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Having pain during exercise does not always mean you are out of shape!

Having pain during exercise does not always mean you are out of shape!

Regular aerobic exercise improves heart health, helps with weight loss and lowers blood pressure! Exercise strengthens muscles, joints, bones, improves mood, helps with food cravings and hormonal control. Research has even shown that lack of exercise can increase heart disease risk by as much as 50%. These are just some

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Probiotics vs. Prebiotics

Probiotics vs. Prebiotics

Did you know that 57% of the human body is made of bacteria???
There are 69 trillion cells in the human body. 30 trillion of these cells are human cells forming everything from the blood, all the organs, tissues, bones, and skin. The remaining 39 trillion cells are microbial cells.

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How to read a food label

How to read a food label

Learning how to read a nutritional label is an essential step when aiming for a healthy lifestyle. It will help you to choose between different products while grocery shopping and also to achieve your personal goals, whether they are to lose or gain weight or just generally to become healthier.

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Micronutrients

Micronutrients

Micronutrients are all Vitamins and Minerals, required by the body in small quantities. As opposed to macronutrients, micronutrients generally don’t provide any energy in terms of calories, however, they often aid the macronutrient utilization and conversion into energy and they ensure the overall health of the brain, heart, bones and

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Fats

Fats

Fats are one of three essential macronutrients for the body, needed for energy, absorption of fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, K), hormonal function, tissue repair and internal organ protection.

Although they are highly beneficial for the body it is important to be mindful of the fact that fats are

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Is Hands-Only CPR Good Enough?

Is Hands-Only CPR Good Enough?

Less than 50% of people who experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest receive an immediate CPR!
These shocking statistis show that people tend to choose not to take action in the case of an emergency for various reasons. This, however, might be the reason why as many as 90% of those suffering

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Heart disease by country

Heart disease by country

‘Heart disease is the number one killer’ we hear this from everywhere! Although this is a world phenomenon, the statistics are not the same everywhere. What is it that makes a difference?
In the UK, 160 000 people die from heart disease each year. While this number keeps decreasing thanks

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Foods, Supplements & Mixed Messages (Part 2)

Foods, Supplements & Mixed Messages (Part 2)

According to Rebekah Nagler (the author of the 2014 study), the sense of confusion mentioned in part 1 of this article can lead to people dismissing nutritional advice altogether. This includes widely accepted and well-grounded advice such as eating plenty of fruits and vegetables or exercising regularly; the notion being

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Study Finds Ibuprofen Significantly Increases Risk of Cardiac Arrest

Study Finds Ibuprofen Significantly Increases Risk of Cardiac Arrest

There have been calls to restrict the sale of Ibuprofen after Danish researchers discovered that it increases the risk of cardiac arrest by approximately a third.
Ibuprofen is part of a class known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which are widely used to relieve pains and reduce inflammation. These can

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