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A Healthy Dinner – 3 Things to Keep in Mind

Eating is just as important for our health as drinking. It provides us with the energy, the nutrients, and the minerals we need to grow, develop – to live. We usually eat three meals a day – breakfast, lunch, and dinner – and each of them has its own importance. We...

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Healthy Drinks to Down in the Summer

Drinking enough fluids is vital for our health, especially when it’s warm outside. During the torrid days, you lose much more of your water reserves than in the rest of the year. And said reserves need to be replenished. We’ve already told you what drinks you should avoid in the...

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Olympics 2016: How Real the Zika Threat Is?

After the dots were connected in Brazil this year, linking Zika to severe birth defects and other conditions, many have started to think of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The event will attract hundreds of thousands to Rio de Janeiro, in an area where the virus is present. Athletes, and tourists are...

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5 Drinks to Avoid This Summer

When thirst attacks, you can hardly wait to lay your hands on a bottle of ice cold beverage. You want its taste, its coolness, its refreshing effects. This is especially true on a hot summer day when your body demands to have its water reserves replenished. And it’s OK, of course...

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Drink enough, or else…

In the summertime, when the weather is hot, your body does its best to maintain its ideal temperature (around 37°C or 98.6°F). This involves the dilation of blood vessels close to the skin to cool the blood, and an increase in sweating. Through sweating, you lose considerable quantities of water,...

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Heat Wave: How to Stay Safe on a Torrid Day

No matter what the cause, the fact remains: heat records are being broken month after month. Last year was considered the hottest on record and this year promises to break this record, too. And when the heat wave strikes, it affects you in ways you don’t even think of. Heat waves are...

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Blueberries are Healthier than you Think, Study Shows

Adding fruit to your daily diet is important. Fruits provide you with tons of nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and healthy fiber. But some of them have benefits beyond their vitamin content. And often we are unaware of what else they bring to the table. The heart-protecting, cancer-fighting properties of blueberries, for...

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Zika Vaccine to Undergo Human Trials Soon

The Zika virus was discovered decades ago but mostly ignored. No wonder, since its outbreaks were limited to remote areas, and its effects were mild – a week-long fever with rash, nothing fancy. But when its effects on babies were discovered, it was promoted to a “major threat”. And it’s...