Sparkling Water and Ghrelin

A simple fact of life is that everybody has certain preferences, and beverages are no exception to that. Some enjoy milk or fruit juices, whereas others only wish to drink fizzy sodas or alcohol. These beverages have strong, distinct flavors that make them desirable, so desirable that many people turn away from natural, plain water because it doesn’t have the same taste.   But hydration is important, and necessary for a healthy lifestyle, so many try to find ways to…

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How Vitamin C Affects Skin Health

There is one product that everyone with glowing skin seems to have in their beauty arsenal: topical vitamin C. Nevertheless, you should do some research before joining the bandwagon.   What are the benefits of vitamin C to skin care?   Surprisingly, vitamin C is highly concentrated in normal healthy skin than in other body tissues. However, its levels are lower in aged or photodamaged skin.   According to studies, using the vitamin topically boosts the production of collagen in…

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Combat Obesity with Healthy Nutrition

Obesity is a rising concern for the medical community because it increases risks of Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and numerous other conditions. A factor contributing to this problem is an increased caloric intake of the general population. The average daily calorie consumption rose by an estimated 23% from 1970 to 2010. Good nutrition is key to combating obesity, so I have compiled a list of questions and answers to use as a resource.   1) What is the…

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Alternative Medicine for Sleep Disorder

 At some point in your life you may suffer from sleep disorder. It is surprisingly common among adults who just want a good nights sleep. There may be unusual living circumstances or a difficult day at work or the kids have been at their worse today, that is the preliminary reason for difficulty in sleeping.    Sleep disorders are often temporary, unless there is some other health issue going on within the body. The sleep disorder can last from a…

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