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Broke, overweight and depressed

Being broke, overweight and depressed sucks but a new study shows a way to fix two out of three of those problems. You might not get richer but you can lose weight and get happier! Duke University has helped severely … Continue reading

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Popeye didn’t know about dandelion!

Popeye didn’t know that wild dandelion leaves pack 8 times more antioxidants than conventional spinach and 40 times more antioxidants than wimpy iceberg lettuce. Health benefits from dandelion leaves include relief from liver disorders, diabetes, urinary disorders, acne, jaundice, cancer, … Continue reading

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The winner is: High fat and high salt diet

In the latest study out of the University of Iowa, scientists found that adding high salt to a high-fat diet actually prevented weight gain in mice. In fact, mice fed a low salt/high fat diet gained the most weight out … Continue reading

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Antibiotics: A miracle drug turned sour

Give antibiotics to an infant and sentence them to allergies, autoimmune disorders, obesity and an elevated risk for infectious diseases later in life. At least that’s what the latest study out of the University of Minnesota says. Researchers reaffirmed what … Continue reading

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Lost your sex drive men? Want it back?

Moobs (man boobs), sexual failure, diminished sexual desire, a soggy midsection are some of the more common symptoms of the male form of menopause brought on by a reduction in the body’s internal testosterone production and/or a rise in cortisol … Continue reading

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The 30-year breastfeeding benefits

Breastfeeding absolutely benefits the child’s health, brain development and intelligence. But what about those crazy moms who keep on breastfeeding until the infant becomes a toddler? Well, a newly finished 30-year study on prolonged breastfeeding (1 year as compared to … Continue reading

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Symptoms of low thyroid

Brain fog? Cancer? Fibromyalgia? Fatigue? Overweight? Dementia? Depression? Heart trouble? These symptoms are often brought on by low thyroid function. http://realhealthtalk.com/Thyroid_Support.html ‪

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A fat risk for metabolic syndrome

The sad fact is that over 69% of Americans over 20 are either overweight or obese and a full 34% of US adults now suffer from metabolic syndrome. Metabolic Syndrome is a state of chronic low grade inflammation that results … Continue reading

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Salty advice

Salt is not bad for you. It is only the kind of salt that is bad for you. Humans cannot live without salt! In fact, the connections between salt and cardiovascular disease are only partially true for morbidly obese people. … Continue reading

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Fat America

A whopping 69.2% of Americans over 20 years old are either overweight or obese. This goes on even while Americans fork over $40 billion a year for weight loss products. About 80% who lose weight regain the weight they lost… … Continue reading

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Growing a sweet tooth

From infancy, our palates are trained to love sugar, which gives us a sweet tooth that desires more and more sugar. You do not have to be overweight for sugar to give you heart disease. Weight and heart disease do … Continue reading

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Cheap food dilemma

You know what else causes obesity and keeps the weight on? Cheap food does. A new review out in A Cancer Journal for Clinicians points and finds one factor fueling the obesity epidemic: Americans now have the cheapest food available … Continue reading

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Erectile dysfunction junction

The only way to reverse sexual dysfunction in men is by focusing on lifestyle factors. Medication only treats the symptoms and will never solve the cause of the problem – in fact, using medication generates a false-expectation of performance that … Continue reading

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The perfect infant formula

Breastfeeding reduces the risk of the child developing obesity before the age of 20. Critical nutrition during the first two years of life has long-term consequences on health that can persist into adulthood. A study that began in 1984 also … Continue reading

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Who is feeding these kids?

The latest study, published April 7 in JAMA Pediatrics, has found that ALL categories of child obesity in the US have increased over the last 14 years. This flies in the face of Michelle Obama’s very recent claim to have … Continue reading

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Tired, sedentary and obese

Are you tired and sedentary? A not-so-shocking study from UCLA shows us what we already knew – that being overweight makes you tired and sedentary. The real news is that junk food caused the whole problem in this study when … Continue reading

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Gaining weight with diet soda

Do diet beverages help you lose weight? The answer is a big-fat-NO! Part of the problem is that overweight and obese adults who drink diet beverages also consume more calories from food than obese or overweight adults who drink regular … Continue reading

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White rice VS brown rice

Switching from white rice to brown rice can prevent and even help control diabetes in rice-eating populations. A new study also shows that substituting brown rice for white rice in overweight/obese individuals significantly reduced glucose levels and lower serum insulin. … Continue reading

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All the children fail

Is it a big surprise that less than 1% of US adults meet the American Heart Association’s definition for “Ideal Healthy Diet?” Would it surprise you though to discover that essentially NO children in the US meet the definition for … Continue reading

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McResource says:

Want to hear something funny? McDonald’s Restaurants had (until days ago) a site called McResource that gives advice to its employees. So what do they helpfully tell their hapless employees? To avoid the “unhealthy choice” of a typical fast-food McDonald’s … Continue reading

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