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Health Benefits of Beans – Health.com

    Beans may get a bad rap for making people gassy, but that’s no reason to cut them out of your diet. Experts recommend you consume up to 3 cups of the legumes a week—because they are so good for your health. And the more you eat, the less likely you are to have […]

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Tips for improving gut health

  The human gut contains trillions of bacteria. About 10 times the amount of cells in the rest of the human body reside in your gut in the form of bacteria, fungi and protozoa. A healthy gut flora is essential for the synthesis of enzymes and vitamins, it improves our immune system so we can […]

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FDA hopes calorie counts will help Americans consumer fewer

  Even if new federal rules requiring calorie counts on vending machines and restaurant menus do little to change the choices people make about food, health experts and advocates are optimistic that restaurants and manufacturers will change what they sell. The Food and Drug Administration issued two final rules on Tuesday intended to shed more […]

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Home Cooking Helps Keep the Calories Down

  Home Cooking Helps Keep the Calories Down   In the study on meals, researchers found that people who eat the most home-cooked ones end up eating healthier and consuming about 130 fewer calories daily, on average, compared to other people. “When people cook most of their meals at home, they consume fewer carbohydrates, less […]

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Do gut bacteria control your mind?

  Bacteria within you — which outnumber your own cells about 100 times — may be affecting both your cravings and moods to get you to eat what they want, and may be driving you toward obesity. That’s the conclusion of an article published this week in the journal BioEssays by researchers from UC San […]

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Seeds 101: A Guide, From Chia to Hemp –

  These tiny, dark seeds offer a “mild, nutty flavor,” Palmer says, along with about 137 calories and 4 grams of protein per ounce. You’ll also get a good fix of fiber, calcium, phosphorus and manganese, which promotes bone health. Sprinkle chia seeds into cereals, baked goods, salads or smoothies. You can also add them […]

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9 Top Warning Signs of Vitamin D Deficiency

Some people who have a vitamin D deficiency have no immediate symptoms. Those who do have symptoms may experience restless sleep, muscle cramps, general fatigue, joint pain, muscle pain or weakness, inability to concentrate, headaches, constipation or diarrhea, and bladder problems. Here are nine other serious medical conditions that have been linked to a vitamin […]

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