Your body is a sophisticated biological machine, and to function properly, it needs a host of nutrients that work together in a total harmony. And where do you get these nutrients? Of course from your food and drinks! Everything we put into our mouth does something to our body. And there is no such thing …

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Food is a basic need. Apparently, we won’t survive without it. It is our primary source of nutrients that work in harmony to keep our bodies working properly. However, not all foods are created equal. There are those that are good for us, and there are those that make us sick. You may know the …

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Agriculture is what feeds the world. But, when this is done irresponsibly, it can destroy our planet. That is why our food choices are also very important; the kinds of food we put on our plates have significant effects on the environment. Choosing meat over fruit and vegetables, for instance, can negatively affect the environment. …

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Being healthy allows us to live happy and successful lives. Without health, nothing else really matters. And because many of us like to blame our genes or our life circumstances for the diseases we have to face (including being overweight or obese), we need to start by being honest with ourselves.  If we are healthy …

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If you are competitive, it is nothing but natural for you to want to perform very well in whatever sport you participate in. No wonder many athletes make use of athletic performance enhancers or performance-enhancing drugs. While they may have potential benefits, they are not without risks (see details below). Fortunately, nature has provided us …

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Digestive problems can affect your quality of life. But, by understanding them, we get to take the necessary steps to avoid them or treat them. The problems we are going to discuss here are  very common; indigestion, stomach inflammation, and gut inflammation. Indigestion Have you felt some discomfort or burning pain in the stomach or …

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Hearing the word “cancer” can make people cringe, which is understandable given how it can make a person suffer and even cause their untimely death. It is something people fear, but mostly we fear something because we don’t understand it. With that, let us take a look at cancer, especially the things you can do …

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Cardiovascular disease is the umbrella term for the diseases involving the heart and circulation, such, as coronary heart disease, angina, heart attack, congenital heart disease, and stroke. According to the World Health Organization, cardiovascular diseases are the number one cause of death globally. While family history, sex, or age may affect your chances of getting …

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According to WHO, sexual and reproductive health make up one third of the health issues for women between ages 15 and 44. Moreover, breast cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting women. These issues affect the quality of their lives, so it is important to address them, whether it is menstrual pain or …

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Asthma Asthma is a common lung condition defined by chronic inflammation of respiratory (breathing) tubes, tightening of surrounding respiratory smooth muscle causing lung tubes “spasm”, coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. According to the World Health Organisation, asthma affects 235 million people worldwide. There are two major categories of asthma: allergic and non-allergic. And in …

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