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Cranberry Juice to Prevent Bladder Infection

Urinary tract infections also called cystitis are caused by bacteria that travel from the urethra up into the urinary bladder. It can be quite painful. Women may have burning pain while urinating and feel like they need to urinate frequently. Some women tend to develop recurrent cystitis. In that case, drinking cranberry juice is very…

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Green Tea and Weight Loss

In addition to exercising and a healthy diet, drinking green tea seems to help regaining a proper weight. A study3 conducted at the Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh observed the effects of green tea consumption. A group of students between the ages of 19-37 were asked to drink 4 cups of green tea per day without changing…

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Vitamin C for Smokers

A daily supplement of vitamin C helps limit the oxidative stress inflicted by smoking. In the US one person in five is a smoker and in Europe it is one in three. Due to the toxins contained in cigarettes, the oxidative stress (causes cancers but also premature skin aging and hair thinning) levels on smokers…

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Body Scan of Overweight Person

  Body scan of a 113kg woman and a 54kg woman. Look at the size of the intestines and stomach; how the knee joints rub together; the enlarged heart; and the fat pockets near the brain. It is interesting to note that the size of the muscles is not that different. This excessive fat is…

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“Text Neck” A Condition on the Rise

“A new condition dubbed “text neck” is on the rise due to the amount of time people spend hunched over their mobile phone and tablet computer screens, chiropractors have warned.” The Telegraph (British newspaper). The affliction, caused by flexing the neck for extended periods of time, can be a forerunner of permanent arthritic damage if it…

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