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Is it safe to take exercise supplements?

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  An Australian woman with a genetic disorder died from consuming too many protein supplements, it was recently reported. The woman in question, Meegan Hefford, a 25-year-old bodybuilder, suffered from a rare, undiagnosed disorder that caused a fatal build-up of ammonia in her body (ammonia is produced when the body breaks down protein). This raises…

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Eating These Foods Can Boost Your Brainpower As You Age

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  The foods you eat to keep your body healthy might also help your brain: The same foods you eat to protect your heart might help you avoid age-related cognitive decline, new research presented at the 2017 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference suggests.   After studying nearly 6,000 older adults, the researchers discovered that those who…

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The One Exercise That Will Flatten Your Stomach in 10 Minutes

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Jelly belly, no more.     Moms everywhere know the struggle of post-baby bulge, or that extra bit of flab that leaves their bellies wiggly and jiggly. It seems like all of the crunches in the world can’t flatten their stomachs again.   Still, few know the scientific term behind this common complaint. Also called…

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Doing This One Type of Exercise For 45 Minutes Has Insane Benefits For Your Brain AND Body!

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  There’s an all-natural way to boost your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against aging—and it all starts at the gym.   It’s practically a no-brainer that exercise has some incredible perks for your body’s health. But the next time you lace up your sneakers for a run at the gym, don’t…

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New Study Shows a Lack of Sleep Actually Makes You Feel Drunk!

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It’s Monday morning and you’ve had a big weekend.   Between a wild Saturday night piggybacked by family brunch, it’s safe to say that you’re feeling tired as you cross the threshold and head for your desk.   While we’d like to think you’d never actually turn up to work drunk (no promises here) a…

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Healthy Eating. But what can’t you eat?

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                                        Do you know what you can’t eat?   I think I do but you read so many things now in the news, e-mails, mailshots some true and many far from true…It is sometimes overwhelming especially…

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Incorporating Nuts and Seeds As Part of a Healthy Diet!

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        People often ask me why I’m so obsessed about seeds and nuts and I could rattle off a whole slew of information (see sources below) about why they’re so great. After watching their eyes invariably glaze over from information overload, I’ve since discovered that less is more, and simplicity is a…

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Fitness Apps That Makes Workout Fun!

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5 Fitness Apps That Makes Workout Fun           It is the, fact that we all are tired of doing exercise daily. But while ignoring it daily it will make our body unhealthy. It is not good for our health. So here are the Fitness Apps That Makes Workout Fun for the…

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Boston fitness firm wants to add DNA to your diet!

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By Hiawatha Bray         There’s no such thing as a “fat gene,” a single genetic factor that explains our doublechins and love handles. But Boston-based FitNow Inc., maker of the popular fitness app Lose It!, said it has the next-best thing: a genetic test that generates customized diet and exercise recommendations based…

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This is How to Treat Every Type of Pain, According to an Expert

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Back, muscle, headache, and period pain? We’ve got you covered.    Newsflash: almost all Australian women struggle with acute pain, with new research revealing that 95 per cent of women are regularly in pain, and many don’t know how to manage it effectively. Oh.   According to the same research from pharmacy retailer Amcal, Aussie…

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Thinking About Exercise Can Make You Live Longer, According to a Study!

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Joyous news for those who love gym chic, but don’t actually want to sweat even a drop.   A study by researchers at Stanford University, and published by the American Psychological Association found that people who considered themselves to be less active than others, had a higher risk of mortality.   It suggests that comparing…

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Gym workouts for women!

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Give your gym workout an upgrade and watch the results pour in…       We’re well aware that time spent on the treadmill can often stand still. If you’re bored of your gym routine, help is at hand. With our favourite ways to get fit in the gym, you’ll never have to spend an hour…

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4 Nutrition Tips to Honor Your Health Without Dieting!

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    Nutrition can feel very confusing and overwhelming. It seems that everyone has an opinion and claims absolute truth with their eating style or diet plan.       Add to that possible health concerns, needing to accommodate many different appetites within a family and the societal pressures on body image, and it’s easy…

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