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The Loneliness Epidemic Has Very Real Consequences

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Feeling alone ranks up there with smoking, obesity, and physical inactivity in terms of its effects on your health, an expert says. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner .

Is Your Bread Really 'Whole Grain'? Maybe Not

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Folks who want to eat healthy by choosing whole grain foods aren't helped by product labels that can confuse and mislead consumers, a new study shows. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner .

Fast Food Makes an Unhealthy Comeback Among Kids

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The data, from before the beginning of the pandemic, shows that after a period of improvement, U.S. kids are eating as much fast food as they were in the early 2000s. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner .

Some Vegetarian Diets Are Much Healthier Than Others

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Diets focused on healthier plant-based foods were associated with normal blood pressure, blood lipids and blood sugar. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner .

The Benefits of Vitamin C

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Vitamin C is one of the safest and most effective nutrients, experts say. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Do Mindfulness Apps Really Help Your Health?

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Technology can bring nonstop, alarmist news alerts, online arguments, and "fear of missing out." Can it, in the form of mindfulness apps, also help correct the problem? Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Roundup Chemical in Your Cereal: What to Know

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Out of 61 food samples tested, 48 had some glyphosate in them. The most heavily contaminated were made with conventionally grown — as opposed to organically grown — oats. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

City Parks Are a Mood Booster

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Large regional parks with lots of tree cover and vegetation conferred the biggest happiness lift, while paved urban plazas offered the least benefit. Smaller neighborhood parks fell somewhere in the middle. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Hot Discovery: Chili Peppers May Extend Your Life

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Preliminary research shows that eating chili pepper may reduce your risk of death from heart disease, cancer and other causes, building on past studies that have found chili pepper to have health benefits. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Calorie Count: Eating Early Won't Boost Weight Loss

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If you're overweight, eating most of your calories early in the day won't boost the benefit of a healthy diet, new research suggests. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Vegan Diets Tied to Higher Bone Fracture Risk

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Vegans face a 43% higher risk for bone fractures than meat eaters, a large British study warns. The researchers also identified a notably higher risk for hip fractures among those who eat fish but no meat (pescatarians), and among vegetarians who swear off both meat and fish, but do consume dairy and/or eggs. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Staying Optimistic Might Lengthen Your Life

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An upbeat view of life may increase your odds for living to a ripe old age, new research suggests. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Posting All Those Selfies Online Could Backfire, Study Finds

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Posting selfies on social media won't do you any favors in terms of likability. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Junk Food, Alcohol Often Star in Hit Movies

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If there was an Oscar for "most unhealthy food in a leading role," many of America's most popular movies would be serious contenders. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

The Secret Behind Chicken Soup's Medical Magic

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The chicken in your soup offers a number of benefits. It's high in protein that helps the immune system, and is also a good source of vitamins and minerals, such as B vitamins, which boost immunity and help with digestion. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Mediterranean Diet Cuts Women's Odds for Diabetes

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Overweight women who eat a Mediterranean-like diet may reduce their odds of developing type 2 diabetes by 30%, compared with women who don't, a new study suggests. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Lean Cuisine Meals Recalled Due to Plastic Pieces

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More than 92,000 pounds of Lean Cuisine Baked Chicken meals have been recalled because they may contain pieces of plastic, Nestle Prepared Foods says. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Recipe: Curried Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup

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Turn leftover sweet potatoes into a hearty soup. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Don't Blame Tech for Young People's Mood Problems

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When links between digital technology use and mental health were found, they were minor and positive, according to the report. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Recipe: Jackfruit Barbecue Sandwiches

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Navigating summer cookouts can be hard if you don’t eat meat, but you don’t have to be stuck munching on celery from the veggie platter. Jackfruit’s meaty texture looks and tastes like the real thing. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Recipe: Pickled Watermelon

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Preserve this summer staple to enjoy as an occasional snack. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Recipe: Baby Kale, Grapefruit, and Avocado Salad

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Give your salad a fresh twist with antioxidant-rich kale and a citrus-infused dressing. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Recipe: Healthier Mac & Cheese

