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  • 21
    Mar
    2016

    Feed Your Children 2 Breakfasts Each Morning?

    A new study suggests children who skip breakfast each morning are more likely to be overweight. Likewise, children who ate two breakfasts (one at home and another at school) appear to be healthier, more fit, and more mentally ready to […]

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  • 17
    Mar
    2016

    Free From Weekly Headaches

    Karen suffered from headaches every week. She is so glad to be able to live life without the fear of a headache to ruin her day.

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  • 14
    Mar
    2016

    Working yourself to death…literally.

    Researchers have analyzed data from more than 1,900 people and found those who work 55 hours per week (for 10 years+) have a 16% higher risk of heart disease. and working 60 hours per week gives the risk a 35% […]

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  • 7
    Mar
    2016

    New study: Poor sleep causes drug-like junk food cravings

    The importance of sleep and its relationship to a proper diet has been revealed again in a new study conducted by a research team at the University of Chicago. The researchers, led by Dr. Erin Hanlon, found that sleep deprived […]

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  • 24
    Feb
    2016

    Even taking a small step in dieting can result in health benefits.

    A new study has found that losing as little as 5% of your body weight can improve insulin sensitivity and can lower your risk for developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.  What is 5%?  If you weigh 200 lbs, […]

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  • 22
    Feb
    2016

    The CDC says if you didn’t get 7 hours of sleep last night, you shortened your life.

    The CDC says if you didn’t get 7 hours of sleep last night, you shortened your life. According to new research from the Centers for Disease Control, adults age 18-60 are recommended to sleep at least 7 hours each night. […]

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  • 4
    Feb
    2016

    New research suggests men’s beards may be producing effective antibiotics.

    Microbiologist Adam Roberts with University College London has conducted a study on the content of men’s beards and the findings are nothing short of surprising. Roberts has so far isolated 20 strains of promising strains capable of killing bacteria and […]

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  • 11
    Jan
    2016

    Common heartburn drugs (Prevacid, Prilosec, Nexium) linked to kidney disease?

    A new study suggests that people who regularly take common heartburn drugs may have up to a 50% higher risk of chronic kidney disease, compared to nonusers. The study, published in the January 11 issue of JAMA Internal Medicine suggests […]

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  • 8
    Jan
    2016

    CDC warns: Americans still eating dangerous amounts of salt!

    The CDC warns Americans are still eating too much salt!According to their new guidelines, more than 90% of children, and 89% of adults eat too much salt on a daily basis and are putting their health at risk. Too much […]

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  • 2
    Jan
    2016

    How to really succeed with your New a Year’s Resolutions!

    ​New Year’s Resolutions…..their purpose, of course, is for us to look within ourselves, find area we would like to improve, and make a self promise to do that.  The problem is that our best ‘January intentions’ usually become our ‘February […]

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