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  1. How Big Tobacco Hooked Children on Sugary Drinks
    How Big Tobacco Hooked Children on Sugary Drinks
    Article by Andrew Jacobs | The New York Times | March 14, 2019 Researchers combing through archives discovered that cigarette makers had applied their marketing wizardry to sweetened beverages and turned generations of children into loyal customers. What do these ads featuring Joe Camel, Kool-Aid Man and the maniacal mascot for Hawaiian Punch have in common? All three were created by Big...
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  2. HindeSight #3: Just One Energy Drink Can Increase Heart Attack Risk
    Just One Energy Drink Can Increase Heart Attack Risk Are your athletes hooked on pre-workout energy drinks with 300mg of caffeine, added sugar and artificial junk? According to this article in Men's Health, "Sugar and caffeine in can form is even worse for you than previously thought — Just one energy drink can increase heart attack risk. They’re bad for your liver, your...
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  3. 8 Incredible Health Benefits of Ginger
    8 Incredible Health Benefits of Ginger
    By Lauren Venosta | The Chopra Center | Ginger is a flowering plant and its official name is Zingiber officinale. The rhizome, more commonly known as the root, is what you are likely familiar with. The root is spicy and peppery in flavor, with loads of medicinal properties. It’s used all over the world in culinary and clinical applications—both for good reason. Ginger has...
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  4. Just One Energy Drink Can Increase Heart Attack Risk
    Just One Energy Drink Can Increase Heart Attack Risk
    BY ANNIE HAYES | Aug. 11, 2018 According to a recent Men's Health article, "Sugar and caffeine in can form is even worse for you than previously thought—Just one energy drink can increase heart attack risk. They’re bad for your liver, your waistline, your teeth, and they can even harm your mental health, causing depression, headaches and irritability. "But if you need...
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  5. How to Improve Your Jump Rope Technique with MobilityWOD's Kelly Starrett
    How to Improve Your Jump Rope Technique with MobilityWOD's Kelly Starrett
    We all know that jumping rope is a great way to: Stay fit & healthy Improve cardiovascular health, coordination & bone density Burn calories in a portable, fun way But how do we get better at this simple exercise with proven health benefits? In this video, MobilityWOD guru Kelly Starrett provides helpful tips to help improve your "Jump Rope Mechanics...
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  6. Bigger, Saltier, Heavier: Fast Food Since 1986 in 3 Simple Charts
    Bigger, Saltier, Heavier: Fast Food Since 1986 in 3 Simple Charts
    Source: The New York Times by Tiffany HSU | March 3, 2019 Adding lighter fare like salads to the usual burgers and fries has meant more options for time-pressed diners. But the meals are largely less healthy now, a new study finds. “The big picture is that there have been some positive changes,” one researcher said of fast food menus...
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  7. 10 Proven Health Benefits of Turmeric & Curcumin
    10 Proven Health Benefits of Turmeric & Curcumin
    Here are snippets from a recent article on HealthLine.com about the major health benefits of Turmeric and Curcumin: Turmeric may be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence. Many high-quality studies show that it has major benefits for your body and brain. Here are the top 10 evidence-based health benefits of turmeric. 1. Turmeric Contains Bioactive Compounds With Powerful Medicinal...
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  8. 9 Benefits of Jumping Rope You Probably Don’t Know About
    9 Benefits of Jumping Rope You Probably Don’t Know About
    By Michelle Kennedy Hogan at LifeHack.org Let's just jump right in! ... Believe it or not, the simple act of jumping rope can do more for you overall than the same time spent jogging. Plus, jumping rope is also easy to do anywhere. A jump rope slipped in your backpack or bag can be brought along on a trip, to work...
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  9. Diet Joke: Drinking Diet Coke Daily 'Increases Risk of Dying Young from Stroke and Heart Attack'
    Diet Joke: Drinking Diet Coke Daily 'Increases Risk of Dying Young from Stroke and Heart Attack'
    Scientists have discovered the dangerous effects Diet Coke is having on your body.  The following article appeared in the UK's The Sun this week, exposing the dangers of drinking Diet Coke, and shocking many with its claims ... THE SUN — Drinking Diet Coke everyday increases your risk of dying young, experts have warned. Two or more artificially-sweetened drinks a day ups the...
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  10. The 25 Best Inflammation-Fighting Foods (And How to Use Them Daily)
    The 25 Best Inflammation-Fighting Foods (And How to Use Them Daily)
    According to a recent article on MindBodyGreen.com written by food director Liz Moody ... The impact of food on inflammation is clear—but actually incorporating those foods into your daily life can be easier said than done. Here are 25 foods that are scientifically proven to help fight inflammation, and how I use them in my daily life: 1. Blueberries I choose wild...
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