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Month: June 2014

Is sugar killing you?

Is sugar killing you?

A recent study found a significant relationship between added sugar consumption and increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease. A recent study reported in JAMA Internal Medicine found a significant relationship between added sugar consumption and increased risk death from cardiovascular disease. The new study is significant because previous studies have linked higher intake of added sugar with cardiovascular disease risk factors; this new study actually measured the association of overconsumption with increased risk of death, not just risk factors,…

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How to Improve Digestive Health

How to Improve Digestive Health

Sick? Overweight? Depressed? Blame It on the Bacteria in Your Belly Many types of bacteria are fighting it out in your digestive tract, and the winners can determine your risk for a range of health problems. Here’s how to get the right mix. By Celeste Perron Your belly is a popular place: As many as 100 trillion microbes call it home. Many of them are beneficial bacteria that process hard-to-digest foods, produce nutrients, and—as we’re now learning—guard against disease. “Studies…

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11 Habits of Happy People

11 Habits of Happy People

Have you ever noticed that happy people tend to have higher expectations, and also getter better results?  There’s a reason why life flows more smoothly when your happy switch is turned on, and cultivating these habits of happy people will surely put your life on the right track toward becoming a habitually happier, healthier, and whole. 1. Unconditional love     “The only way love can last a lifetime is if it’s unconditional. The truth is this: love is not determined…

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10 Ways To Beat Chronic Fatigue

10 Ways To Beat Chronic Fatigue

By   Toby Morrison   January 15, 2013 Although there is no set cure for chronic fatigue syndrome, there are things you can do to help beat it. I suffered from Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) at the age of 15, struck down by glandular fever and overtraining. Four years later, I recovered and then founded the CFS Health Centre as I felt the need to give other people with CFS the support and guidance I didn’t have. I’ve subsequently helped hundreds of…

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Peanuts: Nutrition Facts And Health Benefits

Peanuts: Nutrition Facts And Health Benefits

Posted in Nuts by admin on 20 May 2014   Peanuts are salty and delicious pleasure. Ideal for appetizers while watching a sports game or a great substitute for potato chips while watching a movie. Besides being delicious, it can be very healthy.     Regulate the level of sugar in the blood For stable blood sugar throughout the day, eat peanut butter. It is recommended this product to eat for breakfast.     Increase concentration and memory capability Thanks to vitamin B3…

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10 Smart Studies that Help Unlock the Mysteries of Intelligence

10 Smart Studies that Help Unlock the Mysteries of Intelligence

The benefits of being smart are hardly a mystery. Clever people have all kinds of advantages in life: they have better educations, better jobs, earn more and even live longer. Naturally, then, if you could set your child’s intelligence, you’d probably opt for smart (although maybe not too smart). Still, being smart is more of a mixed blessing than many imagine. Here are ten studies that provide vital insights into the psychology of intelligence. 1. The myth of a single intelligence Some…

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Do you think the government should be supporting dairy?

Do you think the government should be supporting dairy?

Diana Herrington    June 22, 2014 Do you think the government should be supporting dairy? Tons of unhealthy dairy junk food gets through the new junk food guidelines set up by the government! These guidelines try to deal with the declining health and poor diet in the United States. The government ends up propping up the dairy industry because the dairy industry has convinced everyone that all milk and dairy products are nutritious. Public health advocate Michele Simon has created…

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Everything You Need To Know About B12 Deficiency

Everything You Need To Know About B12 Deficiency

By   Dr. Amy Myers   August 29, 2013 I recently found myself wanting a sweet treat that would satisfy me without making my blood sugar levels go AWOL and see me needing a nap an hour later, so I perused my cupboards, pulled out Read Vegetarians and vegans are not the only ones who can develop a Vitamin B12 deficiency. Whether you’re young or old; a Paleo, gluten-free, or raw foods enthusiast, you too can suffer from this. According to the…

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Diet Rich in Plant Antioxidants Helps Blood Sugar

Diet Rich in Plant Antioxidants Helps Blood Sugar

By Michael W. Smith, MD  WebMD Health News    Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD June 11, 2014 – A substance found in a variety of plant-based foods may improve blood sugar in people at risk for heart disease and diabetes, according to a recent study. Researchers found that a diet rich in plant antioxidants (called polyphenols) lowered blood sugar. The antioxidants are found in dark chocolate, green tea, coffee, and extra virgin olive oil, among other foods. Lead researcher Lutgarda Bozzetto,…

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7 Great-Tasting Flavors that Fight Pain

7 Great-Tasting Flavors that Fight Pain

Michelle Schoffro Cook    June 19, 2014 Don’t let pain stop you from enjoying summer’s social activities. The next time you have a picnic or invite friends over for a barbecue, try some of these proven pain-fighters to enhance the flavor of your meal as well as your enjoyment of the experience: Ginger: Fresh, chopped ginger is amazing in summertime drinks, desserts and Asian-inspired dishes. It is a digestive aid with analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties and has been found effective for…

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