Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable and often disabling disease. No one is sure of what causes it, so there is no known cure.
With the media, countless “medical” websites, and everyone self-diagnosing, there are a million misconceptions out there about nutrition, health, and weight loss.
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Most of us already know or have heard of antioxidants and the role they play in reducing oxidative stress in the body. They do this by improving the efficiency with which the body neutralizes reactive oxygen species or, as they are commonly referred to, free radicals.
Your heart works tirelessly, every moment of every day. It’s responsible for providing oxygen and blood flow to your brain and other vital organs.
The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located behind the Adam’s apple. This small gland serves as the body's thermostat because it’s always regulating temperature, hunger, and energy levels. When someone has a thyroid problem, you can understand how this may lead to specific issues.
Even though a lot of the time our bodies might feel a little bit out of whack, they actually function like a fine-tuned machine, with a huge variety of components and mechanisms working in harmony to help us breathe, move, function, and live. And one of the main mechanisms that influence how your body operates is the hormone, a regulatory substance that gives signals to your cells, tissues, and organs about how to behave.
Health and fitness fads and claims are in every magazine and on every talk show these days. While some health news proves to be valuable and true, there are even more claims out there that simply serve to confuse people and derail their efforts at getting fit and staying healthy.
Here are eleven debunked claims to kick to the curb in 2019 as you prepare for a healthy, happy 2020:
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