Eat More Broccoli (Including the Stems): It can help prevent heart attack, cancer, constipation, and much more!

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It turns out the love-it-or-hate-it cruciferous veggie that’s prevented countless young children from earning their dessert has an extensive amount of health benefits. Don’t limit broccoli’s merit to just the head- broccoli stalks, leaves, and sprouts are not to be taken lightly. The next time you see a grocery store selling broccoli heads without the…

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10 Things About You That Will Change When You Lose Your Parents

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Although grieving the death of a parent is an experience shared throughout human history, it’s no less devastating. No matter how old you are when a parent dies, and no matter how close your relationship to them was, losing a parent is a life-changing event. For those reading this today who have already experienced the…

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The Cause of Alzheimer’s Could Be Coming From Inside Your Mouth, Study Claims

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Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative neurological condition that is known for its debilitating symptoms, such as memory loss, confusion, and loss of identity. The two hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease is the formation of plaques (beta-amyloid) and tangles (tau proteins)in the brain. Over time, these build up to a point where symptoms begin to develop and, eventually,…

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6 Warning Signs You Don’t Have Enough Oxygen in Your Blood

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Imagine you’re at the gas station filling up your car. The numbers on the pump are whizzing by, but it seems to take much longer than usual to top up the tank. That’s when you notice the leak. You’ve been wasting fuel and money and don’t have a full tank of gas to show for…

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Scientist May Have Discovered a Drug that Fixes Cavities and Regrows Teeth

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Professor Paul Sharpe of King’s College London Dental Institute thinks he’s found a revolutionary new way to treat tooth decay: by teaching your body to regenerate damaged teeth in a short period of time. Cavity Fillings vs. Tideglusib To start, it will help to understand a little about how your body usually responds to damage…

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Take Magnesium To Relieve These 6 Health Conditions

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Magnesium is one of the most important mineral elements needed by the body. It’s believed to play the role of a supporting factor in more than 300 biochemical processes that the body undergoes. Magnesium can be obtained naturally from many foods we consume, or taken as a dietary supplement in form of tablets and syrups….

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Meet the Cambridge scientist on verge of curing Multiple Sclerosis

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system, affecting 2.3 million people in our world. MS is as an immune-mediated disease, where the immune system attacks the protective myelin sheath which covers nerve fibers, causing communication issues between your brain and the rest of your body. Eventually, the disease can cause…

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20 Anti-Inflammatory Snacks Your Gut Will Thank You For

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Learning how your body responds to inflammatory foods (like carbs and gluten) can play an important role in our health. Although some inflammation can help our bodies ward off infections from bacteria and viruses, excess (or chronic inflammation) can lead to autoimmune diseases like arthritis, lupus, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, and more. Thankfully, one way to help decrease inflammation…

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Hydrogen Peroxide Can Help Clear Ear Wax, but what about Ear Infections?

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Hydrogen peroxide is a common disinfectant in the household first-aid kits. It’s widely used in homes to clean floors, toilets, sinks, wash-hand basins and door handles. Mild, 3% concentrations of it can be used to clean cuts and wounds. Due to its powerful antimicrobial properties, hydrogen peroxide is used as a bleaching agent. It’s also…

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New Research: Eating Just Two Of These Nuts Could Prevent Cancer, Anxiety, Depression, Heart Attack, and More

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Brazil nuts come from the Bertholletia excelsa tree, which is in the Lecythidaceae family and found in the Amazon. In Brazil, they are known as semilla de Brazil, which means Brazilian seed. Brazil nuts are often eaten raw or blanched, and although they are called nuts they are actually seeds. In the tropics, monkeys and birds…

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Doctors Warn Not to Use Ginger If You’re On Any Of These Medications

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Ginger (Zingiber officinal) is a plant used for centuries as a medicine, commonly to reduce nausea, relieve pain and aid in digestion. It is a common ingredient in many foods and beverages. Ginger can also be used as a supplement and comes in various forms, including concentrated tablets, liquid tinctures, and juices. While it has…

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Research shows that January babies are more likely to become rich and famous

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January can be quite an unsettling time of the year. Many people find themselves recovering from holiday expenditures, travel stress and worrying about impending bills. It may not really be the most appealing idea to have a baby amidst all that New Year fuss. On the contrary, research seems to suggest you might want to…

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8 Stretches You Should Do Every Morning To Feel Strong, Flexible And Grounded

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There’s nothing quite like a good stretch. It feels great, and can make a world of difference in a healthy and balanced lifestyle. A few minutes in your morning routine devoted to stretching can be the perfect way to start your day. Many people with desk jobs develop tension or pain, and simply starting an…

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Sulfur: A Forgotten Mineral and Novel Supplement

Pierre Van Zyleat, Heal, Health Awareness

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Sulfur is the third topmost mineral in your body (15). It is found in your brain, bones, hair, muscles, and skin and plays a vital role in hundreds of physiological processes. Sulfur doesn’t get the attention of other minerals and vitamins like magnesium which can help relieve muscle cramps and improve your sleep, calcium which…

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Is chocolate really better than cough medicine?!

