Here’s why eliminating grains from your diet is bad for your health

Whole grains are important in nutritious diets. These are described as the healthiest kinds of grains since it could help promote better health and prevent certain diseases and even premature death, according to a recent study in the journal Lancet. Refined grains are the ones you should avoid. These are made through a long manufacturing […]

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Walking after a meal can improve digestion and help manage blood sugar

At the end of a long day, it’s tempting to dive into your social feeds or Netflix queue the minute you’ve finished eating. But back before screens bogarted all our free time, an after-dinner stroll was a popular activity and one associated with improved health and digestion. “Italians have been walking after meals for centuries,” […]

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Are you finding it hard to lose weight? Here’s how you can speed up your metabolism

  If you are unhappy with your weight or frustrated by your inability to lose weight, you’ve probably wondered whether a slow metabolism may be to blame. Your suspicions may have been confirmed by all the diets, programs, and products out there that claim to “fix” a slow metabolism. Let’s take a closer look at […]

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Uncontrolled asthma symptoms may start in the stomach, say experts

For most patients living with asthma, symptoms are controlled with an inhaler or other medication. For some, however, breathing problems persist or worsen, even after trying several asthma treatments. For these patients, the problem may not be asthma at all, but gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. Experts at National Jewish Health say it is common […]

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Sleep problems in teenagers reversed in just one week by limiting screen use

The study indicates that by simply limiting their exposure to blue-light emitting devices in the evening, adolescents can improve their sleep quality and reduce symptoms of fatigue, lack of concentration and bad mood, after just one week. Recent studies have indicated that exposure to too much evening light, particularly the blue light emitted from screens […]

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Stop sleeping in your contacts, it could lead to vision loss

The study reported that sleeping in your lenses can be lead to dangerous consequences for your health and can even cause irreversible eye damage. Improper care or wear, like going to sleep without removing your lenses, can lead to infections of the cornea like microbial keratitis, which can lead to serious health problems. Six tales […]

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Want to lose weight? Switching to ‘this’ cooking oil help

How you prepare your meals could also affect your weight. Everything starts from cooking and there are certain ingredients known for helping speed up the fat-burning process. One is coconut oil. It supports the process to burn belly fat, which speeds up the weight loss process, Daily Express reported. Abdominal fat is the type of […]

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Pregnant women can reduce risk of stillbirth by sleeping on their side

Sleeping on your back may not be harmful for pregnant women, suggest study

Pregnant women commonly get the advice that they sleep on their left side to avoid complications. But a new study found that any position, even on their backs, may not cause any problems during and after pregnancy. Previous studies suggested that sleeping on the back or right side could increase the risk of pregnancy complications […]

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Eating fast could lead to weight gain and a range of other health problems

The brain needs time to process how the body consumes food. It commonly takes up to 20 minutes for the brain to process signals of fullness. Failing to process these signals could lead to overeating, weight gain and obesity, according to Healthline. This happens as the brain struggles to keep up when a person eats […]

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