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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...

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Keep your Skin Healthy At the Beach

Our skin is among the most important organs we have – it is the barrier between our body and the outside world with all its dangers and harmful substances. So, keeping it healthy is very important – even in the summer, when all we can think of is a day...

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Break a Sweat. It’s Good for You

In the summertime, when the weather is hot, people can’s avoid sweating, unless you spend all their time in an air-conditioned room. And people usually hate to sweat because it’s smelly, and makes your skin feel sticky and dank. But even if you hate it, sweating is an important part...

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Sleep Enough, Or Else…

Sleeping is good. Finally hitting the bunk at the end of a busy day, turning off your brain, allowing your mind and body to rest… it must feel great. Too bad we can’t feel it since we are asleep at the time ;). But what we can feel is what sleep...

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New Potato: Everything you Need to Know

Potato is a staple food in the Western world, much like the other starch-bomb we eat every day, wheat. It’s a versatile, dependable food, which can be prepared in a myriad of variants. Potatoes are available pretty much all year, except for one seasonal version, usually referred to as “new...

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Tan Time: 5 Rules to Keep in Mind

In the summertime, when the weather is hot, you can stretch right up and touch the sky… or at least this is how you feel when you finally go to the beach. Yes, it’s tan time for most of us – it will give us a healthy skin tone (not...