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Twelve Fascinating Health Benefits of Blueberries

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Blueberries are deliciously sweet when eaten alone or with yogurt, and they are also among the very best fruits to consume if you want to improve your overall health. They have a positive impact on many parts of the human body, ranging from the brain to the blood. Read on to discover twelve reasons why you should add more blueberries to your diet.

Signs and Symptoms of Insulin Resistance: Can You Be Insulin Resistant and Not Know It?

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Insulin resistance, or metabolic syndrome, is a precursor to health problems like type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Some people assume they’re not at risk because they’re not overweight. Not necessarily so. Twenty-percent of people who are insulin resistant are of normal weight. So how do you know if you have it? This article discusses the symptoms you might experience if you’re insulin resistant and signs that doctors use to make the diagnosis.

The New Super Food: Coffee?

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Being healthy and fit can at times seem challenging. Getting an adequate nutrition can be especially difficult due to the modern, high-paced lifestyles many people are currently leading. Many use nutritional supplements to help fill unmet nutritional needs. For some, however, even the best supplementation doesn’t seem to be enough.

Carbohydrates and Cognitive Function: Does Sugar Zap Your Brain?

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You already know that diets high in processed carbs and sugar aren’t good for your waistline, but a new study points to another drawback of eating the wrong kinds of carbohydrates. It could impact your memory and brain health. Find out more about how diet affects cognitive function and what types of foods to add to your plate – and which to avoid.

4 Ways Very Low-Carbohydrate Diets Negatively Impact Health

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Diets that are very low in carbohydrates may not be the best option when it comes to your health. Restricting carbohydrates to 50 grams a day or less could increase the risk for certain health problems. Here are some of the potential drawbacks to a diet that restricts carbs excessively and why eating healthier carbs is a better choice for weight control and health.