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13 Proven Health Benefits of Dates

The powerful health benefits of dates include providing an energy boost, increasing iron in the body, and aiding digestion. Rich in various nutrients, fiber, and antioxidants, dates are popular throughout the world. These dried fruits are beneficial in treating various conditions due to their anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-tumor properties. Dates are the sweet, chewy fruit of the date palm tree (Phoenix dactylifera). Dates have been the staple food of the Middle East for

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13 Proven Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

The impressive health benefits of apple cider vinegar (ACV) are many, as it is thought to regulate blood sugar levels, boost weight loss, improve gut health, lower cholesterol levels, and enhance skin health. Apple cider vinegar is a type of vinegar made from ripe, freshly crushed, apples. The apples are fermented and passed through a rigorous process to develop the final vinegar product. In the first step, the crushed apples are exposed to yeast to start the alcoholic fermentation

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Orange Tea: Benefits & How to Make

Drinking orange tea is an excellent morning beverage, one that includes a burst of caffeine as well as the impressive nutrients of oranges. Orange tea is a variety of tea that is made either with orange juice, concentrate, or orange peels. That is not the only ingredient, however, as those citrus substances are combined with green, white, or black tea to make a unique and nutrient-packed drink. Oranges, like many other citrus fruits, are famed for their vitamin C and antioxidant content,

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9 Amazing Benefits of Baking Soda and Lemon

The combination of baking soda and lemon juice has several health benefits, including the ability to detoxify the body, balance pH levels, and improve digestion. It also helps in boosting the immune system, promoting heart health, protecting the skin, healing the liver, and preventing chronic disease. Countless health remedies have gained popularity in recent years, but the use of baking soda and lemon dates back decades in natural health circles. On their own, these two substances have

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11 Surprising Health Benefits of Cloves

Native to Asian countries like Indonesia, India, Pakistan, and even areas of East Africa, cloves are a spice that offers many health benefits. These benefits include aiding in digestion, boosting the immune system, and controlling diabetes. Cloves also contain anti-mutagenic and anti-microbial properties, along with fighting against oral diseases and headaches. Cloves are a popular spice used in a variety of ways across the world, particularly in Asia. They form a culinary base in a number

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8 Best Substitutes For Coconut Oil & How To Use Them

The best coconut oil substitutes for baking or cooking include olive oil, shea butter, vegetable oil, almond oil, avocado oil, neem oil, hemp seed oil, grapeseed oil, and sunflower oil. Coconut oil is one of the most sought-after and highly prized ingredients in cooking and cosmetic products and for good reason. As per the USDA, coconut oil is rich in beneficial fats, which can help balance your cholesterol levels. It also has natural antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant

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Hibiscus Tea: Benefits, How to Make, & Side Effects

The health benefits of hibiscus tea include its ability to control hypertension and reduce high blood pressure, lower blood sugar levels, and improve liver health. It also helps in improving digestion and treating depression. Not just that but research suggests that hibiscus tea may speed up metabolism and help in aiding healthy, gradual weight loss. This tea is rich in vitamin C, minerals, and antioxidants. Hibiscus tea, also known as Agua de Jamaica and by its scientific name Hibiscus

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Mango: Nutrition, Benefits, & Uses

When you savor delicious and succulent mangos every summer, you may not realize the immense health benefits that come with every bite. Mango is native to Southeast Asia. It is the national fruit of India, Pakistan, and the national tree of Bangladesh. In India, it is also used in many Hindu sacred rituals. The leaves are used for festivals and wedding decorations. ‘Chutney’ made from mangos has become universally popular. As the popularity of mangos has spread, many food manufacturers have

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Calamansi Juice: Benefits, Recipe, and Side Effects

Drinking calamansi juice is a very popular practice in certain parts of Asia, due to its detoxifying ability on the body, the availability of the fruit, the tart, and the unique flavor of the juice. Calamansi juice is derived from the calamansi fruit, another variety of citrus fruit commonly called golden lime. Calamansi is also known as calamondin or Philippine lime, and scientifically known as Citrofortunella macrocarpa. The fruit is a hybrid of a member of the citrus genus, that is to

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14 Powerful Benefits of Raw Garlic

Garlic is a strong-smelling, flavoring herb noted for its many health benefits. It contains a powerful compound called allicin that helps lower cholesterol. The health benefits of garlic include easing the symptoms of common cold, lowering blood pressure, and reducing the risk of heart ailments as well as neurodegenerative disorders. The purpose of a garlic clove are aplenty. Right from cooking purposes to medicinal uses, it is truly an all-rounder when it comes to choosing to eat healthily.

