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Eating fast food is more than just unhealthy. It can have some unusual effects on your brain, too.
For several decades, the glycemic index has been a popular way for people to track the carbs that they are eating. New research shows that the glycemic index may not be the best way to make healthy choices.
Everyone realizes that leafy green veggies are good for you. But did you know that eating more leafy greens can protect your mental abilities as you age?
Many people consider smoothies to be a healthy substitution for a full meal, but, with many smoothie recipes—even those containing only real fruits—you are getting a whopping dose of sugar. Learn how to control the sugar in your smoothies.
Nobody likes to see stains on their teeth! Professional bleaching can be expensive, but there are some great natural ways to whiten your teeth by adding certain foods to your diet regularly.
Although we only need small amounts of zinc, it is important to at least get the recommended daily amount. Without enough zinc, our bodies do not function properly. Learn about the signs of zinc deficiency.
Trans fats are definitely not part of a healthy diet. Learn about some common foods that may be hiding trans fats, so that you can learn to find the ingredients on the labels and avoid them.
What you put into your body may determine how you feel. If you find that you are often tired and dragging, it may be because of your diet. Try these five changes and see if they help!
Although we do require some sodium for healthy functioning of our bodies, here are seven things that can happen (which are not good things) when you consume too much sodium.
Fasting may have a bad reputation when it comes to healthy lifestyles, but recent research shows that it could help young, healthy adults live longer.