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The ABCs of Vitamins and Minerals
Vitamins and minerals are substances that play important roles in the body's processes, such as metabolism, immunity and digestion. They ensure healthy cell growth, function, and development and are vital to good health.
To Detox or Not to Detox?
It seems like everyone is “detoxing” or "doing a cleanse” these days. But are these diets actually safe? Do they work?
5 Common Diet Plans
With summer approaching, a crash diet doesn't have to be your only option to lose those extra pounds. You've got healthier options.
Fiber and Your Diet
Fiber keeps your bowel movements regular, but it can do a lot more than that.
Can Food Really 'Burn' Fat?
You eat a certain food, and the extra fat on your body burns and melts away. That's the way many advertisements say it's going to work, but the concept of food "burning" fat may be more fiction than fact.
Caffeine: How Much Is Too Much?
Do you find yourself drinking several cups of joe each day? How much caffeine is too much?
Another Reason to Fill Up Your Cup
Because so many people drink coffee every day, researchers have long wondered whether it's healthy. Now, they may have an answer.
Salt and Your Heart
Other nutrients in your diet may not counteract the harmful effects of sodium (salt) on blood pressure, according to a new study.
A New Prostate Cancer Risk Factor
Obesity is behind a number of well-known heart health problems. In black men, it may also have a profound effect on cancer risk.
How Pesticides Might Affect Men's Sexual Health
Mom's advice to eat plenty of veggies still rings true, but men might want to do so with some caution. High-pesticide fruits and vegetables might damage men's sexual health.