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Protecting Your Immune System

Keeping your immune system functioning at its best is something you may be more concerned with recently! With the additional threat to health posed by the current global health crisis, your health may be something you are now looking to take greater control of.

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Promoting Health with Herbal Tea

Not too long ago we shared some advice on the best herbs that you can include in your diet in order to boost your health. Today we would like to talk on a similar topic, but focus specifically on herbal teas!
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How to Boost Your Immune System

There are many different factors that contribute to how effectively your immune system will function. Your diet, your lifestyle and the amount of stress in your life are all key - and it can sometimes feel difficult to have control of these things.

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Fantastic Foods For Athletes


It goes without saying that athletes have to be in tip-top physical condition if they are to excel at their chosen sport. As well as exercising regularly to stay fit, it is also essential that athletes eat a healthy diet to fuel their bodies with the necessary goodness. This is both true of their general day to day food choices and also the foods they eat before and after a workout.

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A Secret Weapon for Optimum Health

As we strive to become healthier people in order to improve the quality of life that we enjoy, it is always useful to find secret weapons along the way.
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orange juice or whole oranges?

Oranges for Health: to Eat or Drink?

orange juice or whole oranges?Science confirms that oranges are a rich source of vitamin C which has healing properties, acts as an antioxidant and boosts your immune system. Vitamin C also possibly has cholesterol lowering benefits, protects against heart disease, protects against rheumatoid arthritis, stomach cancer, kidney stones and aids in good respiratory heath. So there is no doubt that oranges are great for your health!

Apart from vitamin C, oranges are a great source of dietary fiber, vitamin B1, pantothenic acid, vitamin A, folate, calcium, copper and potassium. But whether should you eat the fruit or drink its juice is the burning question today. In your morning breakfast, after the gym, or as a serving to a guest, orange juice is an all time favorite. We always carry the guilt of not eating the fruit in its natural form and depriving the body of essential dietary fiber though. Is there a need to feel guilty at all? We have always heard from grandmothers and nutritionists that eating oranges is better than opting for a serving of squeezed juice.
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Infections may reduce RA risk

Stomach Infection? A blessing in disguise!

Infections may reduce RA riskScientists and researchers are forever on the lookout for newer therapies and are developing better drugs for patients with chronic conditions like rheumatoid arthritis. Now, research published in the journal Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases says that recent gut and urinary tract infections may reduce your chances of developing rheumatoid arthritis. This is extremely exciting news and has great potential to develop targeted therapy for rheumatoid arthritis in the future. You may be curious to know if this is even possible! And if so, then how?

Rheumatoid arthritis is an auto immune disorder in which one’s own immune system attacks the joints and other organs. Painful joints, swelling, disability and deformities over time are common features of rheumatoid arthritis. Women are affected more than men by rheumatoid arthritis. Millions of people worldwide suffer from this painful disease.
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