Health Tips

How the humble cabbage can stop cancers

Scientists say they have discovered why some vegetables – including cabbage, broccoli and kale – can reduce the risk of bowel cancers. That cruciferous veg is good for the gut has never been in doubt but a detailed explanation has been elusive. The team at the Francis Crick Institute found anti-cancer chemicals were produced as the vegetables were digested. Cancer ...

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E-cigarettes can be key weapon against smoking, say MPs

Rules around e-cigarettes should be relaxed so they can be more widely used and accepted in society, says a report by MPs. Vaping is much less harmful than normal cigarettes and e-cigarettes should be made available on prescription to help more people quit smoking, it said. The report also asks the government to consider their use on buses and trains. There ...

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The 25 Best Diet Tips to Lose Weight and Improve Health

Let’s face it — there’s an overwhelming amount of information on the Internet about how to quickly shed pounds and get in shape. If you’re looking for the best tips on how to lose weight and keep it off, this seemingly endless amount of advice can be overwhelming and confusing. From the diets promoting raw foods to meal plans that ...

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Healthy Eating for a Healthy Weight

A healthy lifestyle involves many choices. Among them, choosing a balanced diet or healthy eating plan. So how do you choose a healthy eating plan? Let’s begin by defining what a healthy eating plan is. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020, a healthy eating plan: Emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products Includes lean ...

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BENEFITS OF DRINKING LEMON WATER

Lemon is categorized as a plant, and its properties are often used to make medicine. According to the experts, lemon is used to treat scurvy, a condition caused by not having enough vitamin C. Lemon is also known for being effective in treating the common cold and flu, H1N1 (swine) flu, ringing in the ears (tinnitus), Meniere’s disease and kidney ...

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THE SECRET TO HIGH INTENSITY TRAINING

When you hear ‘high intensity training’ what are the first words that come to mind? Terrifying? Daunting? No thank you? When you hear “high intensity training” what are the first words that come to mind? Terrifying? Daunting? No thank you? What if I told you that you could complete a full body strength workout to complete exhaustion using high intensity ...

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SOOTHE BABY COLIC: 4 EASY INFANT MASSAGES

Find out how certain types of touch can calm even the most colicky infants No new parent needs to be told to cuddle and touch her baby. But did you know that specific kinds of touch can facilitate weight gain in preemies or help settle down baby colic? Research has shown that infant massage calms baby colic, improves sleeping patterns, ...

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Want to take years off your face? These treatments can rejuvenate your skin

An increasing array of nonsurgical products and procedures aim to reduce the effects of time and sun exposure. Image: studiokovac/Thinkstock It’s often said that our lives are written on our faces. But if you feel like doing a little editing—erasing a few fine lines, softening a deep furrow, or evening out some patchy spots—there’s an increasing array of products and ...

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