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No More Junk Food in Schools

No More Junk Food in Schools

At this point, it’s no secret that America has been fighting a health crisis unlike anything we’ve ever seen. For the first time ever, today’s parents may live longer than their children because of...

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Drinking Caffeine During Pregnancy

Drinking Caffeine During Pregnancy

Nine months is a long time for anything, especially adhering to all the guidelines that come with growing a human.

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Thrive Tries It: Going Completely Sugar-Free for Two Weeks

Thrive Tries It: Going Completely Sugar-Free for Two Weeks

Any time I’ve considered the one item I’d bring with me to a deserted island, my first thought is brownies. Not precious family photo albums or even a first aid kit. Brownies. That’s what happens w...

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6 Reasons Childhood Obesity Is Even Worse Than We Thought

6 Reasons Childhood Obesity Is Even Worse Than We Thought

For the bulk of history, humans struggled to eat enough—from the time of hunter-gatherers living in a wild and dangerous world right up to modernity. Only with the advent of large-scale agriculture...

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The Truth About Caffeine Withdrawals

The Truth About Caffeine Withdrawals

“I think my interest in it is deeply psychological,” says Catherine Manzanares, Thrive Market’s Content Marketing Manager. “I use it as an excuse to wake up.”

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How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

Coffee. It fuels our mornings, invigorates our afternoons, and sometimes, gives us reason to brave the day.

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For Obese Americans, Food May Actually Be Addictive

For Obese Americans, Food May Actually Be Addictive

“I’m addicted to these Cheetos,” exclaims the guy in the next cube. “These things are like crack to me!”

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The Unexpected Truth About Weird Food Cravings

The Unexpected Truth About Weird Food Cravings

There's a nasty rumor going around that cravings are caused by nutritional deficiencies. And while we wish that we could chalk up a hankering for piping hot, cheesy pizza as craving for calcium, un...

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