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Good and Bad Late-Night Snacks

Good and Bad Late-Night Snacks

Choosing the right nighttime snack may help you fall asleep faster and sleep more soundly.

Interesting Facts about Olive Oil

Interesting Facts about Olive Oil

10 Foods That Fight Pain

10 Foods That Fight Pain

1/11 Ginger A staple of traditional medicine, this pungent root is probably best known for its anti-nausea, stomach-soothing properties. But ginger can also fight pain, including aching joints from arthritis as well as menstrual cramps. One study found ginger capsules worked as well as over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen at relieving period pain. 2/11 Blueberries …

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Health Benefits of Nut Butters

From prevention of strokes, heart attacks and cancer… to giving you healthy skin – were you aware of the benefits of nuts, seeds and nut butters? Read on… 1/15 A Word of Caution Food allergies affect 5% to 10% of people. Peanuts (which are legumes, like beans and peas), and tree nuts, like pecans and …

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16 Foods that Boost your Immune System

1/17 Elderberry It’s an old folk remedy. This fruit is loaded with nutrients called antioxidants, and it may help fight inflammation. In some lab studies, an extract from the berries appears to block flu viruses. But scientists caution that more study is needed. You definitely still need to get a yearly flu vaccination! 2/17 Button …

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15 Healthy Ways to Use Lemons and Limes

1/16 Add a Dash of Flavor Whether you squeeze the juice into water or onto a tasty fish dish, these tangy citrus treats provide you with the same vitamins and minerals as other citrus fruits. The best part: They do it with less sugar. 2/16 Keep Wrinkles at Bay It’s all that vitamin C, which …

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12 Life Secrets From People Who Have Lived the Longest

In early 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that Americans are living longer than ever, with life expectancies continuing to increase annually. The news is good across the board, with both genders and various ethnicities (white, black and Hispanic) demonstrating longer life spans and life expectancy for Americans is now estimated at …

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Health Benefits of Coffee and Tea

Health Benefits of Coffee and Tea

Most of us like the ritual — not to mention the caffeine boost — that comes with a cup of tea or coffee. But it can be good for your health, too. 1/16 Common Ground Aside from plain water, coffee and tea are the most enjoyed beverages around the world. Both have things in them …

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