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The Dangers of Energy Drinks

What makes energy drinks so harmful?

Picture this: You spent the night tossing and turning, only to wake up to the rambunctious buzzing of your alarm and the realization that you slept only a few hours, at best, without disruption. You're feeling exhausted, stressed and unenthusiastic about starting your day, but the show must go on. You could always reach for an energy drink to give the ...

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Is Your Bread Increasing Your Risk of Cancer?

Next time you bite into a sandwich or a piece of bread, consider the source and quality of ingredients that were used to make it.

White, fluffy bread might taste good, but did you know that there are often dangerous and harmful ingredients added to the bread? Next time you bite into a sandwich or a piece of bread, consider the source and quality of ingredients that were used to make it. Does Your Bread Contain Carcinogens? Commercial baking practices often use potassium bromate and ...

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Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Eat Microwave Food

Even though "official" releases have stated that microwave ovens are safe to use, researchers have uncovered evidence which shows many reasons why you should be concerned about having a microwave in your home.

It is convenient to throw some leftovers in the microwave if you are hungry, and many households use a microwave oven on a daily basis. People like the energy efficiency and fast results that can be achieved with a microwave, and it is considered a necessary appliance in the kitchen. A microwave may be convenient, but there are some health ...

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Top 5 Ways to Boost Your Energy Naturally

How can you boost your energy levels naturally? Consider our tips.

Reaching for an energy drink or third cup of coffee might seem like the perfect solution for those midday drowsy feelings, but your health thinks otherwise. According to AARP, drinking excessive caffeine to boost your energy can lead to high blood pressure, diabetes and osteoporosis. Additionally, it can worsen insomnia, exacerbate heartburn, increase anxiety and more. Detrimental health in exchange for ...

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Plant-Based Diet May Reduce Risk of Prostate Cancer, Study Finds

A new study points to the notion that consuming a clean food diet is one of the best ways to reduce the risk of prostate cancer among men.

Second only to skin cancer, prostate cancer is the leading cancer among American males. This disease will affect an average of every 1 in 7 men and his family, according to the American Cancer Society. Last year, there were approximately 220,800 new cases diagnosed. Though age is one of the biggest risk factors, diet and lifestyle choices may also play ...

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How Harmful is Alcohol Consumption?

Drinking a single alcoholic beverage with dinner may have seemed harmless in the past, but recent research states otherwise.

Some "health experts" have claimed that a glass of wine once a day can do the body good, but it's time to reconsider this advice, as recent research states otherwise. According to a new report released by the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund, consuming one glass of wine or another alcoholic drink a day ...

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Pesticides and Cancers: What’s the Connection?

Pesticides are linked to various cancers and other chronic conditions.

It's no surprise that exposure to pesticides is dangerous to humankind, but just how harmful is it? According to the Agricultural Health Study by the National Cancer Institute, the rate for certain diseases and cancers was higher among agriculture workers than the general population – likely due to the exposure of pesticides, herbicides, insecticides and other harsh chemicals. Farmers, farm ...

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Prostate cancer risk may be reduced by plant-based diet, study finds

Second only to skin cancer, prostate cancer is the leading cancer among American males. This disease will affect an average of every 1 in 7 men and his family, according to the American Cancer Society. Last year, there were approximately 220,800 new cases diagnosed. Though age is one of the biggest risk factors, diet and lifestyle choices may also play ...

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