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Are Fast Food Salads Healthy?

You’re pressed for time, so you pull into the drive-thru window of your fast-food restaurant and order the “healthiest” thing on the menu – a fast-food salad. After the “not so friendly” fast-food worker hands you a tray of lettuce and other fixings, you head back to the office to …

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Coffee and Uterine Cancer

Drinking coffee has its pros and cons. People who drink coffee have a lower risk of Parkinson’s disease, diabetes, and gallbladder disease, but the caffeine can cause problems for people with heart disease, hypertension, insomnia, and anxiety. Now, a new study shows that women can lower their risk of getting …

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The Abundant Benefits of Honey

Honey is typically thought of as a golden liquid that is extra sweet and tastes very good, yet some people would rather avoid it because of the calorie content.  However, when consumed in moderation and/or as a substitute for other sweeteners and flavorings, honey is actually beneficial to a person’s …

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The Benefits of Garlic

Used to ward off vampires and werewolves by Central Europeans long ago, it’s been called ‘the stinking rose’ and has its very own festival on the last weekend of July every year in Gilroy, California. It’s biggest consumer? South Korea. Considered an herb by some and a vegetable by others, …

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Can a Diet High in Fruits and Veggies Reduce the Risk of Lymphoma?

Many people feel helpless in the face of cancer. Even if they don’t have it, they worry about getting it. Fortunately, lifestyle factors such as avoiding smoking and excess alcohol, and leading an active lifestyle help to reduce the chance of developing this sometimes devastating disease. Now, a new study shows that diet may be important for reducing the risk of lymphoma, or cancer of the lymphatic system. This relatively common form of cancer kills over 16,000 people each year.

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