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Brian Jungen

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Brian Jungen writes about health and wellness for publications like WebMD, AARP, Shape, Woman’s Day, Arthritis Today and Costco Connection among others. He graduated from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Rice

Exactly How Healthy Is Brown Rice?

Brown rice is a versatile, nutty-flavored whole grain that’s likely tucked away in your kitchen pantry. It’s easy to cook and...
Cold

We Asked A Doctor How Long A Cold Is Contagious, And You Guys, It’s...

Colds are the worst, in part because they're just so ridiculously contagious. "The 'common cold' is caused by a variety of...

Auto Draft

Bigger and better is the name of the game for bodybuilders. For the sake of public show, bodybuilders will adhere to a...
diagnose heart condition

Biomarkers Identified To Help Diagnose Heart Condition

Researchers have identified two biomarkers that could help in the diagnosis of a heart condition that raises the risk of stroke.
Energy Chews

Are Energy Chews Actually Good For You?

It’s no surprise that midrun fuel isn’t always the most appetizing thing to eat or drink, especially when it’s mile 18...
Naloxone

U.S. FDA Panel Backs Prescribing Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug Along With Painkillers C

An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday recommended prescribing the opioid overdose reversal drug, naloxone, along with addictive painkillers.
Sugar

How Much Added Sugar Should You Eat in a Day?

Studies show that people who eat too much sugar have an increased risk of high blood pressure, poor cholesterol, and elevated levels of inflammation,...
Beets

7 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Eat Beets

After years of being relegated to the recesses of the salad bar buffet next to the shredded cheese and buttered croutons, beets are enjoying...
Asthma Cases In Children

A Quarter Of Asthma Cases In Children With Obesity Could Be Due To Extra...

New US research has found that carrying extra weight may be responsible for around a quarter of asthma cases in obese children. Carried out by...
Diabetes

Global Diabetes Epidemic Drives Surge In Insulin Demand

A global diabetes epidemic is fuelling record demand for insulin but tens of millions will not get the injections they need unless there is...