6 Ways to Protect Your Health When Sitting at Work

6 Ways to Protect Your Health When Sitting at Work

According to doctors, rapid fatigue and pain in muscles and joints is 75% caused by the wrong posture at the computer and 25% by the failure to respect the balance between work and rest. We collected for you the recommendations of specialists on how to properly sit at work so that there are no health problems. Leg pain Don’t cross either your feet or your legs. It worsens blood circulation, squeezes veins, and causes discomfort in the form of numbness and restless legs […]

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One Teen’s Journey From Crippling Arthritis to Competing in Olympic-Style Weightlifting

One Teen’s Journey From Crippling Arthritis to Competing in Olympic-Style Weightlifting

There’s been a lot of drama in my life, but very little of it has to do with being a teenager. My 16 years of life have not been easy. I was around 2 when my parents first noticed something wasn’t right. I would cry through the night and scream in pain every morning when I got out of bed. I would crawl down the […]

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Fruit for Diabetes – Is it Actually Safe to Eat?

Fruit for Diabetes – Is it Actually Safe to Eat?

If you are living with diabetes, you’ve probably been told to minimize or eliminate your intake of fruit because “fruit is high in sugar.” And if this is the case, maybe you refrain from eating fruits because it causes your blood glucose to spike. Attracted by the smell, color and taste, you may find yourself asking a simple question: “Should I avoid fruit in the […]

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EXCLUSIVE: NBC’s The Biggest Loser CANCELED after 17-season run | Breaking the rules on The Biggest Loser

EXCLUSIVE: NBC’s The Biggest Loser CANCELED after 17-season run | Breaking the rules on The Biggest Loser

NBC’s The Biggest Loser will not be returning for another season according to the show’s resident doctor, Dr Robert Huizenga who is putting the blame on a former contestant who alleged the participants were given drugs on set to lose weight. The revelation was made in court documents obtained by DailyMail.com in which the doctor accuses a participant of bringing bad publicity to the show. […]

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Calcium: What’s Best for Your Bones and Health?

Calcium: What’s Best for Your Bones and Health?

Introduction Those advertisements pushing milk as the answer to strong bones are almost inescapable. But does “got milk?” really translate into “got strong bones?” The pro-milk faction believes that increased calcium intake—particularly in the form of the currently recommended three glasses of milk per day—will help prevent osteoporosis, the weakening of bones. Each year, osteoporosis leads to more than 1.5 million fractures, including 300,000 broken […]

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Milk Consumption in Teens Does Not Reduce Hip Fracture Risk

Milk Consumption in Teens Does Not Reduce Hip Fracture Risk

Milk consumption during adolescence is not associated with decreased risk for hip fracture later in life, according to results from a new study. In fact, high consumption of milk may actually up risk by increasing height. The study was published online November 18 in JAMA Pediatrics. “Greater milk consumption during childhood and adolescence contributes to peak bone mass and is therefore expected to help avoid […]

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What to Eat to Cure High Blood Pressure

What to Eat to Cure High Blood Pressure

Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM, is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. Dr. Greger has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, the National Institutes of Health, and the International Bird Flu Summit, testified before Congress, appeared on The Dr. Oz Show and The Colbert Report, and was invited as an expert […]

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Another Study Associates Red Meat and Early Death

Another Study Associates Red Meat and Early Death

Heme iron and nitrate additives drove association in population-based study Intake of both processed and unprocessed red meat was associated with all-cause and cause-specific mortality, in part due to heme iron and nitrate or nitrite, reported researchers. In a large U.S. cohort of more than 500,00 people, red meat intake was associated with increased risk of all-cause mortality during the median 15.6 years of follow-up […]

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Fifty Times Lower Colon Cancer Risk

Fifty Times Lower Colon Cancer Risk

Image Credit: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade / Flickr. This image has been modified. Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM, is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. Dr. Greger has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, the National Institutes of Health, and the International Bird Flu Summit, testified before Congress, appeared […]

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The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Skipping breakfast. Eating all you want five days out of the week, severely limiting calories or even not eating anything at all the other two. Limiting your eating hours to only 6 or 8 hours a day. These are all various iterations of the popular intermittent fasting approach to eating. Intermittent Fasting (IF for short) has gained significant mainstream popularity lately as its benefits have […]

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