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Are Vegans More Motivated By Health Concerns Or Their Love Of Animals?

The vegan diet has grown tremendously in popularity over the past decade or so, thanks in no small part to the Internet. From a logistical standpoint, the benefits to the diet seem rather obvious. This is largely because excessive consumption of meat and dairy products have been linked to myriad debilitating conditions. There’s substantial scientific […]

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Lovers Of Spicy Food Might Be Healthier Because They Eat Less Salt

Spicy food has long been linked to several health benefits, such as low blood pressure, weight loss, even an increased life span. Many of these benefits stem from spicy foods’ ability to heat up the body, which helps calories burn faster and speeds up your metabolism. The components capsaicin and curcumin play a major role […]

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10 Superfoods You Have To Eat

Humans have long been searching for the food of the gods. Ambrosia and nectar might be a little far-fetched, but some of the most potent, nutrient-rich superfoods can be found right here on Earth! Eating VS Supplementing Everyone knows that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Well, at least the saying is that […]

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Doctors Finally Weigh In On The Supposed Benefits Of Eating Placenta

A team of doctors has determined whether or not eating your placenta is as beneficial as countless celebrities have made it out to be. The placenta is an organ shared by a pregnant woman and her unborn fetus. It acts as the fetus’s lungs, liver, kidneys, and entire gastrointestinal system. The organ comes out alongside […]

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Could Taking Multivitamins During Pregnancy Actually Prevent Autism?

An international team of researchers may have proven that consumption of certain nutrients during pregnancy lowers the risk of autism spectrum disorder, or ASD. Previous studies have suggested that ASD first develops in the womb, though it’s unclear if the mother’s lifestyle choices (smoking, poor diet) have any sort of effect on the disorder’s likelihood. […]

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FDA Says This Product Might Be The First To Prevent Peanut Allergies

For the very first time, the US Food and Drug Administration has allowed a food item to claim it may prevent peanut allergies in infants. Created by a Long Island physician, “Hello, Peanut” is a powdered peanut product that is meant to be mixed into baby food for infants who are around five months old […]

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Scientists Say It’s Only Natural For Three Hurricanes To Occur At Once

Regardless of your thoughts on climate change, the idea of multiple catastrophic hurricanes occurring at the same time is unsettling to say the least. Earlier this month, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Jose and Hurricane Katia were simultaneously hovering over the Atlantic Ocean. It’s only natural to interpret this collaborative onslaught of rain and wind as a […]

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Diet Of Hunter-Gatherer Tribe Explains Why They Don’t Get Sick

A team of scientists might have discovered why members of hunter-gatherer tribes are so much healthier than modern societies. Based in north-central Tanzania, the Hadza tribe is one of the few remaining groups of people living the same nomadic lifestyle all human beings did thousands of years ago. Their diet changes every season because they […]

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A Healthy Social Life Might Be The Real Prize Gym Rats Are Chasing

In a testament to America’s notorious dislike for exercise, a recent study found that even a cash prize cannot turn people into regular gym-goers. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin at Madison enlisted 836 new members of a private gym, the majority of whom said they joined the gym with the intent to exercise three […]

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Why Do New Mothers Lose Their Hair?

Every pregnancy is different in its own way, but one of the most common physical side effects is postpartum hair loss. This type of hair loss is especially jarring because new mothers are already under tremendous stress and had only recently watched their hair become significantly thicker and healthier-looking. “There is a slowing of hairs […]

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