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Hate Your Body Fat?

Too much cholesterol and other body fat can lead to disease. However, our bodies need a certain amount of fat to function ."Fat is one of the most fascinating organs out there," says Aaron Cypess, MD, Ph.D, an instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and a research associate at

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healthy women

Women Health And Hormones

According to the 2009 Bio Cycle Study, Funded by the National Institutes of Health,two primary findings of women hormones were yielded: One, that women who experienced untreated hormonal issues( Premenstrual Syndrome and infertility) prior to menopause were more likely to develop diseases of inflammation (diabetes, heart disease, and cancer) later in life. And

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SAY NO TO MULTIVITAMINS

Three studies published on Monday bear the following hand-to-open-mouth news: 1. Multivitamins do nothing to stave off cognitive decline associated with aging. Multivitamins offer no benefit in preventing heart disease, cancer or early death. 3. High doses of multivitamins did not help prevent a second heart attack. Harvard researchers examined a subset of nearly 6,000 male

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Insulin-injecting

INSULIN SENSITIVITY

When most people hear “insulin,” they hear “diabetes.” But everyone can benefit from learning about how insulin affects the body. Insulin sensitivity is how effective the body is at using insulin to reduce elevated blood glucose levels, with a greater efficacy being more ‘sensitivity’ and a poorer efficacy mean being more

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BAD BREATH-HALITOSIS

Americans spent the estimated two billion dollars a year on products to mask Bad Breath. In one survey, 34 percent of respondents said that bad breath made them hesitant to even speak to other people and another 12.6 percent said they avoided others altogether. Even if you do not have severe halitosis,

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WHEAT INTOLERANCE

WHEAT INTOLERANCE

Wheat intolerance generally affects children under the age of 3, but adults can have a wheat allergy, too. Someone who has a wheat allergy has an allergy to a protein in wheat. THE MODERN WHEAT Modern wheat differs from its origins as the result of intense cross-breeding. It has turned the crop into something neither

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tonic water

TONIC WATER- A SERIOUS MISNOMER.

The standard water with some carbon dioxide, fruit extracts, and sugar to boost the flavor. Just 4 ounces of this favorite cocktail mixer boasts 11 grams of sugar (the same amount in four ounces of Sprite). More than half of Americans consume drinks with added sugar (like soda and flavoured waters). These can contribute

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Whole-Grains

THE WONDER WHOLE GRAINS

Refined grains are the products consisting of grains or grain flours that have been significantly modified from their natural composition. Three servings of whole grains per day can reduce the risk of  cardiovascular diseases, type II diabetes, and certain cancers.  According to one study, eating whole grains in place of refined grains can reduce the abdominal

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Nails

NAILS- A WINDOW TO YOUR HEALTH.

Nails are big business today. But pretty nails don't always mean good health.  Because of their partial transparency, many health conditions are very visible in the nails. Even nail-biting can be an indicator of mental health.  People who are more anxious or obsessive compulsive do tend to bite their nails

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Worst Sleep

THE WORST SLEEPERS!

Not enough people are reaching the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep a night, according to the survey from Britain's Sleep Council.  The survey also examined how particular occupations affect sleep habits as                    people in the legal profession -  slept fairly

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Oral Hygiene

PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS!

Caring for the pearly whites is crucial for overall health. Besides yellow stains and icky breath,  a dirty mouth can also cause some very serious health concerns. So put your money where your mouth is. More than 6 billion bacteria live inside the average human mouth. The wrong buildup of

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obese people

Should all obese people lose weight?

As obesity is a well-known risk factor for diseases like diabetes, heart diseases and for some cancers. Why not all obese suffer from all these diseases? Should all obese people lose weight? Why are they "metabolically healthy"? It is explained on the basis of Inflammation. It means your immune system has sensed a

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Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes with a simpler perspective

How many of us don't live under the threat of being diagnosed with diabetes? Especially people like me who come from the family where almost every second person have type 2 diabetes. We all try to eat right, attend gym sessions,yoga classes, meditation and what not? But while managing tough routine

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