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Researchers Debunk the Big Lie About Diet Soda

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Weight Loss by INH Research0 Comments

In 1963, Coca-Cola introduced Tab, its first “diet” soda. It was sweetened with cyclamates and saccharin instead of sugar.1

That’s when Big Food started telling a big lie about diet soda: that it could help you become thin while still allowing you to enjoy a sweet treat.

Millions of people believed it. After all, it seemed to make sense. If something had no calories…how could it be fattening?

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Get Lots of Headaches? You May Lack This Vitamin

In All Health Watch, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Frequent headaches are a way of life for many people. About 12 million Americans experience headaches several times a week.

In many cases they don’t know the cause. So they try to cope by using pain relievers.

The economic cost in America of headaches—missed work, medications, and medical treatments—is $31 billion a year. And sufferers pay in another way. Over-the-counter painkillers can be dangerous to your health, even deadly.

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Wild Foods: Ancient Secret to Good Health

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Longevity, Weight Loss by INH Research0 Comments

Humans have been on earth for about 200,000 years. For the first 188,000 years of our existence, we ate only “wild” foods. These were animals we could kill or plants we could forage.

Over thousands of generations, our bodies evolved specifically to eat those foods. Foods we could hunt or gather became the perfect fuel for homo sapiens.

About 12,000 years ago, humans started farming and domesticating animals.

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Trouble Hearing? You May Lack One Mineral

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About one in three seniors in the United States has hearing loss. And in people 75 and older, nearly half have serious difficulty hearing.1

Hearing loss usually comes on gradually. It’s caused by reduced blood flow to the tiny blood vessels that nourish the nerves and cells in your middle and inner ear.

But a new study reveals there may be a surprising solution to many cases of hearing loss.

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How Your Fitness Tracker Sabotages Your Diet

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Weight Loss by INH Research0 Comments

Popular wearable activity monitors like Fitbits track your steps and count how many calories you’ve burned. But they don’t help you lose weight.

In fact, you may shed more fat without them.

That’s the surprising finding of the first long-term study examining the effects of fitness tracking devices. It was recently published in JAMA.1,2

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How Probiotics Help Women Stay Healthy ‘Down There’

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At one time, the idea of tossing down a few billion live bacteria a day for your health might have seemed strange. After all, bacteria are one of the primary causes of disease.

But today, probiotics—or “good” bacteria—are widely accepted. Sales of probiotic products have soared in recent years. They are expected to hit $10 billion next year.1

And consumers are starting to discover that probiotic benefits go beyond digestive health.

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