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13 Impressive Benefits of Mint Leaves

The amazing health benefits of mint include improved digestion, weight loss, relief from nausea, depression, fatigue, and headache. It is also helpful in the treatment of asthma, memory loss, and skin problems. Mint (Mentha) is a popular herb and a mouth freshener that is used for its medicinal properties. It has more than two dozen species and hundreds of varieties which also include peppermint and spearmint. It can be used in many culinary preparations in its fresh or dried

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20 Surprising Benefits of Lemongrass

Lemongrass is a potent herb that helps treat insomnia, stomach and respiratory disorders, fever, and infections. The antioxidant activity of the lemongrass boosts the immune system and protects against antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. It even helps in balancing cholesterol levels, managing type 2 diabetes, and promoting healthy skin. It is extensively used in aromatherapy and helps combat fatigue, anxiety, and bad body odor. Lemongrass is an herb with a distinct citrusy flavor

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COVID Spread Mainly Through Human, Not Surface Contact: CDC

Over the growing concerns of COVID transfer through surface contact, recent rewording in CDC guidelines make it clear that surface transfers are not the main mode of the virus spread. The national health body clarified that it spreads mainly through person-to-person contact. On surface transfer, the agency said that it 'maybe' a possible source of contact, but not considered the main source of virus transfer. While these guidelines were instantly picked by various news outlets, CDC

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When Empathy Can Hurt Or Benefit A Relationship

How does your ability to read your partner's emotions affect your relationship? A new study by the University of Toronto and the University of Rochester shed some light on this subject by attempting to understand when empathetic accuracy, or the ability to read other's emotions, benefits or harms a relationship. The study, published in the journal Psychological Science, found that appeasement emotions, such as embarrassment were more beneficial for a relationship than dominant emotions, such

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Sleep, Don’t Sit, For Better Health: Study

We have all heard enough about the harms that a sedentary lifestyle and constant sitting causes to our health. If you have been someone who found it difficult to include physical activity in your routines over sitting steady, here is an alternative – sleep. A new study has found that replacing sedentary sitting with sleeping could lead to health benefits such as lower levels of stress and BMI, and improved mood. The team of researchers used data from the Energy Balance Study at the

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Full-Fat Dairy Intake Linked To Lower Diabetes, Hypertension Risks

A full-fat dairy diet may have more benefits than we thought, especially if you have diabetes or heart problem. A large multinational observational study, published in the journal BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care, found that dairy consumption may lower your risks for diabetes and hypertension as well as other factors that increase risks for cardiovascular diseases. Interestingly, the strongest results were obtained from full-fat dairy products. For this multinational research, the

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Mental Health Awareness Campaigns & Initiatives

Since the year 1949, the US has been observing May as the Mental Health Awareness Month every year. This is done by creating awareness campaigns around mental health and reaching out to people through media, events, and social gatherings and screenings. Many organizations take part in this program and help in spreading the message. As of 2019, around 47 percent of the total adults in the US experience one or the other form of mental illness in the course of their lifetime. As per the USA's

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What Is Eco-Anxiety & How You Can Manage It

When headlines feature bushfires, the burning of Amazon, rising temperatures, and melting glaciers, a rising sense of helplessness and anxiety is only natural. This persistent sense of doom and alarm can have an impact on our mental health. While we do understand the effect of climate change on our physical health, its impact on our mental health is still largely unknown. Eco-anxiety, or anxiety over our environment, is only now being recognized. In July 2018 a paper titled Deep Adaptations

