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Eat Your Roots! Straight from The Root Makes It Easy

Straight from THE ROOT has figured out how to make it painless to enjoy perfectly prepared root vegetables in just a minute and a half. The secret is sous vide.
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This is Why Vitamin B12 is So Important

Vitamin B12's metabolic reach includes DNA synthesis, hemoglobin production, & nerve function. Perhaps that's why body stores are huge relative to daily intake.
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Whose Fault Is It If Work Makes Us Sick?

In the absence of genuine viable alternatives to working, can we charge employers and the systems that create work to pay for our healthcare?
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Residency Destroying Your Fitness? Here’s What You Can Do

Residency is a time where you are at risk for establishing a lot of unhealthy habits. Don't let that happen to you. Here are tips for staying healthy and fit.
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The Importance of Teaching Health in High School

Teaching health literacy in high school should be every bit as important for students' future success as math and American history.
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Lecithin Supplements: Understanding the Risks and Benefits

Before you take lecithin supplements, you should weigh the lack of credible evidence of benefits against scientific literature suggesting safety concerns.
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Condiments: Calories We Forget to Count

Condiments are those little dabs of this and that we slather on food to make it taste better. If you aren't paying attention, you could be getting more calories and fat from your condiment than you are from the food you put it on.
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7 Ways to Stay Active and Healthy When You’re Busy

Sometimes we get so busy that we let our resolve to eat healthier and exercise go by the wayside. Here are 7 tips to help you stay on track.
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What Science Has to Say About Intermittent Fasting

A common argument used by proponents of intermittent fasting is that it makes evolutionary sense because we evolved from hunter-gatherers who faced alternating periods of feast and famine.
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How Will We Think About Food in the Future?

The 2017 Future Food-Tech Summit in New York prompted attendees to think of food in whole new ways: Food as Connection, Food as Medicine, and Food as Information.
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Fish Oil: Is It Good for You or Not?

The dogma that fish oil is cardioprotective has come under criticism in a new study that showed no protective effect. Its active ingredient Omega 3 fatty acid has been shown to increase risk of prostate cancer.
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The Surprising Ancient History of Drinking in Excess

The ancients recognized that wine was good for you in small quantities but harmful in excess. In Greek mythology, only the Gods were allowed to get drunk.