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There Will Be More Plastic Than Fish in the Ocean By 2050

There Will Be More Plastic Than Fish in the Ocean By 2050

mag813 January 21, 2016 0

It’s time for Captain Planet and the Planeteers to make a comeback. A new study from the World Economic Forum and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation suggests that plastic waste in the ocean will outweigh fish

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Dietitians, Nutritionists, and Psychologists Have Ranked the Best Diets of 2016

Dietitians, Nutritionists, and Psychologists Have Ranked the Best Diets of 2016

mag813 January 8, 2016 0

Not all diets are created equal, and no one knows that more than US News & World Report, which, on Tuesday, released a ranking of the best diets for 2016. Some of the diets are designed to

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Tea Just Gained Major Ground In The ‘Tea Vs. Coffee’ Debate

Tea Just Gained Major Ground In The ‘Tea Vs. Coffee’ Debate

mag813 January 2, 2016 0

We recently reported on 2016 being the year of healthy everything — cherries, horseradish, cheese, milk, chocolate… bacon isn’t healthy, but it’s also maybe not as unhealthy as we thought. Even coffee now has potential to

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Legalizing Cannabis Could Drop Obesity Rates Due To Reduced Alcohol Consumption

Legalizing Cannabis Could Drop Obesity Rates Due To Reduced Alcohol Consumption

mag813 December 9, 2015 0

Smoking Cannabis has always been linked to getting the “munchies” a.k.a. binge-eating. While some people believe that smoking pot makes you fat, a new study has found that legalizing marijuana could drop obesity rates.

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Anti-Aging Drug Could Let You Live Up to 120 Years

Anti-Aging Drug Could Let You Live Up to 120 Years

mag813 December 1, 2015 0

What if you could live forever? That’s not quite possible now but a new breakthrough could have you living up to 120 years. According to NZ Herald News, a drug used to treat diabetes is

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Here’s What Scientists Agree On About Eating Fat

Here’s What Scientists Agree On About Eating Fat

mag813 November 29, 2015 0

Media coverage of dietary fat has been confusing and contradictory over the years, as seen over the years on Time magazine covers. Back in the 1960s, the magazine suggested that everyone should lower their total

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Deadly ‘Kissing Bug’ Now Found in 28 States Including Florida

Deadly ‘Kissing Bug’ Now Found in 28 States Including Florida

mag813 November 27, 2015 0

Don’t panic, but scientists want you to be on the lookout for the “kissing bug” making its way north from Latin America. The name might sound romantic, but there’s nothing  appealing about the inch-long

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New Study Finds Drinking Coffee Might Help You Live Longer

New Study Finds Drinking Coffee Might Help You Live Longer

mag813 November 18, 2015 0

If you drink coffee on the reg to the point of feeling like a low key drug addict, rejoice: A new study finds your nasty habit might help you live longer. “In our study,

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Adult Obesity on the Rise in the U.S.

Adult Obesity on the Rise in the U.S.

mag813 November 13, 2015 0

The United States’ obesity rates among adults continue to increase according to a newly released report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report supports other obesity figures in the U.S., such

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Why Sleep Interruptions Could Be Worse For You Than a Lack of Sleep

Why Sleep Interruptions Could Be Worse For You Than a Lack of Sleep

mag813 November 8, 2015 0

With the hectic and often stressful pace of modern life, it’s no wonder that there’s been plenty of research into the health benefits of sleep and the amount of shut-eye we should ideally be

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