Dehydration is greatly misunderstood. Water is our greatest ally in keeping our body functioning properly, while tea, coffee, and alcohol add to water loss in our body. Poor hydration can lead to serious damage in our health.
Let’s quit accepting who we are and focus on the possibility of who we can be – by dispelling three myths of modern nutrition, starting with the low-fat diet.
Turns out this natural supplement is a simple multi-purpose remedy for many things.This stuff works so well it’s frightening.
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!
How has the industry kept scientists from asking: Does sugar kill?
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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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The pistachio is one of the two nuts mentioned in the Bible, but even more interesting than humanity’s love affair with them are the many health benefits they offer.
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The calories-in-calories-out myth has become woefully outdated. Calories do count, but where they come from matters far more.
As a kid, I used to see exhibits on how awful primitive medicine was and how wonderful our new medicine is. The trouble is, not much has changed. Here’s five examples that show our health care system is still crazy and barbaric.
HoneyColony founder Maryam Henein examines green tea and its long list of wondrous effects on the body.
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Guzzling diet soda comes with its own set of side effects that may harm your health.
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Cantaloupe is just one of the nutrient-rich, heart-healthy foods worth celebrating.
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