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Resveratrol and Pterostilbene = Red Grapes and Blueberries=Food Compunds which Boost your Immune System

Researchers in the Linus Pauling Institute (LPI) at Oregon State University have recently tested the ability to boost the innate immune system of 446 food compounds and discovered that the resveratrol from the red grapes and the pterostilbene from blueberries positively influence the immune system. “Out of a study of hundreds of compounds, just these two...

4 Things To Consider Before Choosing The Best Flat Iron

Searching for the best flat iron for your hair is not just a case of walking into a shop and choosing the cheapest one around. Far from it! It can be pretty daunting in fact because there are so many different features and different prices. There are a couple of points to consider when buying your...

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10 Cardinal Sins within a Job Interview

Preparing good answers to the specific questions within a job interview may provide you with a great foundation for the success of a meeting with your possible employer. But many candidates make mistakes by committing some cardinal sins of interviewing. In this article, we share with you the most common mistakes that candidates make. Make sure...

Elliptical Vs Treadmill for Weight Loss – Which Is Better?

Losing weight is not as simple as you may think. You probably see your favorite actor gaining and shedding weight at will for his movies. But the level of hard work which goes in helping him shed weight is not shown to the public. There are several types of workout machines which can help you shed...

5 Push-up Variations You Should Try for Chest Workout

Push-ups are one of the most fundamental yet the effective workouts you can try for conditioning the body and strengthening the core. Push-ups can be a decent choice as a muscle building exercise. To be very precise, push-ups can be a great workout if you are looking forward to toning the muscles in your shoulders, chest,...

Five Ways Of Making Your ‘Coffee Drinking Habit’ Healthier

A cup of coffee in the morning is a decent way to start a day for many, but is a cup of coffee good to keep you going for the rest of the day or even until afternoon? I guess not and the reason being, your stomach is going to start growling at 12 noon or...

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Prescription WEIGHT LOSS DRUGS

For many obese people, prescription weight loss drugs are the last hope to reach a weight as close as possible to the ideal weight. On prescription drugs are not indicated for people who want to lose just a few pounds and for children under the age of 16. Depending on the active substance, weight loss pills...

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Birth Control Pills and Weight Gain

One of the most used methods of birth control is the hormonal contraception – “the pill.” This form of preventing getting pregnant is orally administrated and, when taken correctly, is up to 99.9% effective. There are two types of birth control pill: combination pills, which contain estrogen and progestin, and progestin-only pills. These hormones usually inhibit...

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Does your weight stand between you and the next job? Obesity and job discrimination

Worldwide studies of the relationship between body weight and job have linked the excess weight or obesity to lower chances to find a new job.  More than this, the outcomes of these studies have shown that women are marginalized more than men when it comes about body weight and getting employed. Despite an impressive resume, a...

Breastfed Infants Need Extra Nutrients

Breastfeeding is by far the best way to nurture babies, but did you know that they too need supplementation? This is actually a medically proven fact according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) . The mother’s milk may be rich in many nutrients but one that is often lacking is Vitamin D. Most lactating mothers are Vitamin D deficient...