Vitamin D Can Reduce the Risk of Uterine Fibroids

Growing up our parents told us to drink lots of milk to promote vitamin D needed to build strong bones. Well, it turns out vitamin D is not just good for healthy bones but is effective in preventing uterine fibroids. A study published in the journal of medicine found that vitamin D addition in women with […]

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Diarrhea; Main Risk is Dehydration in Children

Diarrhea makes the body lose too much water and minerals called electrolytes. That leads to dehydration. Babies can get dehydrated very quickly; within a day or two after diarrhea starts and it can be very dangerous, especially in newborns. If your baby is younger than 3 months and has a fever as well as diarrhea, call […]

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Diarrhea Does Not Always Need Medicine

Everyone reading this have experienced bouts of diarrhea at some points in their lives. Also, many people will reach for Imodium the moment a loose stool appears.  Before you take that next Imodium pill, note that few episodes of diarrhea are not an indication for unnecessary use of antibiotics.  Diarrhea is often your body’s way […]

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Wash Your Hands After Using the Bathroom: Every Single Time!

We all know what we’re supposed to do after using the toilet.  Yes, wash our hands.  Using the bathroom requires a lot of touching: opening the door, lifting the lid, wiping and flushing. You get germs on your hands with any one of these efforts. So, if you don’t wash your hands … well, think […]

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Eats Oats for Improved Mood and Great Sleep

Food makes us feel good. Besides tasting great and nourishing the body, food also has an influence on appetite and mood.

Research demonstrates that certain foods affect powerful mood-modifying brain chemicals called neurotransmitters.

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Red Meat Can Increase Your Body Odor

Perhaps you love red meat? Or perhaps you do not like it at all?  Read meat often gets a bad reputation when it comes to your health; you hear about how it shortens your lifespan and can even cause you to have a larger appetite, but a less well-known effect of red meat is that […]

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Baby Formula Must be Disposed after Feeding

Whether you choose to make a bottle just before each feeding, choose to pre-make and refrigerate enough to use for the day, know this: Prepared formula should be consumed or stored in the refrigerator within 1 hour If prepared formula has been at room temperature for more than 1 hour, throw it away;  don’t save it […]

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Hydrogen Peroxide Mouth Wash

Mix equal amounts hydrogen peroxide with water, such as 1/2 cup to 1/2 cup. Swish this mixture around your mouth for about 30 seconds to 1 minute. Stop and spit out the solution if it’s hurting your mouth and try not to swallow any of the mixture. Gargling hydrogen peroxide mouthwash may help to improve […]

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Tooth Ache: Home Remedies That Work

A tooth ache is something we have all experienced at least once in our life time; more than that, over 90% of adults have had some form of tooth decay.  Effective tooth ache remedies do not have to cost you a fortune as there are lots of affordable treatment methods you can try at home to […]

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Read Why Daily Aspirin is not For Everyone

An old saying suggests taking daily aspirin can help to prevent heart disease and stroke. However, new studies have shown that it’s not for everyone, but for some people it helps.  If you have never had a heart attack, stroke or known cardiovascular disease and is healthy, taking an aspirin a day may actually cause […]

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Why Water Can be Deadly for Your Baby

As humans, we need water to survive but there is a time in a person’s life when drinking water is deadly; even as much as a few ounces is enough to kill.  As healthy adults, our bodies are made up of 55-60% of water unlike babies’ bodies that are made up of 75% water. That […]

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This is How Bananas Can Help Improve Your Mood

Do you sometimes feel sad and have mood swings? Eat a banana. Studies shows that eating a banana can help relieve depression and anxiety by stimulating the serotonin levels in your body. A banana has approximately 30% of your daily recommended intake of vitamin B6. It helps your brain produce serotonin, which is considered a […]

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Digestive Health: How To Maintain and Improve It

The regularity of the digestive system is important for the proper metabolism of the foods you eat so they can be properly used by the body. Sadly, digestive discomfort is a fact of life for most people. I hear complains of problem with gas, bloating, constipation and diarrhea, to mention a few. For some of […]

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How to Fight Bad Breath Naturally

Bad breath is the biggest turn off to the person you are talking to and it can take a toll on your confidence and affect your every day interactions.  Yes, it’s a sore subject but it’s best to address it for your health betterment and to fight off bad breath once and for all.  Brushing […]

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Need to Know Health Benefits of Orgasms

Let’s talk about the big “O” and no, it’s not Oprah. Isn’t it nice when you find out there are health benefits to something you were doing anyway? In this case, that something is sex.  Well, orgasms specifically. They are fun, they are free and they are super healthy. For men, it’s like going downhill in […]

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Cigarette: The Feel Good Poison

So, what’sin a cigarette? Chemicals are found in every puff of cigarette smoke.  If you smoke, or if you’re exposed to secondhand smoke, you inhale over 4,000 chemicals; at least 70 of them known to cause cancer. They’re also known to cause disastrous health effects, such as lung and heart disease. Here are a few of the […]

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This is why you want to keep writing by hand

A research from a top university, shows that in order to remember something, notes should be hand written and not typed.  Writing is thought to boost the memory because note taking by hand requires different cognitive processes than typing. For example, if in a lecture you are writing notes, you have to listen carefully to […]

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Vitamin K and Warfarin: What You Should Know

When your body senses an injury, a series of action occurs to form a blood clot that can protect the injured area. Vitamin K is one of the substances in your blood that is required for this reaction to occur. Having blood clots, increases your risk your risk for heart attacks, stroke, or other serious […]

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Are you tired? Exercise can help

Are you physically tired, feeling sluggish, and sleepy? The best thing to do is exercise. Doing so will give you more energy than sitting. Studies have found that the blood and oxygen flow through the body will give you more energy and improve your mood, and the increase in endorphin levels can contribute to a […]

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