Salt is an essential element of life. But contrary to popular belief, all salt is not created equal.
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Orthorexia is a new term coined for an eating disorder that doesn’t have anything to do with a fear of being fat – it’s just an obsession with sticking to a particular type of clean eating that limits one’s life in detrimental ways. Here are some stories and information on how eating right can go terribly bad.
Why does modern food contain only a fraction of the vitamins, antioxidants and other nutrients found in ancient varieties?
We’ve seen the dirty dozen, but what about the clean 15? Here’s a handy look at the fruit and veggies least likely to be contaminated by pesticides.
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Less than 10 percent of Americans will keep their New Year’s resolutions for even the first week! Why do we give up so quickly, and what can we do to stay on track?
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Holiday blues are a harsh reality – but with these helpful tips you can fight off the gloom and empower yourself to have an awesome, heart-warming holiday season.
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Can you get everything you need from eating a strict vegan diet or vegetarian meals?
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.
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How one woman’s near brush with death and a failing heart, turned her life around for the better.
One’s journey toward healthy eating is singular, personal, and often constantly in motion. Here’s one woman’s tale about giving up veganism while fighting for her beliefs.
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Sometimes the worst threats are invisible and silent. That’s exactly the case with chronic low-level inflammation. When inflammation lingers unabated, a temporary state of emergency becomes a perpetual (and highly destructive) state of war.
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The gluten-free craze sounds like just another fad. But doctors say serious health issues triggered by wheat gluten are on the rise.
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