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Can fruit make you fat?

Can Fruit Make You Fat?

A reader at Shape.com posed an interesting question: Can I really eat as much fresh fruit as I want and still lose weight?”Did you know the answer is ‘no’?Now, before cutting fruit out your diet if you’re trying to lose weight, it’s important to keep a few things in mind:Fruits like blueberries are also a […]

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Are You Prone to Vitamin D Deficiency?

According to one study, nearly 75 percent of all U.S. adults don’t get enough calcium in their diets. This is bad news because Vitamin D deficiency is linked with health concerns like increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, and heart disease.Vitamin D is mainly known for helping your body absorb Calcium, but there are […]

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