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  • Pros and Cons of 5-HTP Supplements
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    Pros and Cons of 5-HTP Supplements

    2 weeks ago

    The supplement 5-HTP is generally used for anxiety, depression, and enhancement of mood and feelings of well being. 5-HTP stands of 5-Hydroxytryptophan and is sometimes known as oxitriptan. It is an compound produced...

  • Why Pork Should Always Be Fully Cooked
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    Why Pork Should Always Be Fully Cooked

    9 months ago

    Some people have their steaks medium rare. And some cook their lamb that way too. I have even heard of lamb tartar (raw lamb) in some parts of the world. Sushi grade fish can also be eaten raw. But what about pork? I...

  • Beware of Twitter Direct Message (DM) Spam and Scams
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    Beware of Twitter Direct Message (DM) Spam and Scams

    4 years ago

    Have you ever received a "Direct Message" in Twitter with a link in it? Stop and think twice. You might not want to be clicking on it. The link might be a spam. Or worst, it may be a phishing scam. This is...

  • What is the Low Oxalate Diet?
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    What is the Low Oxalate Diet?

    4 years ago

    Even though there are so many different types of diets out there, many people may not have heard of the "low-oxalate diet". Some may have heard of the word oxalate only in context of calcium-oxalate kidney...

  • Traffic Fines Proportional to Income
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    Traffic Fines Proportional to Income

    4 years ago

    Many people are familiar with the traditional way in which traffic fines work in the United States. Afterall, who hasn't gotten a speeding ticket or a parking ticket for an expired parking meter. Most likely, the...

  • Florida - flattest state and other interesting trivia
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    Florida - flattest state and other interesting trivia

    4 years ago

    Florida is noted as the flattest state. By some definitions -- depending on how you define "low" -- it is also the lowest state. Visited by many theme-park tourists and eco-tourists, Florida has numerous...

  • Low FODMAP diet may help reduce IBS symptoms
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    Low FODMAP diet may help reduce IBS symptoms

    22 months ago

    FODMAP is an acronym for "Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides And Polyols". These are short-chain carbohydrates (typically sugars) that when incompletely absorbed in the...

  • Some Eat 50% of Calories from Healthy Fat
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    Some Eat 50% of Calories from Healthy Fat

    2 years ago

    Fat is not as bad as some people think it is. Many experts who studies nutritional science and reads the journal studies are coming to the conclusion that certain fats are good for you. Of course it is important to...

  • Coffee Healthier Than Milk
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    Coffee Healthier Than Milk

    4 years ago

    Which is healthier? Coffee or Milk? The premise of this article is that coffee is actually healthier than milk. Many studies are showing that coffee can be healthy. And many health authorities is starting to say that...

  • Does Homeopathic Medicine Work?
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    Does Homeopathic Medicine Work?

    20 months ago

    Homeopathy is using natural substances in very diluted doses as a therapeutic method to relieve physical symptoms. There are homeopathic medicine for colds and flu, for sleep aids, for leg cramps, and so on. The...

  • 10 Sleep Tips to Help with Insomnia
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    10 Sleep Tips to Help with Insomnia

    23 months ago

    As we get older, sleep becomes more elusive. We do not fall asleep as fast. We do not sleep as long. And we do not go as deep into sleep. And we wake up more easily. Don't take sleep for granted. Sleep is the third...

  • Bloating Caused by SIBO (Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth)
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    Bloating Caused by SIBO (Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth)

    2 years ago

    Many people have bloating after a meal. We are not talking about abdominal fat or an extended stomach due to fullness. This is when there is excessive gas in the intestines that causes bloating of the abdominal area. ...

  • Albert Einstein's Quote on Human Being As Part of the Whole
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    Albert Einstein's Quote on Human Being As Part of the Whole

    3 years ago

    Many people know Albert Einstein for his E=mc2 equation and his theory of relativity and his accomplishments in physics. Einstein was indeed a genius. Because he has wisdom and insights in other realms as well,...

  • Difference Between Worrying, Anxiety, and Stress
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    Difference Between Worrying, Anxiety, and Stress

    4 years ago

    In short, worrying is a thought, anxiety is a feeling, and stress is a physical reaction. Worrying is a thought. It comes from the thinking part of the brain which is the cortex. Worrying is repeative troubled...

  • Stress Shrinks Hippocampus of the Brain
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    Stress Shrinks Hippocampus of the Brain

    3 years ago

    There is evidence and suggestion that excessive chronic stress such as PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) may shrinks the hippocampus of the brain. The hippocampus of the brain is major component of the brain...

  • How to Listen to Audio Books on Your Smartphone with Audible
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    How to Listen to Audio Books on Your Smartphone with Audible

    4 years ago

    With the growing popularity of smartphones, more people are listening to audio books on their smartphone now than before. People are reading physical paperback books less and less because they are bulky and you have to...

  • What is the Best Type of Cooking Oil to Use?
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    What is the Best Type of Cooking Oil to Use?

    6 months ago

    The short answer is that olive oil and coconut oil are the best oils to cook with. This article explains why.

  • Are Eggs Healthy?
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    Are Eggs Healthy?

    18 months ago

    Eggs are healthy because they contain good fats, proteins, phospholipids, choline, and everything else needed to form a baby chick -- with the caveat mentioned below in the counter argument. Food is supposed to...

  • Farmed or Wild Salmon?
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    Farmed or Wild Salmon?

    3 years ago

    If you are deciding whether to get farmed or wild salmon, welcome to the rest of us. We are trying to figure out the same thing ourselves. But a fairly consistent finding among health authorities is to continue to eat...

  • Famous Cities and Not-As-Famous Counterpart
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    Famous Cities and Not-As-Famous Counterpart

    4 years ago

    When you hear cities like Paris, Venice, and Vienna, you think of famous places that are well visited by tourists. However, there are other cities with those same names that if you go there turns out to be not so...

  • How Much Sugar Do We Eat?
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    How Much Sugar Do We Eat?

    3 years ago

    How much sugar do Americans consume? Consume, meaning eating and drinking. Yes, we not only eat sugar, but we also drink it in sodas and sugary beverages. Drinking sugar is a major cause of weight gain. Estimates of...

  • Possible Causes of Autoimmune Diseases
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    Possible Causes of Autoimmune Diseases

    2 years ago

    Autoimmune diseases are on the rise. The causes are multifactorial. The possible causes are environmental toxins, food sensitives, pathogens, and stress. Even GMOs are implicated.

  • Why Do Doctors Work Such Long Hour Shifts?
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    Why Do Doctors Work Such Long Hour Shifts?

    3 years ago

    A question that has popped into my head many times in the past is ... Why do doctors work such long hours? I'm talking about the medical residents that typically work 24 hours shifts. Not having ever been a...

  • What is that White Stuff Coming Out of Salmon?
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    What is that White Stuff Coming Out of Salmon?

    4 years ago

    Have you ever seen white stuff (or "goo" as some people call it) coming out of the meat of the salmon after you have cooked it? What is it? And is it normal?  And more importantly, is it edible? In...

  • Avoid Trademark Infringement of Twitter and Facebook
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    Avoid Trademark Infringement of Twitter and Facebook

    5 years ago

    This article will provide an overview of the concept of trademark and what you should not do if you want to avoid trademark infringement with Twitter and Facebook. Twitter and Facebook are trademarked terms. Twitter...

  • What version of iPad by Model Number
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    What version of iPad by Model Number

    3 years ago

    Since March 2012, Apple has introduced a newer iPad than the original iPad or iPad2. They call it "The New iPad" or "iPad 3rd Generation". But some people colloquially call them iPad 3. However,...

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