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How to protect yourself from the Zika virus if you plan to visit Rio?

How to protect yourself from the Zika virus if you plan to visit Rio?

More than 600,000 people are expected to attend the Rio Olympics this year and both the participants and the spectators seem worried about the damage that comes from contracting the ZIKA virus. Some of the athletes have raised concerns about the potential epidemic. Everyone wants to understand what…

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What is Pancreatic Insufficiency?

What is Pancreatic Insufficiency?

Pancreatic Insufficiency, also known as exocrine pancreatic insufficiency or EPI, is issues with digestion including the inability to digest food. With EPI, the enzymes responsible for digesting food aren’t created in enough numbers from the pancreas. This lack of enzymes results in the…

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Symptoms of depression

Symptoms of depression

Some people feel sad, hopeless, and helpless due to loss in business, difficulties, and struggles of life. It is normal to go through periods when you feel sad. However, if this sad feeling lasts for a longer period of time, is called depression. Sometimes depression can lead to thoughts of suicide.…

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What is Hemophilia?

What is Hemophilia?

Haemophilia is an inherited disease in which the blood does not have the ability to clot properly. Haemophiliacs bleed easily from any wound on their body. Some people do not show signs of the disease while in childhood but increases in severity later in life. Types of Haemophilia According to the…

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Whole food recipes for babies

Whole food recipes for babies

The World Health Organization recommends babies to be breastfed exclusively for the first 6 months. After 6 months, most babies are generally ready to eat some real food. Even though babies under 1 year may not have a whole set of teeth, they do have very strong gums to help them chew. Whole food is…

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Tap Into the Benefts of Steam when you want to Treat a Sore Throat Emanating from a Cough

Tap Into the Benefts of Steam when you want to Treat a Sore Throat Emanating from a Cough

A repeated coughing session is going to be quite a bother unless you figure out a way out. Go for natural methods because this is the only way you can be sure of getting a comprehensive treatment, and that too, without any side-effects. Whether it is a cold, a cough or even a congestion that is to…

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The new HIV vaccine candidates may generate good immune response

The new HIV vaccine candidates may generate good immune response

A new research was carried out to stimulate the potentiality of the immunity system so that the HIV infection gets blocked. Several efforts have been taken for development of a vaccine against HIV so that it can fight off all the strains of virus. The Scripps Research Institute said that the results…

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Workout Regularly if You Want to Have a Sound Sleep

Workout Regularly if You Want to Have a Sound Sleep

Working out is really good for toning your body and building your muscles. It is also good for maintaining the overall fitness of your body. But did you also know that if you are working out regularly you can knock insomnia out of your life? Yes, it is true! People who cannot sleep soundly, have…

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During the workday, you should stand from 2 to 4 hours

During the workday, you should stand from 2 to 4 hours

According to experts, people who have desk-based jobs, should stand and have light activities up to four hours a day. Also, they should walk as often as they can. This announcement has come from Active Working CIC and Public Health England. Sitting all day has been linked to health problems,…

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Is it Okay to Consume Alcohol After Workout?

Is it Okay to Consume Alcohol After Workout?

The idea of having a couple of chilled beers after a long and strenuous workout session could be pretty tempting. However, consuming alcohol especially immediately after the workout session can totally wash out your efforts in the gym. What you need after exercising is a balanced diet and some rest…

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12% Children in US Lacking Good Health through Right Nutrition

12% Children in US Lacking Good Health through Right Nutrition

Nutrition plays an important role in deciding the growth of a child. According to a recently conducted survey, about 12 percent children in US are lacking good health through right nutrition. It is really an alarming situation that should be changed. However, USA is known for its exclusive child…

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Why you feel anxious a day after you drank alcohol

Why you feel anxious a day after you drank alcohol

Many people like alcohol beverages. Any type of them, in small amounts, is harmless. Drinking a glass or two of beer sometimes are even useful. The problem occurs when we drink too much. Basically, the alcohol in our body ‘’shouts down’’ some parts of our brain, so we think…

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How to Benefit from Taking Health Supplements

How to Benefit from Taking Health Supplements

In order to keep your physical health in good condition, it can sometimes become quite imperative to opt for calcium, vitamin and even protein supplements in addition to following a balanced diet. To know more about how you can benefit from having health supplements, you need to keep the following…

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Alkaline Water Benefits for a healthy mind body and soul

Alkaline Water Benefits for a healthy mind body and soul

The alkaline water is a powerful antioxidant which helps you in fighting ageing. The ORP which is the Oxidation Reduction Potential is a process of measuring the antioxidants’ level from scale of seven hundred plus. The more the level of negativity, the more strong is the antioxidant. The…

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The artificial sweetener is out of Diet Pepsi

