Health

Digital Eye-Strain: What Is It and How to Prevent It?

WHAT IS DIGITAL EYE STRAIN? Digital eye-strain is a kind of strain that is felt in the eye and its muscles after hours of using digital phones, computers, tablets, and other electronic gadgets. Seeing as these gadgets are as ubiquitous as the air we breathe in this age, it comes as no surprise that around 70% of millennials constantly suffer …

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Toned up Abs without Crunches? – It Is Possible with these 6 Exercises

Got tired of crunches? There is nothing in the world you wouldn’t rather do than them? Well, don’t worry, you don’t have to. Crunches are not the best exercise for toned abs anyway. Here are 6 exercises you can do to tone your abdominal muscles without ever having to do a crunch again. 1. Planks This is a position that …

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The Happiest City in the U.S. Is…

According to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index survey for 2014 in which 500 Americans participated each day, North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida is at the top of the list of the happiest communities in the U.S. or rather the community with the highest Well-Being Index score. The survey was conducted from January 2 to December 29, 2014. The updated survey used since January …

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7 Gluten-Free Grains

Grains are delicious and good for your health, but there are so many of them that contain gluten, that sneaky ingredient which many (those who are gluten intolerant, have celiac disease or wheat allergies) people can’t digest without experiencing problems. That is why it is good to know that there is also a variety of healthy, nutritious and tasty grains …

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Is a2 Milk™ a Solution to Lactose Intolerance?

a2 Milk™ is a type of milk developed by the a2 Milk Company from Australia. The company claims that their a2 Milk™ product contains only the A2 type beta-casein protein. This is in stark contrast to most other types of milk on the market that contain A1 type beta-casein proteins or a combination of both A1 and A2 proteins. The …

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8 Natural Homemade Cold Sore Remedies

Cold sores are characterized as red, swollen and sore, and may leak out a clear fluid when they are punctured. Fever, pain on the mouth and swollen lymph nodes typically accompany the blisters. It does tend to resolve itself in a few days to two weeks. They (cold sores) are caused by the virus herpes simplex. There are two variations …

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7 Mistakes Every Rookie Makes at the Gym

Are you a complete beginner on your first day at the gym or have you been doing this a while but just not getting the results you want? If you belong to the former I am pretty sure that your gym membership did not come with specific instructions about what to do or not to do at the gym. Nor …

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How to Get Rid Of Cellulite

WHAT EXACTLY IS CELLULITE?  Occurring in more than 90% of post-pubescent girls, cellulite is so common that physicians are starting to think that it is a secondary sexual characteristic of women. Our skin is comprised of layers of fat and other connective tissue. These layers function to give insulation and structural integrity to the largest organ of your body — …

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How to Cure Colds and Flu the Natural Way

Nobody likes getting a cold or the flu. Your nose is stuffy, you have a headache and your voice is hoarse. You feel like cr*p and you probably look like one too. Thankfully, downing a whole bottle of Advil is not the only way to feel better. Remember how your mother always seemed to be able to make everything better? …

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Fake Honey on the Market: How to Spot the Difference

According to Food Safety News, around 76% of all honey that you can buy in grocery stores is fake. By fake we mean ultra-filtrated, which means that it underwent a filtration process in order to expel all the impurities. But this process doesn’t get rid only of the bad, but the good as well. When honey is ‘purified’, it loses …

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