Health

30 NOVEMBER 2016

What It Is Fatty Liver and How to Get Rid of It

Fatty liver disease is becoming increasingly common in many parts of the world, affecting about 25% of people globally. It is linked to obesity, type 2 diabetes and other disorders characterized by insulin resistance. What’s more, if fatty liver isn’t addressed, it may progress to more serious liver disease and other health problems. What Is […]

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11 NOVEMBER 2016

Trust Your Gut

For the past 75 years we’ve been bombarding them with antibiotics without realizing that when we were shooting at the bad guys, we were also hurting the good guys. And the rising incidence of chronic conditions from obesity to asthma to allergies may be the price we are paying.

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7 NOVEMBER 2016

The Truth About Poop: Understanding Stool Color, Shape, and Frequency

We have a lot of silly names for it: BMs, caca, doo-doo, turds, and of course, poop. We don’t generally discuss it in our daily conversations. But asking some important questions about your bowel movements might give you some insight into your gastrointestinal health. Here’s the scoop on poop.

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7 NOVEMBER 2016

Does sugar fast-track the ageing process?

Sugar is in just about everything we eat, from natural sugars in foods like fruit and vegetables to added sugars in processed foods including soft drinks, cakes and biscuits. In America, sugar consumption has increased 40 per cent since the 1970s.

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31 OCTOBER 2016

Children Are Eating Too Much Sugar, but Halloween Is Not to Blame

Considering that recent reports estimate that the U.S. healthcare system spends approximately $1 trillion every year battling the effects of high sugar consumption, it would certainly be wise to find ways to minimize sugar intake year round.

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26 OCTOBER 2016

Lifestyle Changes May Reduce Migraine Frequency

Some lifestyle changes, including getting adequate sleep, the right diet, exercise, and proper rehydration can help reduce the number of times you get migraines, says Dr. Robert Sheeler, who works at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.

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22 SEPTEMBER 2016

Food Additives That May Make Our Gut Leaky

  Crohn’s disease is an autoimmune disorder that affects more than a million Americans. It is an inflammatory bowel disease in which the body attacks the intestines. There is currently no known cure for Crohn’s disease; current research focuses on controlling symptoms. There is no definitive medical or surgical therapy. The best we have is […]

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21 SEPTEMBER 2016

Food Sensitivities: Wrong Food Habit May Damage Diet Plan

Have you ever wondered why so many diets fail? After all, all of them come with certain guidelines and rules whose primary purpose is to ensure a person is on a right track. The reason a vast majority of diet plans prove to be unsuccessful is that dieters adopt or don’t get rid of unhealthy […]

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20 SEPTEMBER 2016

Nourishing Foods For A Healthy Heart

Nutrition is one of the key, if not most important, areas to address in order to successfully manage high blood pressure, cholesterol and to maintain overall heart health. Here are some of the best whole foods that can improve these health metrics through a nourishing lifestyle. Blood Pressure It used to be thought that lowering […]

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19 SEPTEMBER 2016

Is There Truth Behind the 5 Second Rule?

Let’s face it:  we’ve all dropped a piece of food on the floor and uttered the ’5-second rule’ expression.  But considering that 1 in 6 people suffer from a foodborne illness every year is it really okay to do so? Can harmful microbes really leap off the floor onto the food in only a matter […]

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