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Jan 4 2015
A lot of us have been blindly following so-called health advice for years without realizing that some of it may be doing us more harm than good. More studies that disprove once-believed health myths are now making their way into the mainstream. Here are 10 common health mistakes to skip and tips on how to avoid them. 1. Eating a low fat diet The human brain is made up of almost 60% fat. Fats,...
Jan 4 2015
Do you feel like you have no time to workout? Do you have a full, demanding schedule or have a house full of kids (like me) that make exercise non-existent? Believe me, I’ve been there. I try to make it Pilates twice a week, but sometimes I want more exercise that my schedule allows. I’m sure you’ve been there too. 1. Get cooking. Chopping, slicing, prepping and other cooking activities can burn...
Jan 4 2015
We have grown to believe that our home is our castle. But things have changed long ago and nowadays our homes might be hiding more danger than safety. Indeed quite a lot information has been shared about the infamous formaldehyde, nitrobenzene and methylene chloride - all carcinogens that can be found in everyday items such as rubber, plastic, dyes, perfumes, shampoos. Take a look at a few of the...
Jan 4 2015
While the effect of eating meat on the risk of developing cancer is a contentious topic, the evidence that long-term consumption of red meat is strongly linked with a modest, but significant, increase in the risk of developing bowel cancer is convincing. However, scientists have failed to find a mechanism to explain this apparent association, despite several hypotheses having been put forward in...
Jan 2 2015
For parents desperate to persuade their children about the ill-effects of takeaway meals it may be seen as a vindication of their warnings: a new study suggests that fast food may slow the brain. Children who ate the most fast food were found to have poorer scores in tests for maths, science and reading, in research based on more than 8,000 participants. One theory suggested by researchers is...

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