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MIND Diet: Foods That Improve brain health and reduce Alzheimer’s risk

Throughout human history, people have tried to understand the relationships between health and food. Recent research work has specifically focused on food and brain health.  Dementia is described as a condition marked by a decline in cognitive ability severe enough to interfere with daily activities.  One of the most known types of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease …

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LDL cholesterol- Good LDL Levels, risk factors and how to lower LDL

What is LDL cholesterol? LDL (low-density lipoproteins) attach cholesterol molecules and carry them around in the body where cholesterol is needed.  The reason LDL is required for cholesterol movement is that cholesterol is a fat molecule. Fats are insoluble in water and cannot move in the bloodstream and hence lipoproteins such as LDL are required …

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Intermittent fasting 101: All basic things you need to know

What is Intermittent Fasting(IF)? Intermittent fasting (IF) is voluntarily abstaining from food in a non-continuous manner.  Intermittent fasting is shown to have many health benefits but it has been labeled as a fad diet (1). This label may not hold for long if intermittent fasting continues to show promising results. Using modern and current research, …

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10 Herbal Teas You Need To Drink For Health Benefits

In ancient civilizations, herbal teas were used for their health benefits. The common method was to steep them in hot water for the purpose of extraction of bioactive compounds to treat various conditions. Herbal teas are not actually teas. They come from dried leaves, fruits, stems, flowers and roots of different herbs contrary to pure …

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