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    How to have a nutritionally sufficient diet on a budget

    5 weeks ago

    In this article, I will try to come up with a diet that is nutritionally sufficient (meaning trying to avoid any nutritionally deficiencies) while on a really tight budget. I mean on a budget so tight that you can not...

  • 0

    How EMF May Affect Health

    6 weeks ago

    I knew that EMF radiation has some effects on health (and that was why I sometimes avoid drying my hair at night). However, I previously believed that the effects were small enough that it is not something that I have...

  • 0

    Some Problems with Too Low Carb

    6 weeks ago

    Although I do believe in eating moderately low carb, I do not believe in a zero carb diet. That is just too low. And in this article, I'll point out some problems that have been reported when carbohydrate intake is too...

  • 2

    How to Reduce Risk of Kidney Stones

    7 weeks ago

    Kidney stones, known as renal calculus, are solid crystals stones salts of deitary minerals formed in the kidneys. The kidneys -- humans have two of them -- are organs that filters and remove wastes in the form or...

  • 2

    Interesting Facts and Trivia about Colorado

    7 weeks ago

    The Colorado state flag looks like a letter C (see picture on right). Perhaps the "C" stands for "Colorado". Colorado was admitted to the Union in 1876, which is 100 years after the United States...

  • 6

    Whether to eat a Vegetarian or meat diet?

    7 weeks ago

    Many people wonder if they should eat a vegetarian diet or a meat based diet. That is a good question and one with strong proponents on both sides, with both sides being hotly debated. I have often read and written...

  • 3

    Foods and Supplements to Help Support Liver Detoxification

    7 weeks ago

    With an increasingly toxic load, the liver needs all the help it can get to detox our body. Here is what to feed it.

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    Does This Food Contain Gluten?

    3 months ago

    People new to a gluten-free diet will often ask if a certain food contains gluten. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, rye, and possibly other grains. Hence it is found in many processed foods derived from those...

  • 2

    Tips for Picking Out Nutritious Food

    6 months ago

    Being that I have an interest in nutrition, I'm reading Jo Robinson's book Eating on the Wild Side. The title of the book implies that it is healthier to eat foods that are closer to wild foods that our paleolithic...

  • 0

    Why is the Sky Blue? With Answer

    7 months ago

    A question that seem to be asked often by children is "Why is the sky blue?" We adults don't ask these questions because we have gotten too used to this fact and so we no longer question it. Plus we have too...

  • 2

    People with extraordinary memory

    8 months ago

    Whether there is a such a thing as photographic memory or not depends on your definition of photographic memory. If you mean having a memory like a camera where you can see something for an instance and it gets stored...

  • 3

    How to Eat Gluten Free at Fast Food Restaurants

    5 months ago

    Eating gluten-free at fast food restaurants is going to be difficult. If you are gluten-sensitive, I would try to avoid fast food restaurants. Even if you are not, fast food is not something that is healthy to eat on a...

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    Why You Should Eat Sulfur Containing Foods

    8 months ago

    When you think sulfur, you might think of the corrosive sulfuric acid, or the rotten egg smell of hydrogen sulfur. True, these contain the sulfur atom, which is atomic number 16 on the periodic table. However, certain...

  • 2

    Problems with a Vegetarian Diet

    14 hours ago

    The main problem with vegetarian diet is how some people are implementing it. Some people on vegetarian diets are either consuming too many processed carbohydrates or too much soy or both. This is not to say that all...

  • 3

    Crushed Garlic and Chopped Onions have enhanced health benefits

    7 months ago

    Many know that garlic and onions are good for you. But did you know that they are even healthier if they are crushed and chopped? It's true, and I'm not making this up. I saw this in many books. In the book, The...

  • 5

    "The Happiness Diet" Book Tells of Brain Foods that Boost Mood

    2 months ago

    The Happiness Diet is the title of a book by Tyler Graham and Drew Ramsey. It's subtitle is "A Nutritional Prescription for a Sharp Brain, Balanced Mood, and Lean, Energized Body" In it you will find foods...

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    The Comedy of Demetri Martin

    10 months ago

    Demetri Martin is an American comedian from New York. He is a thinker, perhaps a philosopher. After all, he does talk about the philosopher Socrates a lot -- well at least in his book This is a Book and in his one-man...

