In the U.S. and many other developed countries salt has been vilified as a primary cause of high blood pressure and heart disease.
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The great fallacy is that things that make you feel good are bad for you. Do the things that feel good, and you may live longer! Find out how these six beliefs are actually false and you may find yourself a little bit freer!
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Switzerland has both the highest chocolate consumption and the most Nobel Prize winners per capita. Is this just coincidence, or can eating chocolate actually make you smarter?
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While vitamin C can only handle one free radical, this superpower can handle as many as 19 at the same time!
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A lawsuit against Coca-Cola’s Vitaminwater shows why the ability to decipher food labels is a must.
HoneyColony looks at why it’s important to know the type of salt you’re sprinkling on your food.
All salts are not equal in terms of origin, chemistry, crystal structure, biological effects—or even flavor!
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Now this is a finding Bill Clinton can attest to. A new study shows the risk of heart disease is about a third lower in vegetarians than in people who eat meat and fish.
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A comprehensive new study calls popular energy drinks “a rising public health problem” that’s sending more and more people to the emergency room.
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