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Low Calorie Sweeteners Ineffective Against Weight Loss

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
People who try to shed off the excess pounds are led to believe that taking low-calorie sweeteners may be able to help. But recent studies have indicated that this may not be entirely true. In fact, recent research show that low-calorie sweeteners may even be a factor to increased body mass index as well as cardiometabolic risks. A paper published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal has indicated that takin


Common Actions That Weaken Your Teeth

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
Having strong and healthy teeth is important when achieving total oral care. But there are certain things that people do that can affect the health of your teeth.  There are some quite surprising ways that people do every day that can actually weaken your teeth. Here are just some of them. Excessive Brushing Of Teeth Brushing your teeth daily is essential to good oral health. While it may be a good habit, not doin


Stroke Risk Factors To Consider

Sunday, February 18th, 2018
Stroke has become one of the leading causes of death among people living in developed countries. Credit this to increased stress and a more hectic lifestyle being followed as the new norm. Stroke may also be preventable in most cases since there are several risk factors that people may be able to control. Here are some of them. Family History of Stroke Having a long standing family history of stroke can be a possib


Common Signs Of Low Potassium Levels

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
The human body requires different nutrient levels at different times in order to perform at its most optimum. Deficiencies of certain nutrients can have an effect on certain functions of the body in one way or another. Potassium is one essential mineral that the body requires to function properly. The body needs potassium in order for the heart, muscles, and nerves to work properly. Potassium deficiency can affect


Safe Formula Feeding Advice

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
While breastfeeding may be the best way to feed babies, it may not be possible for some mothers who cannot produce enough milk for their new infants. There are alternatives available such as induced lactation or formula feeding. But the latter is the more convenient. Formula feeding makes use of dairy products specially formulated for infants and growing kids. Since formula can come from dairy, utmost safety should


Losing Weight With Less Effort, Less Cost

Friday, December 29th, 2017
Losing weight can be quite a challenge for many people. Not only that, it can also become considerably costly as well. Trendy and popular weight loss programs can cost you money in a whole lot of different ways. That is why they have become quite a profitable industry because of the promise to help you lose those excess pounds in the quickest ways possible. Quick Fix Despite the high costs now associated with the m


Why Drinking Alcohol Is Harmful To The Body

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
Alcohol drinking has become a worldwide problem. It can turn into a habit that can sometimes become quite hard to stop, especially once the addiction to alcohol has settled in. This unhealthy habit will eventually lead to a number of alcohol-related health problems. One of the reasons why people continue drinking alcohol may be attributed to common ignorance of what alcohol actually does to the brain  and how it a


What Is A Gluten-Free Diet?

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
With many types of diets going around, it pays to know and understand the basics before you decide to follow them. Others make the mistake of simply following the trend or what is popular out there without discovering the benefits. One of those include the gluten-free diet. Many have heard about it but may not really know the basics behind it. So here are some things that you should know about. What is it? A gluten


Drugs That May Cause Weight Gain

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
A lot of people have a problem with maintaining their ideal weight. There are times when people know the reason why they are gaining weight. There are also some things that people may overlook that may be contributing to their weight gain. One of them is the type of medication they are taking. Certain prescription or OTC drugs used to treat certain conditions may cause users to gain weight over time. Here are some


Persistent Health Myths People Still Believe

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
Because of the many advances with regards to health and fitness today, many people think that they know more when it comes to health than ever before. But unfortunately, there are some who still believe in certain myths that seem to persist even today. Here are just some of them. Myth 1: “Alcohol can warm up the body.” One of the pervading myths out there regarding drinking alcohol is that it can warm u



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