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Why you need more vitamin D in the winter

Winter is upon us and so is the risk of vitamin D deficiency and infections. Vitamin D, which is made in our skin following sunlight exposure and also found in oily fish (mackerel, tuna and sardines), mushrooms and fortified dairy and nondairy substitutes, is essential for good health. Humans need vitamin D to keep healthy […]

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The reason you feel bloated all the time

You’ve been working out like a fiend, watched every bit of food that you’ve eaten, and skipped treats, all in the name of getting into your favorite outfit. It used to fit like a glove, but now… even after you’ve skipped meals, you feel full, and what is with that pooch? “Bloating is normal and […]

Personal Health

So they take up less aluminum

A study of the Federal Institute for risk assessment (BfR) comes to the conclusion that for some groups of the population are in danger of harmful amounts of aluminum from food or body care products. To minimize potential health hazards, give the experts tips on how the recording can be reduced. The average intake of […]

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Woman who has never been able to talk tells mum 'I love you'

Heartwarming moment woman, 36, who has NEVER spoken because of a rare brain disease tells her mother ‘I love you’ using device which converts eye movements to words Pauline Worrall, 36, lost her speech age two after Rett syndrome diagnosis She has never been able to communicate with mother Judith – until recently Uses eye-tracking technology to […]

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The real reasons you should be eating more tahini

Tahini doesn’t really appear too appetizing — basically, it looks like boring beige sludge. There’s a lot more to tahini than meets the eye, though. This popular Middle Eastern condiment is made of ground sesame seeds, but according to mindbodygreen, “offers a richer, more savory flavor profile than your standard peanut butter. And it’s way […]

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A New Study Says Intermittent Fasting Might Help You Live Longer

One of the most often debated wellness trends of the last decade has been about intermittent fasting: Does it work? Does it foster healthy thinking about food and nutrition? A new paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that people who intermittent fast are seeing benefits in fighting heart disease, cancer, neurological […]

Kids Health

Thrift store items you should watch for in 2020

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions for 2020 going to involve saving money? As you’re no doubt aware, one of the best ways to pare down your spending is to look for used items instead of buying brand new, and what better place to score a bargain than your friendly local thrift store?  Thrift […]

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HEALTH QUIZ: How much of 2019 do YOU remember?

HEALTH QUIZ: From Shirley Ballas’s surgery to vegan sausage rolls, how much of 2019 do YOU remember? Strictly head judge Shirley Ballas had what removed in October after a health scare? Wacky celebrity remedies, the rise of veganism and the return of the deadly measles virus – there’s barely been a day in 2019 when […]