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Health

Warm Weather Tips

The warm weather is creeping over the country. It’s nice to be leaving the dreariness of a wet spring. However, we’re not looking forward to a hot summer. Summer can…

Is HFCS Any Worse Than Table Sugar?

For years and years, high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) has been demonized as being so much worse for us than normal sugar. But, why? No one explains the reasoning behind that.…

Can Hot Peppers Really Make You Lose Weight?

So many fad diets use hot peppers to help you “lose weight fast!” From the Master Cleanse to the Black Coffee and Cayenne Pepper diet, we have been told over…

High-sugar Diet Can Make Food Less Tasty

A new study found that people who overeat may be doing so because they are not able to taste or enjoy their food as well as other people. Using fruit…

Industry, Not Science Pushes Anti-aging

While the beauty industry is selling “anti-aging” products, scientists are studying healthy aging and working to lessen the health problems of getting older. Various fad diets assure us that we…

Are Potatoes Healthy?

Potatoes are a food almost universally loved. Their soft flesh can be baked, roasted, mashed, fried, boiled and more, making it easy to find a style for anyone’s preference. Their…

Ignore the Old Wives’ Tale: Older People Need Just as Much Sleep

Throughout our lives, we’re told that older people need little sleep. We see it as children: grandparents have catnaps during the day or while watching TV and yet always wake…

Plant-based Diet May Lower Risk of CKD

Prevention is better than a cure. When we are proactive about health, we don’t have to fight so hard down the line. That’s why we were thrilled when we heard…

Beans Can Help Manage Blood Sugar

If you have blood sugar concerns, you might write off beans as being too high in carbohydrates for you to enjoy. Frequently keto diets will warn you to avoid beans…

Positivity Can Help Your Heart

A sunny disposition can be wonderful. Not only does the person with a happy attitude see the bright side and wake up feeling great, but people around them feel it…