  • 10

    Ketchup versus Mustard - Which is healthier?

    9 months ago

    Why mustard is healthier than ketchup.

  • 2

    Exercise Videos On YouTube

    6 months ago

    Here are various exercise videos on YouTube to keep you motivated in working out.

  • 0

    Benefits of Digestive Enzymes

    5 months ago

    Enzymes in our digestive system are what breaks down food so that they can be assimilated into the body. Lipases break down fat Amylases break down carbohydrates Proteases break down proteins However, for some...

  • 0

    Free Health and Nutrition Podcasts

    6 weeks ago

    The following health and nutrition podcasts are listed in no particular order. I've listed more than a dozen or so of them. So that should keep you busy. Although, I can not cover all of them that are out there....

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    Problems with GMO foods

    5 months ago

    GMO foods start appearing in 1994. GMO plants are typically engineered for faster growth, resistant to weed killers and other pathogen, and other benefits. Typical GMO foods include transgenic plant products that...

  • 0

    Which Probiotics to Choose?

    6 weeks ago

    There are so many probiotics out there, it is hard to choose. Here are some that I have heard good mentions about.

  • 8

    Is Coffee Healthy?

    5 months ago

    Article describing why coffee can be healthy and not.

  • 3

    Pros and Cons of 5-HTP Supplements

    12 months ago

    The supplement 5-HTP is generally used for anxiety, depression, and enhancement of mood and feelings of well being. 5-HTP stands of 5-Hydroxytryptophan and is sometimes known as oxitriptan. It is an compound produced...

  • 2

    How to Heal a Leaky Gut

    6 weeks ago

    Leaky gut is increase intestinal permeability that can lead to inflammation and autoimmune conditions. Here are ways to help heal a leaky gut.

  • 7

    Why I do not blow dry my hair at night -- EMF effects of hair dryers

    6 weeks ago

    Update: Okay, I've changed my mind. I do in fact blow dry my hair in the evenings. But only quickly and for short duration. The below article about me not using hair dryer at night was written during the summer season...

  • 2

    Should We Be Taking Calcium Supplement?

    5 months ago

    It is obvious that it is best to get calcium from foods. However, should we be taking calcium supplements in addition? Based on the number of calcium supplements in the store shelves, it looks like many of us are...

  • 0

    Supplements and foods that may help with diabetes

    5 weeks ago

    Cinnamon, broccoli, bitter melon. What do they have in common? They plus others help with blood sugar and diabetes.

  • 12

    Adrenal Fatigue is Real

    11 months ago

    While some conventional medicine still do not recognize the condition of "adrenal fatigue", it is a real condition that many people of the modern fast-pace lifestyle often experience. Many people may go from...

  • 5

    Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adults - LADA or Diabetes Type 1.5

    8 months ago

    Most people are familiar with the fact that there two types of diabetes: Diabetes Type 1 and Diabetes Type 2. But there is another sub-type known as "latent autoimmune diabetes of adults" and is loosely termed...

  • 2

    How to Install Google Chrome Browser on Windows 8

    18 months ago

    Microsoft Windows 8 operating system comes with Internet Explorer 10 web browser. Of course it does, because both Windows 8 and Internet Explorer are made by Microsoft. And of course, the default search engine on...

  • 5

    Why Pork Should Always Be Fully Cooked

    10 months ago

    Some people have their steaks medium rare. And some cook their lamb that way too. I have even heard of lamb tartar (raw lamb) in some parts of the world. Sushi grade fish can also be eaten raw. But what about pork? I...

  • 11

    Examples of Minimalist Living

    18 months ago

    Minimalist living is living simply with the minimal amount of material possession and resources needed. And getting rid of the unnecessary. To many it will mean downsizing, de-cluttering, and re-prioritizing. ...

  • 3

    List of Some Yoga Poses

    16 months ago

    Yoga is a great form of exercise to increase flexibility, enhance balance, and even improve mood. The below is an non-inclusive list of some yoga poses. I'm sure there are many more yoga poses that are not listed here....

  • 2

    How to Find Your WiFi Network Security Key

    19 months ago

    So let's assume that you are connecting to the Internet via your home's WiFi network. Now perhaps you purchased a new laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Right out of the box, these devices will not be able to connect to...

