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8 Foods that are Colon-Friendly

The word “colon” is another name for large intestines, the organ that eliminates the food residue out of the body through bowel movements. An unhealthy colon can cause digestive problems that can be as simple as diarrhea or constipation, to more serious ones like irritable bowel syndrome and colon cancer. Because of their crucial job […]

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5 Ways to Combat Constipation

If you’re reading this, then you are probably one out of the many Americans-about 63 million people to be exact-who suffer from a constipated gut. Signs of constipation include stools that are dry, hard, and difficult to pass, and occasional bouts of diarrhea due to accumulated feces in the rectum, among others. Before reading further, you […]

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The Search for the Best Cooking Oil for Your Health

Through the years, science has blamed fats as the number one culprit of high obesity rates. That is until technical advancements and modern research have revealed that it was also carbohydrates, or too much consumption of it, that is to blame. As fats are slowly shaking off the bad rep associated with it, fitness experts […]

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How to Win Against Your Late-Night Cravings

We’ve all been there. You made arrangements not to eat beyond your dinner as a way to lose weight, so you try your hardest not to enter the kitchen or open the fridge. But out of the blue, you hear a voice coming from inside the refrigerator. You forgot! There was leftover cake from your […]

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The Bad Side of High-Protein Diet

High-protein diets are quickly becoming a thing because of so many proven side effects of a food intake high in carbohydrates. And because of the seeming benefit of protein in building muscles, this diet is a favorite among celebrities and ordinary people who are into bodybuilding or just for toning their abs. But as the […]

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What Your Nails Can Say About Your Health

We have shown ahead of time how you can take care of your nails without saying the reason why. Through this article, we would enumerate the things that your nails can indicate about the overall state of your health. Tip: We encouraged that you remove your nail polish and glance at your nails as you […]

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Get Your Weight (and your life!) Back From Anti-D

The battle to raise awareness about mental health continues to be at its peak, with celebrities and athletes like Cara Delevigne and Michael Phelps taking the lead for discussions and public discourse to happen across the globe. Still, the stigma on patients suffering from it stays with people dismissing it as “all in the head” […]

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The Real Relationship between Food and Sleep Quality

Sleep and food two different things, but are both needed by the body to keep us alive and sustainable. Despite their differences, there are already numerous studies that prove the influence of sleep (or the lack of it) over food. But is the same thing true in vice versa? According to a study made by […]

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The Battle of the Keto: Modified Atkins vs. Standard Keto

The ketogenic diet has indeed gone a long way from being a prescription diet for epileptic patients. Now, weight loss dieters, bodybuilders, and athletes use keto diet to enhance their performance further and decrease carbohydrates on their food. But not everyone prefers the strictness of the ketogenic diet. After all, who wouldn’t love to have […]

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Intermittent Fasting vs. Keto Diet: Who Wins?

Fad diets have gained a bad rep throughout the century because of its overly dramatic yet dangerous results, too-good-to-be-true promises, and the craziness of the method. Despite the ridiculousness of most of them (like the tapeworm diet that requires you to ingest tapeworm eggs and let it thrive in your intestines for years), there are […]

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