Category: Health

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Spent Grain Used to Improve Bread, Shows Promise

Beer is often referred to as “liquid bread”, thanks to its nutrition value, and its color. Brewing it is a complex process that creates several by-products. Spent grain (also called brewer’s grain, or draff) is one of them. It is a residue consisting of malt and grains that are left...

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Sunburn: Causes, Treatments, Preventive Measures

Your first day on the beach was wonderful! You finally had the chance to bathe in the cool waters and give yourself the well-deserved relaxing time. Alas, there is a price to pay: at the end of the day your skin is red, sensitive, and burning. Yep, this is sunburn –...

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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,...