These Detox and Recovery Waters Are Actually Worth the Hype

Trendy waters are all the rage, but how many of them really have health benefits? A dietitian investigates which ones to say “yes” and “no” to. Yes: Watermelon Water Watermelon water is more popular than ever, showing the best of the fruit with a high potassium content, lycopene, vitamin C, and of course, water. (Fun…

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Aspirin increases pregnancy rate in women with inflammation

Infertility affects a large number of couples and individuals who are trying to conceive. New research suggests that a daily low dose of aspirin may increase chances of conception for women with chronic inflammation.   New research suggests that a low dose of aspirin may help women with inflammation to conceive. Infertility – largely defined…

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Which Vitamins are Good for Dry Eyes?

Dry eye syndrome is a common condition that occurs when the eyes do not make enough tears, or if the tears vanish too quickly. There are many treatments for dry eyes. Can vitamins help prevent or treat dry eyes? We find out.   If an individual has a healthy balanced diet, they should be able…

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WAYS HEMP CAN KEEP YOU HEALTHY IN 2017

  Hemp truly is a miracle plant. Aside from being an amazing, sustainable fibre for clothing and building material, the seeds can also provide the body with some amazing health benefits.   Here are 8 ways that hemp can help keep you healthy!   1. Hemp Contains Cannabidiol   While hemp barely contains THC —…

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Are Eggs Considered to Be a Dairy Product?

  For some reason, eggs and dairy are often grouped together. Therefore, many people speculate about whether they’re a dairy product.   For those who are lactose intolerant or allergic to milk proteins, it’s an important distinction to make.   This article answers the question whether eggs are a dairy product.   Eggs, Cottage Cheese,…

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EXCELLENT ANTI-CANCER FRUITS TO INCLUDE IN YOUR DIET

Fruits offer nutritional gains to the human body in the form of substances such as Vitamin C, phenols, fiber, folic acid, and antioxidants. It is a strongly established fact: plenty of evidence shows the anti-cancer properties of certain compounds in fruits.   Specifically, fruits such as pineapple, apple, avocado, lemon, banana, grapes, and tomato have…

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Honey can reverse antibiotic resistance, study suggests

Manuka honey could be an efficient way to clear chronically infected wounds and could even help reverse bacterial resistance to antibiotics, according to research presented at the Society for General Microbiology’s Spring Conference in Harrogate. Professor Rose Cooper from the University of Wales Institute Cardiff is looking at how manuka honey interacts with three types…

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Baking Soda for Acid Reflux: Does it Work?

Acid reflux occurs when some of the acid in the stomach flows back up into the food pipe, or esophagus. The acid irritates the lining of the food pipe and a person may experience a burning sensation in the chest, known as heartburn. A person with acid reflux might also have a sour taste in…

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What Things Are Best to Drink for People with Acid Reflux?

  Acid reflux or heartburn is technically known as gastroesophageal reflux. A person with acid reflux or heartburn may feel a burning sensation in their throat and chest, which may be quite painful and distressing.   Acid reflux occurs when the valve, or sphincter, that connects the stomach to the esophagus, or food pipe, is…

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The 13 biggest nutrition discoveries of 2016

  The truth about nutrition is always in flux. One day coffee is a carcinogen, the next it’s a potent antioxidant. Carbs used to be the devil, now (the right kinds) are the staple of a well-balanced diet.   What’s healthy seems to change regularly, and 2016 was no exception, which is why we’re looking…

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A new study found that beans and peas ward off hunger better than meat.

  You’ve probably heard that protein is the key to a satisfying meal. And when you think of the nutrient, your go-to is probably some type of meat. But a new study suggests that veggie-based proteins—specifically, beans and peas—may actually fill you up and keep you satisfied longer than animal protein.   Plant-based choices are…

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These Are the Real Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

  Is apple cider vinegar actually a nutritional superstar? An RD shares everything you need to know.   Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I’ve seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff. Whether or not it’s capable of all those…

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Skipping Breakfast: The First Step to Obesity?

  We’ve all heard that it’s important to eat a good breakfast in the morning, but do you know why? Ask any parent and they’ll tell you that babies are hungry when they wake up. This happens because nature has wired us to eat relatively soon after waking. Perhaps the most important reason is that…

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How to Relieve Gas: Easy Methods and Remedies

  Gas is a normal part of human digestion. This gas can sometimes take on a particularly unpleasant odor, or it can cause pain and discomfort.   According to the Cleveland Clinic, people pass 1 to 3 pints of gas each day. People typically pass gas between 14 and 23 times per day.   This…

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Peer pressure and festive food: Who are you trying to impress?

  With the festive season upon us, it is time to share good things with friends, colleagues, and family. There will be seasonal foods, celebratory drinks, and special ways of sharing and enjoying them.   To what extent do our peers define how we eat and drink? For some, a fear of weight gain will…

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Daily handful of nuts slashes the risk of disease and death

  With their rich content of fiber, low saturated fats, and high levels of antioxidants, nuts are one of the healthiest and most nutritious snacks out there. New research shows that the health benefits of nuts may be even more wide-ranging than we think. [A handful of nuts] Researchers suggest just a handful of nuts…

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Can Coconut Oil Help Treat Psoriasis?

  Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that causes a person to develop scaly patches, also known as plaques, on their skin. Psoriasis symptoms can include silvery scales and itchy, red patches.   The patches can appear on many parts of the body, including elbows, knees, scalp, lower back, and face. Some people also develop scaly…

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Erythroblastosis Fetalis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

  Erythroblastosis fetalis, also known as hemolytic anemia, is a serious medical condition that most commonly results from maternal-fetal blood type (Rh factor) incompatibility.   Rh factor is an inherited protein, found on the surface of red blood cells. Not everyone has this protein.   If a person has the protein, they are Rh positive….

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Can I Eat Rice If I Have Diabetes?

  Diet plays an important role in staying healthy, especially for people with diabetes. Many people wonder whether high-carbohydrate foods such as rice are healthy to eat. This article will explain how to count carbohydrates, how to incorporate rice into the diet, and what the healthy alternatives to rice are.   Contents of this article:…

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Fats don’t make you fat!

Donal O’Neill is an independent documentary filmmaker, who has covered wide arrays of topics related to health and fitness from last six years in his documentaries. Coming from sports family background with no bad habits, bewildered him seeing his loved ones becoming victims of modern diseases. This made him dig deep in to the limitations…

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Harm from a week’s overeating may be canceled by exercise

Is this disastrous for health? Apparently not, as long as people keep exercising. These are the findings of research presented at the American Physiological Society (APS) Integrative Biology of Exercise VII meeting in Phoenix, AZ. Obesity affects 36.5 percent of Americans, and it is a public health issue of major concern. It is often associated with type 2 diabetes and…

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The Best Way to Lose Weight Safely

The formula for losing weight is simple: Eat fewer calories than you burn. But the methods of doing this can vary. In truth, there is no one “best” way to lose weight — what works for you might not work for someone else. To get the lowdown on the latest science on weight loss, Live…

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Gut bacteria-based supplement reduces cravings for high-calorie foods

Cravings for chocolate, pizza, and other high-calorie foods could be reduced by consuming a gut bacteria-based supplement, suggests a new study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.   Researchers found the supplement inulin-propionate ester reduced food reward brain activity, which dampened participants’ cravings for high-calorie foods. Researchers from Imperial College London and the…

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Where Can I Find Stock Images for My Food Blog?

  Stock art companies such as Getty Images and Shutterstock have collections of thousands of images and charge a fee by subscription or per image. Fees range based on the size of the image and how you want to use it; subscription-based services may offer discounted options, which could be beneficial if you need a…

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