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Coconut Oil Is Not Healthy AHA Warns, No Real Evidence Of Weight-Loss Benefits

Coconut oil may not be as healthy as some believe. A recent report from the American Heart Association (AHA) says it may not be very good for you after all. Studying current information about saturated fat, researchers discovered that coconut oil actually increases LDL, or bad, cholesterol. According to the data, there was no difference between coconut oil and other ...

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Coconut Oil Is Not Healthy AHA Warns, No Real Evidence Of Weight-Loss Benefits

Coconut oil may not be as healthy as some believe. A recent report from the American Heart Association (AHA) says it may not be very good for you after all. Studying current information about saturated fat, researchers discovered that coconut oil actually increases LDL, or bad, cholesterol. According to the data, there was no difference between coconut oil and other ...

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Beware The ‘Caffeine Overdose’: Energy Drinks Kill Healthy South Carolina Teen, How Dangerous Is Caffeine?

Where would we be without our caffeine loaded drinks? Many people around the world rely on the caffeine kick, provided by our daily coffee, to start the day. Caffeine laden energy drinks are used to provide a midday boost, and it has even become popular to mix energy drinks with alcohol. Gas stations offer caffeine based pills, to help us ...

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Beware The ‘Caffeine Overdose’: Energy Drinks Kill Healthy South Carolina Teen, How Dangerous Is Caffeine?

Where would we be without our caffeine loaded drinks? Many people around the world rely on the caffeine kick, provided by our daily coffee, to start the day. Caffeine laden energy drinks are used to provide a midday boost, and it has even become popular to mix energy drinks with alcohol. Gas stations offer caffeine based pills, to help us ...

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The Problem With ‘Healthy Vending Machines’ [Opinion]

A story recently broke about a vending machine that prompts “healthy choices” by introducing a time-delay for “unhealthy” snacks. The project, according to a report from TIME, was started by preventive medicine experts at Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center and funded by the National Institutes of Health. Sounds great, right? Encourage people to eat better by frustrating them. Unfortunately, it’s ...

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Bolivia’s Tsimane Tribe: What Makes Their Hearts So Healthy?

One may wonder what’s the secret behind the Tsimane tribe’s unusually good heart health. By the looks of it, it may all boil down to this Bolivian tribe’s rather peculiar diet. A report from the Washington Post offered an in-depth look at the Tsimane’s heart-healthy diet, which may include different types of monkeys for dinner, such as capuchins or howlers. ...

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E. Coli Outbreak: I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter May Have Sickened 12 In Five States

Government health officials are investigating an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 12 people, all but one of them younger than 18-years-old, across five states. According to reports, the cause of the outbreak may likely be a popular peanut butter alternative. According to a report from the Huffington Post, six of the people sickened by the E. coli virus were ...

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Eating More Vegetables And Less Meat Can Be Effortlessly Healthy – Here’s How

Are you concerned you’re eating too much meat and not enough veg? Then read on to find out how you can make your diet a little greener. All of us know about the health benefits of eating less meat and more vegetables, but for most of us, when sitting in a restaurant and pondering between a choice of fillet steak ...

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U.S. Army Vaccinated 75 Healthy Volunteers With Experimental Zika Vaccine, Department of Defense Confirms

The U.S. Army vaccinated 75 healthy volunteers with an experimental Zika vaccine this week, the Department of Defense confirmed on Tuesday. Walter Reed officials announced through a press release that a clinical trial began Monday, where 75 participants were vaccinated with a Zika virus vaccine that the institute’s scientists developed earlier this year. The purified, inactivated Zika virus vaccine, called ...

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Drug Used For Deworming Could Stop Deadly C. Difficile Superbug Without Harming Healthy Gut Flora

The CDC calls C. difficile an “urgent threat” to public health, even though many in the general public may have never even heard of it. C. difficile, often called C. diff, is a bacteria that now causes half of a million infections a year in the United States and kills 15,000. In the United States, 29,000 patients died within 30 ...

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