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The Food Poisoning 411
As the weather warms up, you are probably thinking about spending more time outdoors. And, of course, you will have to pick out the perfect snacks for these outings. As fun as this all sounds, it can quickly become dangerous if you're not careful.
Natural Energy Drinks: Lifesaver, Scam or Hazard?
Today’s world is a busy one. Our lives are even busier. It’s natural to crave an energy boost to help you get more done. But can some energy boosts have negative health effects?
Some Bacteria Can Be a Good Thing
Did you know there are more bacterial cells in your gut than human cells in your whole body? It’s true. But there’s no need to panic.
Collagen: Do You Want to Add It to My Smoothie?
If you’ve been to a health food store, the natural products section of a grocery store or a juice shop lately, chances are they’ve tried to sell you collagen products.
New Weight Loss Device Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a novel prescription weight management device.
The ABCs of Vitamins and Minerals
Vitamins and minerals are substances that play important roles in the body's processes, such as metabolism, immunity and digestion. They ensure healthy cell growth, function, and development and are vital to good health.
To Detox or Not to Detox?
It seems like everyone is “detoxing” or "doing a cleanse” these days. But are these diets actually safe? Do they work?
Common Diet Mistakes
Often, the hardest part of dieting is getting started. To help yourself succeed, avoid these five common diet mistakes.
5 Common Diet Plans
With summer approaching, a crash diet doesn't have to be your only option to lose those extra pounds. You've got healthier options.
Fiber and Your Diet
Fiber keeps your bowel movements regular, but it can do a lot more than that.