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Friday Five: Reasons to Eat a Paleo-Style Diet

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Top 5's by Alyssa Minichetti2 Comments

Low fat…low calorie…Jenny Craig…

Health Watch readers know most diets fail. And the majority of them don’t do much to improve your overall health. It’s not surprising… As you already know, lifestyle changes beat fad diets every time. And following a Paleo-style of eating is one of the most important changes you can make for your best health yet.

Here are five reasons to eat a Paleo-style diet.

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Friday Five: Reasons to Switch to High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Top 5's, Weight Loss by Alyssa Minichetti0 Comments

Health Watch readers know that when it comes to exercise, we recommend high-intensity interval training. HIIT is all about maximizing results while minimizing time spent in the gym. The average session lasts 20 minutes or less. But don’t let the duration fool you… This kind of exercising comes with health benefits traditional cardio can’t replicate.

Here are five reasons to switch to HIIT:

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Friday Five: Why You Should Stop Using Canola Oil

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Health Warning, Top 5's by Alyssa Minichetti0 Comments

Health Watch readers know when it comes to diet, fat isn’t the enemy. Despite what over 50 years of bad science will tell you, eating the right fats can sustain—even improve—your good health. But there are still some you should avoid at all costs. Canola oil is one of them. There are numerous studies—many funded by the U.S.

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Friday Five: The Most Healthful Nuts You Can Eat

In All Health Watch, Cholesterol, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Top 5's by Alyssa Minichetti1 Comment

If you’ve been reading Health Watch, you know we’ve been talking a lot about them lately…and for good reason. Nuts are more than a good snack. Eating them is an easy way to boost your health. They may even help add years to your life.

Here are the five most healthful nuts you can eat.

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Friday Five: Jump Start Weight Loss Without Any Dieting

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Top 5's, Weight Loss by Alyssa Minichetti0 Comments

Most diets are fads at best. They rely on unrealistic or unhealthy approaches. And with beach season approaching, you might not know where to turn. Not to worry. There are simple—effective—ways to start losing weight today.

Here are five easy ways to jump-start weight loss. And best of all, not one of them requires you starving yourself or even cutting out foods.

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Five Ways to Beat Knee Pain Naturally

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Arthritis, Big Pharma, Featured Article, Pain Relief, Top 5's by Alyssa Minichetti1 Comment

There are a few things that could cause knee pain… Torn ligaments, osteoarthritis, and bursitis to name a few. Most doctors will be quick to prescribe an anti-inflammatory drug to ease your pain. Or they might convince you to settle for OTC painkillers. Problem is, they’re not real solutions. And long-term use can be dangerous. You can do better.

Here are five natural ways to help relieve knee pain.

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