  • 4

    My Experience Installing Windows 8 Release Preview on Netbook

    19 months ago

    At the time of this writing in August 2012, Microsoft Windows 8 has not been released to consumers yet. However, many software developers, operating system testers, book authors, tech enthusiasts, and bloggers already...

  • 8

    Beware of Twitter Direct Message (DM) Spam and Scams

    20 months ago

    Have you ever received a "Direct Message" in Twitter with a link in it? Stop and think twice. You might not want to be clicking on it. The link might be a spam. Or worst, it may be a phishing scam. This is...

  • 4

    What is the Low Oxalate Diet?

    16 months ago

    Even though there are so many different types of diets out there, many people may not have heard of the "low-oxalate diet". Some may have heard of the word oxalate only in context of calcium-oxalate kidney...

  • 9

    Traffic Fines Proportional to Income

    20 months ago

    Many people are familiar with the traditional way in which traffic fines work in the United States. Afterall, who hasn't gotten a speeding ticket or a parking ticket for an expired parking meter. Most likely, the...

  • 7

    Florida - flattest state and other interesting trivia

    20 months ago

    Florida is noted as the flattest state. By some definitions -- depending on how you define "low" -- it is also the lowest state. Visited by many theme-park tourists and eco-tourists, Florida has numerous...

  • 2

    Low FODMAP diet may help reduce IBS symptoms

    4 days ago

    FODMAP is an acronym for "Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides And Polyols". These are short-chain carbohydrates (typically sugars) that when incompletely absorbed in the...

  • 4

    Sardines Full of Nutrition

    21 months ago

    Did you know that sardines have more calcium than milk? And more potassium than banana? When comparing on an ounce per ounce basis, this is the case. Sardines are full of health benefits. Some of the important ones...

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    A Couple of Cases where Diet Is Used to Treat Disease

    10 months ago

    Diet here do not mean losing weight by not eating. Diet refers to the types of food eaten for optimal nutrition. Not all diseases can be treated by diet, and not everyone or every particular situation can be helped by...

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    Can Oyster Mushrooms Lower Cholesterol?

    21 months ago

    There are some studies that suggest that oyster mushrooms may be able to lower cholesterol because they contain natural phytochemicals that acts similar to statins. Statin drugs (such as lovastatin) are pharmaceuticals...

  • 10

    The Problem with Gluten and Wheat

    2 months ago

    Wheat may be a bigger problem than some people realize. Wheat contains a protein called gluten that is an immunogenic anti-nutrient that increase intestinal permeability and triggers systemic inflammation by the immune...

  • 2

    Reason We Have Leap Years

    10 months ago

    A leap year is a year in which February has 29 days. Sometimes this is also known as an intercalary year. Typically February will have 28 days. However about every four years, February will instead have 29 days. For...

  • 1

    Reasons Why You Should Buy Organic Foods

    7 months ago

    Buying organic foods is worth it and it matters. It is all about reducing our toxic chemical load on our system. Learn which foods best to get organic.

  • 10

    Quinoa - what is this whole grain?

    17 months ago

    Quinoa is the seed that is a whole grain full of nutrients and complete protein. Quinoa can be cooked just like rice. However, make sure you wash the quinoa thoroughly before cooking in order to remove any saponin...

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    Is Butter or Margarine Healthier?

    8 months ago

    The answer is that butter is healthier than margarine. The simple answer explanation is that butter is saturated fat that is less processed than margarine. Margarine is processed trans fat created by the partial...

  • 2

    Some Eat 50% of Calories from Healthy Fat

    2 months ago

    Fat is not as bad as some people think it is. Many experts who studies nutritional science and reads the journal studies are coming to the conclusion that certain fats are good for you. Of course it is important to...

  • 6

    Polyunsaturated Vegetable Oils Are Not Healthy

    9 months ago

    If you are interested in your health, avoid consuming polyunsaturated vegetable oils. Do not cook with them. Do not consume foods that are cooked with them. Such oils to be avoided are corn oil, sunflower oil, safflower...

  • 1

    Cholesterol - the good and the bad

    5 months ago

    Total cholesterol is not an extremely good predictor of heart disease risk because it does not distinguish between the good and bad cholesterol. Although it is true that segments of the population with higher...

  • 0

    Does Aspirin Help Reduce Risk of Dementia?

