Intermittent Fasting Overview

Intermittent fasting has fast become a buzz byword in health and wellness circles. This article sums up the most popular options and gives each a brief overview. Intermittent fasting for weight loss: 5 tips to start Intermittent fasting involves cycling between periods of eating and fasting. At first, people may find it difficult to eat…

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Going Vegan – Is it for You?

Going vegan is, without doubt, a paradigm shift of life-changing proportions. It requires that you forego not only food made from animals, but also daily essentials like clothing and personal care items. Of course, you may also choose a level of strictness that suits you. Is a Vegan Lifestyle for You? | elephant journal The…

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Do CBD Infused Foods Really Work?

These days, CBD infused foods are the new in-thing. Everything from sports drinks to haute cuisine is getting the CBD infusion treatment. The question is: are you actually getting any benefit from consuming CBD laced foods and drinks? This article takes a look at this issue and asks experts to weigh in on the topic. Do…

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Married People Tend to be Healthier

Despite the fact that marriage tends to be hard work and that married couples often find themselves at loggerheads and at times disparaging their spouses when out of earshot, new research indicates that married couples tend to be healthier than unmarried couples. Being married is actually good for your health | IOL Researchers have found…

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Study Confirms Going Organic Reduces Health Risks

These studies are particularly interesting because they confirm a number of issues. Non-organic foods contain higher levels of pesticides. Pesticides such as glyphosate are linked to an increased risk of cancer. Organic foods actually reduce the health risks posed by pesticides by reducing the amount of pesticides present in the body. Interestingly, the studies that showed the weakest…

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Green Tea Minimises Weight Gain

The health benefits of green tea need little introduction. It’s loaded with nutrients and antioxidants, it improves brain function and reduces the risk of cancer. However, new research is now showing that green tea also minimises weight gain. Green tea helps combat obesity, inflammation | IOL The findings, published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry,…

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Cannabis Provides Real Pain Relief

Cannabis is well known as a pain relieving option, but research has now established just how effective it really is. Cannabis Provides Strong Pain Relief What’s hard to argue with, however, are the clinical findings that the pain-relieving effects of the cannabis plant are 30 times more potent than aspirin for decreasing inflammation, according to…

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Common Causes of Brown Urine

We found this article particularly interesting, as there are so many conditions that could cause the urine to become brown. My father-in-law recently noticed that his urine had become brown and the reason was that there was a cancerous growth in his bladder, which was subsequently removed. Happily, we report that there was no spread…

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Cannabis Terpenes Explained

Terpenes are the latest buzzword in the cannabis world, and like cannabinoids such as CBD and THC, they do impart both physiological and psychological effects, albeit much more subtly than cannabinoids. This article examines the effects of terpenes in more detail. Cannabis Terpenes and Their Effects Explained (Complete Guide) Terpenes are organic chemicals constituents of…

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Tumour DNA can Reveal the Cause of Cancer

Cancer, a group of diseases associated with abnormal cell growth continues to be one of the most frustratingly difficult to treat maladies of modern times. In a new discovery, scientists have found a way to identify the particular causes of a cancer by analysing its DNA. Cause of cancer is written into DNA of tumours,…

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Cannabis a Substitute to Opioids or Sleep Meds for Many

It is telling that more people are turning to cannabis rather than pharmaceutical medications to treat pain and sleep issues. Here is another of many such studies that show that people are finding real relief from medicinal cannabis. Cannabis a Substitute to Opioids or Sleep Meds for Many For many, cannabis is replacing over-the-counter painkillers,…

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CBD Infused Foods and Beverages

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CBD infused foods and beverages are set to become the hottest thing in restaurants and supermarkets this year, according to many sources, and chefs are lining up to creat new gastromonical sensations using the new ingredient. Cannabis food, drinks are 2019’s hottest dining trend, top chefs say Chefs across the country say cannabis-infused food and…

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Is CBD an Antibiotic?

Among the multitude of facets of CBD including being an analgesic and an anti-inflammatory are that it has been shown to have antibiotic properties too. This article looks at the evidence and speaks to a few experts about this discovery. Could CBD eventually become an antibiotic? | The GrowthOp A study from Australian scientists have…

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Col’Cacchio Now Serves CBD Pizza

In a trend that has taken quite some time to come to our shores, culinary CBD, the well-known pizza and pasta chain Col’Cacchio has introduced a new item to their menu in the form of CBD Pizza. South African Restaurant Chain Introduces CBD Pizza Col’Cacchio, a chain of Italian restaurants in South Africa, has announced…

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Is CBD Safe for Children?

CBD is being used to effectively treat a multitude of conditiond, both physical and psychological, in adults and in children. Should You Give Your Kids CBD Oil? – Harcourt Health CBD oil is a completely natural product with few side effects, even in larger doses. The World Health Organization considers it “generally safe.” Aside from…

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Cannabis and Parenting

Cannabis is used by many to treat and cope with a multitude of conditions, however, does it present any issues with respect to the challenges of parenting? How to Mix Marijuana with Parenting [Finding the Balance] Parenting can be challenging when you’re consuming cannabis for any number of reasons, including symptoms of chronic pain, depression,…

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