind all the coconut water buzz Lately it seems that everyone is nuts for coconuts—coconut water that is. From celebrity endorsements to the “mother nature’s sports drink” nickname, coconut water is falling off the shelves around the nation. So what’s all the hype about? Coconut water is said to be low …

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A surprisingly close battle Source: labdoor.com

Healthy Magazine

Should you eat before a workout or not? Written by Taylor Smith | Healthy Magazine Anyone who visits the gym regularly has experienced that age-old dilemma—should I eat something right before I go workout? There seems to be two camps of divided opinion regarding this question. One camp says, no way. The other says, go …