Intermittent fasting can help you boost your health.

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What is intermittent fasting? Intermittent fasting is an umbrella term that covers various meal timing schedules. It means you're restricting your eating to a specific period each day. Intermittent fasting can be as simple as not eating anything after dinner and skipping breakfast the following day.The most popular intermittent fasting methods include: The 16/8 plan, where you don't eat for 16 hours of the day and eat during the other eight hours. 5:2 intermittent fasting, where you eat 500–600 calories on two non-consecutive days of the week but eat normally the other five days. One meal a day (OMAD), where you have one meal that brings you to your daily calorie needs. Fasting every other day can reduce the risk...

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Storing avocados in water is like playing Russian Roulette with your gastrointestinal tract.

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Avocado halves in water is one of the latest trends circulating on TikTok. We're here to set the record straight on one of the latest trends circulating on TikTok. You've undoubtedly seen videos in which people store avocado halves in water to keep them from going bad. The US FDA says that while that's likely fine for a few hours, it poses a "food safety hazard" if you try to store your avocados like this. According to an article published by the FDA, storing avocado halves in water won't keep them fresh for long. Doing so could actually put you at risk of ingesting harmful microorganisms. "Fruit halves are not sterile," reads the report. "Even if you peel a fruit,...

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Anti-aging, what you can do to slow the clock down

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Increase the amount of time you spend on sleep. It may surprise you that getting a full eight hours (or close to it) of sleep every night can do wonders for your skin. While you are sleeping, your body is working hard to repair the damage done during the day. When you get enough sleep, cells in your skin begin to regenerate and heal, leading to fewer wrinkles and fresher-looking skin. Not only that, but skimping on sleep can lead to other negative health effects as well, including weight gain, decreased productivity at work or school – not to mention a whole host of other physical and mental health problems. Here’s hoping the next time you hit snooze it’s a...

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Why exercise and a healthy diet are the keys to better health

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Why exercise and a healthy diet are the keys to better health You’ve heard it before—exercise and a healthy diet are the keys to better health. And, yes, this has been said over and over again for years: Exercise is good for you, a healthy diet is good for you. But don't let the familiarity of these claims blind you to their truth.Exercise and a healthy diet are good not just for your waistline but also your heart. It turns out that physical activity improves blood flow throughout your body, which means it will naturally find its way to your brain, too. That's great news if you'd like to keep dementia at bay as long as possible or even reverse...

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Nootropics, what are they?

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Nootropics, what are they, and why should you care? BRAIN FOOD What is brain food? You're probably thinking I mean the obvious, right? The stuff you eat that helps your brain, like apples or blueberries? Not exactly. I mean the stuff that many of us don't get enough of in our diet. I'm talking about nootropics. What are Nootropics? Nootropics are all the rage with your fellow millennials. From busy working people who want to stay sharp for long meetings and early flights to  students cramming for exams to busy parents trying to keep up with their children's hectic schedules, nootropics offer something for everyone.They aren't just for geniuses. You have likely seen movies or shows where a genius scientist...

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The Healthy Way To Eat − Mindfully

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Mindful eating: A simple way to eat that's best for your body Mindful eating is a nutrition idea that's less stringent than conventional dieting. Instead of weighing your food and counting calories, you eat according to what makes you feel good.Based on the idea that humans have an intrinsic ability to decide how much and what types of food they need. The main objective is to listen to your body and become more mindful of your hunger and fullness cues to make better nutritional choices. How Does Mindful Eating Work? Most people who try mindful eating do so because they've had trouble with traditional diets. They may feel deprived or guilty when they break their diet, leading to binge eating...

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Lets talk bio-availibility

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Suppose you wanted to boost your curcumin levels. You could take a lot of turmeric, but your body would quickly get rid of it. The solution? Add a little black pepper.

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How turmeric prevents exercise-induced muscle damage.

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There has been plenty of research over the last decade on turmeric. These studies suggest that turmeric has many physical benefits for athletes that can significantly aid their physical performance. Here are some of the most significant benefits Anti-inflammatory One of the main benefits of turmeric is the anti-inflamm

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How to get better sleep

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Sleep hygiene is basically how you behave during the day and before bed that affects how well you sleep at night. And there are plenty of things we can do to improve our sleep hygiene

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Want to boost your energy levels? Take time out to exercise.

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It's recommended that adults should be getting at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity—or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity—a week (and that's just for starters!). If you're unsure about how much this is, think about it in terms of a goal: Get in at least 30 minutes of daily exercise, whether it’s brisk walking, running or swimming.

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