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Physical activity even during exposure to air pollution can reduce risk of heart attack

July 18, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Even in areas with moderate-to-high levels of traffic pollution, regular physical activity reduced the risk of first and recurrent heart attack, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart […]


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The best foods for boosting your immune system

July 10, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

A strong immune system helps to keep a person healthy. Can specific foods boost the immune system? The immune system consists of organs, cells, tissues, and proteins. Together, these carry out bodily processes that fight off pathogens, which are the […]


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11 Best Foods For Your Immune System

June 19, 2018

Via: Time Health

Vitamin C has a reputation for being a feel-good nutrient, so it will come as no surprise that this list is full of foods with high levels of it. In the body, vitamin C behaves as an antioxidant, which means […]


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Vegetarian diet reduces heart disease death risk by 40 percent

June 1, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Currently, in the United States, vegetarianism and veganism are steadily becoming more popular. Touted as a more healthful option, many people are working to reduce their meat intake. In the past few decades, numerous studies have demonstrated that restricting meat […]


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How job strain may impair mental health

May 16, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Mental health problems are more common than we might think. The National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) estimate that 16.2 million people in the United States have experienced major depression at least once in the past year. Depression is considered […]


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Study: Yoga and mindfulness may help elementary school students manage stress, anxiety

April 16, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Yoga/mindfulness activities may facilitate stress management among elementary school students and may be added as a complement to social and emotional learning activities, according to a Tulane University study. Published April 10 in Psychology Research and Behavior Management Journal, the […]


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This is how a single high-fat meal can lead to heart disease

April 3, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

New research, published in the journal Laboratory Investigation, finds dramatic and almost immediate changes in the blood vessels of healthy men after they have consumed a single high-fat meal. It is well known that a diet high in saturated fat […]


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The secret to avoiding weight gain: Do not diet

March 28, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Most people attempt a diet at some point in their life. Many of us are on one right now. However, new research says that dieting may be counterproductive and that, actually, the key is eating regularly. I’ve been on and […]


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No, Coffee and Tea Aren’t Actually Dehydrating. Here’s Why

March 16, 2018

Via: Time Health

When you want to quench your thirst, you probably don’t reach for a steaming cup of coffee or tea. But despite what you’ve heard, coffee and caffeinated tea are not dehydrating, experts say. It’s true that caffeine is a mild […]


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Study finds little variation in health benefits of long-term diets

March 7, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Although there are number of diets, surgical procedures and medications available to treat obesity, the best way for an individual to lose weight depends on health, genetics and their sincerity to stick a specific regimen. Still, managing a long-term weight […]


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Music makes us enjoy exercise more, finds brain study

February 21, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Researchers reveal that while listening to music during a workout doesn’t increase focus on the task at hand, it does make exercise much more enjoyable. Study co-author Marcelo Bigliassi, from Brunel University London in the United Kingdom, and his colleagues […]


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Does meditation really make us better people?

February 7, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

According to popular belief, the ancient practice of meditation makes us all happier, shinier, more compassionate human beings. Most of those things might be true – except the compassionate part, suggests new research. Are people who meditate better than the […]


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How many carbs should dieters eat for weight loss?

January 30, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

The low carbohydrate diet has been the topic of much controversy. One reason cutting carbs is so popular, however, is because it is a quick way of dropping the pounds. Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy, as well […]


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How to Lose Weight Without Actually Eating Less

January 29, 2018

Via: Time Health

When it comes to losing weight, the most important rule of thumb is to consume fewer calories than you’re taking in each day. But cutting calories doesn’t have to mean eating less food. In fact, simply focusing on healthier food […]


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9 Things to Do When You Can’t Sleep Because Your Mind Is Racing

January 23, 2018

Via: Time Health

Why can’t I shut my brain off at night? We’ve all had nights when we lie awake in bed, unable to quiet our racing thoughts. There are plenty of reasons why sleep may be evading you—maybe you had caffeine too […]