Sodium Skeptics Try to Shake Up the Salt Debate

High blood pressure is not the only harmful effect of too much salt—it’s also been tied to stomach cancer, kidney stones, bone loss, obesity, and direct damage to our kidneys, arteries, and heart. But there is a consensus that dietary sodium plays a significant role in raising people’s blood pressure, a dispute that has now […]

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10 Superfoods That Balance Hormones and Reduce Inflammation

Hormonal imbalances and inflammation are common conditions in the U.S. They are often the culprit behind symptoms such as joint pain, fatigue, high blood pressure, headaches and bloating. Unfortunately they can also increase the risk of more serious diseases, such as cancer and diabetes. The good news? Eating certain foods will help balance your hormones and […]

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7 Reasons You Should Start Strength Training

Hitting the treadmill is good for everything from your heart to your mood—but if you’re not also strength training on a regular basis, you’re missing out on some major health benefits. Keep reading for some amazing reasons to hit the weight room. You’ll improve your sex life Low libido? Strength training can help contribute to […]

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