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6 Surprising Health Benefits of Eating Your Carrots

6 Surprising Health Benefits of Eating Your Carrots

Carrots may not be a trendy food, but eating them may provide myriad health benefits. 1 / 6 Lower cholesterolCarrots contain soluble fibre, largely from pectin, which could be the reason they’ve been shown to lower cholesterol, a study in the Eu.. Read More →

10 Popular Health Trends For a Healthier Tomorrow

10 Popular Health Trends For a Healthier Tomorrow

“Health trend” is practically an oxymoron, say the experts. Fads that go viral are typically based on lots of hype and little evidence. Remember the Blood Type Diet? ThighMaster? Eating your placenta? ’Nuff said. But every now and then, the mas.. Read More →

Dr. Leana Wen Was Never Going to Be the Right Fit For Planned Parenthood

Dr. Leana Wen Was Never Going to Be the Right Fit For Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood recently announced the ousting of Dr. Leana Wen as their President after less than a year. The news was just as much a shock to Dr. Wen as it was to the public, it seemed. According to all available reports as well as inside.. Read More →

9 Medicine-Free Stomach Ache Remedies You Never Knew

9 Medicine-Free Stomach Ache Remedies You Never Knew

Whether you’re gassy, constipated, nauseous, or have indigestion, try these natural remedies to make an upset stomach feel better without medicine. 1 / 9 iStock/merc67 Carrot and Mint “Juice” Helps an Upset StomachIt might sound iff.. Read More →

18 Things Your Doctor Wants You to Know About Thyroid Problems

18 Things Your Doctor Wants You to Know About Thyroid Problems

An estimated 1 in 10 Canadians suffer from a thyroid condition of one type or another. Of those, as many as 50 percent are undiagnosed. Here’s what doctors want you to know. 1 / 18 Karan Bunjean/Shutterstock What your thyroid is“The thyr.. Read More →

15 Cancer Symptoms Women Are Likely to Ignore

15 Cancer Symptoms Women Are Likely to Ignore

Many cancer signs mimic symptoms of other diseases or conditions, so it’s easy to brush them aside. All the doctors we interviewed agreed: Know your body, and if you notice an unusual pain or other change that persists and gets worse, head to the d.. Read More →

Here’s Why Japanese Children Are the Healthiest in the World

Here’s Why Japanese Children Are the Healthiest in the World

When it comes to living a long and healthy life, let’s learn from the best, shall we? 1 / 8 ucchie79/Shutterstock Learn from what worksWe all want our children to be healthy and happy, but food—the very thing that should nourish the next gen.. Read More →

16 Silent Signs of Leukemia You Shouldn’t Ignore

16 Silent Signs of Leukemia You Shouldn’t Ignore

Leukemia, or cancer of the blood cells, can cause subtle and surprising symptoms throughout the body. Here are some clear signs you need to get checked. 1 / 17What is leukemia?Leukemia is a cancer that starts in blood stem cells, according to the Can.. Read More →

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