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Is Smartphone Addiction Causing Depression?

Ever since smartphones have become a big part of our daily lives, scientists and healthcare providers have been concerned about excessive usage and the levels of electromagnetic frequencies or EMFs that our smartphones emit. We are constantly warned that the frequency vibrations from smartphones affect brainwaves, and in effect, the function of our emotional well-being. […]

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Benefits of Blueberries for Your Brain

Everybody knows that blueberries are excellent for our health. They are high in antioxidants that aid in protecting our bodies from age-related health risks and various diseases. In addition to that, this amazing fruit has grown popular because it’s one of the top brain foods that can greatly improve one’s memory and even boost cognitive […]

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Presence of Toxic Heavy Metals in Baby Food Products – Should You Be Alarmed?

How safe is the snack you are feeding your little one? A recent study showed that one-third of baby food products they have tested contained several harmful elements like arsenic, acrylamide, cadmium, and lead. Included in the research were 530 different baby food products including baby formulas, drinks, cereals, and other snacks. According to the […]

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Is Breast Cancer More Aggressive in Obese Women?

Did you know that obese women are at a higher risk for breast cancer? A recent study examined obese rats that suffer from breast cancer and the researchers found some important insights. For one, the tumour cells in the rats had especially sensitive androgen receptors than those found in leaner rats. This led those cells […]

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Simple Ways to Avoid Liver Disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease or simply NAFLD is now a growing endemic in many countries. In the United States alone, more than 90 million Americans are now suffering from this disease. In the most severe cases, NAFLD can progress to health complications that can be life-threatening, including liver failure and cirrhosis. With the severity of […]

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How Important is Maintaining Optimal Vitamin C Levels?

According to integrative health experts, deficiency in Vitamin C can increase the risk of various serious conditions that include cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, among others. A recent study sheds light on the connection between the levels of Vitamin C and one’s physical and mental health. Without a doubt, this is one of those important […]

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Vitamin D and Its Benefits for Sunburn and Other Conditions

We all know that sunlight is an excellent source of vitamin D, and while that’s good, excessive exposure can cause sunburn which can be really painful. Ironically, a new study shows that high doses of Vitamin D can also ease sunburn – reducing redness and inflammation! What did the study say about Vitamin D’s protective […]

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How to Prepare for a Healthy Holiday

The holidays are almost here! It’s once again time for family get-togethers, fun winter activities, amazing food, and… weight gain? Did you know that the holiday season contributes a lot to your yearly weight gain? Those who are already obese or overweight are at a higher risk of gaining more weight during this period. Does […]

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Natural Ways to Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Prevention is the key to keeping a healthy immune system and avoiding flu and many other diseases. This is especially important with the increasing concern over a growing serious health threat which is antibiotic resistance. A recently published paper in the US showed that friendly microbes in the intestinal tracts of even healthy American children […]

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Chlorine in Your Water: Should You Be Alarmed?

Chlorination is a process of disinfecting large amounts of water that has been used since the 1800s but it did not become a standard until the 1900s. Studies are now showing that there are problematic issues with chlorine. If you are worried about your health, do read on as you’ll find more information about this […]

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Watch Out for These Toxic Ingredients in Your Skin Care Products

By now you probably have read or heard about how there may be some hidden chemicals in your beauty and skin care products that can be putting you at risk. But do you know what they are exactly? How well do you know the products that you apply on your face and body every day? […]

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Why You Should Say No to Ramen Noodles

Many college students around the world consider ramen noodles as a staple – especially if they are on a tight budget. It’s also a favourite among those who are too busy to eat a proper meal because they only take a few minutes to prepare, are easy and convenient to eat and really filling. However, […]

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Healthiest Drinks You Should Replace Your Pop With

So… you have finally decided to swap your daily pop to a healthier beverage. Congratulations! That is a big step you are taking towards achieving a better health! We realize that it can be challenging, especially if you are going to completely stop drinking pop. To make it easier to drop your unhealthy habit, it […]

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