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What Position Is Best to Sleep in?

The position you assume during your sleeping hours can actually hugely affect your physical well-being. Sleeping really scrunched together can encourage shortened muscles and imbalances, while craning…

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Eat This Comforting Dish To Ease An Upset Stomach

It's called "khichdi," which, loosely translated from Hindi, means "mish-mash." Khichdi may be mish-mash, but it's a mish-mash packed with flavor and warmth. Composed of basmati rice, yellow mung dal,…

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11 Proven Ways to Reduce or Eliminate Bloating

Bloating is the condition of your belly feeling swollen after eating (1). It is usually caused by excess gas production, and/or disturbances in the movement of the muscles of the digestive system (2).…

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3 Digestive Health Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

One evening she was on the phone with me, chatting excitedly about the three books she was editing, and the next day she was in hospital, getting a biopsy done. The news was not good: she had colon ca…

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How Your Taste Buds Can Aid Weight Loss

"I am a foodie, so I can't help putting on weight," some people say. A 'foodie' is someone who relishes food—which means, he or she has taste buds with an acute sense of taste, leading to more eating …

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15 DOs and DON’Ts of Heartburn

Heartburn is a familiar foe. Roughly 50 percent of Americans feel the heat at least once a month; 20 percent suffer from symptoms two or three times a week and have chronic heartburn or GERD (shor…

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Understanding Stomach Cancer

While the number of American's diagnosed with stomach cancer is declining, the condition causes about 800,000 deaths per year. Watch this for warning signs to treatment options.…

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Waistline Linked to Premature Death

Rarely do doctors measure waistlines as part of a routine physical, yet a bulging middle indicates an increased risk of a premature death. Even if you are not overweight, this one measurement is linke…

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Overcome Indigestion

By Shannon Sexton, Yoga+ It isn’t a pleasant scenario: your stomach is upset and it’s telling everyone in the room. You can apply your willpower and ignore it for a while (and hope that the peo…

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Top 5 Reasons to Drink More Water

By Rachel Venokur-Clark, Eat. Drink. Better Water is essential. Your body is made up of over 70% water; making water the single most important nutrient, apart from oxygen. Water not only re-hyd…

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