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About Allie Beatty

Allie's Voice is the short and sweet recap of weekly health news. For most health news, I'll ask a question to get to know my readers. Please answer me on Twitter @AlliesVoice. Please subscribe to Allie's Voice and ask your friends to join us!

Would Your Teen Eat These Soy Snacks?

TweetWith the obesity epidemic taking hold on youths, researchers have found perks for teens who snack on soy protein. A study found that teens who opt to snack on soy protein in the afternoon were shown to have better cognitive … Continue reading

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How Far Would You Go For Chimp Bone Strength?

TweetOur convenience-driven ways of living have weakened the strength of our bones. Chimps are our closest living relatives and their bones are structured like brick houses, compared to the feeble twigs that makeup our skeleton. Blame it on your living situation. The weakening … Continue reading

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How Many Skipped Meals Stockpile Belly Fat?

TweetThe idea of restricting calories is eating less to consume fewer calories and lose weight. Sounds good. However, skipping meals can lead to insulin resistance and T2D. The liver is the brain of the metabolic operation. When a meal is skipped, … Continue reading

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How Does Coffee Inspire You?

TweetPeople love their coffee. If you celebrate liquid gold on the daily, this news may bring a smile to your face. Caffeine has received a media makeover because it offers more health benefits than initially realized. In this particular study, coffee consumption … Continue reading

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Is A ‘Dad Bod’ Sexy To You?

TweetPeter Holley takes the liberty to cite himself, his friends, and life experiences to support the notion that women covet the ‘dad bod’. By  mansplaining, he deductively reasoned why sophisticated women are seeking men who are stable, confident, and trustworthy. It … Continue reading

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Do You Grocery Shop With A List Or Wing It?

TweetThe same way a GPS helps navigate to the intended destination, a shopping list helps shoppers stay the course for healthy eating. Readers are leaders. People who follow a list when grocery shopping and more likely to buy higher quality … Continue reading

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Can Makeup Give The Wrong Impression?

TweetSome women feel naked without makeup, while others consider makeup an albatross to their daily grind. The funny thing about women wearing makeup is that men perceive these women as hotter but also less trustworthy. That’s confusing. Despite the red … Continue reading

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What’s The Longest You’ve Gone Without Sleep?

TweetIf you toss and turn before falling asleep, this may be the trick you need to fall asleep in 60 seconds. Counting sheep has been updated with the 4-7-8 breathing technique, promoted by Dr. Andrew Weil.  By counting breaths, this … Continue reading

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Isn’t Donated Blood Tested Before Added To The Bank?

TweetWhen it comes to donating blood, the stipulations on who your sexual partners have been in the last 12-months is more invasive than the needle drawing the blood. The FDA is seeing the light and is now considering lifting the … Continue reading

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Is It Really Cost-Effective to Sell Minors Alcohol?

TweetNowadays, kids look older than their age. On the other hand, many adults look years younger than their age. Clearly, it’s a problem if you’re a liquor store clerk unable to discern a mature-looking kid from a youthful-glowing adult. Adults buying … Continue reading

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