Catherine Guthrie

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Sugar Shock

The average American now consumes some 22 teaspoons of sugar a day. And our sweet tooth isn’t just making us fat – it’s triggering all kinds of inflammation, fueling chronic diseases and even increasing our risks of cancer.

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Tangled Up in Food

Our relationship with food is complicated — and often a little confounding. Here are five problem-eating patterns that may be standing in the way of your health and happiness — and how to unsnarl them for good.

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Gluten: The Whole Story

Gluten troubles were once thought to be a problem primarily for those with celiac disease. But recent research indicates that gluten-related disorders extend to a far broader population, and affect far more than the digestive system.

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Fix-It Foods

Whether flushing toxins, preventing inflammation or boosting your immune system, certain foods prove particularly effective in repairing the body. Here’s a primer on some of the best edible healers around.