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Three Signs Your Dog May Have Food Allergies

Just like in humans, your dog can develop allergic reactions to its food. However the exact ingredients they're reacting to can be tricky to pinpoint. First is to know the difference between a food allergy and a food sensitivity. When your dog has an allergic reaction to an ingredient in its food,...
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Debunking Some Widely-Believed Planted-Based Protein Myths

It seems like almost every animal protein product now has a "plant-based" counterpart, which is going beyond the supermarket and into the world of fast food. You can find plant-based fried "chicken" at KFC, plant-based Beyond Meat breakfast sandwiches at Dunkin Donuts, and the Impossible Whopper at...
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Avoid Fake Free Trial Offers And how To Spot Them

Free trial offers are a double-edge sword. On the one hand, you get a chance to sample a product or service without making a full commitment. On the other hand, they can be difficult to cancel to prevent an automatic enrollment (and payment) if you are not a fan of it. A recent survey found 59% of...
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Scurvy Is The The Rise Due To Poor Diets

The bubonic plague, consumption and rickets are all diseases of the past. However scurvy is on the rise thanks to those who are picky eaters. The disease we most associate with pirates and the 16th century is alive and well in the 21st century, which is a vitamin C deficiency that causes severe...
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Confusion As Many Food Labels Misleading On Protein

Good news about our diets! We are making healthier choices in our eating habits than we have in our past. Although gradual, a new study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) analyzed the diets of 44,000 people and determined that we are eating 3% fewer highly processed...
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Break These Habits To Keep Your Breasts From Sagging

Time for a talk with "The Girls." A leading cosmetic surgeon has revealed the bad habits that are making your boobs saggy. While we all know that age mixed with gravity can cause skin tissue to become loose and allow breast tissue to sag, there are some everyday habits that could be making your...
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Pet Obesity Causing Increase In Chronic Arthritis Diagnosis

America's obesity epidemic and its side effects are not only affecting humans, but our pets. 56% of dogs and 60% of cats are considered obese. And all that extra weight put dogs and cats at risk for chronic health issues. In a new Banfield Pet Hospital report, osteoarthritis (OA) in pets is on the...
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Two Food Mistakes That May Increase Your Risk Of Cancers

It's pretty common knowledge that smoking can cause cancer. It's also know that not exercising and a poor diet can also increase your chances of developing cancer. Now a new report narrows it down even further to two diet mistakes that are most closely linked to cancer. The study, published in the...
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Continuous Exercise Is The Key in Keeping Weight Off

After weeks, months and years of hard work of eating right and exercising daily, you've FINALLY reached the weight and size you wanted! Congratulations! But if you want to keep those pounds from piling back on, you'll need to make regular physical activity a part of your life. New research looking...
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The Skinny On Using Laxatives To Lose Weight

It is hard to believe that we are less than a week away from the beginning of April! With the days getting longer and warmer, desperate diets rear up their dangerous heads in online searches as people look for a quick fix in losing weight. One very dangerous method is taking laxatives for weight...
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