Eat Your Way to Gorgeous Skin: 101 Powerful Skin Foods

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Skin care can be tricky. That’s because we all have different skin types, so there is no one-size-fits-all prescription that works for everyone. One solution may be great for you but be ineffective or even harmful for someone else. But whether your skin is normal, dry, oily, sensitive, or a combination of these, there is […]

14 Science-Backed Tips to Live Beyond 100

The average lifespan of Americans is 79.8 years.

Want to know the one thing all of longest lived people in the world have in common? They all live in what are called “Blue Zones.” These are the areas in the world that have the highest concentration of “supercentenarians”—people who have lived long, healthy lives and are now more than 100 years old. Now, […]

How to Sleep Better

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Some people have difficulty getting sleep occasionally, while others experience chronic sleep problems that rob the of good health. A lack of sleep can make you feel tired and excessively sleepy in the daytime, but if this occurs often, your overall health may also suffer. Studies have shown that chronic lack of sleep can lead […]

How to Keep Your Lungs Healthy

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The lungs are a pair of breathing organs that are part of the respiratory system. Air passes into the lungs to supply the body with oxygen during inhalation, and passes out of the lungs to release carbon dioxide during exhalation. These processes are collectively called respiration. The respiratory system also includes the upper respiratory tract, […]

How Health Supplements Boost Fertility

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Studies show that about 10-15% of couples have difficulty conceiving a baby, in spite of having frequent sex for at least one year. Infertility may be due to one or more factors, and it may be something that affects the woman, the man or both. While the majority (90%) of couples is able to naturally […]

Health Benefits of Protein Powders

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Dietary supplements in the form of protein powders are popular among serious athletes who engage in heavy physical sports. Protein powders are often prepared and consumed as protein shakes, which are usually taken after strenuous workouts. Aside from these, protein powders are also used other  individuals who are not necessarily engaged in sports, for the […]

Understanding Herpes

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When we hear the word ‘herpes,’ we often think about sexually transmitted disease (STD). However, herpes viruses consist of  a large group of viruses that also include non-sexually transmitted infections. Herpes Simplex Viruses There are two general types of herpes simplex viruses (HSV). The first one is commonly known as HSV-1, which causes oral herpes […]

Understanding Hyperinsulinemia

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Hyperinsulinemia is the state of having increased fasting insulin level in the blood that is beyond normal level. Although it is often associated with type 2 diabetes, hyperinsulinemia does not necessarily mean that one is diabetic. What is Hyperinsulinemia? Hyperinsulinemia is a condition when the body produces too much insulin than what it usually needs. […]

Health Benefits of Protein Bars

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Proteins are macronutrients that the body needs in relatively large amounts. These are important components of every cell in the body, and are found in tissues such as muscles, bones, cartilage, skin, hair and nails. Proteins are important not only in building tissues, but also for repairing injuries and coping with stress. Other macronutrients in […]

Understanding Cervical Dysplasia

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Cervical dysplasia is the medical term used to describe the abnormal growth of cells in the cervix, which is the opening to the uterus. It is a precancerous condition that may or may not develop into full-blown cervical cancer. What is Cervical Dysplasia? Cervical dysplasia is a condition that is usually diagnosed only after routine […]