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Liver Fat Can Be Effectively Monitored by MRI

Liver Fat Can Be Effectively Monitored by MRI

A promising noninvasive technique called CSE-MRI is suggested by a new study as a secure way to monitor liver fat content in obese people. Through the creation of a proton density fat fraction (PDFF), fat liver can be measured before and after bariatric surgery. MRI readings have shown a rapid reduction in liver fat content...

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Cholesterol Levels Boosted after Christmas

Cholesterol Levels Boosted after Christmas

A new study from Copenhagen found that cholesterol readings of 25,000 Danes were raised right after the Christmas holidays. In addition, the risk of having high levels of cholesterol is found to be six times higher after Christmas than during summer. Authors of the study point to the large volume of rich and fatty Christmas...

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Healthy Habits to Practice in the New Year

Healthy Habits to Practice in the New Year

New Year’s resolutions are made hoping to improve our lives or achieve certain goals. While some goals include getting a house or finish school, there are those who choose to adopt better habits for the year 2019. Dr. Paul Kasenene of Wellness Care recommends a somewhat broad picture on the healthy habits to adopt in...

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Spinach Smoothie is the Healthiest Way to Eat the Vegetable

Spinach Smoothie is the Healthiest Way to Eat the Vegetable

A research from Sweden suggested that the best way to consume spinach is by eating it raw or putting it in a smoothie with dairy products. Cooking the vegetable in high heat as done in boiling and frying destroys lutein, the nutritional content of spinach. Whereas, preparing it in lower heat retains the nutrient more....

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Researchers Say That Skipping Breakfast Increase Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers Say That Skipping Breakfast Increase Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day for many people because they say it fuels them to get through the entire day. Not just a good habit to practice but according to a recent review of several studies, skipping breakfast might increase your risk of type 2 diabetes. Eating a balanced meal during breakfast...

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Junk Food For A Week During The Holidays Could Agitate Your Gut

Junk Food For A Week During The Holidays Could Agitate Your Gut

As we binge on all the junk foods served this holiday season, we should not neglect to eat fruits and vegetables for our fiber needs. The more fiber we eat, the more energy and diversity we give to our microbes. The volume of fiber in our diets significantly impacts our weight, blood sugar and promotes...

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Avoid These Six Foods to Slash the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Avoid These Six Foods to Slash the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Poor diet and exercise often lead to Type 2 diabetes — a condition that causes the level of blood sugar to become too high. If left untreated, Type 2 diabetes can lead to serious and life-threatening complications, including nerve damage, vision loss, as well as a stroke and a heart attack. One of the best ways...

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What You Should Know about Holiday Heart Syndrome

What You Should Know about Holiday Heart Syndrome

Holiday heart syndrome is named as such since the 1970s due to healthy people landing in hospitals during the holidays for excessively drinking alcohol. However, this syndrome happens anytime people overdrink alcohol. Symptoms of this condition include palpitations coupled with chest pains and dizziness. If during one of your family parties this season you suddenly...

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How to Decrease Inflammation While Celebrating the Holidays

How to Decrease Inflammation While Celebrating the Holidays

While it seems to be difficult to avoid eating foods that have inflammatory properties during the holidays, it is still advised to avoid these as much as possible. Inflammation causes a lot of major health issues these days. Ways to avoid such foods include exercise, and adding probiotics and turmeric in your diet. Inflammation is...

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The Reason You Feel Tired Over The Holidays

The Reason You Feel Tired Over The Holidays

The holidays can really be tiring — shopping, buying and wrapping gifts, planning and attending parties, and traveling. Aside from physical exhaustion, there are also some other factors—without you even knowing it—can be contributing to your low energy levels. Factors like gut bacteria, caffeine, alcohol, and overindulging can also contribute to your holiday fatigue. Bacteria...