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This version of macaroni and cheese tastes just as decadent as the regular kind, but only has a fraction of the calories. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Recipe: Spiced Chickpea 'Nuts'

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Roasted chickpeas are a delicious low-fat snack when you’re in the mood for something salty. Transform canned chickpeas into a crispy, savory snack that’s perfect on its own or sprinkled over a salad. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Seaside Living Soothes the Mind of Rich and Poor Alike

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The investigators compared people's health to their proximity to the coast and found that people living in towns and cities near the coastline reported having better mental health, even the poorest folks. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

New U.S. Diet Guide Emphasizes Balance Through Life

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Publication of the guidelines is mandated by the National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research Act of 1990. The guidelines are used to develop, put in place, and evaluate federal food, nutrition, and health policies, as well as to help people eat a healthy diet. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Twins Are Becoming Less Common in U.S., for Good Reasons

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Experts suspect the decline probably stems from improved techniques for assisted reproduction. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Frequent Male Pot Use Linked to Early Miscarriages

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The association between frequent pot use before conception and miscarriage persisted even after researchers restricted their analysis to couples in which the female partner didn't use marijuana. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Recipe: Raw Corn & Black Bean Salad

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Fresh corn shines in this brightly flavored salad. For a mess-free way to cut kernels from the cob, try standing each shucked cob in the center of a bundt pan. The pan will collect the kernels as they fall, ready to team with a sweet-spicy lime dressing. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Healthier 2021: Laura's Ready to Make Some Changes

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Since the pandemic, I’ve been out of control -- I need a reboot. I want to start eating healthier and feeling better about myself. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Exhausted Nurse's Photo Shows Emotional Toll of Job

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Nurses take care of people every day, but who takes care of them? Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

CDC Probing Suspect Raw Milk at Pennsylvania Dairy

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The CDC has warned the public not to eat or drink the unpasteurized products and recommends throwing away products from Miller’s Biodiversity Farm in Quarryville, PA. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

FDA OKs Import of Genetically Engineered Salmon

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In 2015, the FDA deemed the AquaAdvantage Salmon safe, marking the first U.S. approval of a genetically engineered animal intended for food, CNN reported. But in 2016, Congress said the salmon could not be sold in the United States until the FDA finalized labeling guidelines to inform consumers the product was genetically engineered. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Buyer Beware: Seafood 'Fraud' Rampant, Report Says

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Click on Banner Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews Popular and pricey fish like sea bass and snapper had the highest levels of mislabeling -- 55% for sea bass and 42% for snapper. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Healthier 2021: Laura Is Finding Motivation in Her 'Why'

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Click on Banner Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews My family has a history of heart disease and diabetes. So, it’s important for me to stay committed to my health goals. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

'Brown Fat' May Help Your Health, Even if You're Obese

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Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner A special calorie-burning type of body fat appears to help protect against an array of chronic ailments, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, a new study suggests. Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews . Click on Banner

Don't Get Along With Family? Check Your Health

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Click on Banner Parents, siblings and extended family members appear to affect your well-being, even into middle age and beyond, the study found. * This article was originally published here Click on Banner

Listeria Fears Prompt Avocado Recall in 6 States

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Click on Banner The recall is for conventional and organic avocados that were grown and packed in California. No cases of illness from the avocadoes have been reported. * This article was originally published here Click on Banner

Significance of the Ekadashi Vrat and Why you Must Observe It

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Click on Banner For years together, Hindus have religiously observed the Ekadashi Vrat. The reasons behind this are multitude. Some observe the fast for spiritual reasons and others do so for health reasons. Fasting every fourteen days really works wonders on our health! Not just our physical health, but our emotional and spiritual health also undergo a significant improvement. But, do you know the significance of the Ekadashi Vrat? Do you also know that science has proved that regular fasting is beneficial to our health? Let us try and understand the meaning and the importance of the Ekadashi Vrat. WHAT IS THE EKADASHI VRAT? Ekadashi means the 11th day of the moon cycle, from the full moon as well as from the new moon. On this day, the moon is either closest to the Earth or the farthest. It is considered auspicious by Hindus to fast on this day. DOES SCIENCE ENDORSE THE VRAT? The moon’s gravitational pull affects water bodies on Earth. The human body is also under th

