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One Major Effect of Taking Vitamin D Supplements, Says New Study

Vitamin D has a host of health benefits, however, new research suggests that there's another reason you should at least consider taking a supplement. According to a new study that was highlighted at the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2021 virtual annual meeting, having sufficient vitamin D levels is associated with an increased likelihood of surviving breast cancer.
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The #1 Worst Sandwich at Subway, Says a Dietitian

Subways are everywhere. After all, it has the most locations of any fast-food chain in the world. So whether you're traveling or just out and about, there's probably one close by for you to grab a bite at. And while they don't serve up greasy burgers and fries, some of their sandwiches are just as unhealthy (or even worse.)
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One Major Side Effect of Eating Grilled Foods, Says Science

Fourth of July is next weekend and many Americans with big suburban backyards have likely already begun stocking up on bags of charcoal in preparation for the big cookout. But, should you be worried about ingesting grilled foods this upcoming holiday weekend?. The truth is some foods just taste better...
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8 Secrets Taco Bell Doesn't Want You to Know

Fast-food restaurants like Taco Bell are often handing food out of a drive-thru window to people who have no idea what goes on behind closed doors. Ever wondered what really is going on behind the scenes?. Well, you're in luck. Taco Bell employees have taken to social media to talk...
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Dr. Fauci Just Issued This "Dangerous" Warning

Just when you thought the COVID-19 pandemic was drawing to a close in America, a new variant has arrived to draw things out—and cost more lives. The Delta variant now accounts for nearly half of all COVID cases across 10 states. As a result, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the chief medical advisor to the President and the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, issued a warning today on CBS This Morning, agreeing that this is the "most dangerous" variant yet. Read on for 5 points that could save your life—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You Have "Long" COVID and May Not Even Know It.
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One Thing That Raises Your Depression Risk by 300%, Says Study

Everyone's had a job they hated, but if your work environment rises to the level of "toxic"—which, according to the career site The Ladders, is usually characterized as being led by one or more toxic leaders, having poor or non-existent procedures that aren't executed, and having abysmal communication patterns—a new study published in the British Medical Journal has provided at least one reason for you to get a new job, assuming you're not looking for one already.
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These Foods Can Wreak Havoc on Your Skin, New Study Says

Is your skin looking a little blotchy or dull? Or even worse, is that pesky skin disorder flaring up more than usual? According to a new study, your diet could be to blame. New research from the University of California Davis Health finds that the key to healthier skin and joints may have to do with what you're fueling your gut microorganisms with. More specifically, a diet that's high in sugar and saturated fats (aka processed foods) disrupts the balance of bacteria in the gut and could contribute to inflammatory skin conditions such as psoriasis.
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This Popular Fast-Food Menu Deal Is Becoming Extinct, Experts Warn

At the tail end of the pandemic, cheap and easy fast-food options are as popular as ever. Consumption of pizza and fried chicken is on the rise, and restaurant chains keep adding more and more features like loyalty programs and family bundle meals to entice old and new customers. But there's one popular feature of the fast-food menu that is increasingly becoming obsolete—the value deals.
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Healthy Dinner Foods Dietitians Say You Should Be Eating

It's 5 p.m. You just finished a workday, you're exhausted, and all you can think about doing is popping a frozen pizza in the oven and calling it a night. You sit there pondering how in the world you'll ever be able to handle cooking healthy meals for yourself—especially when some of those online recipes are drowning in a long list of ingredients and instructions, coercing you to spend over two hours of your night making a meal.
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One Running Trick That Makes Running So Much Easier, Says Science

A recent survey of 2,000 physically active Americans found that a full 65% would have "no motivation" to get up and get moving if they couldn't listen to their favorite tunes while exercising. Now, a new study just released by the University of Edinburgh reports that when it comes to going for a run or jog, music can do much more than just help you off the couch. Read on to learn how listening to music isn't just great for motivating you and keeping your pace up—which it is—but how it actually changes how you perceive the exercise. And for more on the benefits of running more, don't miss the Surprising Side Effects of Running Every Day, According to Science.
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The #1 Healthiest Order at McDonald's, According to a Nutritionist

Who doesn't love a McDonald's burger and fries after a long night out, or an Egg McMuffin with hash browns to start the day? Plus, the chain is convenient and affordable, and, we can't deny it, super tasty. So, it's pretty hard to resist that craving for chicken nuggets, fries, milkshakes, ice cream, burgers, and more. Unfortunately, most of the items you'll find on their menu are the definition of "junk" food—large portion sizes packing higher-than-necessary amounts of calories and fat.
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Secrets Peloton Instructors Don't Want You to Know

They've become the breakout celebrities of the COVID-19 era, often featured in newspapers, lifestyle magazines, and—in perhaps the greatest sign of their cultural impact—on Saturday Night Live. They have explosive followings on social media. Reddit threads are devoted to them, and countless blogs rank them based on their workouts, their personalities, and their motivational skills.
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What Happens To Your Brain When You Drink Coffee

Whether you love the ritual of preparing your pour-over or love savoring every last sip of espresso, coffee is as integral a part of many people's mornings as making the bed. However, it's not just your energy levels that are affected by your a.m. pick-me-up—that brew can have some surprising effects on your brain, as well.
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The One Costco Tip You Need to Know Before Shopping

Costco isn't shy about helping its members save money. The retailer throws member savings events, and it even hands out free samples so customers can test products before they buy them. Plus, the warehouse doesn't change the cheap price tags on some of its most beloved products—even though they lose money on them in the long run.
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The One Thing To Eat To Get Rid Of Belly Fat, Says Dietitian

There are so many misconceptions about how to lose weight—particularly when it comes to stubborn belly fat. And many of the tips to get rid of belly fat claim to be "quick fixes" are straight-up myths… and can even be super dangerous (like swallowing cotton balls). What?!. One pervasive myth...
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CDC Warns You Might Have "Long COVID" If You Feel This

The coronavirus pandemic is crawling to an end, experts hope, with a new variant threatening to undo progress. But for a large part of Americans, COVID may never end. "While not everyone with COVID-19 may require hospitalization at the time of their infection, one of the unfortunate outcomes from COVID-19 is something known as 'post-COVID conditions' or 'long COVID,'" said CDC Chief Rochelle Walensky yesterday at the White House COVID Press Briefing. "Post-COVID conditions are an umbrella term for the wide range of physical and mental health problems that occur four or more weeks after being infected with COVID-19. Current research suggests that up to 20 percent of people are reporting post-COVID condition symptoms, but additional research is needed and is ongoing with funding from NIH and CDC." Read on to see if you have the 10 symptoms she mentioned—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You Have "Long" COVID and May Not Even Know It.
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Sure Signs You're Getting Dementia, According to Science

Several studies have found that happiness comes with age—older people report greater emotional well-being and more personal satisfaction and security. At the same time, aging comes with its share of worries, particularly health issues. For many, chief among those age-related concerns is dementia, a progressive cognitive decline that's becoming more common as more of us live longer. It's important to recognize the signs of dementia and seek treatment early, to slow its progression or correct cognition issues if possible. Read on for 7 things you need to know to keep yourself sound of mind—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You Have "Long" COVID and May Not Even Know It.
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Over 60? Never Do These Exercises, Says Trainer

It's important that as we get older, we modify our training slightly to accommodate our aging bodies. When you reach 60, according to Suzanne Andrews, president of Healthwise Exercise, your muscle mass will really start to decline. "After 60, you lose 3 percent a year, which comes out to about 4.5 pounds of muscle strength per year," she says.