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All singers know to avoid chocolate before a performance.  When you eat chocolate it can create extra mucus, which is not desirable for singing. However, when you have a cough, it actually helps to coat your throat and soothe irritation that would normally cause you to cough. In fact, according to some research, it may…

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Woman Lost 125 Pounds by Making One Tiny Change Week by Week

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Weight loss has never been considered a journey for the faint-hearted. Some people would rather resort to surgical fat removal than embark on diets and regular workouts. A survey published on Health.com explains that 2 out of 5 people who embark on diets give up after the first seven days. Another grim statistic is that…

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Bad cough that won’t quit part of winter virus going around

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It’s not a cold or the flu, but one winter sickness comes with warnings from medical professionals. Although seasonal colds and the flu are going around, there is another virus that is making its rounds. For some, they are experiencing a bad cough that won’t go away. The past few weeks, there have been many reports…

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Why Are People With Blood Type O So Special?

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There are a lot of theories on how personalities are formed. While most of this information is interesting, it’s not really based on science. We all know there are four types of blood: A, B, AB, and O. What makes type O blood so special? Historically, it is believed that type O’s observed their environment…

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Smarter Babies Need Less Sleep and Wake Up Through the Night, Experts Claim

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Worrying about babies who don’t get much sleep at night may not be necessary, according to infant development experts. Smarter babies can’t sleep without interruption, and it isn’t something to fuss over. Actually, parents should be happy their little ones aren’t sleeping like they’re on cloud nine all night. This has been reported to mean…

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Smarter Babies Need Less Sleep and Wake Up Through the Night, Experts Claim

Pierre Van ZylHeal, Health Awareness, Learn, Personal Growth + Development

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Worrying about babies who don’t get much sleep at night may not be necessary, according to infant development experts. Smarter babies can’t sleep without interruption, and it isn’t something to fuss over. Actually, parents should be happy their little ones aren’t sleeping like they’re on cloud nine all night. This has been reported to mean…

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13 healthy foods that will help clear your arteries

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When arteries clog, it can lead to a problem for the whole body.  Unlike a house whose plumbing has become blocked, Unfortunately, we cannot call a plumber to deal with our arteries. The condition related to clogged arteries is called arteriosclerosis. It occurs when plaque builds on the arterial walls and begin to narrow them…

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Sunflower Seeds Help Improve Heart Health, Fight Cancer, Reduce Anxiety, Heal Eyesight, and More

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Packed with phytonutrients, vitamins, minerals, and omega 3’s, sunflower seeds fulfill many nutritional needs. Delicious and easy to find, adding sunflower seeds to your diet adds crucial essential fats and micronutrients. Eating sunflower seeds daily can help improve digestion, lowers blood pressure, and calms anxiety. Sunflower seeds come from the Helianthus annuus, or common sunflower,…

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Israeli company claims it has created new technology that can destroy cancerous tumors

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An Israeli company named Alpha Tau Medical is breaking new ground in the destruction of cancerous tumors. Alpha Tau medical has developed a new technology called targeted radiotherapy.  Targeted radiotherapy differs from regular radiotherapy. Regular radiotherapy has a long viability duration, which is not very favorable for the human body. Targeted radiotherapy is a new…

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Stem Cell Dental Implants Grow New Teeth In 2 Months!

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Scientists really never back down. A new dental replacement procedure has been discovered and tested, and it’s a whole lot better than getting regular dentures and artificial teeth. Losing a tooth is a source of major pain, and it also comes with a lot of issues and long-term discomforts. Dentures are one way to replace…

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Is It Safe to Leave Butter on the Counter?

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It’s normal for everyone to assume that when manufactured fatty foods aren’t refrigerated, they’ll sooner or later go bad. That’s the reason why a lot of people take to storing butter in the fridge, but the butter doesn’t always come out the same. So what’s the way around this issue? Can you leave butter out…

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7 Items Linked to Cancer, Obesity, and Decreased Life-span to Throw Away Immediately

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A lot of people complain about the tons of medical and wellbeing advice floating around and how it’s impossible to keep up with all of them. That may be true, but prevention will always be better than a cure. We are exposed to a lot of harmful materials in our environment on a daily basis. Some of…

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8-year-old Boy Beats Stage 4 Brain Cancer at Tennessee Hospital

