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Month: October 2021

Are You Stuck in the “I’ll Feel Better When” Cycle?

Are You Stuck in the “I’ll Feel Better When” Cycle?

Striving for major accomplishments requires feeling satisfied along the way. KEY POINTS When it comes to big aspirations, it’s beneficial to reflect on the good within more minor accomplishments along the way. Often people’s “feel better when” comes from their mind’s capacity to imagine what will happen in the future. Know when good enough is good enough. Try not to waste energy on maximizing things that don’t matter. We are often caught in the trap of believing that we’ll feel…

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Eating Chili Peppers Can Help You Live Longer, Cut Risks For Heart Disease And Cancer

Eating Chili Peppers Can Help You Live Longer, Cut Risks For Heart Disease And Cancer

DALLAS, Texas — Previous studies have shown that spicy food can have a positive impact on your health. Now, a study released by the American Heart Association has a “hot” new take on the topic. Researchers say eating chili pepper isn’t just good for your health, it can help you live longer by reducing heart disease and cancer.   The study finds consuming chili peppers cuts the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease by 26 percent. The odds of dying from…

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The Fruit That Boosts Weight Loss And Reduces Fat Absorption

The Fruit That Boosts Weight Loss And Reduces Fat Absorption

A weight loss fruit that makes you feel full, improves your gut health, and reduces absorption of fats. Having an avocado every day as part of your diet will increase healthy gut bacteria and reduce the absorption of fat. The fruit is rich in fibre and monounsaturated fat, a healthy fat that lowers “bad” LDL cholesterol in the blood. A study by Ahmed et al. (2019) suggests that avocados contain a fat molecule that could help prevent diabetes and maintain…

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Which Bread Is Best For You — Whole-Grain, Multigrain or Whole Wheat?

Which Bread Is Best For You — Whole-Grain, Multigrain or Whole Wheat?

Hint: Check the label first and foremost Gone are the days of eating white bread. Many people are aware that whole-grain has more nutritional heft than white, fluffy, overly milled breads, but it’s not always easy to pick a good loaf when you’re at the grocery store. Sometimes, a refined loaf of bread can masquerade as something more nutritious. Patrol the bread aisle and you’ll see terms like whole wheat, multigrain, seven-grain, 12-grain, all-natural, organic and enriched, to name a…

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