    2 years ago

    Although some studies suggests that Aspirin's anti-inflammatory properties may help reduce risk of dementia, one should NOT be taking Aspirin over the long term as a preventative measure due to potentially dangerous...

  • 0

    Thin People Can Get Diabetes Too

    8 months ago

    We often associate diabetes with obesity. And for the most part this is true. Obesity is a risk factor for diabetes. Abdominal fat is an indicator of insulin resistance that is a precursor to diabetes. However, it is...

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    Mushrooms Reduces Risk of Cancer

    6 months ago

    Mushrooms are a superfood and has many micronutrients and phytochemicals that helps reduce the risk of certain types of cancers, especially hormonal related cancers such as breast cancer and prostate cancer. Mushrooms...

  • 3

    Is Fluoride in Water a Good Idea?

    6 weeks ago

    Putting fluoride in public water supply is called water fluoridation. The idea is to prevent tooth decay. However, the issues is controversial and complex with views from both sides. About two-thirds of the United...

  • 0

    Using the SQ3R Learning Method to Help With Studying

    2 years ago

    The SQ3R learning method is a way of reading and studying text that will help students learn and remember materials for tests or exams. SQ3R stands for "Survey", "Question", "Read",...

  • 4

    Coffee Healthier Than Milk

    18 months ago

    Which is healthier? Coffee or Milk? The premise of this article is that coffee is actually healthier than milk. Many studies are showing that coffee can be healthy. And many health authorities is starting to say that...

  • 3

    Does Homeopathic Medicine Work?

    14 months ago

    Homeopathy is using natural substances in very diluted doses as a therapeutic method to relieve physical symptoms. There are homeopathic medicine for colds and flu, for sleep aids, for leg cramps, and so on. The...

  • 4

    Phytonutrients in a Plant-based diet

    9 months ago

    Phytonutrients are found in plants that are beneficial to health. "Phyto" means plant so phytonutrients are nutrients from plant-based foods such as vegetables, fruits, beans, nuts, mushrooms, and others. ...

  • 7

    10 Sleep Tips to Help with Insomnia

    12 months ago

    As we get older, sleep becomes more elusive. We do not fall asleep as fast. We do not sleep as long. And we do not go as deep into sleep. And we wake up more easily. Don't take sleep for granted. Sleep is the third...

  • 0

    Why Does Beans Cause Gas and What You Can Do About It

    22 months ago

    Many people have experienced bloating were there is excessive gas and bloating in the intestines after eating beans and certain vegetables. This article explores a couple of things that one can do to reduce this. ...

  • 0

    Bloating Caused by SIBO (Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth)

    4 days ago

    Many people have bloating after a meal. We are not talking about abdominal fat or an extended stomach due to fullness. This is when there is excessive gas in the intestines that causes bloating of the abdominal area. ...

  • 0

    Why Coffee Can Be Healthy

    2 months ago

    Due to its beneficial antixoidants and flavonoids, coffee has a wide range of health benefits including reducing risk of Type 2 diabetes, dementia, cardiovascular diseases and certain types of cancers.

  • 0

    Albert Einstein's Quote on Human Being As Part of the Whole

    14 months ago

    Many people know Albert Einstein for his E=mc2 equation and his theory of relativity and his accomplishments in physics. Einstein was indeed a genius. Because he has wisdom and insights in other realms as well,...

  • 0

    Sardines A Good Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acid

    21 months ago

    Sardines are high in omega-3 (as good as salmon) and low in mercury. You get the health benefits of sardines as well as the convenience of it coming in a single serving can.

  • 0

    More Software Code in Chevrolet Volt Car than Boeing 787

    2 years ago

    You might be surprised at the amount of software code that is in your modern car. The Chevrolet Volt has more lines of code than a Boeing 787. The Volt has 10 million lines of code. The Boeing only 8 million lines.[1]...

  • 0

    Mushrooms Needs to be Cooked

    14 months ago

    Mushroom need to be cooked to break down its cell wall in order for us to full access its healthy nutrients.

  • 0

    Difference Between Worrying, Anxiety, and Stress

    2 years ago

    In short, worrying is a thought, anxiety is a feeling, and stress is a physical reaction. Worrying is a thought. It comes from the thinking part of the brain which is the cortex. Worrying is repeative troubled...

