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How to save 2 hours per day and become healthier and smarter at the same time

Health is an important topic for me – especially if it concerns my own health. I consider being physically active as an important ingredient for physical and also mental well-being. I often talk to people who would like to become more physically active and they usually say “Yes, good point. But honestly, when shall I […]

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The Men who made us Fat!

BBC Documentary on how the food industry has transformed our eating habits.

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Preventing diabetes with specific fruits and vegetables

Consumption of green leafy vegetables may show promise however, an overall increase in consumption of vegetables and fruits is adviced. With each passing day more and more people are suffering from type 2 diabetes and this situation is not showing any sign decrease in numbers in the near future. On the positive side, clinical trials reflect […]

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Your Gut Feelings

It has often been said that the gut has a brain of its own. The gut has a connection to the enteric nervous system which has the same fetal tissues as that of the brain. Various studies have been conducted to understand the connection between the gut and the brain. It has been found out […]

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Super Foods For Dieters

To eat or not to eat is what troubles the dieting mind most. The more you try to stay away from food, the more it occupies your mind. Carbohydrates, fats, calories look more desirable than ever, you can’t snack on your favorite bar, can’t enjoy your favorite desert, advised to skip meals after 8 p.m., […]

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Adverse Effects of Vaccines

A report has been published in August, 2011 by the Institute of Medicine’s Panel on Adverse Effects of Vaccines stating the causality and evidence of harm done by vaccines. The report points to the need for more development in the medical field to deal with the adverse effects of vaccines. The report studied 158 probable […]

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Mediterranean Diet Good for Your Heart

A team of researchers has found out the benefits of consuming a balanced diet. The diet that they recommend people to consume is balanced in every sense and involves the replacement of carbohydrates such as pasta and white bread with unsaturated fats present in food items such as olive oil, nuts and avocados. Such a […]

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Obesity and Overweight – Causes and Consequences

Various factors work in isolation and in combination to lead to obesity. Being overweight is a complex health issue, making you vulnerable to myriad other diseases. Let’s take a more detailed look at the causes of obesity. Body weight is a result of the combination of genes, metabolism, environment, culture, socioeconomic status and behavior. Our […]

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Lose Weight with High Protein Foods

Recent research has demonstrated that eating a high protein diet can help you lose weight because high protein foods satiate hunger better than carbs or fats can.   What Research Shows About High Protein Foods According to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the participants reported less hunger, higher satisfaction as […]

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Junk Food and Depression

According to a study done by Healthy Fast Food and Fast Food Maps, over 25% of Americans consume junk food daily. Americans spend nearly $100 billion on fast foods every year with children in the age group of 6-14 eating junk food more than 157,000,000 times every month. According to another study done by Public […]

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