The Benefits and Myths of Apple Cider Vinegar

ConsumerLab.com just recently updated their tests of various apple cider vinegar products (paid access only) for both liquids and pills, and I wanted to share a little about the results.

First, if you’re not a paid member of ConsumerLab.com and you work in the health industry, it’s well worth the membership costs ($2.88 per mo.). Their independent tests and reports on supplements are unbiased and thorough.

This is a quick rundown of CL’s review so that you could decide if the benefits are something you want to look into further.

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The Best Health and Fitness Articles of the Week #169

It’s been a while since I’ve published one of these “weekly” updates. I was pretty good about doing these every single week for several years but after my daughter was born, life became too busy. I want to try to do more of these updates again, but I won’t be doing them weekly. I just don’t have time. But hopefully you find them useful on the occasions when I do publish them. 😀

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Water Flossing – And a Water Flosser Review!

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I received a water flosser at a discounted price in exchange for writing an honest review. I did some research to learn about the benefits of water flossing and wanted to share that with you.

Check out the video below to learn about the 5 things you (probably) didn’t know about water flossing and then check out my review of the Sterline Water Flosser. You can get the Sterline Water Flosser for $40.99.

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The Best Health and Fitness Articles of the Week #168 – Easy Homemade Mayo, Preventing Side Stitches, and Home Pesticides Causing Cancer

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This week’s update includes:

  • Easy homemade mayonnaise in less than 2 minutes
  • 25 healthy sweet potato recipes
  • How to prevent side stitches
  • Why running injuries increase in the fall
  • 3 Exercises you should never do
  • Home pesticides can cause cancer

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The Best Health and Fitness Articles of the Week #167 – DIY Sports Drinks Recipes, Grilled Smoked Tea Steaks, and Weight-Lifting Advice to Increase Strength and Power

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This week’s update includes:

  • 5 DIY Sports Drinks to Help Keep You Hydrated
  • Sergey Brin’s Search for a Parkinson’s Cure
  • The 10 Realities of Dating A Bodybuilder
  • Grilled Smoked Tea Rib-Eye Steaks
  • The Forgotten Piece of Weight-Lifting Advice That Will Make You Stronger
  • Joe Manganiello’s “Magic” Conditioning Routines
  • Current school start times damaging learning and health of students

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The Best Health and Fitness Articles of the Week #166 – Marijuana For Fitness, Why You Should Drink 5 Cups of Coffee Per Day, and The Massive Benefits of the Hollow-Body Hold Exercise

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I hope those of you in the U.S. and Canada had a great Labor Day weekend. I sure did! We had a lot of BBQ and spent time with the family. It’s always hard to jump back into work after getting a break, even if it’s only one extra day than normal.

We’ve got a lot of great stuff to talk about this week!

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The Best Health and Fitness Articles of the Week #165 – Signs of Folate Deficiency, Living a Frugal Life, and Dirty Marketing Tricks of the Fitness Industry

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Are you getting enough folate? If you eat as many avocados as I do, then you probably do 😉

This weeks update includes:

  • Information about folate deficiency
  • How to live a more frugal life (with my own health and fitness tips added)
  • Why the mainstream medical community no longer thinks cholesterol is bad
  • How physical fitness helps older people maintain healthy brain function
  • A fitness insider discussing the dirty marketing tricks of the industry

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