Health

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Cold or hot: Does water temperature matter for handwashing?

The flu season is upon us and handwashing remains one of the most preventive thing to do to kill germs. Cold or hot: Does water temperature matter for handwashing? Washing your hands is one of the most important steps you can take to preventing infections and reducing the spread of […]

by October 22, 2020
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This mineral can significantly increase your recovery from the common cold

This mineral can significantly increase your recovery from the common cold, according to the latest research from the University of Helsinski. According to an analysis of three randomized controlled trials, zinc acetate lozenges may speed up the recovery from a common cold by up to three-fold. On the fifth day […]

by October 21, 2020
Tips on how to prevent the flu

Tips on how to prevent the flu

Tips on how to prevent the flu Our immune system is our first line of defense against the flu virus. Maintaining a healthy immune system should be a top priority, and becomes even more important during flu season. Adopting good health habits including diet, exercise, adequate sleep and hygiene can […]

by October 19, 2020
Raw turmeric milk

Raw turmeric milk

Turmeric is often called the “Indian solid gold,” and its health benefits certainly live up to the golden name. Turmeric is one the most researched plants in the world. Its medicinal properties have been the subject of over 6000 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies. It is known for a potent ingredient called […]

by October 17, 2020
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Top 10 cancer-fighting foods

We are making vital choices that impact our health every time we go grocery shopping. Did you know? According to the American Cancer Society, “About 1,660,290 new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2013, and in 2013 about 580,350 Americans are projected to die of cancer, almost 1,600 people […]

by October 15, 2020
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Just one alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk

Just one alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk, according to a new report from American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF). The report also revealed for the first time that intense exercise decreases the risk of both pre- and post-menopausal breast cancers. […]

by October 14, 2020
Green tea mango breast cancer-fighting smoothie

Green tea mango breast cancer-fighting smoothie

This green tea mango breast cancer-fighting smoothie is full of ingredients that are potent cancer fighters. Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in American women. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), about 1 in every 8 women in the United States will […]

by October 13, 2020
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Ripe banana and mixed berry breast cancer-fighting smoothie

This ripe banana and mixed berry breast cancer-fighting smoothie is packed with antioxidants for overall health and anti-cancer benefits.  WE honor those who have been affected by the disease, and wish to increase awareness about breast cancer and how to fight it. Let’s take a closer look at the ingredients […]

by October 12, 2020