Does Eating Spicy Food Help You Lose Weight?

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Chili peppers and other spices do more than just add a little kick to your food. Some reports show that they can help you lose weight, too. But is it just a myth? Farm to Fit looked into the research to find out what's up with this claim.

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Can Plastic-Eating Worms Save the Day?

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It's no secret that we need to do something about plastic pollution on this planet. The landfills are full of it, and, increasingly, so are the oceans. It's one of those things everybody knows about, but nobody is sure what to do about.

Wouldn't it be great if there was a natural way to actually get rid of plastic? Well, there might be.

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4 Best Apps for Calorie Counting

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Counting calories is an integral part of a weight loss journey. Research has shown that people who log calories are more likely to lose weight and keep it off in the long run. But there's no point in doing it the old fashioned way with a pencil and paper. These days, there are apps to help do the calculations. So which app is best? Farm to Fit did some digging to uncover the four best calorie counting apps out there.

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An Investigation of Calming Foods

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Anxiety and stress can cause our stomachs to turn into knots. But what if you could target the very area where you're feeling the stress and combat it? It turns out eating certain foods can have a calming effect on the body and mind. Farm to Fit investigated to find a handful of foods known to act as calming agents in the body.

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6 Great Reasons Why Garlic is Good For You

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Garlic has long been considered both a seasoning staple and powerful medicine by many human societies. Ancient Greece, Egypt, and India alike believed garlic to be effective at treating respiratory issues, high blood pressure, tuberculosis, fatigue, fevers, and other illnesses. Garlic was also thought to be an aphrodisiac and a stimulant, in addition to its culinary and medicinal uses.

So what are garlic’s proven health benefits? Farm to Fit took a look at the research and found 8 great reasons why garlic is good for you.

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