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7 Superfoods to Strengthen Your Immune System

It’s the start of flu season and I’m sure we’ve all had a few close calls already. Some of us may have already gotten struck down by a particularly nasty bug going around the office. But what can you do to keep yourself healthy? Besides getting plenty of sleep and washing your hands regularly, there is also the case of diet. Like the saying goes, we are what we eat. So if this flu season we want to eat our way to a healthier version of ourselv...
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How to Eat Healthy When You're Extremely Busy

Have you ever found yourself at work so swamped that you end up skipping lunch only to over-indulge at like 4:30 in the afternoon after having spent the day hangry, distracted, and being less productive than you’d wanted to be? Well, unfortunately, you aren’t alone. Most people who work 40+ hours a week find it difficult to keep on top of healthy eating habits1. So if you’re like me, and you want to try to get on top of good, healthy eating ha...
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Not Getting Enough Sleep? Try Drinking More Water

As a recent study 1 found, many people do not get enough sleep. Currently, there are claims that the average Briton runs on just six hours of sleep a night. Lack of sleep often varies, yet the reasons are often linked to underlying psychological issues 2. However, a new study 3 is claiming it may be down to a simple cause of not drinking enough water throughout the day prior. The research was conducted by academics with Penn S...
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The Beginner’s Guide to Achieving a Healthier Gut

In case you weren’t aware, there are currently 2-6 pounds of bacteria in our bodies. It’s nothing to be alarmed about, in fact, the vast majority of our bodily functions are either controlled or influenced by the bacteria that make up our microbiome 1. Bacteria often get a bad reputation. We see it as the reason we get sick. However, the majority of the bacteria found in our bodies are actually necessary to our health. So here are five...
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12 Foods to Eat When You’re Pregnant

When you’re pregnant, it can be a very exciting time. But it also brings with it many challenges and natural worries. It also brings with it, many unsolicited advice from both close family members and strangers alike. However, one very important bit of advice that we can all agree on is that during pregnancy it is very important to maintain a healthy diet. While you are growing a human being, your body needs plenty of additional nu...
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Puerto Rico's Secret Sauce - Why Garlic Is Good For You

Garlic is a member of the Allium genus of plants. Among its 500 botanic cousins are onions, leeks and chives. Rich in organic sulfur compounds and flavonols (a class of antioxidants), onions and garlic have been used for thousands of years1 in Egypt, China, India and Greece cover wounds and treat heart disease, headaches, tumors, leprosy, deafness, earaches, severe diarhhea, and parasitic infections. Garlic is packed with valuable nutrie...
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