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Why Are People Eating Collagen?

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Enjoying Food, or Eating Emotionally?

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What’s With Professional Athletes Going Vegan?

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Written by Taylor Smith  “Don’t forget to take your vitamin!” It’s an imperative command many of us are familiar with. Moms and wives remind children and husbands to take their Centrum or Flintstones multivitamin. Odds are you’ve shouted it at someone or had it shouted at you at some point in your life. But why? …

Written by Emma Penrod Kitchen cleaning? You might be tempted to purge your pantry. But if you refer exclusively to the package label, you could be wasting food—and money. According to the USDA, the expiration date that might prompt you to throw food away isn’t actually an accurate measure of when food is no longer …

cutting board sanitation

Wood Pros: Wooden boards actually absorb bacteria and pathogens. Once absorbed, these dangerous microbials die as the wood dries. They’re easy on knives. Good wooden cutting boards can last for many years. Knives easily grip on a wood surface, meaning that you can have more controlled cuts. Cons: They shouldn’t be put through a dishwasher, …

10 Flowers You Can Eat

Written By Allyson Gordon | Healthy-Mag.com When it comes to your flower garden, there is more than meets the eye. Roses are more than simply beautiful, and dandelions are more than a obnoxious weed; they are also both nutritious and delicious. Dandelion: Before spraying the weed killer on these yellow beauties, think about adding them to …

Written by Sadie Wirthlin  The topic of salt intake levels has been a talk of controversy for several years now. Studies have shown that Americans consume more than the 2,300 milligrams of salt recommended by the Dietary Guidelines, which can cause an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. Other studies, however, are stating that …

night snacking sleep

Not Before Bed! Written by Sadie Wirthlin Snacking just before bed is a normal thing, but this is brought on more from boredom rather than hunger, according to nutrition expert Rene Ficek at Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating. Furthermore, nocturnal munching tends to be on more high-calorie snacks, like ice cream, cake, and chips, and can …

Written by Sadie Wirthlin The FDA is making a change to all food labels. First lady Michelle Obama, who has been a leading figure in the movement, says that revisions will hopefully reach all labels in the next two to three years. Parts of the label that will be getting a makeover are calories, serving …

Does chocolate deserve guilt? Written by Sadie Wirthlin Chocolate is a smooth and delicious treat that has been pleasing people’s pallets for years! It covers ice cream in syrup, it puts the chip in chocolate chip cookies, and it is considered the ultimate dessert. It also tops the list of guilty pleasures for most people. …

Written by Sadie Wirthlin Juicing is a hot trend turning heads these days. Bottles of fruit and vegetable juices are promoted as having exceptional health benefits, including the misty term “detoxification,” and people are listening. We are a generation looking for the next best health option to help us lose weight and feel good, and …

Written by Sadie Wirthlin Depression is a condition that affects millions of people. Depending on the severity, conditions may require medications and the results may vary. Early research is being done on how to make these medications more effective, and one promising avenue is to pair anti-depressant medication with certain supplements. Recent research suggests omega-3 …