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Is The Pegan Diet Another Fad Diet?

Is The Pegan Diet Another Fad Diet?

The Pegan diet combines key principles from paleo diet and veganism that encourages a plant-based eating style. In terms of what food products are included, major emphasis is placed on plant-based food, but small to moderate amounts of meat products, low-mercury fish options, nuts besides peanuts and seeds are also included. Pegan diet is easier...

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Does Sugar Cause Cancer?

Does Sugar Cause Cancer?

Most health experts believe that sugar itself doesn’t cause cancer, but having too much fat cells does.  However, some cancer experts believe that having high insulin levels can trigger some types of cancer. The American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute and other experts say that obesity, and not sugar, causes cancer. The cells...

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How is Sun Poisoning Different from Sun Burn? [Video]

How is Sun Poisoning Different from Sun Burn? [Video]

Sun poisoning is a condition resulting from severe sunburn that causes blisters, dehydration, and flu-like symptoms.  Remedies for sun poisoning include drinking lots of fluids, taking anti-inflammatory medications and pain relievers, and applying aloe or gel moisturizer on the affected skin. Limiting your sun exposure, especially between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and wearing a...

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4 Things To Do After an Abnormal Pap Smear Result

4 Things To Do After an Abnormal Pap Smear Result

There’s no need to panic after an abnormal Pap smear result — it is fairly common and does not necessarily mean you have cancer. An abnormal result only means that there are cells on your cervix that may progress to cancer if left untreated over time. Make sure to get further testing done to determine...

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5 Ways Increased Exposure To Nature Improves Physical And Mental Health

5 Ways Increased Exposure To Nature Improves Physical And Mental Health

Increasing your exposure to nature can lead to improved physical and mental health, research proves. Research publications associates increased exposure to natural environment and reduced neural activity in regions of the brains associated with mental illness compared to those exposed to urban environment.  Exposure to natural environments shows potential in improving short-term attention functioning. Here...

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Understanding Urinary Incontinence [Video]

Understanding Urinary Incontinence [Video]

Urinary incontinence refers to the loss of bladder control. The loss of bladder control may be due to the consumption of foods, drinks, and medications that increases the volume of urine, or an underlying physical or mental condition. Several factors like age, gender, weight, family history, medical condition, and smoking can increase urinary incontinence risk. ...

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The Amazing Benefits of Switching from Coffee to Green Tea [Video]

The Amazing Benefits of Switching from Coffee to Green Tea [Video]

Green tea, except matcha powder, has lesser caffeine content than brewed coffee.  Consuming a little caffeine every day helps protect against type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.  Drinking green tea can also help ease anxiety. Americans love coffee. In fact, a 2018 survey found that 64% of Americans drink one cup of coffee every day....

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What it Feels Like to Lose 10 Pounds Of Fat

What it Feels Like to Lose 10 Pounds Of Fat

Losing 10 pounds not only makes you feel good and look good, but it will also significantly improve your overall health. Hitting your goals can be a great motivator, pushing you to keep at your healthy habits. It also significantly reduces your risk for cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. Have you ever wondered what it feels...

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10 Ways Lemons Could Help You Lose Weight

10 Ways Lemons Could Help You Lose Weight

Lemons are packed with nutrients that bring major health benefits when added into your diet. Research shows that adding lemon into your diet could improve the efficiency of your weight loss diet plan. Lemon enhances the flavor of foods that are beneficial for your weight loss plan. Here’s how lemon can help you attain your...

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5 Factors That Increases Your Risk of Developing Deep Vein Thrombosis [Video]

5 Factors That Increases Your Risk of Developing Deep Vein Thrombosis [Video]

Deep vein thrombosis or DVT occurs when blood clot forms in deep veins, usually in the lower leg and thighs, but can also develop in other body parts. If left untreated, DVT can pose a higher risk for developing more clots which can lead to pulmonary embolism. Although deep vein thrombosis is not easy to...