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Giving Thanks For Cranberry’s Healthy Benefits

Health Benefits of Cranberries

Many people load up on cranberries around the holiday season. Who doesn’t enjoy homemade cranberry sauce or a fresh cranberry salad? But many people forget that the health benefits of eating cranberries are available throughout the year. This amazing red berry is a rich source of phytochemicals that make it …

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Whole-Grain Popcorn: Is It As Healthy As Vegetables?!

Is Whole Grain Popcorn as Healthy as Vegetables

Most people don’t think of popcorn as a health food. Imagining this salty treat may conjure up the of hot popcorn movie theater style – freshly popped corn in a cardboard cup doused with artificial butter and packing over a thousand calories. There’s certainly nothing healthy about this picture. Surprisingly …

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Tips For Sticking With a Fitness Routine

Fitness and Exercise

Have you ever experienced this situation? You eagerly start a new fitness routine with much enthusiasm and the very best of intentions. The first week you work out until you reach the point of complete exhaustion. Finally, you’ve so sore and exhausted you’ll find almost any excuse to not work …

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Vitamin D: The Vitamin That Could Save Your Life

Vitamin D Could Save Your Life

It seems that vitamin and nutritional supplements have come under scrutiny lately as some studies have shown that certain vitamins when taken in supplemental form not only don’t work but may increase the risk of disease. Fortunately, there’s an inexpensive vitamin supplement that seems to have a significant impact on …

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Best Treatments for Painful Sunburns

How To Treat Sunburns

You enjoyed a day at the beach and now have a painful sunburn to show for it. What’s the best treatment for an unexpected sunburn? While nothing will completely take away the pain and redness, there are a variety of treatments that will relieve some of the discomfort you’re feeling. …

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Do You Live Longer if You Stop Smoking With Lung Cancer?

Few people want to hear the news that they have lung cancer. The startling statistics are that one out of every fourteen people will be diagnosed with lung cancer at some point in their life. Not surprisingly, smoking plays a role in many cases of lung cancer and some people diagnosed with this disease think it’s too late to quit after they’re found to have cancer - but this isn't necessarily the case.

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Is Black Pepper Healthy?

A little black pepper adds a touch of heat to a dish without overpowering it. Next to salt, it’s one of the most popular food seasonings used by Americans. But have you ever wondered about its health benefits? Is black pepper good for you?

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Is Instant Tea As Healthy As Brewed Tea?

More people are drinking tea these days, but not everyone has the time to brew up a steaming pot of tea from loose tea leaves. Tea companies have responded to the demand for a fast cup of tea by offering instant tea powders that can be mixed with water and …

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