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Eating dark chocolate helps boost athletic performance

Eating dark chocolate helps boost athletic performance

Eating dark chocolate helps boost athletic performance Eating dark chocolate helps boost athletic performance, according to a new study from London’s Kingston University. This tasty and deliciously healthy may give the athletes of today an edge. Dark chocolate (organic and at least 70% cacao) is widely considered a super food […]

by April 28, 2016
Children are being poisoned by laundry detergent pods

Children are being poisoned by laundry detergent pods

Children are being poisoned by laundry detergent pods, according to a new study. These pods are becoming a rising safety concern for kids, as thousands are being poisoned every year. The study from the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus included over 60,000 children under 6 years old. […]

by April 27, 2016
Vitamin D cuts cancer risk by up to 67 percent

Vitamin D cuts cancer risk by up to 67 percent

Vitamin D cuts cancer risk by up to 67 percent Vitamin D cuts cancer risk by up to 67 percent, according to new research from the Institute of Medicine. Checking your vitamin D status is important. “Ideally, you want to maintain a vitamin D level of 40 to 60 ng/ml […]

by April 26, 2016
Fast food contains a hormone-disrupting chemical

Fast food contains a hormone-disrupting chemical

According to a new study, fast food contains a hormone-disrupting chemical called phthalate. Phthalates have been the subject of controversy for a while. According to Tox Town, an environmental website from the National Institutes of Health, phthalates are used to make plastic and vinyl more flexible. Phthalates are also used […]

by April 25, 2016
Omega-3s may beat antidepressant drugs

Omega-3s may beat antidepressant drugs

Omega-3s may beat antidepressant drugs, according to a new analysis of previous data from researchers in the Netherlands. Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids that are essential nutrients for our health. We need omega-3 fatty acids for controlling blood clotting and building cell membranes in the brain. Our body […]

by April 24, 2016
Alcohol and processed meat cause stomach cancer

Alcohol and processed meat cause stomach cancer

Alcohol and processed meat cause stomach cancer Alcohol and processed meat cause stomach cancer, according to a major new scientific report released by the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund. Scientists in the study gathered data on stomach cancer, and afterwards, a panel of experts […]

by April 23, 2016
Can colorful foods help you lose weight?

Can colorful foods help you lose weight?

Can colorful foods help you lose weight? Can colorful foods help you lose weight? Colorful foods usually mean antioxidants. Of course, this doesn’t include foods with colorful dyes. This is about real, natural, and vibrant fruits and vegetables. Flavonoids are types of antioxidants often found in colorful fruits and veggies. […]

by April 22, 2016
Healthy oven-dried strawberry candy

Healthy oven-dried strawberry candy

Healthy oven-dried strawberry candy This healthy oven-dried strawberry candy recipe is a great substitute for store-bought treats. In fact, it is better than candy because of its true natural flavors. Most candy is filled with chemicals that try to replicate flavors in nature, but this is the real thing. Strawberries […]

by April 21, 2016