Category: General tips

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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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Alcohol and Happiness: The Scientific Angle

Alcohol is bad for you. While moderation does reduce its effects to a minimum, this fact remains. But there are things to consider beyond its effects on your body. Namely, the relationship between alcohol and happiness – and this was the very thing a group of researchers from the UK...

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Have Fun and Burning Tons of Calories

Spring is definitely here, so it’s time to go out and have fun outside the house. Because there’s nothing better than finally getting out of your chair and moving those rusted muscles for a change. But going out is more than just mere fun – some of the things you...

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Honey: 5 Uses you Haven’t Thought Of

Honey has been used since before recorded history. It is not just nutritious, it’s also delicious – it is a thick, sweet and savory goo that makes our lives better day after day. Most people use it as you might expect – as a sweetener for cooking or baking, as...

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Tonic Water: Once Medicine, Today a Delicious Drink

There are perhaps no other soft drinks that are so divisive than tonic water. Some drink it quite often, others just occasionally and as part of cocktails. And some people won’t touch it. Its taste is the main culprit for this divide. Real tonic water contains quinine, which was once the...

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HIIT Might Be Bad For Your Heart, Science Says

HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, is a training routine which alternates repeated bursts of short but intense exercise with periods of lower intensity intervals of active recovery. It typically consists of a warm-up period, followed by several repetitions of high-intensity exercises separated by medium or low-intensity exercises. It’s the preferred way...

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Which Is the Germiest Thing in your Home?

Germs are everywhere. They thrive on our skin, on our clothes and everyday objects. They’re in our bathrooms, our living rooms, in the very air we breathe. But the germiest thing in our homes is not what you’d expect. It’s not your cellphone, your keyboard or your toilet seat. It’s...

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Cooking Methods: How to Cook Healthy Meat

Unless you are a raw vegan, you use one method or another to heat treat your food. Today’s cooking methods range from frying to boiling, steaming, and even packing your food in clay and burying it under a campfire. Some are more healthy, others are not. And we’ll take a...

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Smoking Tobacco: Forms and Health Effects

I think we can all agree that smoking tobacco is among the least healthy habits people have. Tobacco smoke has been shown to contain a series of harmful substances, even if we don’t count nicotine, which can kill you in an instant. Still, people enjoy the smoke all over the...

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3 Major Medical Breakthroughs in 2015

2015 was a long and fruitful year. Medical researchers were able to discover new ways of treating health issues, making use of state-of-the-art technologies and some creative thinking. Without further ado, here are the medical breakthroughs I find most interesting in 2015. Cancer breakthroughs: Polio virus to treat brain tumors...