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Cellulitis… Quick tips to help you get rid of it

Cellulitis… Quick

Here are a few tips that may help you avoid the appearance of cellulite and reduce the aggravation of this problem. – Avoid wearing tight clothes as much as possible because they hinder blood circulation and contribute to the emergence of this problem. – Consult your doctor to make sure you’re not taking medications that may contribute to aggravating this ...

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Vivera… Vegetable steaks that look just like the real thing

Vivera… Vegetable steaks

Dutch company Vivera is producing vegan steak and, according to them, they’ve beaten the rest of the industry to the world’s first authentic-tasting steak made from 100% vegetables. By the end of this month, the steak will be on the shelves of 400 branches of British chain Tesco, with Vivera expecting to produce millions more this year. (…) The 400 ...

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Freezing the ‘hunger nerve’ could help with weight loss

Freezing the 'hunger nerve'

Ever wish you could shut off your appetite? Doctors may have found a way to freeze a nerve in the back that carries hunger signals to the brain and reduces appetite, according to a report from ABC News. Doctors from Emory University School of Medicine studied people who were “moderately” to “severely” obese to see if there is a connection ...

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Major restaurants now required to show calories on the menu

Major restaurants now required

It’s officially easier to find out how many calories are in that chicken sandwich or cheeseburger. Calorie information must appear on menus at major restaurants and other places that sell restaurant-style foods such as supermarkets, convenience stores and movie theaters, according to a Food and Drug Administration policy. The policy applies to companies with 20 locations or more. FDA officials ...

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Of course, you can eat bread and this is the portion of it

Of course, you can eat

We often hear about concerns regarding bread and many are those who refrain from consuming it since they feel that eating it is one of the most important causes leading to weight gain. As such, here are 7 facts about bread: 1- There is no specific food that causes weight gain by itself. The issue lies in the quantity of ...

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These foods may delay menopause

These foods may delay

New research led by scientists at Leeds University in the United Kingdom suggests that a diet rich in legumes and fish may put off the natural onset of menopause, while foods rich in carbohydrates may accelerate it. The age at which a person experiences their menopause can impact their health in various ways. In fact, in addition to the inability ...

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Melon, fresh: Food composition for 100 grams

Melon

What follows is a summary of the nutritional composition of 100 grams of… Melon, fresh Calories, vitamins, minerals, fiber, fat, etc. Energy (kcal) – 33 Energy (kJ) – 140 Water (g) – 90.9 Protein (g) – 0.73 Protein, crude (g) – 0.73 Carbohydrate (g) – 6.57 Fat (g) – 0.2 Sugars (g) – 6.43 Dietary fibres (g) – 0.93 Ash (g) – 0.63 FA saturated (g) – 0.047 FA monounsaturated ...

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