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Alcohol Related to at least Seven Cancers


It turns out that alcohol causes seven forms of cancer. And even people who consume low to moderate amounts are at risk. Fresh analysis of evidence accumulated over a number of years implicates alcohol in breast, colon, liver and other

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Spend Time in Nature – It’s Healing

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Spending time in nature has been clinically shown by a large body of evidence to be beneficial, even therapeutic – in many ways. Scientists in Japan researched the effect of spending time in nature on the body’s physical and psychological

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Forgiveness is Good for Your Health!


“Being forgiving to yourself and others can protect against stress and the toll it takes on mental health, according to and new study in the Journal of Health Psychology. Researchers looked at the effects of lifetime stress on a person’s

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Exercising Triggers Growth of Brain Cells – Helps Prevent Alzheimer’s

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“Of all the lifestyle factors known to impact your risk of developing dementia, taking regular exercise seems to be one of the best things you can do,” says Dr. Clare Walton of the Alzheimer’s society. “We know that what is

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Meat Loaded with Antibiotics Leads to Resistant Bacteria


Most health officials avoid using terms that are used to describe the apocalypse in relation to health. So when the Director of the CDC warns of a coming health “nightmare” and a “catastrophic threat,” we should certainly take notice. The

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Should we avoid carbohydrates?


Many popular diets promote low carbohydrates. Some of them have been very famous with best-selling books and supplements, which have made their promoters rich. These diets have been around since at least 1864, resurrected time and again and foisted on

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Eat Your Hummus


Beans have many benefits including anti-diabetic and anti-obesity effects through their phytonutrients. They also protect the cardiovascular system as well. Beans have antioxidant qualities, anti-inflammatory effects, protect the liver, lower cholesterol and blood pressure. They also slow down the aging

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Eat your Avocados!


Most of us love avocados. Guacamole, a favorite dip or spread, is made from avocados. Avocados can be spread on bread, used in certain pies, chopped into salads, etc. Avocados are a super food that may well be anti-cancer because

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Walking the Best Exercise for Seniors


Tufts University researchers in Massachusetts have found that walking longer or faster can have heart health benefits for seniors, even for those over the age of 75. The researchers looked at more than 3,900 men and women over a 10-year

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Pork and Other Red Meat as Carcinogenic as Smoking


Pork on your fork is not the way to reduce your risk of cancer. In fact, the World Health Organization (WHO) has published a report on the dangers of eating processed meat like bacon, ham, sausages and lamb, which are

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