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Top 10 Fruits & Vegetables For Children With Autism

"No, mom, I won't eat these chicken nuggets because they are not the ones I usually eat!" Most parents face resistance from children about new foods as they are not sure about the foreign tastes and textures. While it is common for young children to be picky eaters, research published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association suggests that pickiness in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) may be even more restrictive. Parents say that some children with ASDs yearn for the

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Vitelotte Potato: Nutrition, Benefits, & Uses

Whether you are looking to make your salads colorful or your meals healthier, vitelotte is the potato for you. It isn't as widely grown as it was in the previous decades but with the rise in popularity of purple foods, this heirloom variety is ready for a comeback. Packed with antioxidants, these potatoes are beneficial for your health in a number of ways. So are you ready to have a splash of purple hue on your plate? Before that, let's take a look at the characteristics of a vitelotte.

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How to Make Dandelion Tea

You may not know that dandelion weeds growing all over your yard are actually a healthy herb. Every part of this weed is edible and equally healthy. Dandelion flowers are used to make drinks and desserts, while the leaves are an important ingredient in most salads. The roots of the herb, on the other hand, are roasted to use as a healthy substitute for coffee. Wonderfully multi-purpose, isn't it? Dandelion tea has some amazing health benefits, that include naturally boosting lactation,

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Best Ways to Make Cannabis Tea

Cannabis tea, also known by other names, such as weed tea, ganja tea, and marijuana tea, is a simple and soothing way to consume weed. However, it is not as simple as just throwing in the buds of weed into hot water and then bringing it to a boil. It requires precision and the right recipe for the required effect. This tea, when prepared correctly, is known to have a longer-lasting effect when compared to smoking weed - and it takes around 30 to 40 minutes to kick in. Given patience and time,

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How To Make Lemon Juice

If you want to learn how to make lemon juice, you need just three ingredients - lemon, sugar, and water. It's a simple recipe but a handy one. This is because lemon juice has amazing health benefits including the ability to relieve dehydration, clear the skin, treat an upset stomach, cleanse the liver, and even treat cancer. So let's learn how to juice a lemon and how to make home-made lemon juice! How To Make Lemon Juice Lemon juice has amazing health benefits! 1 lemon1 cup

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Homemade Aloe Vera Juice Recipe

Aloe vera juice is made from the leaves of the aloe vera plant, and unlike the processes to acquire the extract of this plant, the juice is made by crushing, grinding, and blending the entire leaf. After several filtering steps, the juice can be consumed for its concentrated nutritional values. While the smell of this plant can be potent, the juice is quite mild and easy to drink, which is why it has gained popularity of late as a health supplement or a dietary drink. So, let's take a look at

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How To Make Pomegranate Molasses

Pomegranate molasses is made by reducing pomegranate juice into a thick syrup. It is used as a dressing, sauce, or in drinks, tagines, desserts, and more. You will mostly see pomegranate molasses being used in Middle Eastern, African and Mediterranean cooking, usually to give the dishes a sweet and sour taste. This tart, thick, ruby red syrup requires only three ingredients, a bit of effort, and a lot of patience. Here's how you can go about it. How To Make Pomegranate

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2 Ways To Make Fresh Orange Juice

Orange juice tastes best when fresh. Blend it or prepare it with a simple hand juicer, either way, it doesn't take much time, albeit a little effort is required. One glass of this sweet tangy juice provides an ample amount of vitamin C to boost your immunity and keep you healthy. So, what are you waiting for? Let's start juicing! How To Make Fresh Orange Juice Peel, puree, and pour! Using a hand juicer (Total time: 25 mins)8-10 whole oranges3-5 ice cubespinch salt

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Homemade & Fresh Apple Juice Recipe

Homemade apple juices are way more beneficial than the fizzy overly sweet apple juices found in the market. Although unpasteurized, homemade apple juice is packed with antioxidants and vitamin C. One glass of apple juice can help boost immunity, cure constipation, induce weight loss, and boost skin health. Here is a step-by-step guide to making apple juice at home. How To Make Apple Juice A glass of apple juice a day keeps the doctor away! 8-10 apples2 tsp cinnamon