  • 0

    Allergy to Casein in Milk

    21 months ago

    Separate and distinct from lactose intolerance is the fact that some people are allergic to the casein in cow's milk. Casein is a protein in cow's milk. Casein allergy is an adverse immune reaction to casein in milk....

  • 0

    Why Sugar is Bad for Health

    9 months ago

    Just say no to sugar due to its many harmful effects on health. Excessive sugar consumption may lead to obesity, metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, and diabetes. It causes inflammation and glycates to proteins. ...

  • 0

    How to Cook Kale

    23 months ago

    Kale is a wonderful vegetable that is nutritious and easy to cook. When cooked correctly it can be delicious. If you never tried kale, it is definitely worth a try. Kale comes in bunches at the supermarket. All the...

  • 0

    How to Stop Spam Notifications on your Cell Phone

    14 months ago

    Have you ever gotten a strange notification icon on the notification tray of your cell phone? And when you open up the notification and tap on it, your phone's browser takes you to a webpage advertising something. This...

  • 0

    Stress Shrinks Hippocampus of the Brain

    14 months ago

    There is evidence and suggestion that excessive chronic stress such as PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) may shrinks the hippocampus of the brain. The hippocampus of the brain is major component of the brain...

  • 0

    Poem: "A Robot for Sale"

    2 years ago

    There was once a little robot for sale. It doesn’t get out much because it is shy, Not being exposed, it is a bit pale. But it has potential to be a great buy. Call it robot or call it by your own name. It is...

  • 0

    How to Listen to Audio Books on Your Smartphone with Audible

    2 years ago

    With the growing popularity of smartphones, more people are listening to audio books on their smartphone now than before. People are reading physical paperback books less and less because they are bulky and you have to...

  • 0

    Rat Race Quotes

    2 years ago

    Most quotes about rat race is rather negative. Take for example ... "It's not natural; it's not right. We weren't made to be in the rat race. Not even rats were made to be in the rat race." This quote...

  • 1

    What is the Best Type of Cooking Oil to Use?

    8 months ago

    The short answer is that olive oil and coconut oil are the best oils to cook with. This article explains why.

  • 1

    Brain Health Benefits of Blueberries

    7 months ago

    Blueberries are good for brain health. They help prevent memory and cognitive decline associated with aging because they contain the antioxidant anthocyanin that protects nerve cells from oxidative damage.

  • 2

    Eggs Are Healthy

    8 months ago

    Eggs are healthy because they contain good fats, proteins, phospholipids, choline, and everything else needed to form a baby chick. Food is supposed to rebuild our bodies and hence would be ideal if they contain the...

  • 0

    Farmed or Wild Salmon?

    9 months ago

    If you are deciding whether to get farmed or wild salmon, welcome to the rest of us. We are trying to figure out the same thing ourselves. But a fairly consistent finding among health authorities is to continue to eat...

  • 0

    What is the Free Food at Google and Facebook Like?

    2 years ago

    It is no longer a secret that Google and Facebook serve free food to their employees -- yes breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The media have reported on it. The secret has been leaked out to the Internet for a long time...

  • 0

    5 Ways to Help Reduce Alzheimer's Risk

    6 months ago

    Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia and is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. Of people 65 or older, about 1 in 8 have Alzheimer's. Most of them will live 4 to 8 years afterward the...

  • 0

    Vitamin E Supplements

    2 months ago

    Vitamin E in nature is great and fine. But vitamin E supplements is a bit controversial. Some studies suggests that they do good. And other studies suggests that they do harm. Shoudl you take vitamin E supplements or...

  • 0

    Astaxanthin the most powerful natural antioxidant

    16 months ago

    Astaxanthin is a powerful antioxidant that mops up free radicals. Because it is fat soluble, it has the ability to go into your nervous system and is one of the few antioxdiants that can cross the blood-brain barrier....

  • 0

    What is Essential Tremor

    21 months ago

    Essential Tremor is a neurological disorder characterized by shaking of the hands and head. It can also affect shaking of the voice and sometimes shaking of the trunk and legs. Essential Tremor is not considered...

  • 1

    Role of Vitamin C in Health

    2 months ago

    Vitamin C is vita for good health. In particular it is very supportive of the immune system.

