Beans are rich in fiber, proteins, and other minerals that bring a wealth of health to our bodies. They are also low in fat, which is probably one of the reasons why several studies show that consuming beans at least three times a week can lower the risk of heart disease. However, bean consumption has […]

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Did you know that humans are not designed to breathe through the mouth? According to Bill Fish, a certified sleep coach and founder of sleep company Tuck while the mouth can be used for respiration, the nose is better suited for the job. Bill states that the nose “acts as a filter of sorts for […]

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Smoking has unpleasant effects on your overall health. Apart from affecting your lungs and heart, it increases your risk of certain cancers, including cancers of the liver, colon, rectum, and stomach. If you’ve been smoking for years, your lungs have likely turned black with tar deposits. Luckily, our lungs are self-cleaning. However, there are certain […]

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Small amounts of metal like iron and zinc are helpful for your body. However, in excess amounts, heavy metals can be harmful to the human body. Heavy metals like lead, aluminum, and mercury accumulate in our bodies over time due to the prevalence of industrial, sewage, and agricultural waste, which in turn pollute the food […]

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Most people might think that eczema just involves skin rash that causes discomfort. However, it does more than affect just the skin. It can have a detrimental effect on a person’s overall well-being. Eczema is a term that collectively describes a group of related skin conditions that cause dry, red patches on the skin that […]

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A huge chunk of the population consumes yogurt every day. Just stand in the dairy aisle. You’ll see. Yogurt is pretty simple food. Basically, it’s fermented milk that’s mixed with two types of live bacteria, Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus. These are good bacteria that help promote gut health. Apart from the probiotics, yogurt is […]

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We can all agree that meat is a good source of protein. It’s also one of the proteins that use a lot of energy to digest, which might explain the phenomenon behind “meat sweats” – sweating profusely when eating meat. Red meat is a controversial category of the food protein. Enthusiasts will swear by eating […]

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Ever wondered if the food you’re buying is indeed healthy? Studies show that you might be consuming close to a teaspoon of microplastics daily! And, this number is higher depending on your intake of certain foods. Microplastics are tiny plastic (5mm long), which could be a disintegration of larger items such as disposable cups, plastic […]

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For most people, smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, and sun exposure are the top things that make their skin age faster. However, what you might not know is that there are categories of food that can speed up those wrinkles. Most of these foods contain harmful ingredients like trans fatty acids and high levels of sodium. […]

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Many people around the world struggle with weight management and related health issues. For most people, losing weight tops the list of their new year resolutions. And when it comes to weight loss, nutritionists and health experts insist on healthy eating. For centuries, nuts have been associated with several health benefits, like weight loss. Pistachios […]

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Eating a balanced diet on a daily basis needs a serious commitment that most people just can’t keep up. Protein is essential for good health, and they make up the major component of all our body cells. Protein also provides amino acids that help keep our bodies active. But here’s the problem. We don’t get […]

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It’s human nature to sweat, and there’s nothing wrong with that. It’s also a fact that, occasionally, everyone has a varying degree of body odor in response to our perspiration. But when your body odor persists to the extent it grosses you out, it could be an indication of underlying bodily issues, choices, or stages […]

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Migraines are not just regular headaches. They are characterized by severe pain in the head, nausea, and sensitivity to light or sound. In America, about 12 percent of the population experience migraines, which shows just how widespread it is. Headaches, on the other hand, are common, and the pain is mild. Migraines and headaches can […]

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You’ve probably seen QR codes on many packaged products on your favorite grocery store or café and are probably wondering what they are used for? QR codes were believed to be obsolete until the novel coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc across the globe. Suddenly, they made a resurgence, and have turned out to be an innovative […]

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If you’ve been active on Instagram, you must have noticed before-and-after photos, with posts and hashtags about body positivity. The body-positive movement took social media by force, and everyone was for the ‘love yourself, no matter what’ message. About a decade ago, loving one’s body was not the norm, hating it was. But, thanks to […]

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