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10 Amazing Health Benefits of Eating Ginger

Michael Kismet is an author with a passion for health and the longevity of human lives. The healing power of ginger | Source Ginger Health Benefits Ginger is best known as a spice to compliment many different foods, especially in Asian cuisine. One either loves ginger or one doesn’t. Rarely is there an in-between. Eating a bit of ginger every…

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What Happens When You Give Up Plastic

Reducing plastics when shopping for food, toiletries, and travel products should be easy. So why is it so difficult? The Guardian | Is plastic-free living only truly accessible to those with a significant disposable income? Photograph: Getty Images A few months ago, my partner and I went snorkelling off the coast of Indonesia. We dove off tiny deserted islands and…

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Toxic Chemicals Can Make You Fat and Diabetic: The Story of Endocrine Dysruption

Read What’s Eating You Kid? at http://whatseatingyoukid.club May 21, 2012 tags: BPA, DDT, Detoxification, diabetes Toxin, Endocrine disrupting chemicals, PFC, phthalate, TSCA, xenobiotic The percentage of US children between 12 and 19 with diabetes or pre-diabetes increased from 9% in 1999 to 23% in 2008. That’s a staggering 2.5x increase in just 10 years, and is an alarming public health…

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When you lose weight, your fat cells don’t just let go of fat!

Belly flab is like a storage unit for the rest of your body.By Sara ChodoshJanuary 11, 2018 Every January, fat’s in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it to go where we want it to? Where…

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The Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting

I have been intermittent fasting for over one year. I skip breakfast each day and eat two meals, the first around 1pm and the second around 8pm. Then, I fast for 16 hours until I start eating again the next day at 1pm. Surprisingly, since I’ve started intermittent fasting I’ve increased muscle mass (up 10 pounds from 205 to 215),…

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What a Brief Jog Can Do for Your Brain

Just 15 minutes of movement is all it takes. If you have 15 minutes to spare, do not sit and chill. Instead, a new study says, you should go out for a quick, light jog. It will leave you feeling more energetic than resting, which will lift your spirits and in turn make your thinking more effective. Light exercise does…

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This is why you should probably eat more sardines.

Canned sardines are a good source of omega-3 fatty acids. Photo: Getty  Olivia Willis Omega-3. You’ve seen the word (and number) splashed across cereal boxes, tins of tuna and one of Australia’s most popular supplements: fish oil. These famous fatty acids are thought to have a vast range of health benefits. So how can you make the most of them?…

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Consumer watchdog finds traces of Roundup weed killer in beer and wine!

As more lawsuits claiming a link between Roundup and cancer move forward, a new report claims the main ingredient found in the weed killer is showing up in organic beer and wine. U.S. PIRG tested samples of popular beer and wine brands and found the chemical, called glyphosate, in 19 out of 20 brands. Glyphosate is the main ingredient in Roundup,…

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All You Need to Know About Bergamot Tea (Earl Grey)

Bergamot tea is made by combining black tea and bergamot orange extract. Commonly known as Earl Grey tea, it has been enjoyed worldwide for hundreds of years. Some of the claimed health benefits of bergamot tea include improved heart health and digestion, but research is limited. This article tells you everything you need to know about bergamot tea, including its…

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Oatmeal Is Still the World’s Best Performance Breakfast

Sure, it’s old fashioned. But it’s also nutritional rocket fuel, and athletes are making it taste great. Here’s how. A bowl of oats is a blank canvas, ready to be paired with a truckload of other high-quality, nutritious ingredients.Photo by john shepherd/iStock. In a world of green juice and chia seed pudding, this age-old dish is the original, and perhaps…

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