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Will Sugar Substitutes Help You Lose Weight?

Will Sugar Substitutes Help You Lose Weight?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News MONDAY, Feb. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The term “sugar substitutes” is a catch-all that covers a wide range of alternatives, starting with those little pink, blue and yellow packets. But their value as a health or diet aid is still uncertain. A research review […]

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Health Tip: Eat Less Saturated Fat

Health Tip: Eat Less Saturated Fat

(HealthDay News) — The American Heart Association recommends reducing saturated fat to no more than 6 percent of total daily calories for people who need to lower “bad” cholesterol. Latest Cholesterol News The AHA suggests how to limit saturated fat: Eat more fruit, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, poultry, fish and nuts. Limit red […]

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What to know about SIBO and its treatment

What to know about SIBO and its treatment

A person with small intestinal bacterial overgrowth has too many bacteria in their small intestine. This bacterial imbalance in the gut can cause bloating, diarrhea, and pain. Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is more common than doctors previously thought. It is more likely to affect females, older adults, and people with digestive issues, such as […]

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Natural ways to cleanse your lungs

Natural ways to cleanse your lungs

Lung cleansing techniques may benefit people who smoke, people who get regular exposure to air pollution, and those with chronic conditions that affect the respiratory system, such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and cystic fibrosis. Breathing in air pollution, cigarette smoke, and other toxins can damage the lungs and even cause health conditions. Maintaining […]

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Home remedies for menstrual cramp relief

Home remedies for menstrual cramp relief

Many women report having abdominal or pelvic pain at the beginning of their menstrual cycle. This symptom can range in severity from mild discomfort that lasts 1 or 2 days to painful, debilitating cramps. Many home remedies can help a person get relief. During a period, the uterus contracts to squeeze the lining away from […]

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Which essential oils can relieve anxiety?

Which essential oils can relieve anxiety?

Essential oils are scented liquids that manufacturers derive from plants, flowers, and fruits. Research suggests that aromatherapy with some essential oils may help promote relaxation and relieve anxiety. In this article, we discuss some of the best essential oils to try for anxiety and the evidence supporting their use. We also cover how to use […]

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What to expect from Lupron treatment

What to expect from Lupron treatment

Lupron is the brand name for leuprolide acetate. This drug is a type of hormone therapy that doctors typically use in combination with other treatments to treat people with prostate cancer. Lupron belongs to a class of drugs called luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) agonists. These medications block the production of LHRH in the body, which […]

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9 healthful snacks to eat for weight loss

9 healthful snacks to eat for weight loss

Trying to lose weight does not mean that a person has to give up all snacks. Certain snack foods, such as almonds and hummus, can help a person reach their weight loss goals. Contrary to popular belief, when a person tries to lose weight, they do not have to avoid eating or only eat at […]