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Reason Behind Increasing Food Allergies Discovered

2014-11-18T10:44:07+02:00

The Article was first published in http://www.kcet.org by Rick Paulas Try to remember grade school. (This may take either a few seconds or hours, depending on how far into the vault those memories are located.) Remember when it came time for lunch. Now, try to remember how many times you heard the phrase "food allergy." Photo:sweenpole2001/Flickr/Creative [...]

Reason Behind Increasing Food Allergies Discovered2014-11-18T10:44:07+02:00

Eating Breakfast and Dinner Together as a Family: Associations with Sociodemographic Characteristics and Implications for Diet Quality and Weight Status

2014-09-26T14:15:17+02:00

Abstract Background Research has shown that adolescents who frequently share evening meals with their families experience more positive health outcomes, including diets of higher nutritional quality. However, little is known about families eating together at breakfast. Objective This study examined sociodemographic differences in family meal frequencies in a population-based adolescent sample. In addition, this study [...]

Eating Breakfast and Dinner Together as a Family: Associations with Sociodemographic Characteristics and Implications for Diet Quality and Weight Status2014-09-26T14:15:17+02:00

How Your Smartphone Is Ruining Your Sleep Cycle

2014-09-06T15:48:28+02:00

A new report shows that using your smartphone right before bed can be bad for your health. Article source: http://www.inc.com/business-insider/using-your-smartphone-at-night-is-bad-for-health.html?cid=sf01001   It's a common habit most of us fall into. Who doesn't send a few text messages or check their Facebook feed one last time before they fall asleep? While it may sound harmless, using your [...]

How Your Smartphone Is Ruining Your Sleep Cycle2014-09-06T15:48:28+02:00

9 Reasons Your Vitamin D Levels are Critical

2015-05-28T05:35:06+02:00

Deficient Vitamin D is an epidemic. Anyone who doesn't get sun on a regular basis should have their Vit D levels checked, especially women who wear full length clothing.  - Rehan Zaidi   Article source: http://wakeup-world.com/2014/04/08/9-reasons-your-vitamin-d-levels-are-critical/ href="http://wakeup-world.com/2014/04/08/9-reasons-your-vitamin-d-levels-are-critical/">Wake Up World Why take extra vitamin D? Let us count the ways — especially around this time of year. [...]

9 Reasons Your Vitamin D Levels are Critical2015-05-28T05:35:06+02:00

How Serious Are Birth Control Pill Side Effects?

2015-05-28T06:06:52+02:00

If it is possible to avoid birth control, do so. There are many other natural alternatives to ingesting drugs with side effects.  - Rehan Zaidi Article source: http://draxe.com/serious-birth-control-pills-side-effects/   Birth control is a pretty touchy subject nowadays and most people avoid talking about the issue altogether. Unfortunately, whenever the topic is brought up on a statewide or [...]

How Serious Are Birth Control Pill Side Effects?2015-05-28T06:06:52+02:00

12 Toxic Behaviors that Push People Away From You

2014-08-26T14:48:34+02:00

Your behavior is a little thing that makes a big difference. In our line of work, Angel and I hear from hundreds of coaching clients every month.  Through this experience, we’ve come across scores of toxic behaviors that push people away from each other.  And we’ve witnessed the devastation these behaviors cause – to relationships, [...]

12 Toxic Behaviors that Push People Away From You2014-08-26T14:48:34+02:00

Splenda Goes from ‘Safe’ to ‘Caution’ after Leukemia Found in Mice

2015-02-21T13:59:45+02:00

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is urging caution in the use of the artificial sweetener Splenda. A food safety advocacy group has downgraded its rating for sucralose, the artificial sweetener better known as Splenda, from “safe” to “caution” in its chemical guide to food additives.   The Center for Science in the [...]

Splenda Goes from ‘Safe’ to ‘Caution’ after Leukemia Found in Mice2015-02-21T13:59:45+02:00