Archive for the ‘General Health’ Category

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Tips to Stay Healthy this Winter

Winter is almost here, and with it comes cold and flu season. In order to make it through the cold months with as few sick days as possible, here are some tips to keep your body healthy and strong. First, in order to stay healthy, you need to eat healthy. Keeping your diet full of [...]

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Nutritional Ideas for American Diabetes Month in November

November is American Diabetes Month and is sponsored by the American Diabetes Association, whose vision is to help as many people as possible to live lives that are free from diabetes and all the burdens that are linked to the condition. Increasing awareness regarding the Diabetes disease is chief among the major efforts of the [...]

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Obesity Becoming Leading Cause of Cancer

Obesity has always been a problem for segments of the population. However, over the past decades the number of obese and overweight children and adults has increased in a remarkable way. Obesity refers to a condition where a person has an unhealthy and abnormally high proportion of body fat. Obesity is measured using the body [...]

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Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget

Eating healthy doesn’t have to mean that you spend a lot on your food. These days, saving money is a driving force for most shoppers. However, it’s possible to make good nutritional selections without spending heavily. Healthy eating is vital for maintaining a healthy lifestyle but managing to eat foods high in proteins, carbohydrates, and [...]

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For Women, Flavonoids are Your Friends

According to new research conducted in the UK, women are advised to include tea and citrus foods in their diets since flavonoids found in these foods may reduce their risk of ovarian cancer. Flavonoids can be found in many different chemical groups of substances in virtually all plants. Researchers for the University of East Anglia [...]

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Fitness Trends for 2015

At a recent global fitness conference, the IDEA World Fitness Conference, fitness professionals were asked their thoughts on fitness trends to watch for in the coming year. Here are some of the most popular answers. Perhaps you’d like to incorporate one, or a few, into your personal fitness regime. The first trend, which is already [...]

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Get to Know Moringa

As you research the plethora of vitamins and supplements in the market for the best ones that offer the most health benefits, there is a tree that you need to get to know – the moringa tree. The moringa tree, also referred to as “The Miracle Tree”, may be the most nutritious tree in the [...]

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Low Impact Exercises for Seniors

As the Baby Boomer generation continues to age, a greater emphasis has been placed on fitness and wellbeing for seniors. For seniors, it has become a necessity to achieve a certain level of physical fitness in order to battle against the health issues that come with old age. Hence, it is necessary to perform a [...]

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Fasting and its Effects on Anti-Aging

It is a well known fact that most religions view fasting as being good for the soul. However, most people have yet to discover the benefits that fasting offers for the body and what they stand to gain by fasting. In the early 1900s, research by medical professionals led doctors to start recommending fasting as [...]

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Tips for Healthy Eating

Healthy eating is a term used to describe an eating habit that is of great benefit to our health and general well being. The term is no new thing to us as we have heard about the benefits of a healthy diet many times but we usually neglect and fail to ask ourselves the reason [...]