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Manage Acne with Food & Lifestyle Choices

Manage Acne with Food & Lifestyle Choices

  The familiar red and white pimples of acne are caused by pores that are blocked and often infected. Although acne is most common in adolescents (more than 80 percent of those between ages twelve and twenty-one are afflicted), it now appears with increasing frequency in adults. As most people are aware, hormones play a … Continue reading »

Do Multivitamins protect your Health even with a lousy Diet?

Do Multivitamins protect your Health even with a lousy Diet?

  Do you swallow a daily multivitamin, hoping to make up for a less-than-ideal diet? Sorry, but this strategy won’t stave off disease, according to a study in the June 21, 2017, JAMA Cardiology. Previous research has also failed to find convincing evidence that a daily multivitamin lowers the risk of heart disease or cancer. … Continue reading »

Introduce more Energy into your Life

Introduce more Energy into your Life

  Practice shows, that people tend to complain about being tired and suffer from chronic fatigue more and younger than ever before. Are you familiar with the afternoon slump?  Do you leave work and feel burned out? Do you have difficulties to master the energy to engage with family, children and friends or have the … Continue reading »

5 Ways to Ward off Cancer

5 Ways to Ward off Cancer

Harvard Health Letter There’s no guarantee you can prevent cancer, but you can reduce the risk of developing it by making lifestyle changes. Cancer is a complex group of diseases, each characterized by the uncontrolled growth of previously normal cells. While cancer is complex, reducing your risk for it isn’t nearly as complicated: it boils down to … Continue reading »

Cancer & Diet

Cancer & Diet

This Forum will explore what we know, and don’t know, about links between diet and cancer. Included in the discussion will be the World Health Organization’s classification of processed meat as a “Group 1” carcinogen; the latest on what is known about fats and cancer; and the just-released Dietary Guidelines for Americans as they pertain … Continue reading »

Controlling your weight is key to lowering stroke risk

Controlling your weight is key to lowering stroke risk

Controlling your weight is an important way to lower stroke risk. Excess pounds strain the entire circulatory system and can lead to other health conditions, including high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, and obstructive sleep apnea. But losing as little as 5% to 10% of your starting weight can lower your blood pressure and other … Continue reading »

Can High Cholesterol Hurt your Sex Life?

Can High Cholesterol Hurt your Sex Life?

According to the WHO (World Health Organisation), 55.5% of all adults over the age of 35, have raised Blood Cholesterol level. So it is not surprising that I get a lot of questions about it. So today let’s have a look at some true and false statements about Blood Cholesterol. High Blood Cholesterol can hurt … Continue reading »

Interested in eating less meat?

Interested in eating less meat?

Combine beans,nuts or seeds with whole grains, to get all the amino acids you need without eating meat. First, a little food science: Amino acids are the building blocks of protein, and we require nine of them for functions like repairing body tissue and digesting food. Complete proteins are found in animal products (meat, poultry, … Continue reading »

Kale

Kale

  Kale is one of the healthiest greens you can eat. Kale is rich in everything from B-vitamins and beta-carotene to a host of anti-aging and beautifying trace minerals. Helps boost brain power and prevent memory loss. Helps to prevent eye diseases and strengthen bones, nails, hair, teeth and skin. Kale contains high levels of … Continue reading »