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Do Refined Carbs Pack on the Pounds and Create Addiction? Brain Imaging Study Says Yes

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Eating highly processed carbohydrates can have a similar effect on brain chemistry as addictive substances according to a study in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Stimulating regions of the brain involved with reward and craving, refined carbohydrates were found to cause excess hunger and overeating, leading the researchers to suspect limiting high-glycemic foods could be […]

High Animal Protein Intake Linked to Increased Cancer, Diabetes and Mortality

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The amount of protein we need to maintain optimal health has long been debated. The modern-day hunter gatherer Paleo people would perhaps suggest that a higher intake of animal protein is best. Conversely, the vegan, plant eaters would usually point to the low protein approach. Confusion ensues because both ways of eating definitely seem to […]

Six Undeniable, Research-Proven Reasons to Drink Green Tea Daily

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There have been many studies on green tea consumption’s health benefits as well as the benefits of green tea extracts. Obviously, drinking green tea has more traditional roots in Asian countries than in western nations. Drinking green tea has become more popular in western countries, since its health benefits have been increasingly publicized over the […]

Pasta Loving Low Carb Dieters Rejoice!

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Choosing to go with a low (at least a low-er) carb diet can have many benefits. In fact, did you realize there have been more than 20 studies in the past decade alone that show low-carb diets are more likely to help you lose weight and improve your overall health than purely cutting fat from […]

New Fat Busting Formula Revealed: Meratrim

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Dr. Oz has always surprised many of us with his revolutionary natural supplements that help in rapid and safe weight loss. Some of his breakthrough products include pure fruit extracts, coffee beans, and natural tea for slimming. Recently, he has also introduced a fruit and flower slimming formula known as Meratrim. This unique fruit and […]

Tricks for all the Condiment Flavor Minus the Calories

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We all have our favorite dips, condiments and dressings. Unfortunately, it can take an otherwise healthy meal or snack and load it down with fat and calories. What’s the point of a yummy, healthy salad or a platter of your favorite veggies if you cover it in fat-laden ranch? Why bother paying a little more […]