(Ramon Tomey) Vitamins are nutrients found in food that help the body function effectively. Two types of vitamins exist: Water-soluble vitamins, such as vitamins B and C, dissolve in water, while fat-soluble ones dissolve in fat. Fat-soluble vitamins, such as vitamins A, D, E and K, are best absorbed by the body when eaten with foods containing high amounts of fat.
(Arsenio Toledo) Mosquitoes are difficult to get rid of. You can use insect repellents, but commercially available ones are filled with chemicals that are harmful for your overall well-being. You can also try using essential oils which, when diffused into your room, can deter mosquitoes.
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(Natural Blaze) A diet including daily avocado consumption improves the ability to focus attention in adults whose measurements of height and weight are categorized as overweight or obese, a new randomized control trial found.
(Mayukh Saha) According to a study conducted by the Medical University of Vienna, Austria, it was found out that gladiators had a vegetarian diet. This comes to light after the excavation of bones in the cemetery where these fighters were cremated.
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(Dr. Edward F. Group) If you’re looking to lose a few pounds or need a little metabolic boost, you may have considered using appetite suppressants. Appetite suppressants are substances that reduce your food cravings. But do they work? Many over-the-counter stimulants claim to suppress your appetite, but most contain unnecessary additives and synthetic ingredients that you should avoid. Lucky for you, there’s evidence that some all-natural appetite suppressants might help.
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(S.M. Gibson) A new study has revealed that we are consuming about 2,000 tiny pieces of plastic each week, which is equivalent to the weight of one credit card.
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(Hrefna Palsdottir, MS) The maca plant has exploded in popularity in recent years. It’s actually a plant native to Peru, and is commonly available in powder form or as a supplement. Maca root has traditionally been used to enhance fertility and sex drive. It’s also claimed to improve energy and stamina.
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(Best Folk Medicine) Did you know that around 20 percent of American citizens consume more than 700 calories of sugar on a daily basis? However, this has a major negative impact on one’s overall health and well-being and increases the risk of weight gain.