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Reality check: Do you really need to cut out sugar to improve your health?

Completely cutting sugar out of your diet is unlikely to improve your health any more than cutting down on processed food, eating more vegetables and cooking from scratch, an article from The Independent claims. According to article author Tara Leong, a lecturer in nutrition and dietetics at the University of the Sunshine …

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Here’s why you should clean your tongue regularly

If you brush your teeth twice a day and floss daily, you probably think that you’re excelling at oral hygiene. But as it turns out, you’re missing a crucial step in your routine that could actually thwart all your efforts. “A lot of people don’t know that brushing or scraping …

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Women in food-insecure households stop exclusive breastfeeding sooner: study

Women who live in households that have trouble putting food on the table tend to stop breastfeeding earlier than others, according to a new study. The study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal on Monday, found that Canadian women who reported food insecurity – meaning that they worried about …

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