Articles Written by Rebecca Pound...

The Truth About Saturated Fat – Is It Really The Enemy?

We all know the rhetoric: avoid saturated fats at all costs, if you want what’s best for your heart, right? We choose low-fat dairy products, the leanest cuts of meat, and of course, avoid at all costs, anything cooked with … read more »

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Need Energy? 4 Ways To Boost Your Energy Naturally

You get them, don’t you? Those afternoon lags when all you want to do is lay your head on the desk and sleep. Better yet, curl up on the waiting-room sofa. Who cares if the boss walks in? If your … read more »

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Watch Your Lunch: Five Foods That May Contribute To Cancer

Do you long for the days when you could lift your fork to your mouth without worrying about what possible harmful chemicals the food might contain? It seems those days have long been forgotten, and today we must not only … read more »

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Does Olive Oil Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

Just a few years ago, it seemed like everyone was talking about olive oil. Touted especially for cardiovascular health, it seemed like olive oil was the best thing since sliced bread (although it had been around centuries before sliced bread … read more »

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Which Foods Have The Greatest Antioxidant Power?

Unless you have had your head stuck in the sand, you have probably heard a lot about antioxidants lately. There is good reason for that, research keeps stacking up the evidence on the powerful positive effects that antioxidants have on … read more »

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Red, Blue, Purple – Are The Super Foods Really Super?

From pomegranate seeds to acai berries, plus their more well-known cousins like blueberries and raspberries, brightly colored berries have been getting a lot of attention in the media lately. Widely heralded as nature’s “super foods,” berries have been touted by … read more »

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