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A third of all Americans are getting less than the recommended seven hours of sleep per day. Lack of sleep leads to diabetes, weight gain and high blood pressure.Unfortunately, many people struggle to find ways to improve their sleep quality. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control  and Prevention, every...
When you spend quite a significant amount of time on internet, you may not be realizing that you are actually affecting your brain function. Whether you are addicted to Facebook, Instagram, or you just keep on reading something online, your brain is negatively impacted. Not only doctors, science also back...
Metabolism is the chemical process that occurs within your body to maintain life. In addition to converting food to energy, your metabolism also keeps your body breathing, digesting, and circulating blood. However, the chemical process is also in control of the baseline number of calories you burn - or your resting...
If your exposure to sweet potatoes is limited to the Thanksgiving table or your favorite diner's healthier french fry option, now's the time to open your eyes to the weight-loss wonders of the tuber. Here are three reasons sweet potatoes help you drop pounds. They're naturally sweet No refined sugar overload...
The key components of sports drinks are water, carbohydrates, and electrolytes. INSIDER consulted two registered dietitians to get recommendations for sports drink alternatives.Options like coconut water have many of the same hydrating properties of sports drinks without added ingredients. Despite what sports drink ads might make you think, you probably don't need to be...
Smoking around pregnant women significantly increases the risk of the baby developing asthma, a new study suggests. DNA scientists found correlations between altered expression of genetic code in children and fathers who smoked. They believe this may harm the developing immune system, making it more likely for children to go on to develop...
The United Nations is observing World Food Safety Day 2019 on June 7th in order to shine a light on the issues of producing, storing, handling and consuming food and how these processes affect the safety of the food we consume. This year would mark the inauguration of World Food Safety...
Fish is one of the most beneficial protein sources for your diet. It’s filled with essential nutrients, like omega-3 fatty acids, and is a great source of protein to keep your body lean and your muscles strong. Fish doesn’t only impact your waistline, but also other functions of your body...
Going to the gym to do a routine workout is not the only way to stay in shape. From dancing to taking the stairs, try these useful and healthy alternatives to keep fit. Take up gardening If you like being close to nature, choose gardening. You will not only burn calories...
If you're living with diabetes, it might seem like sugar and desserts should be forbidden -- after all, they are typically loaded with carbohydrates. The good news is, as long as you plan and choose sweet treats mindfully, you can have your cake and eat it too. "The myths among...

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