Author Archives: Catherine Roberts

The Super Grain Teff: 6 Nutritional & Healthy Benefits

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Gwyneth Paltrow is never shy about plugging her favorite diet and fitness products. While many of her claims (I’m looking at you jade eggs) may be a bit questionable, it turns out her love of a certain tiny grain, known as teff, actually has reputed health benefits. Yes, I double checked, these benefits are actually backed   …Continue Reading


6 Heartfelt Gestures that Go Beyond Valentine’s Sweets

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We’ve run the gamut on stories on healthier Valentine’s Day treats, but when it comes to giving your beloved the key to your heart, Valentine’s goes far beyond just eating healthy. You can tap into your Valentine’s body, mind, and soul by treating him or her to the following heartfelt gestures… 1. Team Up and Give Love   …Continue Reading


6 More Uncommon Causes of Night Sweats

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Ahhhhhh, you fall asleep in a perfectly temperate bedroom. The bedclothes and sheets are not too heavy or too light for the season. However, when you wake up you’re literally drenched in sweat. Perspiring as you sleep is common, but then there’s hot flashes that occur during sleep that are totally unrelated to you overheating   …Continue Reading


The 14 Most Nutritious Foods in the World

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We all have a pretty good idea of what wouldn’t qualify as the most nutritious foods in the world—for many of us, they’re our favorite things to eat: burgers, spaghetti, tacos, chocolate, potato chips. However, eating these foods every day could leave you overweight and low on energy. A balanced diet with a wide variety   …Continue Reading


6 Emergency Signs of an Appendix About to Burst

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Appendicitis results when the worm-shaped pouch attached to the large intestine, known as your appendix, is inflamed. Appendicitis is considered threatening if the inflammation is left untreated and the appendix bursts. Should the inflamed appendix burst, or become perforated, it will leak infectious waste into the abdominal cavity and cause a fatal condition known as peritonitis   …Continue Reading


8 Fake “Health” Foods to Avoid

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New Year’s resolutions bring commitments to get fit and be healthy, and that means eating better. But not all health foods are created equally—in fact, while some claim to be good for you, they could be secretly compromising your weight loss goals. The problem is that many so-called health foods are full of the things   …Continue Reading


6 Fantastic Fitness Trends for 2017

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The new year is almost upon us, and many of you may be wondering what hot new diet and fitness trends 2017 will bring. There are bound to be some surprises in the coming year, but the truth is that we’ve seen at least some hints of 2017’s top fitness trends over the past few months,   …Continue Reading


6 Early Signs of Colorectal Cancer

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Colorectal cancer is one of the most dangerous forms of the deadly disease—in the United States, it’s responsible for the second most cancer deaths. As with most forms of cancer, though, the key to surviving and beating colorectal cancer is to catch the disease early. That can be accomplished by being knowledgeable about the disease   …Continue Reading


Avoiding 6 Common Holiday Depression Triggers

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Many people suffer with stress, anxiety, and depression during the winter holidays. The truth is holiday cheer isn’t guaranteed just because it’s forced on you by television specials, social media posts, and carols in every single store you step foot in. Several sources can cause a storm negativity during the holidays—from money stress to family stress, and   …Continue Reading


6 Signs and Symptoms of Stomach Cancer

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Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, is one of the most painful and frightening forms of cancer. Typically, this type of cancer emerges in the cells that line the stomach and produce mucus, which assists in the digestive process. The good news is that stomach cancer is relatively rare in the United States. And   …Continue Reading