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9 Foods You Should NEVER Order at a Restaurant

Imagine how many people ‘shared’ the free-of-charge-bowl with nuts and pretzels before you put your hands in it. It’s disgusting, isn’t it? Well… this gallery will reveal 9 foods you should never eat at a restaurant. You could end up with food poisoning or other serious health problems. Also, don’t fall into the trap of […]

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7 Essential Foods Retirees Should Eat (But Don’t)

As you age, it’s important to eat well, because this helps keep your body strong, your energy level up, and your mind sharp. So, following a well-balanced diet lowers your risk of developing chronic health conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes. According to the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging, 1 […]

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7 Cancer Causing Foods You Must Avoid

Did you know the American Cancer Society reports the chances of getting cancer are now 1 in 2 for men, and 1 in 3 for women? Those shocking numbers represents a growing epidemic in the United States. Nowadays, we should read very carefully the reading labels of any food and avoid those that are harmful […]

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10 Cooking Oils to Improve Your Health

Home cooks have plenty of options when it comes to choosing which type of oil to sauté, bake and drizzle with. Some, like olive oil, are well known, and others, like avocado or coconut oil, are less familiar. Which oil is right for you? That depends largely on the type of cooking you’re doing. An […]

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The Microwave Oven Myth Is Finally Busted

  In the 1940s, Percy Spencer at Raytheon was testing a magnetron — a device that generates microwaves — when he realized a candy bar in his pocket had melted. This accidental discovery would lead him to develop what we now know as the modern-day microwave oven. Over the years, this kitchen device has become […]

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2 Hours of Dehydration Can Destroy Your Body & Brain

With major heat waves hitting the United States, here’s what to know about dehydration With record-breaking heat waves affecting much of the United States this summer, experts are warning about the hidden dangers of dehydration. Now a new study finds dehydration not only impairs people physically. It can also lead to cognitive decline. According to […]

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7 Superfoods That Will Make You Forget About Alzheimer’s

The best thing you can do to keep your brain working the way you want it to: exercise, and eat right. “Nutrition is very, very important to brain health,” says Paul Nussbaum, Ph.D., a clinical neuropsychologist and member of scientific advisory board for the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. “Surprisingly, the brain is made up of […]