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5 Health Benefits of Yoga

Yoga is believed to have originated in the Pre-Vedic era in India. There are various branches of yoga that have been developed and modified over the years by various yoga practitioners, but they all come with various health benefits. It’s not a …

Are Nuts Good For Diabetics?

The number of people living with diabetes worldwide is rapidly increasing. The burden of diabetes on optimal health and the economy is huge and will continue to grow if management such as dietary augmentation is not implemented. Diabetes is a major cause …

Zoophobia: A Fear of Animals

To most of us, the idea that someone could fear all animals comes across as almost absurd. Animals are in our daily lives, even if we aren’t able to have a pet of our own. We see pigeons and sparrows on the …

What Foods Are Good For Your Kidneys?

A healthy diet plays an important role in the management of your kidney function. Even in the absence of kidney disease, what you consume is an essential portion of how you care for your kidneys. Reducing the workload on your kidneys is …

Achluophobia: A Fear of the Dark

While many phobias can arise in early childhood – perhaps after hearing a frightening story or seeing a scary film – and others can pop up once one an adult, certain phobias are so deeply ingrained in the human psyche that they …

What are the Benefits of Massage Therapy?

Massage therapy probably isn’t one of the first things most people think about when they consider treatment options for what ails them. In the west, we’re pretty well conditioned to believe that a pill or perhaps even surgery is the answer to …

9 Strange Phobias and Their Meanings

Everyone is afraid of something. The more common phobias are claustrophobia (the fear of confined spaces), arachnophobia (the fear of spiders) and acrophobia (the fear of heights). There are some really strange phobias out there that are so rare they’re never talked …

13 Facts About You

Human beings can be quite complicated at times but we’re also an incredible species. We’ve made a list of some interesting facts about yourself that you probably weren’t even aware of. 1. Your brain does not feel pain Even though it is …

Health Benefits of Grapes

Grapes are popularly categorized as wine grapes, table grapes, and raisin grapes. Grapes can have edible seeds or be seedless. Grape products can be consumed in the form of wine, fruit, juice, and raisins. Grapes contain various nutrients such as phytochemicals, edible …

5 Foods That Are Diuretics

Natural diuretic properties can be found in a variety of foods, ranging from fruits and vegetables to teas and seasonings. Diuretics from a natural source can sometimes be a better solution than over the counter as these can come with problems such …

The Benefits of Squats

Have you recently watched an older person try to stand up after they have been sitting for a while? Most of the time, older people struggle to stand up from a seat or couch because of a lack of conditioning and mobility …

Health Benefits of Chamomile Tea

Chamomile is a herb that has been in nature for centuries and is part of the daisy family. It can be used medicinally to address a variety of health needs from upset stomach to itchy skin. In Greek, chamomile means “ground apple.” …

Health Benefits of Okra

Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) is one of the most well-known and widely used species of the family Malvaceae. Okra is grown in tropical and sub-tropical areas of the world. It was originally derived in Ethiopia but then spread to parts of North Africa, …
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