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(NaturalNews) How do you eat more while losing more weight at the same time? One of the best answers is to eat “negative-calorie” foods, meaning that these foods actually take more energy to digest than they deliver to your body. While these foods may be an important source of phytonutrients, they are not sources of fat-packing […]

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By Ethan A. Huff
(NaturalNews) A new study published in the journal Archives of Toxicology explains how many degenerative diseases are caused by poorly-bound iron in the body that reacts with various bodily components to generate toxins. This iron is consumed through various foods but is not stable enough to stay put and provide health benefits. But […]

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When it comes to the tummy, experts say myths abound. How much do you really know about your stomach?
By Colette Bouchez
WebMD Feature
Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD
From those burning, churning feelings that erupt whenever we eat our favorite foods, to the bloating that keeps us from zipping up our jeans, to the gas that can make […]

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(Reuters Health) – Children who regularly sit down to family meals and get plenty of vegetables in their diet tend to be thinner than their peers without such eating habits, a new study finds.
The results, published in the Journal of Pediatrics, may not sound surprising. However, few studies have looked at the relationship between children’s […]

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Post image for Nitrate content ‘behind blood pressure benefits of beetroot juice’

The nitrate content of beetroot juice helps lower blood pressure, research has shown.
A study in the US journal Hypertension found that blood pressure was reduced within 24 hours in people who drank beetroot juice or took nitrate tablets.
The higher the blood pressure, the greater the impact of the nitrates.
This research suggests there is hope of […]

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CDC: Average American Gets Twice Recommended Sodium Intake
By Daniel J. DeNoon
WebMD Health News
Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD
Five high-sodium foods — not all of them salty tasting — are a big reason why nine in 10 Americans get way too much sodium every day.
New CDC data show that only 9.6% of U.S. adults limit their daily sodium […]

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(NaturalNews) Amino acids are the chemical building blocks of protein and could be called the building blocks of life. Structurally, your body is mainly compromised of proteins developed from amino acids. From twenty amino acids, the body manufactures more than 50,000 different types of protein that play vital roles in our bodies. Amino acids contribute […]

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Post image for Dr. Oz – Do Summer Dieters Have Better Weight Loss Success?

By Suzan Clarke
ABC News
Millions of Americans made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight, but many have already given up, finding it too hard to achieve their weight loss goals.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, a physician, author and television show host, appeared on “Good Morning America” today to suggest a novel approach: dieting in the summer.
Many people […]

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Post image for Pesticide May Contribute to ADHD, But More Research Needed

By Andrea Canning and Jennifer Pereira
(ABCNews) A study published today in the Journal of Pediatrics says that one type of pesticide commonly used on fruits and vegetables may be contributing to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD.

Researchers took urine from over 1,000 participants ages 8 to 15 and analyzed it for pesticides. 119 of the children […]

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