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These are the 3 foods you should eat for a better sleep, according to a nutritionist

Milk, brazil nuts, and — surprisingly — carbs are the key to a good night's sleep, according to Dr Lisa Gatenby.

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Food for Concentration: 11 Foods That Boost Memory & Help You Focus

Can brain foods really help you concentrate, or boost memory? Increase your chances of maintaining a healthy brain by adding these

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Yes, you can eat your way to beautiful skin. Here's how

Clearer, softer skin is within reach, says celebrity nutritionist Kimberly Snyder. Here are some suggestions.

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Ask the Dietitian: What's the Best Carb, Protein and Fat Breakdown for Weight Loss? | MyFitnessPal

Between all of the different diet trends and conflicting research findings out there, it seems we’re more confused than ever about what and how much to eat, particularly when it comes to protein, carbohydrates and fat. While there’s no one combination

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Dietary Flavanols Reverse Age-Related #Memory Decline

Dietary cocoa flavanols reversed age-related memory decline in healthy older adults, according to a study led by Columbia scientists.

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More Proof Eating Hot Chilis May Extend Life

A new study says that people who eat them are 13 percent less likely to die.

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Inflammation And Weight Loss

Weight loss depends on the body's ability to convert fat cells to brown cells, and inflammation directly interferes with this process.

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The Sweets To Eat When You're Giving Up Refined Sugar

Craving sweets but don't want to eat sugar? Check out some of our no-sugar dessert recipes we can't seem to get enough of.

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Which Foods Are Treated With Antibiotics?

A lot of factors can contribute to a miscarriage, but you probably can't control any of them.

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4 (Counter-Productive) Healthy Habits Preventing You From Weight Loss

When it comes to building a healthier version of yourself, making changes within your life is a necessity. But as with most things in life, moderation is...

Food & Drink | Food

Why Is Rotisserie Chicken So Addicting?

We can always count on Dr. Oz to expose the truth about our favorite foods. He recently investigated the hidden ingredients in rotisserie chicken, and now we finally know why it's so addictive. He teamed up with award-winning writer Mark Schatzker to figure out why Americans can't get enough of the stuff, especially Costco's $5 rotisserie chicken.

Advice & Self-Help | Helpful Advice

What not to eat: 5 foods nutritionists avoid

Everything in moderation is good in theory, but not when it comes to these five foods.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Picky Eating in Childhood

Parents dealing with children who display limited and strong food preferences as well as an unwillingness to try new foods are not strangers to the frustration and anxiety picky eating can provoke. Picky eating is a relatively common problem among childr

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Migraines Linked To Lack Of Specific Vitamins

Many young adults, teens and children with migraines are deficient in these three nutrients, study finds.

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8 Food Sensitivities You Need To Know About

I have seen the healthiest foods flare up one person and yet be great food medicine for the next person. Here are the most common sensitivities you should know about.

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Top Toxins to Avoid

What are the worst toxins we're exposed to in our daily lives? Here's a list of the worst environmental toxins with information about how to avoid them.

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The Case Against Low-fat Milk Is Stronger Than Ever | TIME

There’s growing evidence that whole fat dairy products may be better for our health than low fat versions. The latest studies find some surprising effects of full fat milk and cheese on diabetes and weight

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Human Body's Ability To Recover From Serious Illness, Injury - AARP The Magazine

You may not know it, but your body has an amazing ability to repair itself after serious illness or injury. A Harvard doc—and former cancer patient—reveals the secrets to tapping into your own powers of recovery.

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Global #Mindfulness: Love In Challenging Times

Five days before the 9/11 attacks in 2001, I was fortunate enough to hear Thich Nhat Hanh for the

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Why Do Certain Foods Seem to Have Power Over Us?

The All Too True Confessions of a Cereal Killer

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

12 Quinoa Recipes Which Are Both Healthy and Delicious

If you haven't added Quinoa to your shopping list then that's about to change. The superfood is a fantastic source of protein, iron, and fibre, making it a great food for anybody serious about their fitness and nutrition. Looking for some inspi

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Probiotics for Depression

A randomized controlled trial shows some promising results

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​Why Feminism Should Get Back into the Kitchen

Cooking is a polarizing topic in the feminist movement. Cooking is a polarizing topic in the feminist movement. For many years, women were encouraged...

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​Food is Your Friend

Your relationship with food is anything but simple. It’s a simple fact of life: your body needs food for energy, strength, and survival. But, your rel...

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Flavored Kombucha Recipes Your Kids Will Love - Homemade Mommy

Hi everyone – while I am traveling overseas for my day job, I have some guest posters stopping by to introduce themselves. First up is Meagan of Growing Up

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Our 'Second Brain' - And Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Mood

Hidden in the walls of our digestive system is something extraordinary. Scientists have known about the 'second brain' for a while, but new technology is taking the researc

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

How to Get Your Children to Eat Better

The secret to introducing new foods to picky eaters is tiny tastes and early exposure to more varied flavors

Food & Drink | Food

The 36 Top Peanut Butters — Ranked!

Like a lot of people I know, my friend Michael has been working really hard in the gym, trying to find his abs, and stoke rapid weight loss, to no avail. He recently asked me to join him for a workout, to see if I could help him with his mission.

