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Grapefruit Juice Can Interact With Certain Medicines
18
Aug

Grapefruit Juice Can Interact With Certain Medicines

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A nutraceutical is a food or part of a food that allegedly provides medicinal or health benefits, including the prevention and treatment of disease. Grapefruit juice has been touted as containing many compounds that can reduce hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis) and even the risk of cancer. Grapefruit juice can, therefore, be justifiably referred to as a classic nutraceutical. However, for many persons taking certain medications, grapefruit juice might actually better be termed a "nutrapollutical!"

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5 Over-the-Counter Medicines You Should Never Take Together
29
Jul

5 Over-the-Counter Medicines You Should Never Take Together

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By Cindy Kuzma / Men's Health

You can buy over-the-counter drugs without a prescription, but they still have risks—especially if you treat yourself with more than one at a time.

Even people who read labels closely don’t always spot potential problems, such as two OTC meds with the same active ingredient, according to a recent study in the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing. Keep yourself safe while getting healthy. Use the following tips to avoid these potentially perilous pairs.

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01
Jul

What does "Eating Clean" mean anyways?

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By Jocelyn Voo at fitnessmagazine.com, read full article here.

From diet books and recipes to your Instagram feed, the clean eating trend seems to be everywhere lately. Read on to find out what it's all about and if it's really worth trying.

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 Coffee’s Benefits Are More Than You Might Think
25
Jun

Coffee’s Benefits Are More Than You Might Think

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By Aaron E. Carroll, The New York Times

When I was a kid, my parents refused to let me drink coffee because they believed it would “stunt my growth.” It turns out, of course, that this is a myth. Studies have failed, again and again, to show that coffee or caffeine consumption are related to reduced bone mass or how tall people are.

Coffee has long had a reputation as being unhealthy. But in almost every single respect that reputation is backward. The potential health benefits are surprisingly large.

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