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Losing Weight With Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne Pepper Health Benefits

Dieting is rarely an exciting experience. More often, it is a grueling exercise in monotonous self-discipline, a daily battle against the forces of pleasure. Adding to the misery is the blandness of the food you are expected to consume. While your higher brain may recognize that the quivering pile of …

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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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What to Know Before Becoming a Vegan

Are you thinking of trying out a plant-based diet? You’re not alone. Since 2014, veganism in the United States has increased more than 600 percent, a trend that’s also becoming popular worldwide. A vegan is a person who does not eat or use animal products. (A vegetarian allows consumption of …

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6 Ways to Stop Overeating for Good

It can be hard to resist a second helping of dinner or a late night snack even though you know this type of overeating is keeping you from losing weight. You know you need to stop eating too much food, but willpower alone is often not enough. Thankfully there are …

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So, What’s So Special About Green Tea?

Green tea for thousands of years has been one of China’s best-kept secrets to good health. This simple, unassuming drink contains lots of immune system boosting antioxidants. According to Web MD, green tea contains eight to ten times the antioxidants as your average fruit or vegetable. That’s an amazing bonus …

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Vitamin D: The Vitamin That 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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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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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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