  • 0

    Reading Kindle Books on the PC

    2 years ago

    You can read Amazon Kindle edition eBooks on the PC without a Kindle eBook reader device. I recently purchased the Kindle edition of the Gary Taubes' book Good Calories, Bad Calories for research for my article Why...

  • 0

    Keeping Cell Membranes Healthy

    2 years ago

    Considering that there are about 100 trillion cells in the human body, it is important to keep them healthy. The brain alone has 100 billion neurons. And each one has on average thousands of connections to other...

  • 0

    Some Noteworthy Poems

    14 months ago

    Below are just a few poems that I came across that I liked. I had to link to the poems because I did not want to violate the author's copyright by copying it here without their permission. Let's start with a light...

  • 0

    Noise Pollution from Cars

    2 years ago

    We all are aware of the exhaust pollution from combustible gas engine cars. But cars also produce noise pollution. If you define pollution as the introduction of unwanted contaminants into an ecosystem, then noise from...

  • 0

    Using the Video Recorder Camera on Your iPad

    19 months ago

    Please note that video recorder is not available in the original iPad, because the original it does not have any camera. The iPad 2 has two cameras (one on the front and one on the back). The version 2 have video...

  • 0

    Light Soup with Carrots, Celery, and Beets Go Well Together

    2 years ago

    This soup will not be like your typical soup that you might be used. It will not be a thick creamy soup. Instead it will be a very thin and light soup. All that is required is some carrots, a few stalks of celery, and...

  • 0

    Learn About Multiple Sclerosis

    5 months ago

    Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks the myelin sheath of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. The hallmark characteristics of the disease is progressive disability due to...

  • 0

    Can GABA Reduce Anxiety?

    19 months ago

    If you have anxiety or panic attacks, you should see a doctor. These are not normal conditions and can be due to physically problems and serious imbalances in the body. Simply taking GABA supplements may not necessarily...

  • 0

    Coenzyme Q10 Benefits

    17 months ago

    Coenzyme Q10 is heart-healthy and helps prevent brain aging. It is found in almost every cell in your body, but is particularly abundant in the heart and liver. That is why it is called ubiquinone and ubiquinol (more on...

  • 0

    Glutathione antioxidant and detoxifier

    12 months ago

    Glutathione is an cellular antioxidant and a detoxifier. But it is actually much more than that. Dr. Mark Hyman calls gluthathione the "mother" of all antioxidants because it replenishes the other...

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    Alpha Lipoic Acid Super Antioxidant

    15 months ago

    Think of alpha lipoic acid as a super antioxidant. If there was any antioxidant that can be called "super", it is alpha lipoic acid. It also is sometime referred to as thioctic acid. The terms may sound...

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    Aspartame May Kill Brain Cells

    12 months ago

    Aspartame is an artificial sweetener. It is also an neuro-excitotoxin. See why in large quantities, it may kill brain cells.

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    Famous Cities and Not-As-Famous Counterpart

    21 months ago

    When you hear cities like Paris, Venice, and Vienna, you think of famous places that are well visited by tourists. However, there are other cities with those same names that if you go there turns out to be not so...

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    Vitamin B for Brain Health

    2 months ago

    Just remember B for "Brain". Vitamin B is good for brain health. Read more about why that is the case.

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    Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) is too low

    14 months ago

    Have you looked at the percentages of your daily multi-vitamin? By the way, doctors say that we should be taking multi-vitamins. Often the percentages shows number above 100% of "recommended daily...

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    Phosphatidylserine Supplement for Brain Health

    15 months ago

    Phosphatidylserine is sometimes spelled "Phosphatidyl Serine" or "PS" (for short). Phosphatidylserine along with phosphatidylcholine (PC) are fatty substances that are known as phospholipids. They...

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    How Much Sugar Do We Eat?

    9 months ago

    How much sugar do Americans consume? Consume, meaning eating and drinking. Yes, we not only eat sugar, but we also drink it in sodas and sugary beverages. Drinking sugar is a major cause of weight gain. Estimates of...

  • 0

    Possible Causes of Autoimmune Diseases

    2 months ago

    Autoimmune diseases are on the rise. The causes are multifactorial. The possible causes are environmental toxins, food sensitives, pathogens, and stress. Even GMOs are implicated.

