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Can You Name the Fruit That Prevents Strokes?

We’ve all heard the expression, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. But it turns out apples aren’t the only fruits with many benefits. Research has shown that tomatoes

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Too much “alone time” may shorten your life

    Too much “alone time” may shorten your life

(CBS) – More Americans than ever before are living alone. Some people are better at this than others; they thrive on “alone time,” and seem perfectly happy flying solo at

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Tax Obesity Proposal: Puerto Rico Might Fine Parents With Obese Children

    Tax Obesity Proposal: Puerto Rico Might Fine Parents With Obese Children

( Tech Times ) – Puerto Rico has an obesity crisis. It has higher incidence of childhood obesity compared with mainland United States. In a bid to address this problem,

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Half-million cancers worldwide linked to obesity

    Half-million cancers worldwide linked to obesity

(CBS News) – Excess body weight caused about 481,000 new cancer cases in 2012, according to a new study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, an arm of the World

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McKinsey Report Says Obesity Costs Hit $2 Trillion

    McKinsey Report Says Obesity Costs Hit $2 Trillion

(ABC News) – A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute released Thursday that the global cost of obesity has

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I Ate Olive Garden's Never Ending Pasta With the HAPIfork

    I Ate Olive Garden's Never Ending Pasta With the HAPIfork

(ABC News) – It was the best of times; it was the worst of times … not to be dramatic

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‘Fat shaming’ doesn’t work, a new study says

    ‘Fat shaming’ doesn’t work, a new study says

(Washington Post) – If, somehow, you think shaming overweight or obese people helps them lose weight, here’s a news flash: It

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FDA Approves Weight-Loss Drug Contrave

    FDA Approves Weight-Loss Drug Contrave

(ABC News) – U.S. regulators have greenlighted a new weight-loss drug called Contrave, the third in a string of approvals

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2014's most 'Xtreme' restaurant meal is a 'monster'

    2014's most 'Xtreme' restaurant meal is a 'monster'

(USA Today) – Maybe the name “monster” should be a clue. If not, the nutrition watchdogs at the Center for

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Severe Obesity Cuts Up to 14 Years Off Life: Stu

    Severe Obesity Cuts Up to 14 Years Off Life: Stu

(Philly.com) – People who are severely obese may lose as many as 14 years off their life, a new study

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