The artificial sweetener is out of Diet Pepsi

Pepsi cans that contain no aspartame will be on sale in the US from August. An artificial sweetener is removed from Diet Pepsi because of consumer concerns about its safety. Although, residents of the US will have a chance to drink aspartame-free Diet Pepsi, residents of the UK wouldn’t have…

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Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure

Your heart pushes and contracts blood through the arteries, making it move across the whole body. This force of blood on arteries create pressure, known as systolic blood pressure. Blood must reach every cell, because it is carrying oxygen and nutrients to them. The important thing you must know is…

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How to avoid the underdeveloped penis

How to avoid the underdeveloped penis

Genetics and Hormones: There are several reasons for which a man can have a small penis. Young men often avoid circumstances that affect the growth of their penis. The body of a man changes during puberty. Genetics or heredity and the supply of hormones are two of the factors that determine the…

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HEALTHY ORGANIC FOOD SALES BUCK INDUSTRY TRENDS

HEALTHY ORGANIC FOOD SALES BUCK INDUSTRY TRENDS

Farmers in the UK are still abandoning the organic food sales even though it has recovered since the financial crisis that rocked the world, according to a research which was published on Tuesday. According to the soil association, which is the main certifying body of organic produce, the sales of…

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Smart Ways To Deal With Abdominal Obesity

Smart Ways To Deal With Abdominal Obesity

Most people on the plus side tend to have some level of abdominal obesity. The term ‘abdominal obesity’ indicates the accumulation of fat around the belly area, which can lead to serious health and obesity related issues if unhindered. Check these tricks and ways to deal with abdominal…

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EXERCISING REDUCES THE CHANCES OF GETTING AN EYE DISEASE

EXERCISING REDUCES THE CHANCES OF GETTING AN EYE DISEASE

In a research that was conducted by researchers at the University of Wisconsin that followed up over 4000 men and women in a period of 15 years it was found that exercising reduces the chances of getting an eye disease. According to the research that mainly focused on the eye as well as exercising,…

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Signs and Symptoms of Tuberculosis

Signs and Symptoms of Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial disease caused by mycobacteria, specifically Mycobacterium tuberculosis, M. bovis, or M. africanum. The disease is spread from inhalation of organisms dispersed as droplets from the sputum of infected persons. TB traditionally was diagnosed among economically…

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How Can Lunches Be Made to Improve Employee Productivity?

It has been observed that there are companies that fail to include nutrition in their wellness programs for their employees. Employers spend a lot of time and effort in improving their business procedures to make their staff work faster and more efficient. Company owners want fast results from their…

Five essential minerals and where to find them

Your body needs minerals to function properly. They are essential and you need to include them in your diet since the body cannot produce them naturally. The deficiency of essential minerals may cause chronic disease as well as an excess of them. The following are five essential minerals that you…

Snack Mixes that Perk Your Energy during the Day

During the day, you have to perform a number of activities either at home or sitting in your office. For every movement an activity, your body burns calories. It is up to you that how you fulfil the dietary needs of your body. Between meals, a good alternative is to snack on something satisfying but…

The “Better Choices Concept” to Dieting

The premise of this concept is actually pretty simple. It states that if there is a snack you love, there are several other options that are just as delicious and nutritious but with much fewer calories. In the exact words: “For every food that you eat, there are likely to be other equally…

Local food is most preferred healthy food option

The world of marketing and advertising drives the free market. The fad of organic consumption is now being replaced by local food market. As the consumer is looking for more fresh and healthy food, looks like local food is fulfilling all the criteria well. The demand for food produced in nearby…

Exercise therapy can reduce surgical knee repairs

The menisci are the shock absorbers in the knees and provide a cushion between the shinbone and the thighbone. Severe traumas can result in the rupture of a meniscus, which might lead to surgery. However, many professionals agree that some surgical knee repairs are unnecessary. This is due to a…

World Health Organization Recommends Fitness Regime for 18-65 Year Olds

Conforming to the World Health Organization's "Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health" program, this specialized United Nations agency came up with a set of fitness recommendations for three age groups. These are comprised of 5-17 year-olds, 18-64 year-old and 65 years…

Potbellies more dangerous than obesity

We have been led to believe that people who are not obese are healthy. A person can be unhealthy even if they are not obese. Recent research indicates that people who have potbellies are unhealthier than those people who are obese. The Body Mass Index, or BMI, has been used as a method to determine…

What is Circuit fitness and its advantages?

Fitness exercise is one of the most beneficial forms of exercise that you can practice. Many people around the world choose to do fitness every day or at least a few times per week. If you are passionate about this, you might consider taking things to the next level; Circuit fitness is a challenge…

A pilates workout

Developed by Joseph Pilates, the workout focuses on balancing the body using core exercises, flexibility and increased awareness of how the body moves. This increases the efficiency of the graceful way in which the body moves naturally. What makes Pilates one of the most popular exercise routines is…