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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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CNN.com: What parents need to know about girls’ stress and anxiety

CNN.com: What parents need to know about girls’ stress and anxiety

  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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CNN.com: Does chocolate cause acne? After many studies, the answer is … ‘complicated’

CNN.com: Does chocolate cause acne? After many studies, the answer is … ‘complicated’

  “I love this question because I get it every day, and I always wonder why people are so obsessed with the notion that chocolate causes acne,” said Dr. Patricia Farris, a dermatologist and fellow of the American Academy of

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CNN.com: Avoid these ‘ultraprocessed’ foods and you might live longer

CNN.com: Avoid these ‘ultraprocessed’ foods and you might live longer

  A study published Monday revealed an alarming statistic: Eating a lot of unhealthy, “ultraprocessed” foods may shorten your life. Specifically, researchers found that a 10% increase in the consumption of ultraprocessed foods was significantly associated with a 14% higher

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CNN.com: How messiness, self-criticism and screens cause you to eat poorly

CNN.com: How messiness, self-criticism and screens cause you to eat poorly

Although food is a necessity for all humans, how we eat typically varies significantly from person to person. And while our food preferences and dislikes help determine what we actually put into our mouths — which ultimately influences our health

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