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Misleading Foods

Meal replacement shakes are made with high fructose corn syrup, caramel color, carrageenan, and artificial flavors. The shakes aren’t all the same and many give you more of a sugar spike than the protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals that you would get from eating an...

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Pros and Cons of Green Tea

Pros Green tea is a common health drink that people turn to for many reasons. One reason being the health benefits it can offer to the body. Green tea contains antioxidants called catechins. These have been known to help with certain cancers, diseases, and weight...

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Sex Keeps You Healthy

Life gets busy. We get lost in our corporate worlds, kid’s soccer games, making sure we’re eating healthy, and exercising on a daily basis. What is most often forgotten about is sex! It’s time to reconsider taking this out of the equation. Sex does more than feel...

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Sedentary Life

Obesity, mental decline, diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular troubles can all be increased by being inactive for long periods of time. A sedentary lifestyle is created when you spend 3 or more hours in a chair without moving. It becomes dangerous because when you are...

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Anti Inflammatory Foods

Inflammation can be caused by consuming typical unhealthy foods such as fried foods, refined flours and sugars, synthetic sweeteners, hormone and antibiotic-laden animal products, and artificial food additives. Some inflammation fighting foods include: Raw Oats: Raw...

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What Is Inflammation?

Inflammation is a bodily response triggered by the immune system to alert the body of danger and attempt to fix the issue. Reducing inflammation can be done by adding some anti-inflammatory foods like: Blueberries: Blueberries are part of the flavonoid family, which...

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Bedtime Aid

Melatonin is a hormone the body produces when it prepares itself for sleep. Its a neurohormone produced by the pineal glands in the brain. It’s also used as a sleep aid when necessary and the over the counter supplement helps you fall asleep, improves sleep quality,...

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Dangerous Foods

Sprinkles are made of sugar, partially hydrogenated vegetable oil, artificial colors, and carnauba wax. They are basically flavored edible candles. Skip the sprinkles and add cacao nibs, coconut shavings, or slivered almonds. Cool Whip seems like the perfect topper...

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Not So Good Agave

Tequila from Mexico is made from the agave plant. When we buy agave nectar in the store we are actually buying the syrup. In its natural form agave nectar has some health benefits from fructans that help with metabolism and insulin. When overly processed fructans are...

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What am I Eating?

Canned Coffee contains more sugar and less caffeine than what you get from black coffee. Some brands can have around 53 grams of sugar and only 77 milligrams of caffeine. Go for a regular cold brew instead. Water enhancer change it from being just water into something...

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