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4 science-based "superfoods" you should consider eating

“Superfood” is a popular buzzword you probably seen a lot. And every year, there’s a new trending “superfood”. Whether the latest fad is a rare fruit from the Amazon or a seed that cures every disease known to man, most superfoods build on hype, not evidence of real health benefits. So although there’s no such thing as a “superfood”, we’ve put together a shortlist of four foods that have substantial evidence behind them.

Source: Examine.com
Date posted: 29/06/2020

How to work from home without hurting your back

While makeshift workstations may meet basic needs as so many people work from home due to the pandemic, most fail to provide sound ergonomic design, according to researcher April Chambers.

Source: Futurity.org
Date posted: 28/06/2020

20 Best Foods to Live Longer

Living into our hundreds conjures up images of sci-fi movies with magic anti-aging pills and bionic organs. Turns out, the secret to living longer isn't actually a secret at all. According to the biggest study on longevity, the Grant & Glueck studies out of Harvard, making it healthily and happily to old age requires a number of lifestyle habits: not smoking, having an active social life, getting exercise, keeping a healthy weight, and eating the right foods.

Source: Eat This.com
Date posted: 26/06/2020

Strengthening your immune system

The best way to fend off viruses and infections is to strengthen your immune system. There are many nutrients which help to build up your first line of defence and help avoid colds and flus. Here are some tips and strategies to strengthen your own defences and decrease your susceptibility to infection.

Source: Nutritionist Resource
Date posted: 24/06/2020

How to get some sleep during the heatwave

With temperatures predicted to reach 32C this week, the UK is set for a mini-heatwave. Thanks to soaring temperatures and unbearable humidity, when the mercury rises sleep is usually the first thing to suffer. So what can you do to stay safe and get some much needed shut-eye during these hot summer nights? We ask the experts for their top heatwave sleep tips:

Source: Net Doctor
Date posted: 23/06/2020

Why We Don't Like Being Told What to Do

"You probably don’t like being told what to do -- me, neither. I don’t even like being asked to do something I was going to do anyway. When I was kid I hated it when my parents asked me to unload the dishwasher when I was already planning to do it."

Source: Web MD
Date posted: 22/06/2020

These Things Happen To Your Body When You Eat Oatmeal Every Day

Breakfast is the most important daily meal, and if it contains oatmeal, you will experience numerous health benefits. This healthy nutritional powerhouse offers numerous benefits that will significantly boost your overall health.

Source: Rise Earth
Date posted: 21/06/2020

A 5-Minute Guide To Vitamin D: Here's What It Is & Why It's So Important

Here's a look at what vitamin D is and the important role it plays in the body, as well as how to test your levels and bring them up if they're low (thankfully, it's pretty easy to do!).

Source: Mind Body Green
Date posted: 19/06/2020

What foods reduce inflammation in the body?

Before I started my cancer healing journey I knew nothing about inflammation and how much of impact this has on our bodies. When one hears sayings like you are what you eat, we usually disregard them and shrug our shoulders without further interest. Our bodies are such a beautiful creation, so perfect and resilient yet very vulnerable to our lifestyle and what we choose to practice in our daily routine. In my healing journey, I was able to learn what is inflammation and how our food can cause it or reduce it. So let’s explore more shall we?

Source: Natural News Blogs
Date posted: 17/06/2020

How Industrial Seed Oils Are Making Us Sick

Experts have presented several dietary culprits as possible explanations for the rapidly rising rates of chronic disease in industrialized nations, including sugar and saturated fat. However, one commonly consumed food found in the diets of millions has received surprisingly little attention—industrial seed oils.

Source: Chris Kresser
Date posted: 16/06/2020

7 Dairy Foods That Are Easier to Digest

Because lactose intolerance or sensitivity is so common, we recommend dairy products that pose fewer digestive difficulties. These are the ones we reach for most often.

Source: Experience Life
Date posted: 15/06/2020

Does apple cider vinegar help with weight loss?

There are many health claims surrounding apple cider vinegar, including that it can promote weight loss. There is some evidence to suggest that acetic acid, a component of vinegar, might help weight loss, to an extent.

Source: Medical News Today
Date posted: 14/06/2020



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