In an ideal world, you'd get all of your essential vitamins and minerals from the food you eat. But looking at the average American diet, one thing is clear: It's time to call for some backup. According to a meta-analysis of studies done by Oregon State University, 75 percent of us aren't eating the daily recommended amount of fruit, and 80 percent aren't eating enough vegetables. That means 94 percent of us don't meet the daily recommended intake of Vitamin D, half of us don't get enough magnes
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The grocery store seems so innocent: A cabinet-filling cornucopia of sustenance for you and your family. Turns out, it contains an average soap opera's worth of secrets. As soon as you walk in the door — wait, don't grab that cart before you read this — you're presented with some pretty serious threats to your health, from secretly unhealthy products to marketing gimmicks to the stuff that lurks on the freezer door handles. That's why Eat This, Not That! Health asked top experts to reveal the wa
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Soda has a bad reputation nutritionally, and deservedly so. Typically made up of little more than sugar (or high-fructose corn syrup), carbonated water, and artificial flavors and colors, the sweetened beverage has been linked to everything from obesity to tooth decay.However, if you drink too much soda, there's one surprising side effect that you may not see coming—and it's one that can seriously affect your health for years to come: you can develop non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).Acc
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It's time to face it: Most of us are in an unhealthy relationship with work. A constant stream of emails and texts pressures many of us to be always "on," a situation worsened by the remote-work explosion necessitated by COVID-19. Even if you love your job, the daily grind makes it easy to lapse into habits that are terrible for your health. Now that office routines have begun transitioning back to something resembling a pre-pandemic state, it's a good time to reassess what's unworkable and hit
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Jackie Collins: the reality of life in Joan’s shadowThe bestselling author cultivated a confident image. But it belied a personal life dogged by self-doubt, as a new documentary reveals Jackie Collins in 2008. The younger sister of film star Joan sold 500 million copies of her 32 novels. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters
Experts agree: The worst of the COVID-19 pandemic seems behind us. Nationwide, the seven-day average of new coronavirus cases has fallen from a high of over 259,000 on Jan. 8 to just over 14,000 on June 12. But there's still some serious cause for concern: The Delta variant of the coronavirus (formerly known as the Indian variant) is up to 70 percent more contagious than the first versions of the virus. And although all of the two-dose COVID vaccines have been found to be effective against it, D
The Jack in the Box menu is expanding again. The company recently unveiled four new menu items, including a new bacon burger, french fries, and pastry dessert—the latest move in a recent push to increase its premium offerings.Chief among the new additions is the incredibly indulgent Triple Bacon Cheesy Jack. The new item is a triple-patty burger with three kinds of cheese and three kinds of bacon—a kind of "more is more" take on the chain's previous Bacon Ultimate Cheeseburger. The deluxe sandwi
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