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What We Aren't Eating is Killing Us, Global Study Finds

10/05/2019 06:00am | 381 views

By Sandee LaMotte 

Which risk factor is responsible for more deaths around the world than any other? Not smoking. Not even high blood pressure. It's a poor diet.

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Not all pet owners are the same. Which type are you?

09/05/2019 06:00am | 575 views

By Joanna Gale

No snacks before dinner. Well, ok then, just a little snack. Fruit, yeah…some fruit. Oh ok, just a little biscuit then. Ok two… but no more than two.

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Feeling Tired? New Study Says Simply Looking at Coffee Will Wake You Up

08/05/2019 06:00am | 355 views

By Diana Bruk

 

It’s no secret that coffee prompts alertness—which is just one of the many reasons why Americans can’t get through their mornings without a cup of joe. But you might be surprised to find out that, according to a new study published in the journal Consciousness and Cognitionsimply seeing something that reminds us of coffee can make us feel a burst of alertness, as well.

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Nutrition

This Is Why You Shouldn't Mix Caffeine and Alcohol

12/04/2019 06:00am | 341 views

Back in the late 2000s, Four Loko—the caffeinated alcoholic beverage—was all the rage, especially amongst college students who wanted to get a buzz and a burst of energy at the same time. Unfortunately, mixing caffeine and alcohol wasn’t the best combo: It was eventually banned in some states, and it even caused the Food and Drug Administration to change its caffeinated beverage laws. But as you know, trends tend to repeat themselves, and now, newer companies are testing their luck by targeting coffee drinkers. And in case you couldn’t already tell, mixing caffeine and alcohol just isn’t good for anyone.

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6 Healthy Options Beyond Salad at Your Favorite Fast-Food Restaurants

30/03/2019 06:00am | 570 views

It's been more than two weeks since everyone started their healthy New Year's resolutions, so we're guessing cravings are kicking in right about now. And old fast-food stomping grounds are probably starting to look a little more attractive.

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