15 Natural Foods Highest in Fiber

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For a food that your body can’t even digest, fiber has an impressive role in your health. In fact, its ability to pass through your stomach, small intestine and colon mostly intact is part of what makes it so useful. For starters, fiber provides bulk to your diet, helping you feel full longer (and ultimately […]

The 2 Worst Fats for Your Health

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Your body needs fat to function, but there’s a big difference between the natural fats in, say, a grass-fed organic burger and those in a chocolate doughnut. The type of fat you eat can literally make or break your health, which is why it’s absolutely crucial that you can decipher good fats from bad. As […]

The 3 Best Fats for Your Health

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Your body needs fat to function, which is why consuming the right types of fat in your daily diet is one of the best choices you can make for your health. Your body needs fat for energy, growth and development, and maintaining cell membranes. Fat is also essential for your body to absorb fat-soluble nutrients, […]

The Industrial Solvent in Your Ice Cream, Frozen Yogurt, Beer and Cheese

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The base for traditional antifreeze is the deadly ethylene glycol. It’s relative, propylene glycol, is used to manufacture so-called ‘safer’ anti-freezes for people who don’t want to accidently poison their pets and surrounding wildlife. This clear slightly syrupy liquid (at room temperature) is not only used to make antifreeze and deicing solutions for cars, airplanes […]

The Hidden Health Dangers of MSG

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Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a food additive that’s used to add a savory flavor to foods like processed meats, canned vegetables, soups, and much more. When you eat food that’s been ‘enhanced’ with MSG, you’ll think it tastes more satisfying, more full of flavor, and more “meaty” than it actually is. Many people experience a […]

How to Fight Viruses in Your Body … with Enzymes!

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Viruses are a fascinating, and still quite mysterious, part of biology. While there are millions of distinct viruses on the planet, only about 5,000 of them have been described in detail. These microscopic organisms are capable of infecting plants, animals, bacteria and even single-celled microorganisms known as archaea, and it’s only once inside the cells […]

Memory Problems? Check Your Heart!

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Do you have high blood pressure? High cholesterol or diabetes? Are you a smoker, over the age of 55, physically inactive or overweight? These, as you may know, are all factors that increase your risk of heart disease. Are you ready for a surprise (unfortunately in this case not a very good one … )?

The 5 Healthiest National Chain Restaurants

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Eating out at a restaurant is dubious, at best, when it comes to your health — especially when it comes to chain restaurants. Most will agree that the healthiest meals are those you create in your own kitchen, using fresh ingredients and real food. Still, it’s the rare person who doesn’t like to have someone […]