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  • Five health benefits of olive oil

    Olive oil has been used by many generations in the Mediterranean for cooking and therapeutic purposes. Nowadays, research has helped to showcase the properties of the oil that make it beneficial to our health. Apart from being used as cooking oil in many homes, the absence of substances such as glut...
  • Three ways of correcting obesity among teenagers

    According to the World Health Organization (2012), the last three decades have seen a substantial increase in the number of overweight people, with an estimated 170 million of them under the age of 18. The prevalence is higher in developed countries, and lower in developing and underdeveloped countr...
  • 5 strategies for controlling diabetes in old people

    When your blood glucose also called blood sugar, is too high, it results in diabetes. The middle-aged and older adults are according to recent research at the highest risk of developing this disease. According to a study conducted by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2012, it wa...
  • 5 strategies for controlling anxiety

    Basically, every human has a degree of fear; this fear is the major cause of anxiety attacks. Anxiety attacks, also known as panic attacks, are one of the most distressing experiences one may ever have to face. The impact of such an attack is always detrimental to one’s health; given this scen...
  • Benefits of yoga for pregnant women

    Yoga has grown in popularity over the past few years and has been adopted in many parts of the western world as a result of the health benefits associated with the Hindu discipline. The convergence of psychological theories and western medicine with primal eastern practices such as mindfulness medit...
  • The importance of fluoride

    One of the most common, yet largely preventable chronic diseases in children is tooth decay, and while fluoride plays a significant role in fortifying tooth enamel, which in turn prevents decay, a majority of parents don’t subscribe to in-office fluoride treatments. This is because they don&rs...
  • The effects of aspartame on the body

    Aspartame is one of the most widely used artificial sweeteners in the world. The additive is used in over 4000 food products in the United States. Aspartame is marketed as NutraSweet and Equal. It is the sweetener of choice in many diet soda sold around the world, and you may have one in your hand r...
  • How to cut down your sugar consumption without medication

    Medical science has made it clear that sugar consumption affects vital organs of the human body and causes them to degenerate after a while. This could result in severe illnesses (such as diabetes, etc.) that may endanger your life if you do not cut down sugar in your diet. Now and then, you may di...
  • Five essential time management tips for students

    As a university or college student, time management is one of the most critical tools for academic success. You may be studying and working, or even have a family that looks up to you for their needs - how do you strike a balance between work and school without jeopardizing your relationship with yo...
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  • Should school children have smartphones?

    In the recent past, who would have thought that touchscreen devices would be a ubiquitous and everyday commodity controlling our lives? But that is the unfortunate reality of the two-edged sword of technology. While technology has affected our lives positively in more ways than we can count, it inv...
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