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Is creatine safe for your kidneys?

Written by Michael Hull and verified by the Research Team. Last updated on Oct 4, 2018. Why is this a concern? Considering creatine’s popularity as a sports supplement, it isn’t surprising that concerns have been raised about potential adverse effects — especially on the kidneys. Why the kidneys? To…

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Here’s a riddle for you: I’m small, but I’m everywhere. I circulate, but I’m not the circulatory system. I’m not a nobody (or an antibody), and I’m certainly not immune to playing defense against invaders. If you think I don’t filter, you gotta be kidney-ing…

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Lemon Water – Is it good for you?

Written by Wyatt Brown and verified by the Research Team. Last updated on Sep 20, 2018. What’s with the lemon-water hype? If you’ve spent any significant amount of time perusing popular diet websites, chances are you’ve seen articles about the many benefits of lemon juice, or as frequently…

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If you think the word gut is gross, prepare yourself for the next sentence. Your gastrointestinal tract is a hotel for trillions of little critters. These bacteria, yeast, fungi, and more are pretty amazing. They increase your ability to metabolize a variety of substances you…

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Nutrition for seniors:

7 lifestyle strategies to stay strong, healthy, and independent longer. By Jennifer Broxterman, MSc, RD Forgetting things, feeling incapable, grappling with loneliness, and maybe not enjoying daily life? Aging is inevitable, but these symptoms don’t have to be. Whether you’re noticing them in yourself, or…

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Eating too much? You can blame your brain.

How brain signaling drives what you eat. (And what to do about it). By Brian St. Pierre Forget willpower: Brain signals drive what, how, and when we eat. If you’re eating too much, here’s how to take back control. It’s no secret that obesity rates have…

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