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10 Most Absurd Fad Diets

People will go to crazy extremes to try to get slim. Would you ingest a parasite to fit into your skinny jeans?


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Avoid Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners are made from unnatural chemicals, so you should think twice before including them in your diet. Learn about the potential risks of ingesting artificial sweeteners and find out about healthier alternatives.

Quiz: Why do people start smoking?

Research has shown over the years that both smoking and smokeless tobacco can cause a host of health problems, some of which are fatal. But billions of people continue to smoke. So why do they start in the first place? Take this quiz to find out!

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