Stop messing around — if you haven’t already, cut diet soda out of your life completely. New research found that diet soda drinkers were up to 60% more likely to develop type-II diabetes than those who drank an equal amount of regular soda.
With the flu going bananas and hitting epidemic levels, and the always-lurking threat of a Wintertime cold, it’s absolutely critical to crank up your immunity in whatever way possible. Your surefire, au natural, dietary defense — Vitamin C. Get all of the details on Vitamin C and a full list of the top 39 sources inside.
We’ve crunched the numbers and ranked 30 of the healthiest fruits based on 12 dimensions of nutrition, including omega-3’s, antioxidants &the Glycemic Index. What’s THE healthiest fruit on earth? Get the definitive answer inside.
Antioxidants are power super enzymes that prevent diseases, create glowing skin, and increase longevity. Take Antioxidants 101 and you’ll learn EXACTLY what antioxidants do, how they work, and which foods are the ultimate antioxidant powerhouses.
Honesty, everyone loves Girl Scout Cookies. They’re absolutely delicious, and it’s basically impossible to say no to little kids selling kiddy crack. Unfortunately, like crack, they’re horrible for your health — get the full lists of calories per cookie inside.
Weight loss is NOT just about calories in vs. calories out. If you’ve been “dieting”–but haven’t seen the weight loss to show for it–fixing your diet to manipulate insulin levels and control blood sugar is most likely your golden ticket to a lean, phenomenal body.
The healthiest food in the world is probably one you’ve never heard of or know nothing about–flax seeds. Here are 8 ways flax seeds can significantly enhance your health, improve your looks, and add years to your life.
What is caffeine and is it really healthy? That question has been asked a trillion, gazillion times, yet I still don’t believe the debate is anywhere near settled. Get the full scoop on what caffeine is, how it works, how it can benefit you, and the drawbacks to watch out for.
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