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Vegetable Haters: How to Start Eating Vegetables

By Steve Kamb on September 4, 2014   “Hey Steve, I want to start eating healthy, but I don’t like vegetables.  Can you help me eat healthier without having to eat vegetables?  Actually, I love corn, so can you tell me how to make more foods…

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How Do You Know if You’re Drinking Enough Water?

December 15, 2014 Dr. Mercola By Dr. Mercola Throughout each day, your body loses water through your urine and sweat glands—even when you’re not purposely working up a sweat. As a result, you have to constantly replenish this fluid, and soft drinks do not count…

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Seriously, what’s the deal with fruit?

It’s gotta be healthy. It’s natural, came out of the ground, off a vine, or fell out of a tree…which means Joe Caveman would have eaten them! But…it’s also often loaded with sugar. And sugar is bad news bears. So is fruit good for me? Bad for me?…

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The Pornographication of Fitness Needs to Stop

Tosca Reno: Author, fitness model and motivational speaker. Updated: 09/21/2014 5:59 am EDT Fitness magazines don’t help us get fit. Gazing at images of caricatured breasts, buttocks and biceps gives you the impression this is how a fit body should look, that every fit body…

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Impact of iron deficiency on exercise performance in women of reproductive age

December 10, 2014 At a GlanceA new meta-analysis has shown that women athletes, of reproductive age, who take iron supplements, experience a significant improvement in exercise performance.Read more about this research below. Iron deficiency anemia is a common form of anemia and is a health…

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“We are not suffering a global epidemic of gluten-sensitive, lactose-fearing, kidney-damaged people.”

The hate mail has already started coming in. Probably because of lines like this: “We are not suffering a global epidemic of gluten-sensitive, lactose-fearing, kidney-damaged people.” Am I trying to piss people off? Of course not. Gluten and other food allergies are all VERY real….

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