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Guiltless Foods That Can Improve Your Mood

More than a third of us reach for comfort foods during stressful times; starchy foods and desserts are go-to foods when the going gets rough, according to a recent national survey. But as it turns out, the foods that provide quick comfort may lead to more stress in the long run. For example, foods...
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The Key In Brewing The Best Sweet Tea Ever

You can tell you are in the south when tea is only offered in the sweetened and cold variety! You've got to admit, a glass of sweet tea tastes absolutely delicious on a hot, summer afternoon (okay, it tastes great ANYTIME) and while many have their tweaks in making the best sweet tea, we've got one...
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This Is Why You Should Be Adding Sugar Before Cream In Your Coffee

As we find out from time to time on this show, things we've done the same every day of our lives has been wrong! This time it involves hot coffee or tea and for many drinkers it involves flavoring your coffee/tea with cream and/or sugar. However we should be thinking about sugar first and there's a...
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Is Kombucha Healthy?

Kombucha is everywhere! From supermarket shelves to workplace refrigerators and even on tap in cafés, this fizzy fermented tea has been hailed for its health benefits, from improved digestion, metabolism, immunity, liver function, heart health and more. So while it sounds healthy, what exactly are...
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Adult Beverage Swaps That Save Unnecessary Calories At The Christmas Party

There is a lot of eating and drinking this time of the year. It's no surprise the average person gains 7 to 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and the New Year and a lot of that is from consuming adult beverages. So as you make you plans to attend friends and the office Christmas party, some smart...
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Healthy Foods For A Midnight Snack

Eating late at night or in the middle of the night may be the worst time of day to eat, but if it's going to happen, and let's be honest it does happen from time to time, choose one of these healthier snacks that will satisfy your midnight cravings while also offering some health benefits. So skip...
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The Unusual Uses Of Used Tea bags

And you though tea bags were only to brew tea! It feels so good to be able to do something with the things we'd normally discard, such as used coffee grounds as rose fertilizer. There are many uses for those once-used tea bags that you'd never think about doing. For instance, you can protect house...
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Do sleepy time teas work?

Some teas claim they help you nod off, but studies have shown there's little evidence to support they actually do. Katie Pande, a senior herbal adviser at herbal tea company Pukka Herbs, says chamomile and lavender help you relax but don't actually aid with sleep. Chamomile contains chamazulene...
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Essential Oils Linked To Men Developing Breasts

Researchers are cautioning young men to avoid essential oils such as lavender and tea tree oils after a study found eight chemicals contained in the oils interfere with hormones and cause abnormal breast growth. Researchers from National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), in North...
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The Truth About Popular Weight Loss Supplements

The battle to lose weight is filled with many false claims. From alkaline water to raspberry ketones, hundreds of websites claim to know of an obscure way to battle your bulging waistline. So here is what scientists say about some of the more popular weight loss supplements. Raspberry ketones, sold...
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