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6 Types of Obesity and What You Can Do To Solve Each One

6 Types of Obesity and What You Can Do To Solve Each One Obesity is a serious health problem in the United States, and in fact, the United States has the highest rate in the entire world. However, all fat is not the same. There are six types of obesity, each with their own causes, side effects, and treatments. By …

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How Do Laxatives Work?

How Do Laxatives Work? The English word “laxative” comes from Old French laxative, which came from the Latin laxatus. The Latin word Laxare means “to loosen”, while the Latin word Laxus means “loose, lax”. Reference books indicate that the noun meaning “a laxative medicine” in the English language emerged around 1386 A.D. Laxatives for constipation A laxative (or purgative) is …

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What is Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)?

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) has a wide variety of symptoms, including mood swings, tender breasts, food cravings, fatigue, irritability and depression. It’s estimated that as many as 3 of every 4 menstruating women have experienced some form of premenstrual syndrome. Symptoms tend to recur in a predictable pattern. But the physical and emotional changes you experience with premenstrual …

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Body Mass Index (BMI)

Body Mass Index (BMI) Weight that is higher than what is considered as a healthy weight for a given height is described as overweight or obese. Body Mass Index, or BMI, is used as a screening tool for overweight or obesity. Adult Body Mass Index (BMI) Body Mass Index (BMI) is a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square …

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What Causes Overweight and Obesity?

What Causes Overweight and Obesity? Lack of Energy Balance A lack of energy balance most often causes overweight and obesity. Energy balance means that your energy IN equals your energy OUT. Energy IN is the amount of energy or calories you get from food and drinks. Energy OUT is the amount of energy your body uses for things like breathing, …

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liver cleansing foods

liver cleansing foods Modern society is a sad state that produces many over-processed livers. When we overeat or eat processed or fried foods, and, anytime we are exposed to environmental pollutants or stress, the liver becomes overworked and overloaded. When the liver is taxed, it can’t process toxins and fat in an efficient way. There are many liver cleansing foods …

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Cholesterol: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Cholesterol is found in every cell of the body and has important natural functions. It is manufactured by the body but can also be taken in from food. It is waxy and fat-like in appearance.It is oil-based and so does not mix with the blood, which is water-based. It is therefore carried around the body in the blood by lipoproteins. …

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Bitter orange properties

bitter orange

Scientific Name(s): Citrus aurantium L. Family: Rutaceae Common Name(s): Bitter orange , bitter orange flower , bitter orange peel , green orange Bitter orange tree grows up to 10 m in height and has long, leathery, dark green leaves and scented white flowers. It has with 5 to 8 petals with some thistles. The membranes and pulp of the orange …

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Different sprouts

What are sprouts? Sprouts are edible seeds that could be eaten after germination. Generally these seeds are belonged to cereals family like rice and barley or legumes like lentil and sunflower. All sprouts are full of vitamins. In 18th century, sailors used sprouts to be safe from the infection of scurvy. Scurvy is resulted from the deficiency of vitamin C. …

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10 Benefits of carrots

10 benefits of carrots | parsiteb

1. Improves vision Western culture’s understanding of carrots being “good for the eyes” is one of the few we got right. Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the liver. Vitamin A is transformed in the retina, to rhodopsin, a purple pigment necessary for night vision. Beta-carotene has also been shown to protect against macular …

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Diabetes in traditional medicine

Diabetes in traditional medicine

Diabetes If you look around yourself , you will find many people who have diabetes  and this problem  becomes widespread in the world. Some complications are caused by diabetes such as hard and brittle blood vessels, heart attack and brain stroke, retina and eye’s problems, Kidney Diseases, wounds and feet infections, weak immune system, peripheral nervous system problems. Diabetes improves …

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