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A rare medical miracle has occurred. Cameron Scott, an 8-year-old Batman lover from Tennessee, has beaten cancer after a severe battle at St Jude’s Children Research Hospital, Tennessee. Cameron suffered a serious fall down the stairs two years ago. His parents Tamika and Wendell Scott had to take him to the hospital to get checked…

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Certain Antibiotics Tied to Deadly Heart Vessel Tears: FDA

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According to the US Food and Drug Administration, patients taking fluoroquinolones need to be careful. They advise avoiding the drug because of possible dangerous side effects. They say that this class of antibiotics could cause deadly tears in the heart muscle. These vessel tears are called aortic dissections and are also known as ruptures of…

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Scientists Explain 6 Things That Cause Swollen Legs (And How to Fix It)

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Having swollen feet and legs is the worst! You feel puffy, and it’s hard to feel comfortable in your skin. If you’re worried about your health, naturally it’s always advisable to meet with a trained medical professional to treat the cause. Here we have just a few tips that might alleviate your symptoms quickly and…

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New therapy cures cancer with just one injection

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Chemo and Radiotherapy can be effective treatments for cancer. The downside, of course, is a range of difficult side effects experienced during treatments. Fortunately, a type of treatment that aims to harness the immune system to combat cancer (called immunotherapy) could completely change the way cancer is treated in the future. What is it? A…

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How to Detect and Eliminate Eyelash Mites (Demodex Mites)

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Millions of people experience some discomforting itchiness in their eyelashes at some point in their lives, especially when waking up from sleep. It’s normally attributed to grogginess and the presence of fluids in the eye, but it’s a lot more complicated than that. One of the possible causes of this discomfort is the presence of…

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Life-changing: Here’s How To Perfectly Freeze Your Avocados

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Avocados are one of those fruits you generally don’t just put in the freezer. They tend to lose their texture very quickly and go miserably soft, just like bananas. And like apples, you can’t cut avocados open and leave them lying around for a few minutes, or put them smack in the freezer like that….

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Top 8 Natural Alternatives For Bleach and DIY Household Cleaner Recipes

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It’s really easy and convenient to just tip the bottle and pour some bleach into cleaning buckets, toilets, tubs, and wash-hand basins, and even on the kitchen counter. Bleach is the general name given to chemical products that whiten and disinfect fabrics and surfaces, removing stains and killing microbial germs. Bleach is super-fast and hassle-free,…

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When Depression Makes You Seem Like a Messy Person

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Depression is a mental health problem that many of us experience. And it’s on the rise. From 2005-2015, the number of cases of depression worldwide increased by nearly a fifth. This could be due to many factors, but it is believed an increase in isolation (especially for those aged 60-74) and rising stress levels are…

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“THIS PART OF YOUR BABY REMAINS IN YOUR BODY FOR UP TO 38 YEARS,� EXPERTS CLAIM

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There’s a reason why kids are always more attached to their mums than to their dads. It’s because their cells never really entirely leave their mums’ bodies; some stay back and work several medical wonders, an obstetric phenomenon known as fetomaternal microchimerism. The word microchimerism was derived from the idea that a mother is sort…

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Is Raw or Cooked Food Better, According to Traditional Chinese Medicine

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With so much conflicting information out there about various diets and ways of eating, it can become overwhelming. Some people swear by raw foods claiming it’s the only way to go to get the maximum amount of nutrients from your food. Others completely disagree. Perhaps you’re one of those people who’s tried to eat more…

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Why Your Doctor May Not Be the Best Source of Nutrition Advice

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I remember when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. The waiting room was packed. The Endocrinologist spent barely ten minutes with me which included a diagnosis of Hypothyroidism, mentioning Hashimoto’s in passing, and resulted in me walking out with a prescription for Synthroid. By the time I got home, I had to call the office…

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How to Use Frozen Lemons: An Easier Way to Harness the Health Benefits

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Most people say ‘When life gives you lemons – make lemonade’. In this post we’ll tell you why we prefer to say ‘When life gives you lemons – freeze them’! Lemons are probably the most versatile and popular type of citrus fruit. There is an incredible amount of hype around this fruit, while a lot…

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How Global Warming and Mind-Eating Parasites are Creating a Global Intelligence Gap

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It’s no secret… Global warming is happening rapidly all over the world. In addition to normally warm regions experiencing hotter temperatures, even the United States can testify to changes and inconsistencies in the weather as the seasons change. The country’s wealth, prominence and resources can’t put a stop global warming. They’ll rather intensify it because…

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Homemade Turmeric & Ginger Iced Tea for Your Heart, Brain, and Cells

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Love iced tea and want to do something great for your health? You can support your heart, brain and each cell in your body with this delicious and refreshing beverage. This is a fantastic way to ensure that your body is getting enough liquids and helps to battle dehydration. If you allow yourself to become dehydrated, which…

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