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The No-Nonsense Guide to Antioxidants: Facts and Myths Explained

“Antioxidants” is one of the biggest—and most misunderstood—buzzwords in the world of health and wellness. When everything from food packaging to recipe…

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New Study: The Unhealthy Eating Habit That Can Raise Men’s Colorectal Cancer Risk By 29%

Men who eat a large amount of ultra-processed foods are 29% more likely to develop colorectal cancer compared to those who don’t,…

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Huge New Study Finds Healthy Foods Are Better for the Environment

Good news for people who’d rather not choose between nutrition and sustainability: A large-scale study of more than 57,000 food products sold…

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Is Soy Bad for You? Here’s What the Science Says

There is perhaps no other plant-based food that’s more controversial than soy. Many people have shunned soy from their diet, fearing that…

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Frequent Fruit Intake Linked to Better Mental Health

Feeling down in the dumps? Your snacking habits may be to blame. A recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition…

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Don’t Overlook These 5 Sneaky Signs of Heart Disease

Heart disease kills more than 659,000 Americans each year and one person every 36 seconds in the United States, making it the…

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What Is Cholesterol? How It Works, Foods to Avoid, and the Truth About HDL

Cholesterol is a little molecule with huge implications for human health. Read on for a breakdown of how cholesterol works—including why HDL…

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Compared with Vegan Men, Daily Milk Drinkers See 60% Higher Rates of Prostate Cancer: New Study

Drinking just under two servings of milk a day may increase the risk of prostate cancer in men by as much as…

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Should You Avoid Nightshades? A Look at the Research

While the name might seem ominous and call to mind the contents of a sorcerer’s cauldron, nightshades are among the most common…

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Is Any Amount of Alcohol Safe? Experts Weigh In

Much has been said about the detrimental effects of excessive alcohol consumption. But when it comes to moderate drinking, opinions are mixed….

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What Is Lupus? A Rheumatologist Breaks Down Causes, Symptoms, and Lifestyle Strategies That Can Help

Systemic lupus erythematosus, commonly known as lupus, is a chronic autoimmune disease. Lupus can affect any of the body’s organs but most…

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New Research Suggests Eating Too Much Protein May Lower Testosterone Levels in Men

Consuming excessive amounts of protein may lower testosterone levels in men, new research suggests.  In a meta-study published in the March 2022…

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