Recall: Burgers Sold to Schools for Contamination

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Click on Banner AdvancePierre received two complaints Monday from consumers who say they found purple plastic in the patties, although there have no reports of injuries or illness from the burgers. * This article was originally published here Click on Banner

Forgive (and Maybe Forget) for a Healthier Life

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Click on Banner Whether forgiving involves a crime, a friend standing you up, or a chronic illness diagnosis, it is linked with numerous health benefits, studies suggest * This article was originally published here Click on Banner

Effect of Toxins On Your Health

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Click on Banner The effect of toxins on your health can be many and varied. Exposure to toxins can affect us in a number of ways. For example, you may not have considered that toxins can affect our minds and mental state as well as our bodies. If you are feeling tired, depressed, lethargic, or are in pain then it may be that toxins which have accumulated in your body are affecting your health . Other symptoms of toxic overload can include inability to lose weight , unusual body odor, skin issues, brain fog, insomnia, headaches, mood swings, digestive issues, sensitivity to chemicals and fragrances. In order to overcome these health issues it necessary to make sure the toxins get eliminated from the body. Medication treats symptoms but does not get to the root cause of poor health. What are toxins? A toxin is often thought of as a poisonous substance produced by plants, some animals and disease causing bacteria but it can be defined as any substance that causes harmful effe

Can You Beat the Blues With 'Downward Dog'?

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Click on Banner The study focused on Iyengar yoga, a variety that emphasizes holding poses precisely for long periods, and controlled breathing. But any type of yoga would likely give similar results, Streeter said. * This article was originally published here Click on Banner

Social Media Sympathy

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Click on Banner Nowadays, much of people's grieving shows up online. See the advice a professor of communication has about the benefits and pitfalls of mourning on social media. * This article was originally published here Click on Banner

Hunt's Tomato Paste Recalled for Mold Risk

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Click on Banner Conagra, which makes Hunt’s, says those little 6-ounce cans because they may have been damaged after the canning process, allowing mold to grow. * This article was originally published here Click on Banner

Love Museums, Theater? The Arts Might Extend Your Life

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Click on Banner Scientists found that among over 6,700 older adults they tracked, patrons of the arts had a markedly better survival rate over the next 14 years. * This article was originally published here Click on Banner

'Added Sugars' Label on Foods May Save Many Lives

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Click on Banner Added sugars account for more than 15% of Americans' total daily calories, exceeding the recommended level of less than 10%, the researchers said in background notes. * This article was originally published here Click on Banner

Healthier 2021: Laura's Boosting Her Immune System

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Click on Banner My white blood cell count is unusually low. And since white blood cells help the body fight off infections, I'm doing what I can to ramp up my immunity. * This article was originally published here Click on Banner

Impossible? New Veggie Burgers Make a Run at Beef

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Click on Banner They claim to make vegan burgers that would satisfy even a sworn carnivore. They also aim to save the planet by reducing the environmental impact of cattle farming. And, they’re becoming big business. * This article was originally published here Click on Banner

How to Detoxify Safely – Watch the Detox Masterclass

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Click on Banner You live in a toxic world. Luckily, you have organs of elimination, that help you detoxify every day. But what happens when they can’t keep up? When liver, kidneys, or the blood aren’t filtering fast enough? The FDA has approved 84,000 chemicals for use in our environment and food, with none of them tested for long-term disease risk for those breathing, drinking, and eating them. Your grandparents did not face these challenges! It’s no wonder we’ve gone from 1 in 200 getting cancer just a few generations ago, to 1 in 2 now, for men. (And 1 in 2.4 for women.) It’s as if we’re a Model T motoring through the Dust Bowl in the 1930’s. Can you imagine not changing the air filter on your car, for 2 years, when there was so much particulate in the air in 1936, that babies and old people were dying….literally, of dust? You don’t want to get caught in that situation. With your “filters” unable to keep up with the cleanup required to deal with: • pesticides and pr