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Why Eating Processed Foods Might Make You Fat – 10 Processed Foods to Avoid

People who followed a diet of ultra-processed foods ate about 500 more calories a day compared to when they ate a whole foods diet.

In recent years, many nutrition experts have linked the obesity epidemic to the spread of ultra-processed foods that are engineered to have a long shelf life and irresistible combinations of salt, sugar, fat and other additives.

These foods tend to make people overeat because they are full of refined carbohydrates, added sugars and fat that appeal to the human palate, experts say. Most of these foods, however, tend to lack fiber, protein, vitamins and other important nutrients…

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Olive Leaf Extract Prevents Skin Damage – Health Benefits of Olive Leaf Extract

Now, scientific evidence has shown that these extracts have a remarkable impact on blood pressure and heart disease—and they can help protect against other age-related chronic conditions as well. Convincing evidence now shows that oleuropein-rich olive leaf extracts help prevent many of the underlying factors leading to diabetes, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, stroke, and arthritis…

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Avoid These Toxic Fruits and Vegetables – Gut Bacteria and Mental Health

Each year EWG ranks produce for pesticide residue and presents consumers with both the safest and most toxic choices – here’s the latest list.

Is there anything more innocent than a plump red strawberry picked straight from the ground, still warm from the sun?

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