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Heart Disease and Inflammation: What Does My Diet Have to Do With It?

Heart Disease and Inflammation: What Does My Diet Have to Do With It?

Every year, 850,000 people in America have a heart attack, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But how many people know what exactly contributed to the event occurring in the first place?

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Reducing the Effects of Arthritis

Reducing the Effects of Arthritis

More than 350 million individuals worldwide are affected by arthritis and joint diseases. In the U.S., nearly 43 million people, which is approximately 20% of the population, are affected.

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Let’s Cook Beans in a Pressure Cooker

Let’s Cook Beans in a Pressure Cooker

Dry beans are an excellent source of plant-based protein, fiber and several other nutrients. Dry beans can be used in a variety of ways on your menu, and they are affordable at about 15 cents per serving.

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Activity Tracker: The New Fitness

Activity Tracker: The New Fitness

The health and fitness industry is ever-changing as new methods emerge and new technology becomes available.

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Sleep and the Adverse Effects of Not Getting Enough of It

Sleep and the Adverse Effects of Not Getting Enough of It

“The grind.” We all have heard this term before, whether from friends telling you about how they pulled an all-nighter studying for an exam or co-workers talking about their ability to function on only four hours of sleep.

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Vegetarian Diets: Pros and Cons

Vegetarian Diets: Pros and Cons

According to the Washington Post, 5% of Americans identify themselves as vegetarians. Harvard Medical School has noted the increasing popularity of the vegetarian diet among Americans.

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Health and Fitness Apps

Health and Fitness Apps

Many of the new trends in today’s world involve technology. People have many ways to track their fitness and overall health, but using apps on a smartphone is rising in popularity. Many of these health apps promote healthful living, including workouts, and give their users motivation to live a healthful lifestyle.

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What’s the Best Beverage Choice?

What’s the Best Beverage Choice?

What is your best beverage choice? You probably guessed the answer: The absolute best beverage choice is water. It has many economical and health benefits that help promote this rank.

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To Carb or Not to Carb

To Carb or Not to Carb

“Oh, you’re a dietetics major? Tell me more about the keto diet!” This is a common conversation starter when people find out I am studying dietetics. In this article, I am presenting the pros and cons of the keto diet.

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Smart Swaps During the Holidays

Smart Swaps During the Holidays

During Thanksgiving, an average American will eat more than 3,000 calories for dinner. The table is packed with appetizers, high-calorie dishes, snacks, and perhaps, alcohol. The endless options of food are tempting, but with a few swaps, staying on track with your fitness goals is possible.

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