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What Does "Natural" Mean On Food Labels?

Although many supermarket staples can contain preservatives and chemical ingredients, there’s also a good selection that’s nutritious and natural. But—what does “natural” mean, exactly?

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Fat Is No Longer The Bad Guy, Nutrition Experts Say
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Fat Is No Longer The Bad Guy, Nutrition Experts Say

For decades, low-calorie, low-fat diets have been the go-to way to lose weight. Walk the aisles of almost any supermarket, and you'll find no shortage of brightly labeled products touting their low...

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Kick Your Caffeine Habit In Just 5 Easy Steps
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Kick Your Caffeine Habit In Just 5 Easy Steps

There’s nothing wrong with starting your day with a hot cup of coffee. But, if you absolutely can't get out of bed without some java, chances are you’ve got a caffeine addiction on your hands.

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The Truth About Those Trackers—Is 10,000 Steps a Day Really Enough?
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The Truth About Those Trackers—Is 10,000 Steps a Day Really Enough?

Little plastic wristbands with flashing LEDs are suddenly hotter than designer handbags. Whether it's a FitBit, a Jawbone, or an Apple watch, these fitness trackers are keeping score when it comes ...

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Trying to Lose Weight? Food Matters More Than Fitness
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Trying to Lose Weight? Food Matters More Than Fitness

For anyone staring at a number they aren't happy with on their bathroom scale, the advice has been pretty consistent over the years: Eat less, move more.

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Liquid Eggs Turn Into Liquid Gold In The Wake Of Avian Flu
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Liquid Eggs Turn Into Liquid Gold In The Wake Of Avian Flu

The last time you hit the grocery store, did the exorbitant price of eggs make your eyes pop out of their sockets? You're not the only one—bakeries, fast-food chains, and restaurants are also feeli...

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Junk Food Is Going Global—And So Is Diabetes
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Junk Food Is Going Global—And So Is Diabetes

Loads of fast food. Piles of sugar. Gobs of fat. The world is following America's lead when it comes to eating—and that's not a good thing.

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White House Makes a Surprising Change to Curb Antibiotic Use
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White House Makes a Surprising Change to Curb Antibiotic Use

Antibiotics have saved countless lives since their introduction in the early 1900s, but in the past decade, they've transformed from a medical godsend into a serious medical threat.

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Will Women Finally Get Their Own Pill for the Bedroom?
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Will Women Finally Get Their Own Pill for the Bedroom?

Sometimes, even candlelight and roses just aren't enough to make getting between the sheets sound appealing. But unlike men, women have limited medical options when it comes to increasing desire.

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A Surprising New Weapon in the Fight Against Type 2 Diabetes
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A Surprising New Weapon in the Fight Against Type 2 Diabetes

While frightening diseases like cancer and ebola tend to get more ink, it's Type 2 diabetes that actually touches the lives of most Americans. Though it's largely preventable, our nation's eating h...

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Why Cheap Supermarket Prices Are Making Chickens Sick
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Why Cheap Supermarket Prices Are Making Chickens Sick

Fried, baked, or as an omelette, there’s no denying that Americans love chicken—the industry is now worth more than $50 billion a year.

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Whole30-Compliant Chicken Pad Thai Recipe
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Whole30-Compliant Chicken Pad Thai Recipe

A Whole30® meal that doesn’t involve cooking? Yes, please! The month-long nutritional reset necessitates a lot of cooking at home—so a dinner that doesn’t require stovetop time will be a welcome ad...

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Crispy Spicy Queso Tofu Sticks Recipe
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Crispy Spicy Queso Tofu Sticks Recipe

This fiery appetizer is everything you want in a filling vegan snack—crunch, spice, and a nutritional boost thanks to silky tofu and crispy chips made from beans. Another bonus? You can whip it tog...

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The Easiest Rosé Popsicle Recipe
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The Easiest Rosé Popsicle Recipe

Have you tried Thrive Market’s clean wine collection yet? In today’s installment of Prep School, Megan Mitchell whips up a make-ahead (adults-only) recipe that turns sustainably produced rosé into ...

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