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Got Water? Most Kids, Teens Don't Drink Enough

More than half the young people in a recent study were at least mildly dehydrated — maybe enough to affect energy and concentration. Roughly 25 percent said they never drink water.

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19 Cauliflower Dishes That Will Have You Ditching The Carbs! - Oola.com

Are you looking for a way to monitor carbs in your diet? Why not replace high carb foods like grains and potatoes with these unique takes on cauliflower? Cauliflower, like most vegetables, includes low amounts of carbohydrates compared to other foods, so

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11 Food Rules We Can Learn From The Greeks - mindbodygreen.com

The word "diet" comes from the ancient Greek diaita, which means "the way of life." In ancient Greece, a diet was about good health and joyful eating, not radical weight loss. The Mediterranean diet

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Are You an Emotionally Intelligent Eater? | Psychology Today

Are you an emotionally intelligent eater? Learn about the new concept, EatQ which is emotional intelligence + mindfulness + eating. Plus a free handout at the end of the article!

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This Daily Snack Will Lower Your Risk of Early Death — From Most Deadly Diseases

It cuts your risk of dying from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, respiratory illness, and neurodegenerative diseases — essentially all the major causes of death.

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Think You’re Sensitive to Gluten? Think Again - US News

Chances are, you can still enjoy bread, pasta and other gluten-containing foods.

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Cooking Has a Place in Human Evolution

New research in chimpanzees suggests how important cooking may have been in giving human children the nutrition necessary for intelligence.

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Order Up: Veggies Dishes Kids Beg For

Looking for veggie dishes the kids crave? From Brussels sprouts to crispy cauliflower, these plates…

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Why good nutrition matters

W. Jean Dodds, DVM, founder of Hemopet, the first nonprofit national blood bank program for animals, has built much of her considerable reputation on her work in the development of advanced comprehensive diagnostic profiles. She’s also passionate about

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Israeli X-ray Tech Can Tell You Exact Ripeness, Calories In The Fruit You’re Eating

To survive in business today, industry expert Menashe Tamir says, fruit exporters have to know their product inside out. And if their business relates to avocados, apples, or dates, a new system by Eshet Eilon, the company he runs, can help them.

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What Everyone Should Know About Inflammation: A Cardiologist Explains

Regular readers of MindBodyGreen are aware that a process in our bodies called inflammation is involved in many aspects of human health and disease. For example, you may have read that a breakfast of

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Pictures of Things That Cause Cancer -- and Things That Don't

Cell phones, X-rays, plastic bottles. The list of things that does -- and doesn’t -- cause cancer seems to change every day. Get the latest news here.

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It Was Hard To Snack Healthy Until I Learned These 22 Delicious Metabolism-Boosting IdeasREALfarmacy.com | Healthy News

Snacking can be a huge downfall of a healthy lifestyle. Thankfully, you don't have to go hungry between meals. Here are some great ways to keep your metabolism boosted with delicious and healthful choices. Some of these ideas are absolutely to die for and

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Vanquishing Viruses - 10 Natural Antiviral Remedies | Institute for Optimum Nutrition

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Slideshow: Surprising Ways You Can Damage Your Liver

Alcohol and acetaminophen are well-known liver dangers, but what else can be harmful? WebMD says some of them may surprise you.

Food & Drink | Food

Here's what happened when I started asking the almond industry about the ingredients in almond milk

I knew that a standard serving of almond milk contains a fraction of the nutritional value found in a serving of almonds.

So I wanted to find out just how many almonds are actually in a carton of almond milk.

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Linda S Cole - Personal Trainer & Nutrition Counselor

Find out how Slow Motion High-Intensity Strength Training can benefit you.

Family & Parenting | School Activities

Revealing Photo Series Documents School Lunches Around the World - My Modern Met

Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school. With this…

Health & Fitness | Healthy Meals & Snacks!

14 Foods Nutritionists Never Eat | Women's Health Magazine

Many nutritionists will tell you that they're big advocates of the "all foods fit" approach to healthy eating—the idea that even things like cookies, cakes, and candies have a place (albeit in moderation) in an overall healthy diet. That said, there are still foods that they personally wouldn't touch with a 10-foot-stick.

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16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds | Women's Health Magazine

Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug?

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A Lack of Bacteria Can Make You Overweight

Researchers are finding that certain bacteria in the human gastrointestinal tract influence weight and metabolism and are strongly genetic.

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Vitamin K2: The Missing Nutrient

Recent research has demonstrated the essential role of vitamin K2 in promoting optimal health. Unfortunately, K2 has been badly misunderstood for many years.

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Artificial Sweeteners May Disrupt Body's Blood Sugar Controls - NYTimes.com

New research in mice suggests artificial sweeteners may disrupt the ability to regulate blood sugar, causing changes in metabolism that can be a precursor to diabetes.

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Why Ramen Noodles Could Cut Your Life Short

Holy hotplates! Instant ramen noodles, beloved cheap dinner of college kids and budget eaters everywhere, have been linked to heart attacks and diabetes. A study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that the ramen, along with other instant noodle