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How to Make Clove Oil for Toothache

Clove oil is a treasure trove of health benefits. It is of great importance in Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine where it is known for its anti-microbial, anti-fungal, antiviral, antiseptic and stimulating properties.  It is often used as a remedy for toothache and other oral conditions. Clove has immense benefits, courtesy of the presence of a chemical compound called eugenol. You can also apply this oil to your skin and mucous membranes. So if you're wondering how to make this oil

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Amazing Homemade Pickle Juice Recipe

Ever woke up in the middle of the night with a Charley horse and wished for an instant remedy? Or desperately searched for a magic potion for your PMS symptoms? Look no further as pickle juice is at your rescue! With loads of antioxidants, it is the best cure for cramps, headaches, and dehydration. Why opt for sugar-filled energy drinks from the market when you can prepare healthy pickle juice at home? Pickle Juice Recipe Bye-bye, cramps! Hello, pickle juice! Essential

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Quick & Easy Cottage Cheese Recipe

Contrary to popular belief, cottage cheese is rather easy to prepare. This particular dish is a low-fat equivalent of cheese, which many love to eat. While this variant of cheese is easily available in the market, one can prepare the same at home without much hassle. The two essential ingredients that one needs to prepare cottage cheese with are raw milk and some salt. While both pasteurized and unpasteurized milk can be used to prepare cottage cheese, the latter is given more preference. Now,

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How to Make Matcha Green Tea

While we always knew that green tea is rich in antioxidants that can reduce inflammation and prevent diseases, it has a variant that is proven to be even more effective. Well, we are talking about the superfood trend of the moment -matcha tea. It's available all across coffee shops and bakeries, where different types of desserts made of matcha powder are available. Many people want to know how to make matcha tea, but they don't always realize that there are different types of this

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How to Make Oil of Oregano at Home

Achoo! Yes, yes, it's the viral season. Looking for a cure? Here's oregano oil to the rescue. Though we might like to add that it is not only used to cure fever or any viral infection, but also, blisters, ear infection, and migraines! While it is easily available in the supermarket, here's a recipe that will ensure you have it stocked up in your pantry on those unfortunate days it isn't available in the market. How To Make Oregano Oil Extract oregano oil with an easy distillation

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How to Make Sour Milk with Lemon & Vinegar

Many a time, if you are looking forward to baking, you may need sour milk. It is also used as a substitute for buttermilk and a starter for cheese and yogurt. Making sour milk is quite easy and there are different ways you can do it. The most common recipe involves mixing lemon juice with milk. However, those of you who want to add a different flavor to sour milk can also use vinegar. How To Make Sour Milk A perfect addition to your baking recipes! Sour Milk with Lemon Juice1

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Easy & Delicious Beetroot Juice Recipe

If you don't want to buy beet juice from the store, making it at home is a relatively simple process, requiring only a blender, a paring knife, and some beets. Before you make the juice, however, you need to pick the best beets, so look for those that are smooth and firm, particularly if they have a bit of shine on their outer skin. These will be ideal for beet juice. How To Make Beet Juice? A delicious, antioxidant-rich juice, which is best had chilled! 2 large beets (or 4

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How to Make Almond Meal

If you want to make almond meal at home, it’s actually a rather simple process. All you need are almonds and a blender! Almond meal or almond flour has ample of uses in dairy products. It is used in cakes, cookies, and bread as it has a neutral taste and fine texture. It can be substituted for regular flour or be used in making healthy pizza crusts. How to Make Almond Meal The gluten-free flour! 1 cup almonds ((preferably soaked)) Blanch 1 cup of soaked almonds to remove

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11 Natural Home Remedies for Hernia

A hernia is defined as a bulging organ or fatty tissue through a soft or weak spot in the body. There are several different types and some are more common than the others. A hernia can be an extremely painful and even deadly condition. While medical attention is strongly advised, there are several natural remedies to help relieve hernia complications. These remedies include the use of ice pack, ginger root, massage, licorice, aloe vera, black pepper powder, and castor seed oil, as well as

