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How to tell if you are dehydrated

Category: Darryl's blog

A glass of waterMost people can tell when they are moderately or severely dehydrated. But can you tell when you are mildly dehydrated? Mild dehydration symptoms can sometimes be brushed off, or even confused for other causes. However the consequences of mild dehydration on your wellness can be significant, particularly in the longer term.

Do chapped lips, mild headaches and fatigue sound very familiar to…

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Natural remedies for nasal congestion

Category: Darryl's blog

Woman with nasal congestionSuffering from nasal congestion can be a source of considerable discomfort.  This condition often forces mouth breathing, which can lead to chapped lips and a dry throat.  And having a stuffy nose can certainly be a detriment to getting a good night’s sleep.

The causes of nasal congestion include colds, flus, and allergies.  For some this is a chronic condition, while for others it’s an…

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Identifying and overcoming overeating disorders

Category: Sarah's blog

Shows a diagram of the brain and a series of question marks"I am forever engaged in a silent battle in my head over whether or not to lift the fork to my mouth ..." -- Jena Morrow, Hollow: An Unpolished Tale

Overeating is one of the most common problems in America. It is defined as "excessive eating -- consuming more calories than necessary and generally consuming in large portions that cause a person to feel uncomfortably full." Americans, as a…

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Best free fitness and diet apps

Category: Jonathan's blog

A smart phone as a platform for fitnessIn modern society, it is easy to become decadent and forget that we have to be strong for ourselves and for future generations. That is why we need to show the new generations that we can live happy, healthy lives in this fast-paced world. Here are a few of the highest rated and most effective free fitness and diet iOS and Android applications to help you achieve a healthier lifestyle.

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Some foods that lower blood pressure

Category: Jonathan's blog

Blood pressure measurementHigh blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is one of the most common health problems in the the western world, with over 25% of adults thought to suffer from the condition. High blood pressure increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, eye damage and other health problems. The cause of high blood pressure is often unknown, although being overweight, smoking, stress,…

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How to get a better sleep

Category: Gotter's blog

Cat sleepingIf you struggle to fall asleep at night, or if you struggle to stay asleep, you aren't alone. In fact, many adults deal with sleep problems on a regular basis. Instead of trying to find the perfect sleeping pill or spending hundreds of dollars at sleep clinics, consider trying one of these fantastic home remedies as an alternative to medical intervention for your sleep problems. Sometimes just…

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The remarkable health benefits of garlic

Category: Annette's blog

Raw garlicGarlic is one of the most popular cultivated plants in the world, having been used for more than 5,000 years both as a spice and medicine. Garlic is rich in potassium, selenium, manganese, copper, and vitamin B6. Its active ingredient, allicin, gives it its pungent smell and is thought to be responsible for some of the remarkable medicinal properties of garlic. Here are five of the most…

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What are the health benefits of Zinc

Category: Annette's blog

Some foods that are sources of ZincZinc is a mineral that is needed by, basically, every single part of your body. We need to make sure we eat enough to get the amount needed or use supplements because the body is unable to produce zinc on its own.

A crucial role
Zinc plays a crucial role in the many processes of our bodies. This includes aiding in cell growth and support of the immune system, tissues and joints. Zinc also…

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Superfoods that will help you nail those pounds

Category: Annette's blog

Apples with a tape measure around one appleSuperfoods” are known for being power-packed with nutrients and antioxidants, and have many beneficial characteristics which include fighting cancer cells, improving your eyesight and detoxifying your body. There are a good handful of foods that help control and maintain your weight, and these are at the top of the superfood chart for weight loss:

Apples
Apples may seem like a staple item in…

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How many meals do you really need to eat

Category: Rohit's blog

It is surprising how much our ancestors knew about proper dieting. It seems that despite all our technological advancements, we have forgotten the simple art of nutrition. It seems like people in the old times had it right when it came to staying healthy, but we decided to ignore their wisdom.
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