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Surprising Facts About Addiction

Addiction is incredibly common.  It can affect people of any age or career, anywhere in the world. It’s almost impossibe to find someone whose life has not been touched in some way by addiction. If you have a family member, friend, or …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Facts About Mesothelioma Cancer

Mesothelioma is a cancerous growth that affects the lining of the chest or abdomen. The most common form of Mesothelioma is Pleural Mesothelioma, where the cancer growths form on the pleura, the sac position on the chest that protects the lungs. Other …

Haphephobia: A Fear of Being Touched

Fear – A four letter word that captures our mind, frightens the soul and dictates the body. It creates hurdles, invokes inability and even triggers frustration. Since the inception of humankind, we have fought our fears. As we have evolved, we have …

Truth About Full Spectrum CBD Oil

One of the several 100 chemical compounds found in the Cannabis plant, Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is a non-psychoactive compound which has a billion dollar market. The Cannabis plant is widely grown in countries like China, Egypt, Finland, Canada, Australia, Spain, …

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 …

The History of Cheese

Most experts consider that the history of cheese first started in the Middle East, probably coinciding with the domestication of sheep and goats and the realisation that they could be milked. But legend has it that it was ‘found’ by an obscure …

Foods That Are Good For Your Teeth

Our chompers are vitally important to our overall health as they allow us to chew and break down food in preparation for our digestive tract. Anyone who has had a toothache or undergone any dental work knows that unhealthy teeth can cause …

What are the health benefits of cucumbers?

Cucumbers are botanically classified as a fruit, although they are typically perceived, prepared and eaten as though they were vegetables. Cucumbers, which belong to the same plant family as pumpkin and watermelon, are made up of 95 percent water, making them an …
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