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Apple Cider Vinegar: Health Fad or Miracle Cure?

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Fast Food Isn’t Getting Healthier

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apple cider vinegar

Exploring the true and false of apple cider vinegar. Written by Caitlin Schille Apple cider vinegar has been used as a home remedy for many years, but lately it has been gaining traction as the latest fad in a long line of health trends. With rapidly changing information and differences in “expert” opinion, it can …

soda tax

Let’s dissect the biggest arguments against creating a sugar sweetened beverage (SSB) tax. A soda tax wouldn’t actually do anything for public health Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Columbia University analyzed the effect of a nationwide penny-per-ounce soda tax, and found that it could prevent 240,000 cases of diabetes per …

post pregnancy workout

Healthy moms want to work out, but pregnancy takes a toll Written by Healthy Magazine Staff Nine months is a long time. That’s a truth new mothers learn. And as the pregnancy progresses, normal fitness routines get more difficult. When the baby comes, new mothers might be fooled into thinking they’ll get their old lives …

morning food

From Robyn Openshaw, GreenSmoothieGirl.com Robyn’s Famous Hot Pink Smoothie Serves 4 1 1/2 cups coconut water (optional: “ferment” it overnight on the counter with water kefir grains, strain it, and put new coconut water in for tomorrow) 2 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup raw cashews (not roasted) 2–4 large dates, pitted 1 large carrot, cut in …

Need some better snack options around the house or on the go? Try these. Picky Bars Picky bars are more than fun packaging and names (Cookie Doughpness, Need For Seed); they provide a wide variety of excellent ingredients and nutrients. They are healthy protein bars made out of real food, not some chemical concoction. 10 …

fast food still unhealthy

by Jenna Koford Chains boasting healthy options, but remaining an enemy of public health McDonald’s began removing unhealthy menu items in September 2013. They also promised to offer more fruits and vegetables throughout the menu. President Clinton partnered with McDonald’s on this initiative, but only one specific health initiative was promised: providing a choice of …

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, …