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Fruits and vegetables’ latest superpower? Lowering blood pressure

April 6th, 2017|

Eating potassium-rich foods like sweet potatoes, avocados, spinach, beans, bananas — and even coffee — could be key to lowering blood pressure, according to Alicia

Can Prediabetes Go Away?

March 21st, 2017|

Being diagnosed with prediabetes doesn’t mean you will develop diabetes. Your doctor can help you come up with an effective plan to keep your blood

You’re Never Too Old for These Types of Allergies

February 23rd, 2017|

While most food allergies start in childhood, adults can develop allergies and it can happen out of nowhere.
Maybe you have been eating seafood your entire

5 Healthful and Helpful Super Bowl Party Tips To Remember Before Halftime

January 19th, 2017|

Follow these Super Bowl party so you can avoid any worrisome flags and enjoy a game-time win.

Watching the Super Bowl is half the fun, the

10 Preparation tips for running a marathon

January 18th, 2017|

With the L.A. Marathon just around the corner, it’s a good idea to review some basic training tips that can benefit you regardless of your

You’ve Been Punked: The Exercising Myth About 10,000 Steps That Walked Off with America

January 13th, 2017|

Determined to get in your 10,000 steps each day? Guess what? A marketing campaign — not true science — is behind America’s most-hyped fitness routine.
If

Could your diet help you fight colon cancer? Research says yes.

January 13th, 2017|

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in America. But, diet and exercise could help keep your colon cancer-free.
Cancer in your colon

5 Ways Drinking Less Can Lead to Better Health

January 12th, 2017|

After a festive holiday season full of parties and decadent meals, one of the best changes you can make to establish healthy habits for the

The Bitter Truth about Artificial Sweeteners

December 30th, 2016|

Although they are advertised as being better for your body than sugar, artificial sweeteners may be not be as harmless as they seem.
Ever since saccharin,