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8 Foods That Aren’t As Healthy As You Think

The food industry is a juggernaut trillion-dollar industry that spends $4.6 billion on marketing in the United States. There has been a relative tipping point in our society, with an increasing number of people looking for healthier choices. Because of this healthy cultural shift, … Continue reading

Lack of exercise ‘twice as deadly’ as obesity

Just 20 minutes of brisk walking a day may be all it takes to lessen a sedentary person’s risk of early death, says a new study. The researchers also found the risk of early death due to lack of exercise … Continue reading

An hour of exercise a day almost halves risk of heart failure

It may be a no-brainer that exercise is good for your heart, but a new study conducted by Swedish researchers has found that as little as 1 hour of moderate exercise or 30 minutes of vigorous exercise a day could … Continue reading

12 Graphs That Show Why People Get Fat

By Kris Gunnars Source: https://authoritynutrition.com/12-graphs-that-show-why-people-get-fat/ People are fatter and sicker than ever before. Obesity rates have tripled since 1980 and have increased particularly fast in children. The reason why this has happened is still debated among scientists, but it must be due to changes … Continue reading

Replacing a high-carb snack with almonds reduced belly fat and other heart disease risk factors

A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that a daily snack of 1.5 ounces of almonds instead of a high-carbohydrate muffin, eaten as part of an overall healthy diet, improved a number of heart disease risk factors in … Continue reading

Weight loss surgery linked to reduced mortality 5-10 years after procedure

Obese individuals who undergo weight loss surgery may have lower risk of death in the 5-10 years following the procedure than those who do not have the surgery, according to new research published in JAMA. Researchers say obese individuals who undergo … Continue reading

Worry less, be happier – just by going to bed earlier

When you go to bed, and how long you sleep at a time, might actually make it difficult for you to stop worrying. So say Jacob Nota and Meredith Coles of Binghamton University in the US, who found that people … Continue reading

Surprising Finding: Gut Microbes Make Dark Chocolate Healthy

A considerable number of studies are in agreement that dark chocolate has pronounced health benefits1—provided you eat it in moderation (one to two ounces is recommended by some researchers2). The same cannot be said for milk chocolate, however. There’s a … Continue reading

10 Similarities Between Sugar, Junk Food and Abusive Drugs

By Kris Gunnars There are many ridiculous myths in nutrition. The idea that losing weight is all about calories and willpower is one of the worst. The truth is… sugar and highly processed junk foods can be addictive, just like … Continue reading

My Top Five Superfoods

My Top Five Superfoods October 20, 2014 | By Dr. Mercola Seasonal changes come with abundant health benefits, including a bounty of wonderfully tasty superfoods. Eating more fresh vegetables is one of the simplest steps you can take to improve your … Continue reading

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