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  • Stevia promises to be a more natural sugar substitute than artificial sweeteners like saccharin, aspartame and sucralose. Those products are synthetic sugar substitutes; stevia is a refined product of the stevia plant, a bush native to South America. Today, stevia is found in some prepackaged foods. You can also buy stevia at the supermarket. Learn more about stevia, including whether stevia is sugar and potential stevia side effects.
  • How long alcohol stays in your system depends on your body weight, metabolism, and how much you drink. Find out how your body metabolizes alcohol and how long it takes to leave your system, including how long alcohol stays in your blood and urine.
  • Ever wish you hadn't had that last drink? Learn the steps to prevent a hangover, including what's known about the hangover prevention pill.
  • To reduce inflammation and the damage it can cause, make anti-inflammatory lifestyle changes like more exercise, less stress, and avoiding inflammation-causing foods.
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