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The trouble with tiny coffee cups

April 20, 2014

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The trouble with tiny coffee cups by Mary Budinger —  Love those convenient single-serve cups of coffee or tea made with the new style of individual brewing machines, first launched by Keurig®? Well, think again. Turns out we threw away so many of those convenient single-serve packages last year that, if assembled like a daisy […]

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One man’s food is another man’s poison

June 12, 2013

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  For a quick and healthy dinner, you decide to bake some salmon, steam asparagus and toss a simple green salad. Nothing fancy, but this meal gets the job done with zero guilt; in fact, you feel rather good about serving it. Three days later you get a migraine. You probably […]

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Ways to curb your sugar craving

February 26, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Food and sugar cravings are a dieter’s dilemma. You might reduce your caloric intake, but get shaky because you are not eating enough. The consequent dip in your blood sugar level then causes you to crave a sugared food. Your brain tells your body, “Give me sugar, now!” So you […]

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Morning people are happier

December 7, 2012

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by Cathy Beggan —  A new study from the University of Toronto suggests what many people have suspected all along: Morning risers are happier than their late-night counterparts and have a more positive and upbeat outlook. The results took into account the habits of two groups — young adults and older adults — and identified […]

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Power foods to help with weight loss and health

September 2, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  If your goal is to lose weight or prevent weight gain, you must stabilize your insulin, the fat-storing hormone. This is the one hormone we actually have control over and our food choices can prevent unhealthy insulin spikes from occurring. Numerous studies have shown that eating a low carbohydrate-to-protein ratio with […]

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Whiten your teeth with strawberries

August 20, 2012

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Tooth whitening is the leading dental procedure requested by people under the age of 20 and between the ages of 30 and 50. In the last 10 years alone, this procedure has exploded by 300 percent, according to The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Perhaps one reason for the explosion has to do with the […]

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Coffee — for the health of it

February 24, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  Do you love your morning cup of coffee? Well, drink up because the health benefits of coffee far outweigh the risks. A study published in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research found that people who drank four cups of coffee daily lost 1.5 pounds of body fat in four weeks. […]

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Cheat your way healthy

February 22, 2012

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by Dr. Mark Force — Think of the things you have been told that you should not do because they are not good for you. There are probably a lot of them. But is the advice true? Perhaps you should try breaking the rules now and then in order to become healthier. Let us examine […]

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