Cooking up a storm: The rise of African superfoods

(CNN)An apple a day keeps the doctor away — but is that enough to keep us fit and strong? From kale to quinoa to goji berries, more and more of us are constantly on the lookout for ways to eat ourselves healthy. But as the search for the so-called “superfoods” intensifies, many health food fanatics are now increasingly turning to

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Do You Crave Chocolate after a hectic day?

If you crave chocolate or Cheetos after a hectic day, it may be because you’re sleep-deprived, a new study suggests. Researchers have found that lack of sleep may lead to increased appetite and an affinity for unhealthy foods. According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in three U.S. adults don’t get enough sleep and roughly the same percentage are

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Drinking Cranberry Juice Won’t Get Rid Of Your UTI

If you’ve ever felt the pain that comes with a urinary tract infection, you know you’d do just about anything to relieve the pain and get better.  For years friends, mothers and even doctors have advised women to drink cranberry juice to make it all go away.Recently a Texas A&M Health Science Center urologist  explained that cranberry juice on its own will

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The alkaline Diet cannot work

  Because of what I do …lecture on health sciences….. and because I am constantly researching new topics for my subscribers I continually come across so called diets that have no grounding in scientific fact. The Alkaline diet is one of those programs. I know that it cannot work because of my job but I reckon that many people buy

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The Top Five Worst Foods For your Joints

Every day, millions of people have a hard time exercising because of shoulder, knee, back and elbow pain. What most people — and even most doctors — don’t know is that one of the major causes of pain is actually… food. Here’s what you should focus on removing from your diet if you want to double your recovery process and

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