Scientists still out on the benefits of consuming wheatgrass

Scientists still out on the benefits (if any) of consuming wheatgrass

Consuming wheatgrass, especially in the form of juice, has become a global phenomena. Americans are spending upwards of $49 for a pound of the green sprouts as a way to hone in on the anticipated health benefits. Wheatgrass advocates are relentless when it comes to boasting about its nutritional benefits. While the extent of the …

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There is no proof detox diets rid the body of toxins faster or better than built-in system

There is no proof detox diets rid the body of toxins faster or better than built-in system

Detox diets make a variety of irrefutable claims that range from adding body energy and an improved complexion to preventing and curing diseases. These amazing purification results, according to detox enthusiasts, are due to the elimination of toxins in the body via processes called fat flushes, intestinal cleansing, fasting detox, colon cleansing, raw food fixes, …

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Facts about the safety of consuming energy drinks

Facts about the safety of consuming energy drinks

Energy drinks are a multi-billion dollar industry with no sign of slowing down. Whereas teens and young adults make up the largest group gulping these caffeine-laden drinks, consumers from all demographics have taken to them for a short-term energy increase. In a study published by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the amount of …

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How to tell if organic makeup is actually better

How to tell if organic makeup is actually better

On average, the typical American consumer uses about nine personal care products each day. Between these nine products, which normally consist of creams, perfumes, shampoos and soaps, there are more than 125 ingredients, many of which are not considered healthy substances. Public concern over these unhealthy substances has been one reason many companies have turned …

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