How To Do The Splits
Oct08

How To Do The Splits

Doing a perfect split may be a Herculean task for many people. In fact many people shy away from even attempting it because of its apparent complexity. They just ooh and aah their time out by watching professional gymnasts, both male and female, literally splitting their way to gold, silver or bronze medals in various international sports events. However, doing a split is not rocket science, it is complex to say the least but...

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How to cure a sore throat instantly
Oct08

How to cure a sore throat instantly

Having a sore throat has never been a nice thing. People may have one due to a variety of reasons that includes too much of speaking or shouting, too much of singing, cold or having too much of any something like tamarind or ice-cream. Some people end up with a sore throat as they may be allergic to a certain substance. While its severity may differ from person to person, its common effects include inability to speak or severe pain in...

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How to minimize your risk of catching flu through diet
Apr21

How to minimize your risk of catching flu through diet

Usually the best defense against seasonal flu is a flu shot, but if you consume these immune boosting foods it won’t hurt either.  We all know diet plays a crucial role in your defense against diseases like cancer, heart disease etc., so by boosting your immune system this winter season you minimize your risk of catching the flu and prevent getting sick, really sick.   Grab these foods next time you’re in your favorite...

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How to raise your HDL (good) cholesterol
Apr13

How to raise your HDL (good) cholesterol

If you have less than 40 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dl) of HDL (good) cholesterol, you risk your chance of developing heart disease by as much as 3 times due to clogged arteries.  Although some changes in your lifestyle might bring about in increase in HDL cholesterol (small but there), we recommend you use as many methods as possible to reap the most benefits.  Bump up your HDL cholesterol with these 6 tips in order to ease the...

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How to soothe itching
Apr10

How to soothe itching

The medical term used for itching is Pruritas. Although we all itch sometimes, the most important symptom of itching can’t be seen by the naked eye.  Scientists and doctors have been under the assumption that pain and itching travels via the same neural pathway, but research has shown that this is not the case.  Itching uses its own pathway.  The nerves responsible for the itching sensation are your body’s tiny C-fiber nerves.  These...

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How to know if you are at risk of skin cancer
Apr08

How to know if you are at risk of skin cancer

You’ve had it for years; either a birth-mark or a sun spot or whatever, but how could you know if you are headed for the dreaded C?  Depending on your risk profile you might want to give that golden brown sun tan a skip this summer…   Basically two types of skin cancer exist; disfiguring and lethal.  The one you should be worried about, is melanoma because it will do both.  Even the famous reggae singer Bob Marley succumbed to...

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How to get a beach body
Apr06

How to get a beach body

You’re heading to the beach for your long-awaited holiday, but you look like a blown up turkey.  What can you do , and FAST in order to get in shape?  It’s really not that difficult.  Just train the most important bodyparts starting out at 4 weeks prior to your vacation to the ultimate beach ready body!   This particular program will reguire 6 things: A willing subject (yes, you must really want to get in shape) 2 dumbbells (get...

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How to understand cancer
Apr06

How to understand cancer

Cancer is the collective term used to describe the malignant growth of cells in the human body.  When cells divide, sometimes one can divide abnormally.  This in turn, leads to that cell dividing into more cells of the same nature.  Pretty soon you have millions of abnormal cells in one place which are then called a tumor.  There are two types of tumors; malignant (cancerous) and benign (harmless). The key in fighting cancer is early...

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How to spot weight loss product scams
Apr05

How to spot weight loss product scams

If you decided to take part in a weight loss program, do your homework first.  Your journey to losing weight could be haltered by scammers.  Usually these types of weight loss programs will include the use of other weight loss products like diet pills, exercise equipment and their own “in-house” weight loss gurus. Unfortunately it is very difficult to tell whether the advertisement will lead to your being scammed.  The weight loss...

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How to detoxify your liver
Apr04

How to detoxify your liver

Your liver is a wonderful organ.  It helps combat infections, filters your blood and can even regenerate itself!  Talk about a super organ.  But how do you treat it?  Cleansing your liver and detoxing it by tweaking your diet will do wonders for your overall health.   Detox your liver with:  Milk thistle The American Journal of Gastroenterology published research that shows the active compound in the milk thistle plant namely,...

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