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Understanding Chronic Inflammation

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Did you know that researchers are now saying that chronic inflammation may be at the root of nearly every chronic, degenerative disease? In fact, it is now well-known that diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, rheumatoid arthritis, and certain cancers all have inflammatory components. The good news is that you can control chronic inflammation.

Healthy Diets: the Case for Restricting Calories

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Researchers theorize that the way to add years to your life is to shave some calories off of your plate. Tests in lab rats and other animals confirm that calorie restriction (CR) is a viable way to increase longevity. The question is: Does it work in humans? Though research to definitively answer that question is ongoing, health professionals know without a doubt that the CR diet improves health by decreasing the incidence of many age-related diseases.

Nine Fascinating Health Benefits of Almonds

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Due to their versatility and their delicate, buttery flavor, almonds are extremely popular. Although they are classed as nuts due to their nutritional content, it is a little-known fact that they are actually seeds from the almond tree’s fruit. In addition, it turns out that they are extremely good for your health. Read on to discover the nine most significant reasons why you should include more almonds in your diet.

Why Belly Fat Is Risky Even if Your Weight Is Normal

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Think you’re healthy because your weight is normal? According to a new study, that’s not necessarily the case. If you store too much fat around your waist and tummy region, your risk of health problems may be the same as someone who’s obese. Find out more about the link between waist and tummy fat and health problems and what you can do to lower your risk.