Month: August 2019

The runup to the 2020 Democratic primaries is in full swing as the candidates argue over the best way to approach policy. One of the biggest policy divides: the role of private health insurance. Many countries provide government funded universal health care while offering secondary private insurance. One country that’s frequently overlooked: Australia. Watch the
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Glutathione is an antioxidant that occurs naturally in the cells of the body. It is also present in some foods. Recently, glutathione has been gaining popularity due to its alleged health benefits. As an antioxidant, glutathione helps neutralize free radicals and reduce oxidative stress that can damage the body’s cells. Unlike most antioxidants, which come
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People use allulose as a sugar substitute. People with diabetes and obesity can benefit from this sugar substitute because it is low in calories and has little effect on blood sugar. According to a 2019 study, allulose has “the bulk and the mouth fill of table sugar with reduced caloric content,” making it an attractive
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New research suggests that drinking red wine in moderation improves the bacterial diversity in our guts and may protect our overall health. A moderate intake of red wine may protect the health of our guts. Many scientific studies have looked into the alleged benefits of red wine consumption. From the popular notion that a little
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With its recognizable symbol of the pink ribbon, we all know that October is breast cancer awareness month since this cancer has the distinction of being the most common cancer among women. September, however, is dedicated to raising awareness about ovarian cancer. Often referred to as the “silent killer,” ovarian cancer is often detected when
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The majority of injuries for runners are an extension of improper nutrition. Yes, you heard that right. Even when they appear to be related to a specific trauma or overuse, in a lot of instances a solid nutritional program could have provided the support necessary to minimize or even prevent them, says orthopedic physical therapist
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