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Are Flaxseeds Really A Gut-Shrinking Superfood?

Flaxseed has been grabbing a few headlines lately as an effective way to help you lose weight. There’s some truth about the weight-loss benefits of flaxseeds. The flax, or linseed, plant has been used for decades in making clothes but is a relative newcomer of aiding in weight loss. Flaxseeds...
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Are Flaxseeds Really A Gut-Shrinking Superfood?

Flaxseed has been grabbing a few headlines lately as an effective way to help you lose weight. There’s some truth about the weight-loss benefits of flaxseeds. The flax, or linseed, plant has been used for decades in making clothes but is a relative newcomer of aiding in weight loss. Flaxseeds...
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Is DEET Safe?

With the return of the hot weather, our nemesis the mosquito will once again be out in full force. For many years researchers and experts have said the truly effective way to prevent bites from mosquitos and many other pests is from using an insect repellent that contains DEET. Although experts...
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Breakfast May Not Be The Most Important Meal Of The Day

A new report released this week suggests ‘the most important meal of the day’ may not help people to control their weight! For years it was thought that eating a big breakfast in the morning stops you feeling as hungry throughout the day, helping people to slim down. But researchers found there is...
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Milk Does Cause A Cold To Be Worse

For centuries, people have thought that drinking milk or eating dairy products when they have a cold worsens symptoms by increasing mucus in the nose and throat. Now there's proof. Nearly a thousand years ago a 12th-century physician wrote that milk caused ‘a stuffing in the head’ and further...
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Habits That May Reduce The Risk Of Developing Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer in the U.S., affecting almost 85 of every 100,000 Americans according to the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). Although it's an ominous number, breast cancer deaths have dropped by 40% between 1989 and 2015 in...
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Are You Considered Middle Class?

There is a lot of talk of the middle class but what does it take to be considered middle class? And for that matter, are you near the top or bottom. An analysis from 2016 revealed that more than a half of Americans are considered to be in the middle based on education and income. 52% were ranked...
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Pet Owners Tend To He Happier, Healthier and Wealthier

Pet owners already know that the joys of having kitty-kitty and dog-dog as part of the family but pet owners tend to not only be happier in life but exercise more often and earn more money than those without a pet, claims a new survey. Researchers calculated that pet owners were twice as likely to...
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Proof That You're As Old As You Feel

They say you're only as old as you feel. Now, new research suggests that there may be some truth to the expression, finding that those who feel younger than their age actually do show fewer signs of brain aging. The study reviewed brains cans of those in their golden years and then had them fill...
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Exact Time to Dunk an Oreo, According to Science

The perfect amount of time you should be dunking your Oreos, actually backed by research, is...
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