Healthy Living

Dietary Fiber and Successful Aging

Posted on September 16, 2016

Thank goodness we are getting older. Know what I mean? Could dietary fiber really be the key to successful aging? A new study revealed findings that followed older adults for a period of 10 years that supports the idea that eating a diet rich in fiber, as what you find in bread, cereals, and fruits, […]

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There’s no denying these Green Tea Benefits

Posted on September 9, 2016

This might be one of the healthiest beverages on the planet since it is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients that have powerful effects on the body. Brain function, fat loss and a lower risk of cancer, along with other incredible benefits, can be attributed to green tea. Actually, you can get a free box of […]

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The Difference between Generic Medicine and Branded Medicine

Posted on August 15, 2016

With hospital bills and regular checkups, keeping your health in tiptop shape is becoming costly nowadays. Factor in the bill for prescription medicine, and you might just find yourself being unable to afford to be healthy. For this reason, more and more people are looking into generic drugs to alleviate the cost of medication without […]

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Resetting your Circadian Rhythm

Posted on August 8, 2016

  You’re probably used to sleeping at night and waking up early in the morning, but what happens when your routine changes? You may be assigned to do the night shift at work, or you’ve just become a new parent and your baby is a fussy one. Whatever the case, most people have a difficult […]

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Walnuts may Improve Colon Health

Posted on July 21, 2016

Research has been reported that eating walnuts may change gut bacteria that might suppress colon cancer. The researchers led by UConn Health posted their article in the journal Cancer Prevention Research. This research team found that mice that ate 7-10.5% of their total calories as walnuts, developed fewer colon cancers. This was more effective in […]

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Why you should Make your own Meals

Why you should Make your own Meals

Posted on July 18, 2016

Do you still remember the last time you had a home-cooked meal? Today’s fast-paced lifestyle has paved the way for this offhand treatment of food where people would rather indulge in quick and easy meals. Frozen and microwaveable dinners, fast food, filling junk food, and unhealthy snacks often comprise our diets. A grocery cart would […]

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Quitting Smoking: Should you go Cold Turkey?

Posted on July 11, 2016

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, smoking causes over 480,000 deaths in the United States annually, which amounts to one in five deaths. This number makes smoking the leading preventable cause of death in the country, as it has more casualties than the combined number of deaths caused by the following: alcohol […]

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Four Signs you’re Suffering from Too Much Stress

Posted on July 4, 2016

If there’s one thing certain in life, it would be that everyone is susceptible to stress. Stress is the body’s response to threats or demands, and in certain situations can help you perform better even while under pressure. When it becomes too overwhelming however, then it can compromise your physical, mental, and emotional health. How […]

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5 Ways Exercise Influences Better Life Changes

Posted on June 29, 2016

Exercise and physical activities have tons of health advantages. However, staying fit through exercise and constantly moving your body can also affect your daily routine and lead to better life decisions. Although it is already proven by experts in the health field, having a regular exercise routine or engaging in physical activities is still a […]

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Spider Bites

Posted on June 28, 2016

Spider bites usually only cause mild reactions because they don’t fully penetrate the human skin. However, when bitten by either the black widow or brown recluse spider, you should seek immediate medical care. I have seen patients who have had a brown recluse spider bite and it was pretty impressive. Not in a good way! […]

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