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How Running Can Help You Shed Unwanted Pounds

By Ryan Raman

Running is an incredibly popular way to exercise.

In fact, it's estimated that in the U.S. alone, more than 64 million people have run at least once in the past year (1).

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9 Health Benefits of Cod Liver Oil

By Ryan Raman

Cod liver oil is a type of fish oil supplement.

Like regular fish oil, it's high in omega-3 fatty acids, which are linked to many health benefits, including reduced inflammation and lower blood pressure (1, 2).

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12 Health Benefits of Meditation

By Dr. Matthew Thorpe

The popularity of meditation is increasing as more people discover its benefits.

Meditation is a habitual process of training your mind to focus and redirect your thoughts.

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Toxic Industrial Chemicals Found in 10 Types of Macaroni and Cheese Powders

Laboratory testing of 10 varieties of macaroni and cheese products has revealed toxic industrial chemicals (known as phthalates) in the cheese powders of all of the tested items, according to the Coalition for Safer Food Processing & Packaging, a national alliance of leading public health and food safety groups.

In recognition of National Macaroni and Cheese Day, the coalition has issued a call to The Kraft Heinz Company—the dominant seller of boxed macaroni and cheese, with 76 percent of market share—to drive industry-wide change by eliminating any sources of phthalates (THAL-eights) that may end up in its cheese products. Detailed information and a public petition are available at http://www.KleanUpKraft.org.

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What Is an Elimination Diet?

By Ryan Raman

Food intolerances and sensitivities are extremely common. In fact, it's estimated that between 2–20 percent of people worldwide may suffer from a food intolerance (1).

Elimination diets are the gold standard for identifying food intolerances, sensitivities and allergies through diet.

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Can Drinking Lemon Water Help You Lose Weight?

By Rachael Link

Lemon water is a beverage made from water mixed with fresh lemon juice. It can be enjoyed either hot or cold.

This type of water is often claimed to have various health benefits, including improving digestion, enhancing focus and increasing energy levels.

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9 Ways This Probiotic Can Benefit Your Health

By Ruairi Robertson

Probiotics are becoming popular food supplements.

Interestingly, each probiotic can have different effects on your body.

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Don't Have Time to Exercise? Here's 7 Reason You Should Try HIIT

By Dr. Grant Tinsley

While most people know that physical activity is healthy, it's estimated that about 30 percent of people worldwide don't get enough (1).

Unless you have a physically demanding job, a dedicated fitness routine is likely your best bet for getting active.

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How to Increase the Absorption of Iron From Foods

By Dr. Verena

Iron is an essential mineral your body needs to function properly.

Thus, it's vitally important to consume adequate amounts of it in your daily diet.

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