Kakadu plum is a fruit native to Australia and the highest source of Vitamin C. It’s also called Billygoat, Gubinge, Gurumal or Murunga. It seems that every day we have a new skincare ingredient promising to take care of our skin. Kakadu is the newest in the market and not only does it promise to […]

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If you follow health news closely, you must have heard about Kratom, a supplement that’s supposedly used to treat opioid withdrawal among other health benefits. So, what is Kratom? Kratom is a tree native to Southeast Asia whose leaves can be chewed or dried to form a powder. Apart from the pill form, some people […]

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Do you have trouble sleeping at night or do you suffer from anxiety? Scientists have come up with an interesting relaxation technique called ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response). ASMR is an inexplicable sensation, a tickling feeling that moves from the top of the head down to the spine. It’s an amazing feeling that leaves a […]

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Collagen is a common word in the beauty industry mostly because it’s the most abundant protein source in the human body. Scientists estimate collagen to cover around 30% of the total human body’s protein content as it’s the main connective tissue found in the skin. In non-scientific terms, collagen is the glue-like structure that keeps […]

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Who is better qualified to make your beauty products than you? We all know what we like and how we want our cosmetics to feel or look like. People spend a fortune in every new beauty product in the market some with the promise of giving you a fine-looking skin. Sometimes when we find that […]

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Normally, a ketogenic diet is aimed at improving your overall health and help you lose weight. It’s a low-carb (five to 10 percent carbs), high-fat (70-75 percent fats) diet that switches your body’s dependence on carbohydrates as the source of energy to burning fat for fuel. This process (metabolization of fats), increases the level of […]

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Every parent worries about their kid. They spent a lot of time looking after them and all they hope is that they end up growing into responsible adults. It’s not once or twice that you’ve come across books and articles on how to raise kids, but only a few really work well, and all you’re […]

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Anxiety is estimated to affect a large group of people globally. The National Institute for Mental Health stated that women are twice as likely to have anxiety as men. Stress can be a contributor to anxiety. When it comes to eating, avoid stress eating instead eat to reduce stress. There are certain types of food […]

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Everybody knows that to lose weight, you need to eat less and become more physical. It makes sense since the trick is to create an energy deficit, which in turn forces your body to get its energy from the fat stored around your body. However, this doesn’t usually work for everybody and working out becomes […]

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Coffee is the world’s most popular beverage and people get drawn to it because of the taste, aroma or stimulating effect. According to statistical reports from the 2018/2019 fiscal year, in the U. S. alone people consumed almost 26.5 million 60-kilogram bags of coffee, which is far much more than they consumed the previous year. […]

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A good number of us have heard that eating local, unprocessed or raw honey can help with allergies. Is there some truth to this claim? For seasonal allergies, the symptoms can be managed with over the counter drugs. But for certain types of allergies, they tend to be persistence. Things that ignite allergies can range […]

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A 2018 study published in the journal Plos One says that an average U.S. citizen tosses almost a pound of food every day. Looking at the phrases “Best By,” “Best if Sold By,” and “For Full Flavor Use By” can be disturbing at times because each line has a different implication and origin. Plus, most […]

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Neuroscientists believe that there is a small structure in one’s brain that holds the key to future therapeutic techniques for treating depression, PTSD and anxiety thus positive memories are enhanced. This structure is known as the hippocampus and in it, no two memories are exactly alike. Although small, hippocampus contains different sub-regions all working together […]

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Summertime. That time of the year when we enjoy sunny days by the beach, poolside, on in our backyard. It’s also the time when most people use sunscreen to protect their skin against sun radiation. For long, consumers have been buying sunscreen based on the SPF value, the number which tells you how much protection […]

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Rice is one of the most popular foods today and is considered a staple in many countries, especially Asia where rice consumption is estimated at 90 percent. Rice usually makes a small part of the larger meal, and since it’s relatively cheap and can be paired with dozens of other foods, it’s easy to understand […]

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