Is Coconut Water Good for You?

There isn’t anything new about coconut water. The liquid found inside green coconuts has been enjoyed for a long time in tropical zones due to its availability, local traditions, and beliefs about its health benefits. Now, this beverage has become popular the world over, and can be found in a …

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How to Make Pulled Pork

Shredded meats are delicious in sandwiches, tacos, or mixed into chili. Pulled pork is shredded pork that has been slow cooked to perfection. You choose a cut of pork that is marbled with fat, so it tenderizes itself during cooking. A good choice is a pork picnic roast or shoulder. …

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Leg Strengthening Exercises

We need strong legs for most physical activities and endurance exercises such as running, climbing and walking. Our muscle mass reduces with age and hence the need for strength training to increase our muscle mass. Strength training reduces your risk of injuries and strengthens your bones. Strengthening your leg muscles …

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Breech Baby at 32 Weeks

In general, babies move into their normal delivery position a few weeks before the due date with their heads closer to the birth canal. However, this does not occur all the time and some babies are positioned in a breech presentation, where the baby’s buttocks and/or feet are closer to the birth canal. There are …

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10 Essential Oils for Cuts

Your skin is delicate, but also strong. It keeps you separated from the dangers in the outside world, disallowing those that can hurt you to creep into your body. But, once you’ve had a cut, you can contract anything much quicker. Essential oils aren’t just for the spa or for relaxation after that yoga …

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Wheat Free vs. Gluten Free Diet

What do you associate with the term gluten? If you, like most people, believe that gluten is synonymous with wheat, then you are wrong. Gluten is not wheat, nor is it only found in wheat. Gluten is a protein present in wheat as well as rye and barley, while wheat …

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Sickness and Diarrhea

Occasional stomach upset or vomiting are fairly common symptoms in adults and in most cases no treatment is needed if the symptoms resolve within a couple of days. It is noteworthy that feeling sick andvomiting can be a reaction to an acute ingestion of a food or beverage that has …

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Do Glasses Make Your Eyes Worse?

Most of us were forced into wearing eyeglasses when we were kids, and for many, this was not a pleasant experience. If you were the kid with glasses, I am sure you remember the constant urge to take them off or the secret wish that they just disappear. The eyesight …

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Upper Motor Neuron Disease

Probably you still remember the ice bucket challenge that went viral on social media around the world in July 2014. Many celebrities, as well as regular people, were drenched in icy water to show their support. This craze was initiated by Pete Frates, a Boston College baseball player, who suffers …

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How to Prevent Osteoporosis

Genetic factors determine the chances of an individual developing osteoporosis. However, other factors such as physical activity and diet can also come into play. Osteoporosis is a condition whereby the bones become abnormally thin, weak and very easy to get fractured. It is common in aged people. Women are also …

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