Foods That Pack On the Pounds Suprisingly

Foods That Pack On the Pounds Suprisingly
Dried Fruit: This common snack can be highly caloric. When fruit is dried, there is less water so sugar becomes more dense — like grapes dried into raisins. Portions should be limited to a quarter of a cup. Peas and Corn: These vegetables are considered to be a starch because they have a high…
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Health Issues That Are Weird, But Common

Health Issues That Are Weird, But Common
1. More than one yeast infection in the summer months. Yeast infections are a pain in the you-know-where, there's no denying it. Reddy says favored summer activities like swimming and long runs outside lend themselves to developing yeast infections—sometimes, multiple times during the…
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Why You Might Think Twice Before Waxing Or Shaving

Why You Might Think Twice Before Waxing Or Shaving
The majority of women (60 percent of those interviewed) who practice hair removal are more susceptible to a number of infections, study author Andrea DeMaria told Yahoo Health. These infections include a whole crop of unsightly razor burn, abrasions, ingrown hairs, and itching. Yuck. The most…
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How Sitting Can Be Ruining Your Health

How Sitting Can Be Ruining Your Health
1. It can make you gain weight. Sitting all day and not exercising? Well, it's messing with your ability to lose weight. The longer you hang out in your chair day to day, the more your body adapts to reduced physical demands, thus your metabolism ultimately slows down. Fortunately there is an…
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Healthy Habits To Keep You On Point

Healthy Habits To Keep You On Point
Here are some habits to keep you healthy with the winter and flu season fast approaching. Don’t Let Influenza Blind Side You Not-so-fun flu fact: This infectious respiratory virus not only thrives on hard surfaces for up to 48 hours, airborne droplets can travel up to 12 feet (at 100 mph!)…
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Wine Can Strengthen Teeth

Wine Can Strengthen Teeth
Red wine isn't bad for your teeth.  Recent studies from universities in Madrid and Zurich suggest that drinking vino could lead to stronger teeth, healthier gums, fewer cavities, and ultimately a brighter smile. Researchers believe compounds in reds have an antimicrobial effect that kills…
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Keeping Active

Keeping Active
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could bottle up your highest level of fitness and health and have it “cover you” during more sedentary periods? Like when it’s too cold or you’re just too busy to go to yoga class … or out for a run … or to the gym?…
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Hyperemesis Gravidarum....Explained

Hyperemesis Gravidarum....Explained
Most pregnant women experience some form of morning sickness, hyperemesis gravidarum is far less common, and way worse. The condition sends more than 50,000 pregnant women in America to the hospital each year. Women are more likely to get hyperemesis gravidarum if they had it during their first…
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It Only Takes A Couple Of Hours For A Virus To Spread

It Only Takes A Couple Of Hours For A Virus To Spread
If your coworker gets sick, you'll more than likely get sick the next day. And it's not just because you're both tired and stressed. New research shows that viruses can spread within two to four hours in the workplace. Scientists at the University of Arizona, Tucson put a virus that…
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Are New Natural Sweeteners Healthy?

Are New Natural Sweeteners Healthy?
With regular sugar getting a bad rep and artificial sweeteners being bashed for their in-lab origins and unpleasant aftertaste, it's no wonder newcomers like stevia and agave are rising in popularity. The new low-cal sweeteners are derived from natural substances rather than synthesized like…
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Signs You Might Have A Blood Clot In Your Leg

Signs You Might Have A Blood Clot In Your Leg
Blood Clots might not sound very life threatening, but a blood clot that develops in the veins of your leg,  may detach and travel to your lungs, if left untreated. A leg blood clot will form due to lengthy periods of travel, for example if you remain immobile in cramped spaces. The following…
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Tips To Preventing Another Headache

Tips To Preventing Another Headache
Migraine sufferers are twice as likely to have persistently runny noses, a large survey found. Treating allergies and nasal symptoms may lead to a reduction in severe or milder headaches. A study of headache diaries revealed that migraine-prone adults were 40% less likely to get an attack during…
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Foods That Give You The Best Hair

Foods That Give You The Best Hair
Waiting for your hair and nails to grow out can be as frustrating as watching a pot boil. But if you’re not eating the right nutrients, it can take even longer. Since both are composed of keratin, there are a few foods you can add to your diet to give them the boost that they need. Studies…
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Exotic Fruits You Should Be Eating

Exotic Fruits You Should Be Eating
They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away. How about eating a Cherimoya instead.  It is a fruit native to the highlands of South America that Mark Twain once called "deliciousness itself." While you may be a pro when it comes to pears, avocados, and mangos, here are some bizarre fruits…
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What Your Cough Might Mean

What Your Cough Might Mean
Coughing is a defense mechanism that our bodies have developed. It keeps mucus and foreign matter out of the airways.  Anything from cigarette smoke to automobile exhaust can set off a coughing fit. If hacking has become bothersome and affects your sleep, try a cough suppressant. You might…
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Is It Imperative to Eat Dinner At a Certain Time?

Is It Imperative to Eat Dinner At a Certain Time?
Everyone has heard that the earlier you eat dinner, the more weight you'll lose. The truth of the matter is, while most dieters believe meal timing counts, scientific evidence doesn’t provide a clear answer to it. A 2013 study suggested a group of Spanish people who ate a big midday meal…
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Clean Plants for your Home

Clean Plants for your Home
The indoor quality of air can be just as affected by our daily actions as the quality outside the house. While we may not be able to control the quality of air outside our house in short period of time, we can do that for our homes and ensure clean breathing air within the house. Some plants have…
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Link Between Vitamin D and Alzheimers

Link Between Vitamin D and Alzheimers
just the thought of having Alzheimer’s disease is terrifying. It’s the sixth leading cause of death in the United States.  It is estimated that 5.2 million people suffer from it. It was once believed to be hereditary, but research has shown that to be false. A recent study has…
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Reasons You Might Feel Bloated

Reasons You Might Feel Bloated
There are several reasons why you might feel bloated.  Bloating not only causes abdominal discomfort, but it also may hinder your physical appearance.  Here are some of the reasons why this occurs, and how to combat them. The consumption of too much alcohol has been proven to cause…
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Choose to be fit rather than skinny

Choose to be fit rather than skinny
Skinny is the ‘in’ thing among women these days. Selfies found in Instagram shows how women prefer to be skinny rather than ‘fit’. It’s a shocking truth that we’re all guilty about. 80% of women admit that they don’t do regular exercise. Getting involved…
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