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10 Signs of an Iron Deficiency

It may not be the kind of health problem that keeps you up at night, but an iron deficiency is definitely going to make life a bit less pleasant. Health officials estimate that as many as 9% of women suffer from this …

6 Ways Daily Writing Can Make You Calm

Writing is an amazing exercise that lots of people forget about. It has many benefits not only for cognitive development but also for mental health. Of course, students might think that they have enough of it with all the academic assignments. But …

What are the Healthiest Fruits?

The term superfruit is more for marketing purposes than identifying a fruit as exceptional.  However, these fruits when eaten whole, are the best mix of nutrients and phytochemicals.  They’ve been through the clinical research process and have been identified for their potential …

What are the Symptoms of Lupus?

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes the body’s immune system to attack its own cells and tissues. For reasons that are not fully understood, women are about 90 percent more likely to develop lupus than men. There is also a hereditary …

10 Ways to Lose Body Fat

Whether it’s due to a pair of jeans that are much more difficult to squeeze into, a big social event on your calendar, or just a desire to be healthier, there are plenty of good reasons to work on eliminating excess body …

Why are Bananas Good For You?

Bananas are consistently among the most popular fruits around the world.  It isn’t really a mystery why so many people enjoy snacking on them.  They have smooth, slightly sweet taste and when they are ripe (but not overly ripe!) their scent is …

10 Fun Facts About Pizza

When pizza is mentioned, everyone’s mind snaps to the Italian cuisine made of dough, topped with tomatoes, cheese, and other ingredients. Pizza actually originated from ancient times when Greeks and Egyptians made them as flatbreads with Olive oil and spice topping. Modern-day …

10 Health Benefits of Papaya

A fruit with soft, butter-like consistency, succulent and has a heavenly taste. Accordingly, Christopher Columbus, an Italian Voyager hailed it as the “Fruit of the Angels”. Papayas are pear-shaped or spherical, with a vibrant, sunlit yellow to orange or pink hues when …

13 Health Benefits of Drinking Whiskey

“Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.”  – Mark Twain, “Father of American Literature” When people hear of whiskey, innumerable thoughts will come into mind. From heavy-drinking cowboys, especially in vintage movies taking shots before …
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