New Study Finds More Health Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

We all know we need to eat more fruits and vegetables. Most of us are even aware of the many health benefits of doing so, including in the prevention and treatment of many serious health conditions. But, according to new research there are even more benefits of eating a plant-based diet, replete with fruits, vegetables, […]

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How to Develop a Healthy Gut Ecosystem

As I’ve explored before, whether young or old, male or female, smoker or non-smoker, with high blood pressure or low blood pressure, high cholesterol or low, having high levels of a toxic compound called TMAO—trimethylamine oxide—in the bloodstream is associated with a significantly higher risk of having a heart attack, stroke, or dying over a […]

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What Happens to Your Body When You Give Up Coffee?

Don’t feel like yourself until you’ve had your cup of coffee? You’re certainly not the only one. Coffee can do wonders for our energy, but sometimes our dependence on it might be a wake-up call that we need to cut back. If you’re thinking about kicking your habit, here are seven things that can happen […]

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What Falling in Love Does to Your Body

When love is in the air, you might experience some unexpected changes to your body. A romantic relationship can have intense effects — both on your life and your health. Here are nine ways falling in love can impact your body. 1. Makes us ‘maddeningly’ preoccupied “Crazy in love” is actually a pretty apt description […]

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44 Ways Heavy Metals Could Be Affecting Your Health

The hat makers of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries often suffered the tremors, speech problems, hallucinations and emotional instability linked to their use of mercury nitrate in the hat-making process. While mercury is no longer used in the hat industry, it is still prevalent in our society. Heavy metals like arsenic, lead and mercury, […]

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11 Foods to Eat if You Have High Blood Pressure

If you’re suffering from high blood pressure, you might want to consider adding some key foods to your diet. Unlike the standard drug treatment—beta blockers—the following foods work on restoring healthy blood pressure by clearing the arteries or removing plaque, rather than reducing the heart’s output of blood. Let’s face it: you might actually want […]

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