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More than just an inflammation-fighting beverage, new research suggests green tea may benefit your gut, heart, and overall wellness.
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Here’s another reason to give the Mediterranean diet a try: It can lead to better blood pressure control (and a longer life).
Common, everyday eats and drinks may be fanning the flames of inflammation, escalating damage and generally wrecking your liver. Here’s how to make liver-friendly changes for better health.
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Undergoing chemotherapy can be an emotional and physical challenge. While the treatment is effective, it comes with side effects that can alter the way you eat. Here’s help for navigating meals for people and caregivers experiencing chemotherapy.
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The holidays bring an influx of high sugar, refined carb treats and alcohol, but this is your reminder that you can still enjoy your favorite holiday goodies while keeping your health a priority and inflammation under control.
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Just because you’ve been diagnosed with fatty liver disease doesn’t mean you have to resign yourself to less-than-ideal health. Tweak your diet to include the right foods, and you might be able to reverse the causes of this condition.
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Confused about what you can and can’t eat when you’re living with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease? Trying the keto diet just might be the best move for your health.
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Eating more plants is all the rage - and from a health and environmental standpoint - it just makes sense. But what's the difference between plant-based, vegetarian and vegan? Look no further, we'll set you straight.
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Scientists have been searching for both the causes and potential cures for Alzheimer’s for decades. Now, a new study suggests that the cause of this disease may be rooted in your immune system.
If your joints are sore, achy or painful, consider adding green tea to your diet. A mug of this warm, antioxidant-rich beverage may work to combat what’s causing your joint pain.
The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest ways of eating – and with its focus on seafood and veggies, it’s also proving to be especially important for your brain health both now and into the future.
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