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Soda Drinking Tied to Higher Risk of Early Death

Soda Drinking Tied to Higher Risk of Early Death

he large European study found that people who have more than two sodas a day — with or without sugar — had a higher risk of dying over about 16 years than people who sipped the fizzy beverages less than once a month. “We found that higher soft drink intake was associated with a greater risk of death from

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“Cage-Free,” “Free-Range,” and “Pasture-Raised” Eggs: What’s The Difference?

What’s the difference between “cage-free,” “free-range,” and “pasture-raised” eggs? Whenever you buy eggs from the grocery store, you may have wondered why they have different labels, such as “cage-free,” “free-range,” and “pasture-raised.” You may have also noticed that they differ in price. Eggs vary in their nutrition profile as well. But one thing’s for sure

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How Much Fat Should You Eat on a Low-Carb Diet?

A low-carb diet typically means limiting carbs to roughly 25 percent of your calories, Annie Reed, a registered dietitian in Greenville, said — though that number can range from 15 to 35 percent, depending on a number of factors. (This is why experts recommend working with a dietitian to establish a plan.) “The remainder of calories

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Keto Diet Helps Stop The Growth Of Certain Cancers, Study

In a brand-new animal study published in Cell Reports, researchers found that by restricting circulating blood glucose (aka blood sugar) levels in mice with lung cancer, they were able to prevent the growth of squamous cell carcinoma tumors. To reach this conclusion, the researchers lowered circulating blood glucose in mice by feeding them a ketogenic

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Electrolyte Imbalance: Symptoms and How to Fix It

Because of their wide-ranging physiological importance, electrolyte deficiencies or imbalances can have very serious consequences, ranging from fatigue and muscle cramps to death. In fact, electrolytes are so important that an injection of the right amount of potassium can stop the heart dead in its tracks! Generally speaking, minor electrolyte imbalances are not very symptomatic.

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Should You Eat Granola On A Low-Carb Diet?

Granola can vary widely in nutrition makeup,” Kris Sollid, RD, senior director of nutrition communications at the International Food Information Council Foundation, told POPSUGAR. For example, “some varieties have more fiber than others, so be sure to read the label carefully.” If you’re following a low-carb diet, choosing foods with high levels of dietary fiber can

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