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    Encouraging Your Children To Exercise By Subtly Turning Your Garden Into A Gym

    Has it got to the point where you want to take a more active role in your children’s health? You may be doing your best with their diet, suggesting plenty of activities to do while outside, but it seems that you need to go one step further, and make it a part of your home lifestyle. As parents, it’s the example that we set that will prove beneficial in the long run, and when we start to make changes at home, this is when they will become a habit. If you have a garden space, turning it into a gym is something that may be viewed with a raised eyebrow…

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    Limiting Children’s Sugar Intake Is Important – Here’s Why

    We all know that children need to follow a healthy and nutritious diet so that they can get all of the necessary nutrients to grow up well. This means that they need to eat plenty of well-balanced meals that will provide them with enough protein, carbohydrates, fiber, and vitamins along with a whole host of other good stuff. It also means that certain foods need to be restricted too, such as sugar. Lots of parents know that sugar is bad for their kids, but they don’t really understand why it’s so bad. It’s perfectly fine to let your son or daughter have a sweet treat every now and then, but…

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    3 Routes To Softer Skin

    Who doesn’t want to have softer skin? The feeling of it is enough for most people to enjoy it, but it’s also something that has many other benefits too. With soft skin, you will generally look better and appear more attractive, and you will be able to get more of a benefit from whatever skin products you might use too, which is absolutely a great reason to have soft skin. But if you don’t currently have soft skin and you would like to, what can you do? As it happens, there are a number of things that you can do in order to ensure that your skin becomes much softer,…

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    Family Health Checks that Save You From Misery

    If you would like to keep your family healthy, you will need a regular checkup routine. Not everyone is good at looking after themselves, even when they are adults. When you have kids or older relatives in the household, chances are that you will need to take on the responsibility for their health and wellbeing. Below you will find a few pointers what you have to keep checking. Blood Testing It is crucial that you get a blood test if you are suffering from a long term condition regularly. Your results should be on your patient records and accessible electronically, but it is always best to have a printed copy…

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    5 Tips For Preparing Yourself a Medical Procedure

    Undergoing a medical procedure can be an extremely stressful thing to do, even if the procedure in question is relatively minor and non-invasive. If you’re not accustomed to spending time in a hospital setting, in particular, you’ll likely find the experience somewhat jarring, and difficult to wrap your head around. Of course, some procedures will naturally be much more straightforward than others, and may not require overnight hospitalisation at all. If you’re visiting a vasectomy clinic, for example, you may well be in and out in virtually no time at all – and the overall recovery time required until you’re back to your usual state of being might be very…

  • Your Junk Food Habit Is "Rotting" Your Brain
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    Your Junk Food Habit Is “Rotting” Your Brain

    The esteemed health website Medical Daily recently came out with an article claiming that junk foods “rots your brain.” The word “rot” is perhaps a little stiff, but it does raise an important point: scientists are increasingly coming to the view that what we eat not only affects how our bodies perform, but also how our minds work. Junk Food And Dementia Past research suggested that people develop dementia for similar reasons that they get heart disease and strokes. Fatty, sugary, cholesterol-laden foods clog the arteries to the brain and raise blood pressure, damaging grey cells, and leading to the formation of plaques that cause people to lose their cognitive…

  • Coughs, Sneezes, And Contemporary Diseases: Coping With Modern Allergies
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    Coughs, Sneezes, And Contemporary Diseases: Coping With Modern Allergies

    A few decades ago it would have been unheard of to see a family member struggling with their health due to a strange allergy, especially to food. But in the western world, it’s everywhere now. And as a result, we’ve got to learn how to cope with these modern allergies. Do you suspect yourself of having an intolerance, or does certain foods or drinks cause havoc with you? Let’s have a look at some of the modern allergies. Gluten At the top of the list is gluten. While coeliac disease is slowly being diagnosed in more people, there’s still an increasing amount of those that have allergies to wheat and…