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  • Let’s unsaturate the fat talk

    Article by Megan Meyer as appeared on Health US News While checking out at the grocery store last week, I took the 5 minutes or so that I had to glance at a few of the magazines that were lining the checkout aisles. In that small amount of time, I found that massive amounts of

    Peanut allergy theory backed up by new research

    Article by By Dominic Howell BBC News In 2015, a study claimed early exposure to peanut products could cut the risk of allergy by 80%. Now researchers say “long-lasting” allergy protection can be sustained – even when the snacks are later avoided for a year. The New England Journal of Medicine study looked at 550 children

    If You’ve Replaced Olive Oil with Coconut Oil, You Must Read This

    Article by Sangeeta Pradhan, RD, LDN, CDE as published on The relationship between saturated fats and increased risk of heart disease has been well-established in the medical literature. In March 2014, however, a systematic review and meta-analysis published in the Annals of Internal Medicine muddied the waters, suggesting that there was limited evidence linking saturated fat

    3 Reasons to Give Up on Fad Diets

    By: Sarah Romotsky It’s a fact: fad diets are here to stay. From Lord Byron’s popular diet of potatoes drenched in vinegar (stomach problems, anyone?) to the grapefruit diet and cleanses, there’s always a new “it” diet. Believe me, I know how enticing it is to believe that there is one answer to being healthy, and

    Foods to Fight Iron Deficiency

    You may pump iron at the gym a few times a week, but your body pumps it continuously through the bloodstream every day. Iron is needed to make hemoglobin, a part of red blood cells that acts like a taxicab for oxygen and carbon dioxide. It picks up oxygen in the lungs, drives it through

    Vitamin C – Supporting a Healthy Immune System

    Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, is a water soluble vitamin well known for its role in supporting a healthy immune system. Because your body cannot make vitamin C, it must come from the foods you eat every day. Research shows vitamin C is essential for the growth and repair of tissue all over the body.
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