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    Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity

    2 months ago

    Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease where the body's own immune system attacks its own cells in the small intestines. Celiac disease is also called by "coeliac", "sprue", or combinations of these...

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    Does Gin-Soaked Golden Raisins Help with Joint Pain?

    14 months ago

    Gin-soaked golden raisins have been talked about for decades as a home remedy for arthritis and joint pain. But does it work? This home remedy was made popular by well-known ABC radio broadcaster Paul Harvey when he...

  • 0

    Doctors Moonlighting

    23 months ago

    With doctors working such long hours as it is (80 to 100 hour a week is common), you would think that this profession would be the last one to moonlight (ie doing extra optional work beyond your regular job) But they...

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    Why Do Doctors Work Such Long Hour Shifts?

    15 months ago

    A question that has popped into my head many times in the past is ... Why do doctors work such long hours? I'm talking about the medical residents that typically work 24 hours shifts. Not having ever been a...

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    No, the Streets are Not Paved in Gold

    3 years ago

    In the old days long before that age of global travel, it was rumored that America was so wealthy that their streets were paved in gold. In fact, many people in Asia call America "Gold Mountain" whose...

  • 0

    Kale and its Health Benefits

    7 months ago

    Kale is one of the most nutritious vegetables. It scores the highest Aggregate Nutrient Density Index score there is. It has the health benefits of being both a cruciferous vegetable and a dark leafy green vegetables.

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    How to Choose a Multivitamin

    10 months ago

    Doctors tell us that we need multi-vitamins. With all the different types of multi-vitamins out there, how can one choose which one to buy? In this article, I will present tidbits of information that was gleaned from...

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    Avocados Health Benefits

    14 months ago

    Avocados contains the good monounsaturated fats. More than half its calories are these types of fats. The good fats in avocados has the effect of improving your cholesterol profile by lowering the bad LDLs and raising...

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    5 Free Puzzle iPad Games

    14 months ago

    In this article, we present 5 puzzle-type games for those who like puzzles. Both articles were written April 2011 and the games mentioned were free at the time of the writing. But who knows by the time you are reading...

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    Doctors Recommend Taking Vitamins

    12 months ago

    Yes, many doctors recommend taking vitamins and supplement. Some are saying that all adults should at least be taking a multivitamin. Vitamins and supplements may have gotten some bad press saying that they just come...

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    What is that White Stuff Coming Out of Salmon?

    2 years ago

    Have you ever seen white stuff (or "goo" as some people call it) coming out of the meat of the salmon after you have cooked it? What is it? And is it normal?  And more importantly, is it edible? In...

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    Avoid Trademark Infringement of Twitter and Facebook

    3 years ago

    This article will provide an overview of the concept of trademark and what you should not do if you want to avoid trademark infringement with Twitter and Facebook. Twitter and Facebook are trademarked terms. Twitter...

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    "The Science of Healing" Documentary DVD

    3 years ago

    In the documentary DVD, Dr. Esther Sternberg tell of the science of healing through the mind-body connection. The idea that our thoughts and emotions can affect our physical body is the idea of the mind-body...

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    What version of iPad by Model Number

    16 months ago

    Since March 2012, Apple has introduced a newer iPad than the original iPad or iPad2. They call it "The New iPad" or "iPad 3rd Generation". But some people colloquially call them iPad 3. However,...

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    Which is Smarter: Dogs or Cats?

    14 months ago

    A tough question that I am curious about is whether dogs or cats are smarter. Not ever having a dog or a cat, I have no direct personal experience on this topic. So I must rely solely on search engines like Google. ...

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    Read Kindle Books on Windows PC

    3 years ago

    I just bought the Kindle version of the book "Good Calories, Bad Calories" from Amazon primarily because it is less expensive than the both paperback and the hardcover versions. And secondarily, I wanted to...

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    Frogfish are big eaters

    14 months ago

    The frogfish is a type of anglerfish. And as such, the frogfish has a rodlike-spine coming out of its head with a "lure" (known as the esca) at the end of it. This lure is used to attract prey.  Some...

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    Kiwi Bird Same Name as Kiwi Fruit

    14 months ago

    What bird has the same name of a fruit? That's right. The kiwi. You probably saw the answer in the title of this article. The kiwi bird is a flightless bird of New Zealand. The brown kiwi bird is small, brown, and...

