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The Real Hazards of Chewing Tobacco and Snuff

Chewing tobacco has many health risks including cancer (and not just oral cancer.) Learn more about the hazards of chewing tobacco and how to quit the habit. 

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Can Intermittent Fasting Help Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?

Intermittent fasting can help you lose weight, boost energy and improve overall health. A new study suggests that planned intermittent fasting can also help reverse type 2 diabetes, and cut out the need for insulin while controlling blood glucose.

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Taking a Stand at Work

Many studies have pointed to the serious health threats of long periods of uninterrupted sitting at home or at work.

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Exercising on an Empty Stomach: Good Idea or Not?

 

It's an age-old question, whether it's better to exercise before or after eating.

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What Makes Up the American Gut?

Want a healthy gut? New research suggests you should eat plenty of fruits and veggies, avoid antibiotics and take care of your mental health.

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The Paleo Diet: Fad or Not So Fad?

The so-called "Paleo" diet, which cuts out a number of food groups to bring about weight loss, has been around for several years now and at first blush may sound like just another fad.

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Why Our Brains Love Fat and Carbs

 

Whether it's breakfast or dessert, why is it we are so often drawn to the fattiest, starchiest foods?  It turns out, our brains are wired this way.

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How to Start Exercising When You're Out of Shape

Though you may face challenges if you're carrying excess weight or haven't been active in a long time, you can still get fit and gain all the benefits that exercise has to offer.

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Stability Ball Workouts

 

For fun and fitness, it's hard to beat the value of a stability ball. You can do exercises to strengthen muscles, improve balance and increase flexibility.

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Tips to Keep From Overeating at Party Time

Dieting can be hard on your social life.

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