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The Health Effects of Consuming Empty Calories in Drinks: Part 3 of a Five Page Detailed Report

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series on the negative health effects of consuming empty calories, we discussed how obesity rates have been effected over the years due to the rise in consumption of unhealthy drinks since 1985. So what exactly is an empty calorie and what foods and drinks are full of them? Let’s find out…

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The Health Effects of Consuming Empty Calories in Drinks: Part 2 of a Five Page Detailed Report

In Part 1 of this series, we discussed what obesity is and how widespread the problem is in the U.S. Let’s continue on this topic by taking a look at obesity rates from 1985 and how they compare to obesity rates in 2008 (according to statistics provided by the CDC).
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The Health Benefits of Coffee are Seemingly Endless

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I’ve read a lot over the past year about the positive health benefits that coffee brings to the table. I wrote a post about awhile back profiling some of the health benefits of coffee where I point out how coffee can actually be considered a very healthy drink. Coffee’s health benefits still amaze me today, and I’ve recently heard in the news and in several magazine articles about more studies conducted that point to even more positive results that a little old cup ‘o joe can have on your body. Read More…

The Health Benefits of Pomegranate Juice

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When talking about healthy drinks, it doesn’t get much healthier than pomegranate juice. Compared to green tea, red wine, acai juice and others, pomegranate juice contains far more antioxidants. So what exactly does this mean?…Supplementing about 8 ounces of pomegranate juice into your daily diet can greatly improve your overall health in several different ways. Read More…

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