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    Why Stress Makes Us Sick and the Mind-Body Connection

    11 months ago

    Chronic psychological stress increases risk of cardiovascular diseases, infections, and other autoimmune affiliations due to chronically high levels of cortisol. The end result is that reduces the body's ability to...

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    Strange Anglerfish has its own light source

    14 months ago

    The strange anglerfish lives and feeds deep down in the seas and oceans where it is virtually pitch black. With a modified fin that hangs out in front of it, it has its own light source at the bulb at the end of that...

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    Gannet - a bird with airbag?

    14 months ago

    The gannet is a beautiful bird which has airbag-like sacs that enable it to plunge-dive into the ocean at highway speeds to catch fish. At 100 feet (30 meters) in the air, the gannet seabird does a nosedive straight...

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    Magnesium Health Benefits

    9 months ago

    Magnesium is the relaxation mineral. It contributes to strong bones, heart health, and decreases risk of diabetes. Foods with magnesium includes dark leafy green vegetables, whole grain, nuts and seeds.

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    5 Reasons Why You Should Not Buy Bottled Water

    14 months ago

    Americans consumed 28.3 gallons of bottled water in 2006. This need not be the case. Here are five reasons why most of the time we do not have to buy disposable bottled water. In fact, we should not. Use tap water in...

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    Importance of Getting Adequate Vitamin D

    2 months ago

    Vitamin D is loosely known as the sunlight vitamin. Your body makes vitamin D when skin is exposed to sunlight. However, many people in certain parts of the world that is far from the equator do not get enough...

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    American's Sleep Deprivation Resulting in Car Accidents

    2 years ago

    In a previous article, we talked about the dangers of Eating and Driving. In this article, we talk about drowsy driving. An even bigger problem than drowsy driving is that 250,000 people per day in the United States is...

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    Documentary Film on Bottled Water

    2 years ago

    When you buy a bottle water, do you have much thought about it?  Well after watching this film "Tapped", you will. The film won best documentary in 2009 at Anchorage International Film Festival and...

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    Are There Dangers of Cell Phone Radiation?

    10 months ago

    Are cell phone radiation dangerous for long-term heavy-users who hold cell phone next to head? There is no conclusive answer one way or another. On Tuesday 19th 2011 radio show, Talk of the Nation, host Neal Conan...

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    Practicing Mindfulness and How to Be Mindful

    21 months ago

    There are many books that teaches mindfulness meditation and how to be more mindful in everyday life. One such book is Fully Present: The Science, Art, and Practice of Mindfulness written by Susan Smalley PhD and Diana...

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    Coffee Reduce Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, But Bad For Diabetics

    2 years ago

    If you web search "coffee diabetes", you find conflicting information. You find that coffee may be protective against developing Type 2 diabetes. You also find that coffee may worsen diabetes. Keep in mind...

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    Dark Chocolate Is Good for Brain Health

    9 months ago

    You may be surprised if you have not heard this before. But dark chocolate does have some health benefits. In particular, it is good for the brain and it helps lower blood pressure. It is important to stress that it...

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    Ellsberg Paradox

    2 years ago

    The Ellsberg paradox is a way of explaining human nature's aversion to uncertainty. It is also often referred to as ambiguity aversion. It was named after Daniel Ellsberg who popularized the concept. There are many...

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    Difference Between Bacteria and Virus

    3 years ago

    We often think of bacteria and viruses as causing us diseases and colds. This is true. Viruses causes both colds and flus. Although most symptoms of colds and flus are the same, flus are usually accompanied by a...

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    Videos and Podcast of Jill Bolte Taylor

    18 months ago

    Jill Bolte Taylor is a brain scientist who had a stroke in 1996 that had disabled her left brain hemisphere. With her left brain not working, the brain-chatter that we often experience also disappeared.. This event gave...

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    Peace and Tranquility Found located in the Right Hemisphere of the Brain

    2 years ago

    The left hemisphere of the brain is analytical, judgmental, thinks sequentially, knows the concept of past and future, and likes to play out "what-if" scenarios in the mind. The right hemisphere is holistic,...

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    Are Electronic Signatures Legally Binding?

    3 years ago

    Whether electronic signatures are legally binding or not depends on the law of the country you are in and the circumstance. In the United States, electronic signatures are legally binding in many instances. For other...

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