Tag Archives: Health

Removing Skin Tags: How to Get Rid of Them Safely

They seem harmless, but there’s a very good reason you shouldn’t ignore them. photosthai/shutterstock As you get older, little growths called skin tags might start popping up on your body. You’ll recognize them because they’re thinner at the base and get wider at the top. They aren’t painful or dangerous like cancerous moles, but there’s a very good reason you’ll ...

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This Harvard Professor Says You Should Only Eat 6 French Fries

We’re officially joining the throngs of fired-up online commenters: Six French fries is just not enough. Last week, a Harvard professor told the New York Times that six–six!–measly fries might be a more reasonable serving size of everyone’s favorite starchy delights. “I think it would be nice if your meal came with a side salad and six French fries,” said Eric ...

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Why There Have Been So Many Food Recalls This Year

It seems like we’re hearing about more food recalls than ever before. But there’s an explanation—and it’s surprisingly reassuring. Shutterstock / Paul Sakuma/AP/REX The year 2018 has seen more than its fair share of food recalls. You can’t go more than a couple days without hearing about a major recall of ground beef or a recall of ready-to-eat food from ...

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5 Best Keto Apps – Health

Let’s face it, the keto diet isn’t a piece of cake (literally). You have to keep constant tabs on what you’re eating to make the high-fat, low-carb plan work. The good news is, there are apps that can help with that—they can track your macronutrient intake, help you set goals, and even give you keto-approved recipes you’ll love. Below, we’ve rounded ...

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Seasonal Holiday Starbucks Drinks Nutrition and Ingredients

The holiday season just wouldn’t be complete without a new wintertime Starbucks specialty coffee. This year it’s a juniper latte–which has been met with mixed reactions on Twitter. Intrigued? Before you try the new seasonal sip, here’s the lowdown on its ingredients and nutrition facts, plus how it compares to five of the chain’s other holiday selections. And just in ...

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Turkey Nutrition: Benefits and Calories

As you prepare for your Thanksgiving feast with family and friends, it’s likely that turkey will be on the menu (and star in your  delicious leftovers for days after that, too). But you might wonder at some point, “Is turkey actually good for me?” A lot of my clients actually ask me that very question. Here are the turkey nutrition facts worth ...

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This Activity Lowers Heart Attack Risk by 70 Percent

With this particular gym trick, you can save your life by committing to just an hour a week. Here’s what you need to know. mojo cp/Shutterstock You no doubt know that aerobic exercise like walking, cycling, and swimming can help your heart. But now it looks like strength training may be just as important for your ticker, according to research ...

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‘Night owls’ at greater risk of heart disease, diabetes

If you are a night owl or prefer sleeping late at night and are having trouble waking up early, then you are at a higher risk of suffering from heart disease and Type-2 diabetes than early risers. The study showed that people with an evening preference were 2.5 times more likely to have Type-2 diabetes compared to those who are ...

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My Body Was Destroying Itself—It Took 5 Years to Figure Out Why

Imagine Florida being too cool: That’s the case for this woman with a rare condition called cold agglutinin disorder. When the temperature dips below 75 degrees, her body turns on itself. Courtesy Bioverativ Sometimes you wake up more tired than usual. Sometimes the weight seems to pile on for no reason. But it’s rare that your skin will turn purple ...

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