Monthly Archives: May 2013

Weird Facts About Lefties

  Left-handed people represent only 10% of the population, and it isn’t just their writing hand that sets them apart: lefties tend to be right-brain dominant, a trait that might make them more prone to fear, according to a study … Continue reading

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4 Surprising Reasons to Eat More Garlic

Garlic is more than a culinary mainstay that can add flavor to meals; it is a natural, traditional medicine that has antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties. Research indicates regular consumption of garlic may: Alter how cholesterol is metabolized in the … Continue reading

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75% of ALL Honey Bought at the Supermarket Isn’t Real Honey

75% of ALL Honey Bought at the Supermarket Isn’t Real Honey.

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7 New Ways to Eat Avocados

Step aside, apples — avocado love is ripe for the picking. Fans have rallied around this once-feared source of healthy fat, and even better, recent studies have touted a positive trend between avocado consumption and overall diet quality. Half an … Continue reading

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4 Surprising Facts About Caffeine

  Being a java junkie may actually be good for you.It turns out that being a java junkie may actually be good for you. Here, 4 ways coffee and caffeine boost your health. 1. Lowers your risk of developing Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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Weighing the Evidence on Fish Oils for Heart Health

    Marcus Yam for The New York Times Research links eating fish to lower rates of heart disease. By ANAHAD O’CONNOR People who put their faith in fish oil supplements may want to reconsider. A new analysis of the … Continue reading

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Save your life: Eat tomatoes and mozzarella! Mediterranean diet for heart health gains momentum!

By Elizabeth O’Brien Here’s a sandwich for members of the sandwich generation: A whole-wheat baguette topped with fresh mozzarella cheese, arugula, a slice of ripe tomato and a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil. Eat one regularly—instead of, say, a cheeseburger—and … Continue reading

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This Mineral Could Save Your Life

Day in Health by Lisa Collier Cool   Up to 80 percent of Americans are jeopardizing their health by failing to get the recommended daily allowance (RDA) of a mineral that protects against heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, stroke, and other … Continue reading

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New Study Finds a Cure for Gray Hair—Finally

It sounds too good to be true. An April 2013 study will no doubt leave the hair dye industry seeing red.  According to a joint group of researchers at Germany’s Institute for Pigmentary Disorders at E.M. Arndt University of Greifswald … Continue reading

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Cocktail Confidential: How Many Calories are Really in Your Favorite Drinks?

Liquor labels are a mishmash of confusing regulations and information. Wine and hard liquors list alcohol content, but it is not mandatory for beer. And while “light” beer and low-alcohol wines list calories, regular beer, wine, and hard liquors generally … Continue reading

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