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Health Benefits of Positive Thinking

Health Benefits of Positive Thinking

on September 10, 2014, 10:36 PM

What does positive thinking have to do with your health? The power of positive thinking can indeed improve your health more than you know. Whether you are a glass half-empty or glass half-full type of person, it may steer you in a completely different direction, depending on which stance you…

Kids Have Way Too Much Sodium in Their Diet, According to the CDC

Kids Have Way Too Much Sodium in Their Diet, According to the CDC

on September 10, 2014, 10:35 PM

Too much sodium is bad for you, plain and simple. Almost every day there are warnings about adult consuming way too much of it in their diet. Now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is looking at the younger generation of salt eaters. A new report that just came…

MSG Might Not Be as Bad as Once Thought

MSG Might Not Be as Bad as Once Thought

on September 10, 2014, 1:01 PM

New information tells consumers that MSG isn’t as bad as some would have them believe. The substance, which is called monosodium glutamate, is used in many Chinese dishes and is actually present in a wide variety of other foods as well. Many people report adverse effects, that range from muscle…

Surprising Health Benefits of Ginger Added into Your Diet

Surprising Health Benefits of Ginger Added into Your Diet

on September 9, 2014, 8:42 AM

Ginger is a very common spice used in the kitchen. However, the health benefits of ginger are also amazing. This fragrant spice is found mainly in China, Japan, Southeast Asian, and even Australia. Not only does it taste great, but it can serve a purpose to help with many ailments…

3 Healthy Eating Apps To Help You Stay on Track

3 Healthy Eating Apps To Help You Stay on Track

on September 9, 2014, 8:41 AM

Healthy eating apps are a great way to get your food education on-the-go, wherever you may be. With such busy lives that everyone leads these days, your cell phone can be a handy dandy tool to help you get the help you may need on what food items are the…

Train Your Brain Towards Craving Healthy Food as New Study Suggests

Train Your Brain Towards Craving Healthy Food as New Study Suggests

on September 5, 2014, 8:10 PM

What is the secret to craving healthy food? That is the question so many dieters have been asking for years. The answer may surprise you. According to a study that was just published in the journal Nutrition & Diabetes on Monday, researchers discovered that your brain can be trained to…

What Does Zero Trans Fat on Packages Really Mean?

What Does Zero Trans Fat on Packages Really Mean?

on September 3, 2014, 11:40 AM

Labels that say zero trans fat on prepackaged foods may be fooling you, according to a brand new study done by the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.. Those yummy cookies, pretzels and even popcorn still have this added into them, even though the package says there is…

Mutated Polio Virus Discovered

Mutated Polio Virus Discovered

on September 3, 2014, 8:57 AM

The polio virus was thought to be completely eradicated until just recently when doctors discovered a mutated version of the disease. The discovery was made by scientists at the University of Bonn and may be the cause of a 2010 polio outbreak in the Congo. It may also be behind…

Personal Trainer: Why Everyone Needs One

Personal Trainer: Why Everyone Needs One

on September 2, 2014, 3:30 PM

Many people assume that a personal trainer is out of their budget, but hiring one is beneficial enough to make the strain worth it, according to some experts. This is especially true if you are new to exercise or have specialized health or physical concerns that dictate how often you…