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24 Amazing Home Remedies for Weight Loss

For a majority of people, losing weight is rather difficult. There could be several reasons such as hormonal imbalance, unhealthy eating habits, sedentary lifestyle, sleep deprivation, stress, slow metabolism, genetics, or even a lack of motivation. Well, there are many ways for shedding those extra kilos, which include, cardio and strength training, having a well-balanced diet that includes more fruits and vegetables and less processed food, cutting down on sugar and high-glycemic index (GI)

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8 Ways To Use Honey Mask for Acne

For centuries, people have been using honey masks as a treatment for acne and for curing other marks, scars, spots, and blemishes. There is not just one recipe for a honey mask that treats acne, but rather, it can be made from different combinations of herbs and other substances. In this article, we'll try to cover all relevant aspects related to using honey masks as a treatment for acne. Using honey masks for acne treatment is a very popular home remedy. Also, if you are serious about

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Burning Pain in the Rectum: Causes & Home Remedies

Home remedies for the burning of the rectum can offer great relief to patients suffering from this irritating condition. The most effective home remedies for the burning sensations of the rectum include maintaining good hygiene, eating correct diet, use of aloe vera, hot and cold packs, buttermilk, petroleum jelly, and radish. Other natural treatments include the use of myrrh, white oak, flowers of sulfur, petroleum jelly, lemon juice, mint juice, and honey in various forms and

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11 Effective Home Remedies for Acid Reflux

The home remedies for acid reflux are apple cider vinegar, ginger roots, fennel seeds, lavender tea, fruits, and vegetables. More than that, a good regular diet is also helpful in decreasing the negative effects of acid flux. Acid reflux is the backward flow of the stomach acids into the throat. When this happens, you may get a sour taste in your mouth or regurgitate food. In some cases, you may also feel a burning sensation in your chest (heartburn). Acid reflux is closely related

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Age Spots: Treatments & Home Remedies

The treatments and home remedies for age spots include the use of a laser, intense pulsed light therapy, chemical peel, dermabrasion, freezing, and medicines. There are also natural treatments for liver spots like lemon juice, yogurt, aloe vera juice, papaya, among others which are regarded as effective and safe due to the use of all natural ingredients with no side effects. Age spots or liver spots are small, highly pigmented areas on your skin. They are primarily seen in the

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9 Effective Home Remedies for Myopia

The home remedies for myopia include eye exercises, a vitamin and mineral-rich diet, eating almonds, Triphala, licorice, Ayurvedic medicines, as well as resting after long hours of reading and work. Some lifestyle changes to make while suffering from myopia are performing close range work, sitting in front of the TV and electronic devices for long periods of time, and working or reading in poorly lit areas. Myopia, also termed as nearsightedness, occurs when the eye lengthens from front to

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21 Surprising Home Remedies for Diabetes

Home remedies for diabetes include the use of apple cider vinegar, bitter gourd, fenugreek, cinnamon, aloe vera, water, jamun, and flaxseed oil in different forms. Exercising, healthy sleep patterns, and maintaining oral health are other good behavioral remedies for getting rid of diabetes in a natural way. Home remedies can offer a solution to all of your diabetes problems, despite not technically being a "cure". You can try any or all of the following home remedies to start enjoying the

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10 Power Foods for Healing Wounds

When you have a wound such as a pressure injury (formally known as pressure ulcers or sores), diabetic foot ulcers, surgical wounds, full or partial thickness wounds, burns and more, what you eat makes a major difference in the rate of your wound healing. There are various food items that can help speed up the healing process of wounds, whether they are severe or moderate. These food items and additional vitamins and minerals help to provide the necessary growth of new skin tissue and improve

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13 Powerful Home Remedies for Pancreatitis

There are a number of helpful home remedies to treat pancreatitis, including the use of acupuncture, tofu, red grapes, reishi mushrooms, yogurt, spinach, ginseng, and blueberries, along with certain lifestyle changes. Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas, a small gland that is present near the top of the abdominal cavity. When the gland becomes inflamed, the surrounding blood vessels can also get inflamed, and there may be bleeding and infection. In time, the pancreas starts to

