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Vitamin D

It is difficult for anyone to get a daily vitamin D intake of 10mcg from food. When choosing a supplement, be aware that some types of vitamin D are not vegan-friendly. Vitamin D2 is always suitable for vegans, but vitamin D3 can be derived from an animal source (such as sheep’s wool) or lichen (a …

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Effects of Lake of Vitamins on Skin

Traditionally, many types of make-up, lotions, creams and beauty preparations have used chemical antioxidants, or vitamins A, C and E as preservatives for their products. Now, with research indicating that green tea has even more antioxidant properties than these powerful vitamins, there is a surge in products capitalising on its natural benefits.You don’t need to …

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BlueBerry

1. Promoting Weight Loss According to a study on rats, blueberry anthocyanin is helpful for losing weight, in both types of obesity models including obesity caused by diet and genetic obesity. The rats were fed by a diet containing blueberry and after 90 days, a significant reduction in their abdominal fats, triglycerides and cholesterol levels …

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Peppermint

Mint has been used for hundreds of years as a health remedy. Peppermint oil might help with  irritable bowel syndrome  — a long-term condition that can cause cramps, bloating, gas, diarrhea, and constipation — and it may be good for headaches as well. More studies are needed to see how much it helps and why. People use the leaf for …

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Build a Better Butt

If you feel your “rear view” needs a makeover, the right fitness routine can help give you a lift. Can you achieve the “perfect” Brazilian beach butt seen on TV? That depends partly on your body type and genes. But most everyone can shape up to look better in jeans. These pictures show you the moves.

Drinking tea improves brain health, study suggests

A recent study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) revealed that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions — and this is associated with healthy cognitive function — compared to non-tea drinkers. The research team made this discovery after examining neuroimaging data of 36 older adults.

Heart Disease: Causes of a Heart Attack

What Is Heart Disease? Heart disease refers to conditions that involve the heart, its vessels, muscles, valves, or internal electric pathways responsible for muscular contraction. Common heart disease conditions include: Coronary artery disease Heart failure Cardiomyopathy Heart valve disease Arrhythmias Coronary artery disease is the main cause of heart attacks. It is the most common …

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