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    Diet soda sweetener may cause weight gain

    Aspartame is a common sugar substitute and is used in some prepared foods and drinks as a diet-friendly option for the health conscious. However, new research has emerged that diet sodas can have the opposite effect on weight loss and cause weight gain. This is mainly because researchers have identified that aspartame can make the…

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    Easy ways to reduce your caffeine intake

    If you need at least 800mg or more of coffee or caffeine to get through your day, you may have a problem. Caffeine is associated with nervousness, anxiety, shakiness and poor sleep and therefore weaning yourself off caffeine can help you feel relaxed and calm. Here are a few ways to reduce your caffeine intake….

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    5 Weight-loss pill claims that you should not believe

    Weight loss products can mislead customers into believing that they can achieve instant results in a short period. Most weight loss supplements will suggest that they can increase metabolism, reduce hunger and change your body. Here are some weight-loss pill claims that you should not believe. You can lose weight without dieting – Some supplements…

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    4 Back pain signs you shouldn’t ignore

    Most of us spend our days hunched over a computer and are familiar with pack ache. Ignoring your back pain will not make it any better, and you may soon find yourself having to deal with permanent damage. Here are a few signs you should not ignore. Back pain paired with leg pain – If…

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    5 common causes of hair loss in teenage girls

    Hair loss in teenagers is common and can often cause emotional trauma at a critical time in their lives. Here are some common causes for hair loss in teenage girls. Hormones – Hormones will fluctuate a teenage girl’s emotions, eating habits, energy levels, and hair growth. Hair loss is attached to changes in the hormone…

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    Tricks that will help you sleep better

    Sleep is something that people cannot live without facing the consequences of tiredness, irritability, lack of concentration and the higher chances of getting ill. Read below for tips on getting better sleep. Set a bed time – If you set the alarm to wake up, you can set the alarm to head to bed. Do…

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    4 Healthy back-to-school tips

    The beginning of the year is a good way to prepare for your child’s new school term. One of the best ways to get your kids into a healthy eating routine is to create habits that the entire family can follow. Here are a few tips. Start the day off right – Breakfast is a…

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    The misunderstood dairy product; Butter

    Butter was linked with heart disease and death. However, a paper published in the journal PLOS ONE, suggested that butter is more a neural product than one that is good or bad for your health. The co-author of the paper, Laura Pimpin, who is a data analyst for the UK health Forum of London said…

  • 4 Weight-loss myths you need to stop believing

    Most people learn more about losing weight when they start living a healthier life. Here are some common myths about weight loss that you should be aware of if you are looking to lose weight. All calories are the same – Your body will metabolize different calories differently. For example, one calorie of protein will…

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