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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 April Berezay, UltimateFitnessCoaching.com 3 Major Guidelines Eat every three hours Eat a protein source, a veggie carb source at every meal and a healthy fat source with at least 4 meals a day. Eat 5 Vegetables to 1 Fruit portion a day Upon waking, drink 8 oz. of alkaline water and drink throughout the …

And other microwave questions By Angela Silva Rumors have circulated for years regarding the safety of using microwaves. But are they actually causing harm to our food and our bodies? Take a big sigh of relief over that microwave popcorn you just ate, because microwaves are perfectly safe and actually one of the best methods …

Controversy of the Month How the beverage industry shapes the conversation and the affects legislation surrounding sugary drinks In the past six years, dozens of states and cities across the nation have tried to pass legislation putting a tax on sugary drinks in order to decrease consumption. Two arguments clash again and again: one side …

restaurant menu

The psychology of a restaurant menu You may not have put much thought into it before, but there is actually some strategy and tact behind that list of food items you study at a restaurant. Enough has been uncovered about the human mind and its tendencies to apply a little psychology to a restaurant menu, …

trans fats

Saving 7,000 lives each year by making one rule change in the food industry would definitely be a step in the right direction. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially announced that by the year 2018 no trans fats, also known as partially hydrogenated oils, will be permitted in any food. This big news will …

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 …

“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 …

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 …

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. …

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, …