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Would You Cycle to Work?

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States and cities alike are trying to figure out how to encourage people to take on activities like choosing to cycle to work. The obesity epidemic and gridlock-filled rush hours are a plague across the country. That said, despite efforts to encourage people to cycle to work, North Americans simply don’t seem interested. Even when cycling paths are constructed, the...

stick to a healthy diet under stress

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Stress can really get in the way of your goals, whether you are trying to get work done or you are trying to stick to a healthy diet and consistent exercise routine. Thankfully, though, there are some things that you can do to stick to a healthy diet when stress threatens your resolve. In this way, you won’t have to...

Struggle With Healthy Habits

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Why does it feel as though the struggle with healthy habits is between us and our own minds? If these behaviors are so good for us, why does the brain seem to want to go a different route? Many of us would love to be able to change the way we live our lives to give ourselves a healthy body....

Immune System Weakening

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Your body does pretty impressive work every day in making sure you’re kept safe against disease. However, there are several immune system weakening factors that can make its efforts less effective. If your body fails to protect you, bacteria, a virus or other microorganisms can invade and make you sick.   If you think that immune system weakening problems could...

Asthma Relief

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Weight loss can significantly lower incidences of asthma attacks. So, if you are an asthma patient, don’t be surprised if your doctor puts you on the weighing scale. Studies show there is almost a 48% to even 100% reduction of asthma symptoms in patients who lose weight. A lot of times people suffering from asthma don’t realize their subtle weight...

Fever Without Symptoms

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We tend to think of fevers as something that affects only children, but many of us know otherwise. If you are somebody who has suffered from a fever at any point in time then you know firsthand that this can affect adults and can bring much discomfort with it. The problem is understanding what lies beneath, for if you have...

Avoid BPA

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You hear about so many products out on the market that can just cause so many problems in your health and your life. You may do your part to avoid such products, though it may be harder than you think. You know what foods are best for you and that’s a big enough adjustment—and when you add to that the...

Moringa Powder

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The Moringa plant is native to the Himalayan territories of India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the tropics. Moringa is a powerful health enhancing plant and its leaves, flowers, bark, seeds, fruits and roots are used for making medicine. As Moringa is easy to cultivate and its leaves retain Vitamins and minerals when dried, Moringa is often incorporated in feeding programs...

Type 2 Diabetes Risk

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Making the decision to lose weight is such an important one for a variety of reasons. Being overweight is hard enough when it comes to how you look and feel, but it can run much deeper than that. If you suffer from obesity or if you simply can’t keep your weight under control, then you may find that you run...

Metabolic Syndrome

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When you are looking after your health, it is important that you are able to take good care of yourself and watch out for all of the issues that might come up. One such issue is known as metabolic syndrome. While this is not necessarily a disease that you are able to catch like heart problems or cancer, it is...

Vaping Safer Than Smoking

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You may see a lot of people these days with an e-cigarette in their hand, but does that mean they are healthier than the folks holding a conventional smoke? While lots of negative attention has been rightfully placed on puffing on tobacco, there may not be enough information on vaping yet to determine its safety. A surprising number of smokers...

Risk Of Diabetes

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If we’re being honest then we’re a society that just loves our TV. No matter how healthy we feel that we are, we can spend hours in front of the TV and not even think about it. Though many wonder how issues like childhood obesity are on the rise, others point to the fact that we live a very sedentary...

Eye Diseases

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Many people undermine the importance of proper nutrition. With no time for proper rest, proper food or eating properly, few people make sure they eat right in order to keep up their health. Eating healthy is one of the biggest concerns for many people because not everyone takes the time to buy or shop healthy. Organic food items are not...

Weight Loss Surgery

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A recent report has suggested that people with obesity who are suffering from asthma can benefit by opting for a weight loss surgery. Generally, the trend of people going under the knife to cut down their flab and fat is not new but most people do it for cosmetic purposes rather than medical. Of course, cutting down all that extra...

Cause Of Obesity

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According to modern science, obesity is a serious weight issue that affects millions of people and is caused by a number of genetic and environmental factors. It turns out that researchers are pinpointing another cause of obesity which might leave some people with cold feet. Body temperature is now being linked to folks developing obesity, even in those who practice...

Chronic Fatigue

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People with chronic fatigue syndrome or Fibromyalgia respond to workouts unusually. They have a fear of physical exercise as it can aggravate their symptoms. People with fibromyalgia need to divide their daily activities into small, manageable tasks. The crucial part is to manage activity levels in this disease. Since these patients cannot endure typical exercises, workouts aiming at raising their...

Relief For Endometriosis

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Endometriosis is a disease that affects around 2 percent to 10 percent of women in their reproductive years and is among the diseases that are usually undetected, untreated, and misdiagnosed. It is reported that, in many cases, severe menstrual cramping is caused by endometriosis. When the cells that line the uterus start developing in other areas of the body—i.e., outside the...

Vaping A Healthier Alternative To Smoking

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These days, modern people have been inundated with several good reasons to quit smoking permanently. As a cure for the somewhat uncomfortable symptoms of withdrawal, innovative companies have created and released specifically designed vaporizing implements that are meant to help all kinds of people put down that tobacco for good. However, there are still a lot of people who find...

Reducing Risk Of Cancer

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If you have a family history or if you just think of your long term health then you are likely to be very interested in what the best methods are for reducing risk of cancer in the future. Though you might think that this takes a special product or some type of over the top diet, the truth is that...

Parkinsons Disease

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Parkinson’s disease affects the way individuals move and is a result of a problem associated with the brain’s nerve cells. This results in loss of or damage to brain cells that are responsible for the production of dopamine, a chemical transmitter in the brain. Dopamine in the nervous system is entrusted with the task of sending signals to brain parts...

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