Why Your Blood Sugar Levels May Control Your Weight

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Forget counting calories, and start paying attention to sugar. Our scales don’t predict the future, and they certainly don’t tell us what’s happening inside our bodies when we eat. However, it turns out that our blood sugar does. Blood sugar levels decide everything from how hungry we are to the amount of insulin produced, along

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Kratom: The Herbal Godsend for Pain

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Most people who suffer from chronic pain will try just about anything. However, most have not even heard of kratom—an incredibly strong and effective plant that can ease some of their pain. What is kratom? The kratom tree is native to Southeast Asia, and is quite close in nature to the coffee tree. The leaves

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10 Amazing Ways to Get Shiny Hair

10 Amazing Ways to Get Shiny Hair

Shiny hair does more than make you look great in selfies—it actually signals the current state of your health. Psychology Today recently explored how attraction is connected with a healthy figure and certain other physical traits. As it turns out, the shine of the hair communicates health just as much as hair length and body.

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10 Ways to Stay Entertained on a Road Trip

10 Ways to Stay Entertained on a Road Trip

Road trips have many advantages over other forms of travel—the setting offers an easy way to bond with passengers, as well as a much cheaper method of getting to your destination. However, nothing challenges patience quite like the duration of a long car ride. In order to get the most out of your time on

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Cold Medicines: Liquids vs. Pills

Cold Medicines Liquids vs. Pills

When you have a cold, nothing sounds better than immediate relief. Thankfully, there are dozens of cold medicines on drug store shelves—but which form is best? Research has shown that the different forms offer similar (if not exactly identical amounts) of the same medicine per dosage. This means that the greatest difference when you compare

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The Connection between Sulfites and Headaches

The Connection between Sulfites and Headaches

Sulfates, sulfites, and preservatives…Oh, my! The term “sulfates” refers to any additive that contains sulfur. Your body contains sulfur naturally, so items that contain pure sulfur do not pose a problem for people. However, if you see the prefix “sulfa” in your prescription ingredients, then this could actually cause headaches in some individuals. Natural elements

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Great Clothing Tips to Appear Thinner

Great Clothing Tips to Appear Thinner

In less than a year, I gained over twenty pounds due to a health condition. As a woman who has small bones and is 5’2” on a good day, any weight gain tends to show. However, no one noticed apart from my doctor—not even my family and friends. So, how did I manage to do

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The Nut Competition: Which is the Healthiest Type of Nut?

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Nuts contain so many nutrients, it is no wonder there are plentiful supplies of them in most environments. Back when humans acted as hunters and gatherers, the discovery of nuts could mean the difference between having a healthy body and lacking crucial energy. Scientific research on nuts is almost limitless, due to the specific vitamins

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