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DRINKING COFFEE IS GOOD FOR YOU

DRINKING COFFEE IS GOOD FOR YOU

According to Johns Hopkins Medicine drinking  coffee on  a daily basis is tied to a lower risk of heart disease and heart failure. They published an article based on various research studies called 9 REASONS WHY COFFEE (the right amount ) IS G0OD FOR YOU They say that there is good news for coffee drinkers, in that the science […]

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MAGNESIUM: THE MAGNIFICENT MINERAL

MAGNESIUM: THE MAGNIFICENT MINERAL

Magnesium is an essential mineral in the body, as it  is a cofactor in more than 300 enzyme systems that regulate many important biochemical reactions. It is involved in protein synthesis, blood glucose regulation, blood pressure regulation and  muscle and nerve functions[1–3]. Magnesium is an essential element in the production and health of the skeletal system. […]

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THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF DARK CHOCOLATE

THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF DARK CHOCOLATE

Scientific studies have shown that dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants and contains lots of nutrients, making it a snack that promotes good health. Antioxidants and Their Importance Free radicals are a part of the biochemicals that exist in our body as a  part of natural metabolism. The problem occurs when there is an imbalance between these […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Insulin Resistance

Everything You Need to Know About Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance is an impairment of the normal biologic response to our natural production of insulin, the hormone with which we control blood sugar levels. Insulin resistance is the precursor to the development of diabetes and all of its complications. Insulin is produced in the pancreas and helps glucose in the blood enter and nourish […]

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DIABETES – WEIGHT LOSS MEDICATIONS REDUCE COLON CANCER RISK

DIABETES – WEIGHT LOSS MEDICATIONS REDUCE COLON CANCER RISK

WEIGHT LOSS MEDICATIONS REDUCE COLON CANCER RISK Newly completed research published in the scientific journal JAMA Oncology (Journal of the American Medical Association)  showed that diabetic patients who took GLP-1 agonist medications had a 44% lower risk of Colorectal cancer compared to other type 2 diabetics. Having diabetes has long been known to increase the risk […]

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THE SLEEP HABIT THAT ENHANCES LONGEVITY

THE SLEEP HABIT THAT ENHANCES LONGEVITY

THE SLEEP HABIT THAT ENHANCES LONGEVITY Over the years there has been a scientific debate centered around the notion of finding the ideal number of hours that a person should be advised to sleep for the best result for their health. Different studies seemed to indicate that seven, eight or perhaps nine hours was most beneficial. […]

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