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Outbreak Alert: Hepatitis A Sickens Dozens of Customers at This Popular Smoothie Cafe

Outbreak Alert: Hepatitis A Sickens Dozens of Customers at This Popular Smoothie Cafe

Recently, an outbreak of Hepatitis A sickened over 50 people throughout the states of North Carolina, West Virginia, Virginia and Maryland. After investigation, it has been determined that all of the patients who got ill, had eaten at a Tropical Smoothie Cafe. Now, the source has been further narrowed down to a shipment of frozen strawberries all the way from […]

The Top 3 Ways To Have More Energy - No. 3 Will Surprise You

The Top 3 Ways To Have More Energy – No. 3 Will Surprise You

Low energy is an issue for many. It can be tough to get through the day when as a culture we are all living frantically from day to day and always strapped for time. Previous generations may have worked hard too, but they seem to have had a slower pace of life and and make more time for true rest […]

Over 50? Add These 7 Foods to Your Diet Now

Over 50? Add These 7 Foods to Your Diet Now

As we get older, it’s not just our wardrobe and taste in music that change. After age 30, our metabolism begins to gradually decline, which means we have to be even more selective about the foods we eat. There’s less room for empty calories from sugary drinks, desserts, and snacks, and greater demand for foods with a high nutrient-to-calorie ratio. […]

2 Less Commonly Talked About Foods That Can Make You Sick

2 Less Commonly Talked About Foods That Can Make You Sick

With food poisoning outbreak alerts being released every week or so, you would think that most of us are well aware of all the foods that most commonly harbor nasty bacteria, such as eggs, or raw meat. But there are some foods that many Americans eat everyday that are not as talked about but still carry a high risk of […]

Did You Know That This Toxic Chemical Was Hiding In Your Fast Food?

Did You Know That This Toxic Chemical Was Hiding In Your Fast Food?

There are already a multitude of reasons not to eat fast food. The calories, fat, unnatural ingredients and lack of nutrition are enough to persuade most to try to stay away. Now, a new study has surfaced that suggests a new, more worrisome reason for avoiding your local burger joint: phthalates. Phthalates are a group of toxic chemicals commonly found […]

Would You Eat This New Superfood If You Knew It Came From Cockroaches?

Would You Eat This New Superfood If You Knew It Came From Cockroaches?

It seems that every year, a new superfood or two pops up on the horizon. Healthy eaters these days are used to the concept of superfoods, and often fall into the clutches of those who advertise whatever the latest superfood fad is. From Goji berries to quinoa, Greek yogurt to chia seeds, they all claim to have miraculous healing properties […]