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Hot Sauce for Weight Loss -- Myth or Fact?

Hot sauce: That spicy, tangy accompaniment to food that some of us just can’t imagine living without. Also called chili sauce or pepper sauce, hot sauce is a perennial favorite with Americans, ...
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Turn Up the Heat:  5 Health Benefits of Eating Spicy Food

Research shows certain “hot” foods can help boost overall health. Chili this, jalapeno that, pepper everything else -- the sheer number of new spicy food offerings continue to crop up all ...
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6 Surprising Foods that are Bad for Your Heart

Heart-healthy eating may not be as simple as you think. Not so long ago in history, relatively few Americans had ever heard of terms like cholesterol, body mass index or hypertension. In a world of ...
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5 Easy Ways to "Eat" Your Water

Hydration is important for your overall health, but there are other ways to get enough water. Here are five foods high in water that can help you avoid dehydration -- and make you look and feel your ...
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These Foods Are All About Omega-3s (Video)

The benefits of omega-3 fatty acids are well-known. Omega-3s are used to regulate blood clotting, build cell membranes and support cell health. They curb inflammation and may help to prevent coronary ...
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5 Guilt-Free Ways to Get Your Chocolate Fix

February is National Chocolate Lovers' Month, but before you dive into that box of truffles or cut a slice of seven-layer devil's food cake, remember that while chocolate has its health ...
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You're Never Too Busy for a Healthy Heart

I’ll admit my plate is full. As chief executive of St. Joseph Health and partner-in-chief of an ever-growing family of six children and 10 grandchildren, I have a lot on my agenda. And that ...
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Heart Smart: Fascinating Facts, By the Numbers

The heart is small but mighty--an organ, no bigger than the size of two fists, that over the course of an average lifespan can pump enough blood to fill 1 million barrels while beating more than 2.5 ...
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Know Your Numbers: Keep This Heart Report Card on Your Fridge and Track Your Health Scores

Do you know your health numbers? Download our health numbers report card below! This handy chart can help you track some of the common markers that measure your heart health. After you get the results ...
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5 Ways to Have a Fun, and Healthy, Family Movie Night

The entire family is together for the night and you're looking for something to do that everyone can enjoy. A movie can make everybody happy--as long as you don't argue over what to watch or ...
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