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Sugar Bear FAINTED At Mama June's House! Ambulance Called!

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This is scary!

It looks like all of the pressure from Mama June dating a convicted child molester is getting to Sugar Bear because he fainted on Sunday!

The father of Honey Boo Boo was at his estranged wife's home, where he'd been staying for a few days, and out of nowhere he fainted!

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Anyone Who’s Overweight Should Put THIS Fruit In Their Diet ASAP! Get The Sweet Deets On The Food That May Reduce Heart Attacks!

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A summertime fruit favorite is getting high marks for health in a new research study on hypertension and heart attacks!

We’re talking about watermelon, of course!

Hmm. Beyoncé must have seen this study early because gurl’s been drinking watermelon so much, she’s Drunk In Love with it!


In all seriousness though, researchers recently found that

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Michael Lohan Rushed To Hospital! Heart Surgery Scheduled!

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Usually Michael Lohan doesn't go to the hospital unless he's claiming pain during a cop chase.

But last night he was rushed to the ER after suffering chest pains and scoring a 200/110 on his blood pressure test. Yikes!

The doctors ran some more tests and found out Mike actually needs a

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American's Loves Salt WAY MORE Than They Should

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, pretty much all American's are consuming WAY MORE than the recommended amount of sodium.

88% of U.S. children and adults are consuming more than 2,300 milligrams of salt a day, the amount recommended by federal dietary guidelines.

A report from the CDC shows that the average American goes over the suggested daily amount of sodium by 53% and consumes about 3,513 milligrams.

Researchers aren't surprised by the data, but are now aware public health officials have a lot of work to do in order to curb America's taste for their favorite spice.

A high sodium diet can lead to high blood pressure, which contributes to life-threatening health problems such as heart attacks and strokes.

The problem, as a coauthor of the report points out, is not that we're sprinkling too much salt from the shaker on our food, but instead we're eating too much food that is too high in sodium to begin with.

Janelle Peralez Gunn, a public health analyst with the CDC's Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, said:

"A lot of people tend to think…'I don't add salt to my food,' without realizing that they've probably already exceeded—and in some cases probably doubled—their [recommended] intake before they've even picked up the saltshaker."

Health officials believe a partnership between the government and food companies may be the key to lowering America's sodium intake.

Over two dozen food manufacturers and restaurant chains have already pledged to reduce the sodium in their food up to 25% by 2014 with the National Salt Reduction Initiative.

We don't advise waiting for corporations to take action before you do first as a consumer. Check nutrition labels and opt for lower sodium foods as part of your healthy diet. Including more water, fruits, and veggies into your diet is also an easy way to reduce your salt consumption!

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