Category: Health

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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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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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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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How Turmeric Can Help You Avoid Hereditary Conditions

Are you worried about cancer, diabetes, or heart disease that runs in your family? Were you told by someone that you cannot avoid these illnesses because they are in your genes? Well, don’t believe it! While it has been believed for so long that your genes dictate your health; your diet and lifestyle choices have […]

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The “White Death” You Unknowingly Consume Daily

We know it tastes good and we all often crave it, but sugar is definitely not something you should include in your daily diet. It may seem that sugar makes you feel good but it’s really doing more harm than good to your body. In fact, consuming sugary foods on a regular basis is among […]

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