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Tunde B.

Biotin: Head to Toe

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There is no doubt that vitamins play an extremely important role in protecting our health and sustaining our body’s organs, systems and functions. And the B-complex is quite remarkable in this regard. The B vitamins are essential for energy production, they help synthesise and repair the DNA and RNA, play a key role in the metabolism of fats, carbohydrates and proteins and they are essential for the functioning of the…

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Top Foods to eat for High Cholesterol

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According to the CDC’s Cholesterol Fact Sheet: 71 million American adults (33.5%) have high low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or “bad” cholesterol. Only 1 out of every 3 adults with high LDL cholesterol has the condition under control. Less than half of adults with high LDL cholesterol get treatment. These statistics are quite worrying, as a high level of cholesterol seriously increases the risk of heart disease, which is the leading cause…

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Essential Oils for Stronger Nails

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Did you know that the appearance of the nails has been used since ancient times as a diagnostic tool? Ever since we started taking the first steps towards understanding our bodies and what makes us healthy or ill, we had the intuition that nails have functions that are more important than how it may seem at first glance and that they can sometimes be good indicators for certain diseases or…

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Why is Celery so Good for You?

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  Whether you like to eat it with peanut butter or cream cheese, as a summertime snack, or you’d rather add it to your soups, salads or your stir-fry dishes, celery (Apium graveolens) is one of those ingredients that can completely transform a meal. It’s flavourful and crunchy, fresh and tasty and it’s one of the few vegetables that are perceived, both by adults and children, as a snack option….

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The Proper Way to Breathe while Running

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Did you know that regular physical exercise can increase lung capacity by up to 15%? The typical respiratory rate for an adult is of about 12-20 breaths / minute. But during and after exercise you may take between 35-45 breaths per minute or even 60-70 breaths per minute, if you’re an endurance sport athlete. It is no wonder, then, that we do need a well-planned breathing technique when we train….

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Eating Organic Foods for just one week can eliminate up to 90% of the pesticides in your blood

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Exposure to pesticides begins in the womb, when the baby gets in contact with the chemicals that are deposited in his/her mom’s placenta. When the baby is born, part of the chemicals in the mother’s body can pass from the fat tissue into the breast milk. Later on, the child gets exposed to the chemicals in his/her food, in the air, in the water and the cosmetic products he/she gets…

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