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Why people can eat a full meal and still feel hungry

Feel Hungry: Eating, feeling satisfied, stopping eating and not overeating, all involve quite a dance between the stomach and the brain. And it’s the messages from the stomach to the brain that makes us stop eating. But this stomach/brain messaging service breaks down in people with obesity. It seems the brain doesn’t heed messages from […]

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5 Health Warnings You Should Never Ignore

DIZZINESS Health Warnings: If you’re feeling like the room is spinning or you are going to pass out,” say the experts at NYU Langone Health, “this can be due to a slow or fast heart rhythm and can indicate that your heart’s electrical system is not firing properly.” Dizziness is also related to several other […]

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WHAT ARE SOME OF THE BEST BREAKFAST OPTIONS?

GREEK YOGHURT BEST BREAKFAST OPTIONS: Fruit yoghurt offers some protein and calcium but it can also offer 20-30g of sugars and less than half the protein of a couple of eggs. If you love your yoghurt, the best yoghurt option is a Greek yoghurt, in particular the ones that contain no added sugar and clock […]

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Optimizing Recovery and Improving Posture for Cyclists: Key Strategies for Enhanced Cycling performance

Time spent out of the saddle can be as beneficial to your cycling performance as that spent riding – if you use it wisely and effectively – and enjoying the best-quality recovery between rides is essential. HOW DO I RECOVER BETWEEN RIDES? For pro athletes, team coaches, sleep specialists and physiologists focus on discovering the […]

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Regain Your Vitality: Unveiling the Truth About Thyroid Imbalance

Truth About Thyroid Imbalance: Imagine waking up every morning to the sound of your alarm, excited and happy to be starting a new day. When you look in the mirror you admire your body. Everyone tells you how great you’re looking and asks what your secret is. Sound too good to be true? If you, […]

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The Importance of Being Physically Active: Strengthening Your Body and Mind

Our health writer Jackie Mitchell on ways to keep active. Strengthening Your Body and Mind: BEING physically active can strengthen bones and muscles, help with weight loss, reduce the risk of disease and improve sleep. “I firmly believe regular exercise is the key to staying physically and mentally fit,” Penny Weston, a fitness, wellness and […]

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How to Treat Worms in Toddlers and Children: Effective Solutions for a Common Affliction

A common affliction in toddlers and children, worms can actually be treated quite easily HOW TO TREAT WORM INFECTIONS, particularly from threadworm or pinworm, are very common in children, especially among the age groups where children put their hands in their mouth often. “They are often contracted from children playing, swimming, bathing and sleeping together,” […]

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Passive Smoking: Understanding the Health Risks for Non-Smokers

Your neighbours smoke on their balcony, or you have a smoking grandparent living in a house with a child. What are the risks? According to the American health authorities, there is no safe distance for those close to a lit cigarette. If you can smell cigarette smoke, then you are subjected to up to 7000 […]

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Anemia Risk in Older Adults: The Impact of Daily Low-Dose Aspirin

Anemia Risk: OLDER adults who take a daily low-dose aspirin run a 20 percent greater risk of developing anemia than those who avoid the commonly recommended preventive treatment, experts say. Some health care providers suggest patients use the over-the-counter pills — which range from 75 to 100 milligrams each — to ward off clot-related heart […]

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Yoga for All Ages: Debunking Misconceptions and Embracing the Benefits

How to become a master of the mat – no flexibility required! Yoga for All Ages: No matter your fitness level, yoga is one of the best things that you can do if you’re trying to improve your activity levels. It’s perfect for people of all ages, makes you feel great, and there are absolutely […]