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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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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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