Should I avoid fish due to mercury?

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Fish is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. That's because it's a great source of protein, micronutrients and healthy fats. However, some types of fish may contain high levels of mercury, which is toxic. In fact,…

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Erythritol – like sugar without calories?

The low-calorie erythritol sweetener may seem too good to be true. It is natural, does not cause side effects and tastes almost exactly like sugar, without the calories. Basically, it has all the good things about ordinary sugar,…

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Cocoa vs. Cocoa: What is the difference?

If you buy chocolate, you have probably noticed that some packages say they contain cocoa, while others say cocoa. You may have even seen raw cocoa powder or cocoa seeds in health food stores, which leads you to…

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Is the fruit good or bad for your health? The sweet truth

"Eat more fruits and vegetables." This is probably the most common health recommendation in the world. Everyone knows that fruits are healthy, they are real and whole foods. Most of them are also very convenient. Some people call…

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The faster you eat, the more you want to gain weight

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Many people eat their food quickly and without thinking. It is a very bad habit that can lead to overeating, weight gain and obesity. This article explains why eating too fast can be one of the main drivers…

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How to win an argument about nutrition

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Personally, I have stopped getting into discussions about nutrition online, because it is time consuming and frustrating. But I know that a lot of people get into these arguments often, so I've decided to write an article to…

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Sushi: Healthy or not healthy?

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People generally consider sushi to be nutritious, healthy and rich in omega-3 fatty acids. However, there are also some concerns regarding some of the ingredients it contains. This article analyzes sushi in detail and its effects on health….

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Are whole eggs and egg yolks bad for you or good?

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Depending on who you ask, whole eggs are healthy or unhealthy. On the one hand, they are considered an excellent and economical source of proteins and various nutrients. On the other hand, many people believe that the buds…

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Are phytoestrogens harmful to men?

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Many plant foods contain phytoestrogens, compounds that are similar to the hormone estrogen. Some people believe that eating foods rich in phytoestrogens can affect fertility in men, while others claim that these compounds are healthy. This evidence-based review…

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Can the "diet" get fat? The truth about artificial sweeteners.

The added sugar is a disaster and many people try to avoid it. But most of us are used to sweet foods and do not want to live our lives without them. For this reason, several artificial chemicals…

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