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Sugar, Artificial Sweetener and Cancer

It is a common misconception that sugar causes cancer. According to many experts, including the Mayo Clinic and MD Anderson Cancer Center, eating sugar does not directly cause cancer. However, consuming too much sugar does contribute to some of our most debilitating diseases such as obesity, cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes, all of which can put you at increased …

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8 Ways Exercise Helps Your Heart

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Whether you hit the gym or hit the streets, exercise improves your heart health. This infographic shows 8 great reasons your heart will thank you for working out. Exercise benefits on the heart include: Helps your heart pump more blood with less strain When you exercise regularly, your heart is strengthened which means it can pump oxygenated blood efficiently around …

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Fitness Resolution Falling By the Wayside?

We’re a month into the new year and the onslaught of folks flooding local gyms is starting to wain. The majority of us make some sort of fitness resolution and most have good intentions but why do so many fail? Are you sticking to your exercise resolution? If you’re like a lot of people, you are starting to lose the …

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