Common Causes of Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is usually caused by different bacteria found in food, water, and crops. There are many different bacteria unfortunately, that can be lurking in something that you bring home or eat at a restaurant. Let’s take a look at…

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Rethink Your Drink – Hidden Calories You Can Do Without

  It’s only appropriate that on St. Patrick’s Day, there is no better time for a few gentle reminders concerning the detrimental effects of drinking too much alcohol. We tend to forget that these liquids can have such an impact…

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5 Foods That Keep You Up At Night

Everyone has a difficult time falling asleep sometimes; it’s called insomnia. The Mayo Clinic defines insomnia as a common sleep disorder that can make it hard to fall or stay asleep, or cause you to wake up too early. Anxiety,…

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8 Ways To Get More Vitamin C In Your Diet

“Vitamin C has been considered one of the most important essential nutrients in our diet since the discovery in 1907 that it prevents scurvy. In addition, Vitamin C aids in the synthesis of wound healing, metabolism of iron , lipids,…

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Understanding Protein – The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Protein is a one of the macronutrients your body needs for good health. The other two macronutrients are carbohydrates and fat. Your body needs all three of these, along with vitamins and minerals, which are called micronutrients, to be healthy,…

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The Benefits of Dark Chocolate

]   While nutritionists generally recommend that you stay away from sweets if you’re on a good fitness plan, eating treats like dark chocolate in moderation actually has some health benefits that may surprise you. Pair the dark chocolate with…

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Everything You Need to Know About Coconut Oil

Over the past few years, coconut oil has reached mythical status. Claimed benefits have ranged from improvements to heart health to better hair and nails, to living indefinitely! Is coconut oil all it’s cracked up to be? Let’s learn more…

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