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13 Effective Home Remedies for Hyperthyroidism

Home remedies for hyperthyroidism include the use of various herbs such as hawthorn, bugleweed, motherwort, and lemon balm. Foods like oats and those rich in calcium, magnesium, and vitamin D may help in preventing problems associated with hyperthyroidism holistically. In addition to this, regular exercise and proper sleep can be beneficial in curing hyperthyroid conditions. Hyperthyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland becomes overactive and produces excess thyroid

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20 Best Foods for Healthy Weight Gain

The best foods you can add to your diet to increase your weight in a healthy way include potatoes, pasta, rice, exotic fruits, nuts, shrimp, red meat, bananas, eggs, granola, bagels, avocados, and many more. When most people think about gaining weight, it is seen as an unacceptable thing; there is no denying that obesity is a rampant problem in the world today. However, there are some people who actually need to gain weight for a variety of reasons. Whether you are a Hollywood actor packing

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Mental Health Awareness Campaigns & Initiatives

Since the year 1949, the US has been observing May as the Mental Health Awareness Month every year. This is done by creating awareness campaigns around mental health and reaching out to people through media, events, and social gatherings and screenings. Many organizations take part in this program and help in spreading the message. As of 2019, around 47 percent of the total adults in the US experience one or the other form of mental illness in the course of their lifetime. As per the USA's

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What Is Eco-Anxiety & How You Can Manage It

When headlines feature bushfires, the burning of Amazon, rising temperatures, and melting glaciers, a rising sense of helplessness and anxiety is only natural. This persistent sense of doom and alarm can have an impact on our mental health. While we do understand the effect of climate change on our physical health, its impact on our mental health is still largely unknown. Eco-anxiety, or anxiety over our environment, is only now being recognized. In July 2018 a paper titled Deep Adaptations

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Top 10 Fruits & Vegetables For Children With Autism

"No, mom, I won't eat these chicken nuggets because they are not the ones I usually eat!" Most parents face resistance from children about new foods as they are not sure about the foreign tastes and textures. While it is common for young children to be picky eaters, research published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association suggests that pickiness in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) may be even more restrictive. Parents say that some children with ASDs yearn for the

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Vitelotte Potato: Nutrition, Benefits, & Uses

Whether you are looking to make your salads colorful or your meals healthier, vitelotte is the potato for you. It isn't as widely grown as it was in the previous decades but with the rise in popularity of purple foods, this heirloom variety is ready for a comeback. Packed with antioxidants, these potatoes are beneficial for your health in a number of ways. So are you ready to have a splash of purple hue on your plate? Before that, let's take a look at the characteristics of a vitelotte.

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How To Eat Green Mango

Nothing marks the beginning of tropical summers quite like the arrival of the green mango. All through spring, the tops of mango trees are covered with floral blossoms, giving them various hues from white to pink. Come summer and these flowers have transformed into the raw, green mangoes. Most varieties are left alone for them to turn into a yellow-orange, ripened sweet fruit. But the tangy, raw green mango is a delicacy in its own right, and it would be remiss to not have a taste of this

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What is Self-Compassion & Its Impact On Mental Health

When it comes to being kind and compassionate, we find it easier to be so with others than with our own selves. We tend to beat ourselves up for every mistake, big or small, and often forget that we too deserve the kindness, understanding, and warmth that we so willingly give others. Instead, we relentlessly criticize and judge ourselves for our insufficiencies and shortcomings, forgetting that our limitations are what make us human. But, why do we tend to be so harsh with ourselves, how do we

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5 Ways Healthy Relationships Boost The Immune System

It’s not rocket science that when you’re feeling happier in your relationship, everything else seems to be easier as well. The phrase, “Happy wife, happy life” says it all. Or does it? What researchers in the field of psychoneuroimmunology suggest is that healthy, positive relationships don’t just affect the state of one’s marriage, but actually improve overall health and well-being! Healthy relationships, whether social or intimate, are correlated with enhanced mental health,

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