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CNN.com: Why frozen fruit and veggies may be better for you than fresh

CNN.com: Why frozen fruit and veggies may be better for you than fresh

  You are probably aware that you should try to eat as many fruits and vegetables as you can for good health. But what if your favorite fruits are not in season, or the veggies on your Sunday shopping list

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CNN.com: Protecting your skin from the inside out

CNN.com: Protecting your skin from the inside out

  As cloudy skies start to turn sunnier, you might be checking your stash of sunscreen. But you may also want to see what’s in your kitchen, as some foods can help keep your skin youthful and healthy.

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Does chewing gum help you lose weight?

Does chewing gum help you lose weight?

  Should you chew gum if you’re trying to lose weight? Possibly, though you certainly don’t have to start a gum habit if you don’t already chew gum.

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Mastering dessert when you have diabetes

Mastering dessert when you have diabetes

  If you’re living with diabetes, it might seem like sugar and desserts should be forbidden — after all, they are typically loaded with carbohydrates. The good news is, as long as you plan and choose sweet treats mindfully, you

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Boosting male fertility with diet and weight loss

Boosting male fertility with diet and weight loss

  When a couple is having trouble getting pregnant, the focus often turns to a woman’s health. But just as men are equal partners in conception, they can be contributors to fertility problems, too.

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CNN.com: Does sugar make kids hyper? That’s largely a myth

CNN.com: Does sugar make kids hyper? That’s largely a myth

  We took the most popular food brands among Americans, in nine categories young kids love, and used the current US dietary guidelines to illustrate what the daily recommended amount of sugar for kids looks like. Our math: Each of

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CNN.com: Do you lose nutrients when juicing fruits and veggies? Yes, actually

CNN.com: Do you lose nutrients when juicing fruits and veggies? Yes, actually

  Juice extracted from fruits and veggies will contain concentrated amounts of vitamins, minerals, and other plant nutrients. If you tend to avoid fresh, frozen or canned fruits and veggies, juicing can provide a convenient and refreshing way to get

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CNN.com: Can a ‘fertility diet’ really help you conceive? In some cases, yes

CNN.com: Can a ‘fertility diet’ really help you conceive? In some cases, yes

  When it comes to diets, there are many varieties from which to choose: weight loss, plans to lower cholesterol and manage diabetes, and foods to fuel endurance athletes. Now, there’s a diet that claims it can boost a woman’s

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CNN.com: Do skinny people have faster metabolisms? Not really

CNN.com: Do skinny people have faster metabolisms? Not really

  It might seem counterintuitive, but generally speaking, skinny people don’t have faster metabolisms than people who weigh more. In fact, the bigger your body, the more calories you burn. Basal (or resting) metabolism refers to the total number of

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CNN.com: Why is bacon so addictive?

CNN.com: Why is bacon so addictive?

  As a mother of two young girls, one of the things I care about most is staying in tune with my daughters’ day-to-day social interactions, worries and concerns. My daughters attend a school in New York City where social

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