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People who lift weights are less likely to have metabolic syndromea cluster of risk factors linked to heart disease and diabetes.
Extract of mung bean (Vigna Radiata) is shown to counteract the life-threatening condition known as sepsis, persistent and constant inflammation that can cause
A glass of tomato juice helps to reduce inflammatory markers associated with heart disease and diabetes.
Long-term exposure to fine particulate matter decreases flow-mediated brachial artery dilation.
Lift your mood by extending your normal exercise routine by just a few minutes
Salk Institute (US) scientists reveal a physiological mechanism that may link diabetes to Alzheimer's Disease.
Legumes such as beans, chickpeas, and lentils help to improve glycemic control and lower total cholesterol and triglycerides, among people with type 2 diabetes.
Men who have Metabolic Syndrome may be at increased risk of diagnosis and death from prostate cancer.
Produced with high-temperature cooking such as grilling, advanced glycation end products (AGEs) may worsen heart issues often seen as complications of diabetes.
Abnormal length of time of overall sleep spent in different sleep stages associate with decreased metabolic rate and increased intake of calories.
Study results suggest that daily vitamin D supplementation can reduce the risk of aqcuiring respiratory infections in winter.
Green plants reduce city street pollution, cutting nitrogen dioxide (NO2) by 40% and particulate matter (PM) by 60%.
Young, healthy adults exposed to ozone for two hours experience adverse changes in markers of inflammation, thrombosis, and heart rate variability.
High pollution increases risk of repeated heart attacks by over 40%.
People who live in city centers are twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery calcification, a common precursor to heart disease.
Potentially toxic chemicals linked to escalating rates of endocrine disruption-related disease are present in a broad array of consumer products.
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Going about your day happy and self-affirmed helps to promote making good health decisions.
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#78 - Sin of the Skin #5: Rough Skin
Rough skin is commonly caused by the accumulation of dead skin cells on the skin's surface. These dead cells are usually discarded by the body via a natural process called exfoliation, where newer cells push older skin cells to the surface and the uppermost layer of dead cells flake off to reveal the newer cells underneath. However, for some reason exfoliation does not always happen. The resulting build-up of dead skin cells causes the skin surface to appear bumpy and rough in texture. Invest in a body brush or loofah. Body brushing is a good way to stimulate blood circulation, which in turn can help to eliminate toxins, and get rid off dead skin cells...