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Sugar and immunity
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Sugar and immunity

When a foreign material such as a microbe, plant pollen or a chemical, invades the body, our immune system becomes activated. This often triggers a process called inflammation. This is a part of the body’s natural healing process. Chronic inflammation can cause several chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, depression, cancer and others....

Side effects of diet pills
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Side effects of diet pills

Side effects of diet pills: 3 types of drugs used in weight loss and their side effects: Stimulant-like drugs that stimulate the central nervous system and reduce appetite. They can cause: Pulmonary hypertension, a rare potentially fatal disease due to high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs Valvular disease of the heart Elevated...

Tips for eating out
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Tips for eating out

Some people eat out occasionally, others have it as a way of life. Either way, there are few things you can do to make it a healthy meal and lifestyle.  Tips for eating out:  Don’t be very hungry before you go. Have a light snack such as a fruit or a cup of fat free...

Food Sources of omega-3
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Food Sources of omega-3

Omega-3 rich foods We all know the many benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. However, we are going to talk about the sources and needed amounts of this essential fatty acid  for a healthy body. A healthy adult needs 250-500 mg of omega-3 per day. People with known heart disease and heart failure should aim for...