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Turmeric has been linked to a wealth of health benefits. Last year, for example, Medical News Today reported on a study suggesting that turmeric could help to treat pancreatic cancer, while other research claims the popular spice may help to treat stroke and Alzheimer’s disease. It is turmeric’s abundance of a compound called curcumin that…

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Coconut oil has been all the rage for some time. Endorsed by a number of celebrities as a superfood, this tropical-smelling fat — often liberally applied to our skin and scalps — is a favorite of many. But the question remains: is it healthful or not? Many of the purported health claims surrounding coconut oil…

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According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), across the United States, 8.1 percent of people over the age of 20 have depression over any given 2-week period. For some people, depression might only be episodic and overcome within a matter of weeks or months. However, for others diagnosed with major…

overeating

Some people have difficulties deciding how much food is enough in one sitting and they tend to overeat. Some do this simply because they love food too much, and others have what’s called emotional eating. Either way, overeating is dangerous and may cause several serious health complications if it occurs regularly. Eating too much can…

What is healthy drinking

People who have a few drinks a week tend to live a bit longer than teetotalers do — but even moderate drinking may raise the risk of certain cancers, a large, new study finds. The research is the latest to look at the question: What level of drinking might be “healthy”? It’s a complicated issue…

healthy habits

Perhaps you’ve noticed how people do different or even unusual things that you’ve never tried and maybe you even wondered why. Well, there are some things that are good for our health and very few people have healthy habits that they stick to. Here are a few habits of healthy people that you can easily…

nutrients

A lot of us have difficulties consuming healthy food, especially veggies. Let’s face it, as adults we should be smart and responsible enough to be eating all things good for our bodies, but if you’re one of those people who just can’t send spinach down the throat, you’ll find it interesting and useful to have…

vanilla extract

Vanilla extract is quite useful in the kitchen, but it can come handy when it comes to your health, too. Besides having an amazing aroma and taste, this popular flavor brings a lot of health benefits including benefits for mental health, being anti-inflammatory properties, lets a great antioxidant, among many other uses. Here are a…

mavyret

Mavyret is more commonly known by patients with its generic name of Glecaprevir-Pibrentasvir. There are two generic names because it is a combination of the two components. The medicine is used for the treatment of a chronic type of hepatitis C. This is a viral liver infection. The two active ingredients work hand in hand…

fasting

Some recent studies are trying to prove that if you want better health and a longer life in general — your body may need to think you’re eating less often, too. Scientists researching longevity are studying fasting to find out if regular periods of going without any food or making your body think you are…

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