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Nutrichondria: An Eating Disorder Resulting From Obsession With Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Fad Diets

With weight loss and fitness fast becoming obsessions around the world, a lot of people are adopting lifestyle and diets, which may appear ‘healthy’ but may actually prove to be detrimental to the physical and mental well-being. This obsession with ‘clean eating’ and dieting may well have exposed a number …

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10 DIY baby foods that are best for weaning kids

1. Homemade baby food recipes! Once your kid turns 6-months old, you must gradually wean your baby away from an all-milk diet. While you should still keep him away from a number of foods like honey and nuts, it is important to start some solids for the baby’s proper growth …

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Keep your heart healthy, here are 6 tips to cut salt in your diet

Salt forms an integral part of every meal and is a necessity for a heart healthy diet. However, excessive amounts of salt in diets can put you at risk of several lifestyle disorders such as high blood pressure. It can lead to water retention and can result in life threatening ailments like cardiovascular disease …

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This cancer drug can repair lung damages done by cigarette smoke

A new study has suggested that a drug used in stem cell therapy for certain cancers may also protect against cigarette smoke-induced lung injuries. We know that smoke from cigarettes, even in the case of secondary smoking, can be injurious to our lungs. The cancer drug, plerixafor, stimulates the immune …

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Water: Drinking how much is enough on a daily basis?

The newest trend sweeping sunny California is people drinking untreated ‘raw’ water from unfiltered sources packed with natural ions, minerals, chemicals and organic matter. The fad will, sooner than later, wreck their health. Along with ions and minerals, untreated water comes laced with bacteria, viruses, parasites, pesticides and heavy metals …

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9 Ways to Get Rid of a Cold Sore Fast

If you’ve had cold sores before, that tingling feeling in your lip usually only means one thing: a new bunch of blisters is set to erupt. Cold sores are usually caused by herpes simplex virus type 1, a strain closely related to the type 2 bug responsible for causing genital blisters …

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Lemon Nutrition: Health Benefits And Complete Nutrition Facts About Lemons

Lemons are one of the healthiest fruits out there with wide ranging health benefits. They are chock-full of essential vitamins and minerals and have an extensive use in the culinary world. Whether you like juicing them, squeezing them over your food or making elaborate desserts out of them, lemons can …

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Clean Eating: Easy Steps For Healthy Lifestyle

One of the hottest trends among the health-conscious people and dietitians is of ‘clean eating.’ The concept is rather simple – eating foods that are least or minimally processed, adulterated or refined. Clean eating means consuming natural and whole foods such as vegetables, fruits, pulses and whole grains. It is …

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Air pollution, rising levels causing diseases like stroke and lung cancer

With rising incidences of disruptive dust storms across North India and increased abnormal weather phenomena, many cities and suburbs are facing a potent threat to life and activity in a manner that is nothing short of an epidemic. Air pollution is a major cause of life threatening diseases such as …

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Is the skin around your nails peeling? Know the causes, treatment and more

No one likes the look of cracked and peeling cuticle skin. Whether you are on a date, at a business meeting, or for that matter, even in your daily life, flaky skin around the nails can be quite unpleasant to look at. Peeling skin can also be painful, especially when …