How Pharmaceutical Companies Maximize the Profitability of Their Drugs – At Your Expense

Pharmaceutical companies make their profits from the treatment of illnesses. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that they would find it beneficial if more people were sick so that they can continue to profit. Fortunately for them, the dependence of the general population on medication, especially for chronic illness, means that they will continue…

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Strategies to Bust A Training Plateau

Anyone who’s done a serious fitness regimen has experienced hitting a plateau at some point. It can be frustrating, challenging, and even confusing to figure out the reasons why a workout has suddenly lost its effectiveness or why progress has come to an abrupt halt. It is also mind-boggling to figure out what to do…

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10 Best Sources of Healthy Fats

Most people believe that fats should be eliminated from the diet because of their high-calorie content. It is usually assumed that fats are bad for the body and should be avoided altogether. Fats have been blamed for numerous ills including weight gain, hypertension, cardiac disease, and cancer. The truth is, fats are considered macronutrients and…

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Tips for a Gluten-Free Diet

A gluten-free diet refers to a diet plan that excludes the composite protein called “gluten” which is found in wheat, barley, rye, and oats. It is also a vital ingredient of several food items such as bread, pastries, and cereals. The diet is recommended for people who suffer from certain medical conditions that are caused…

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16 Best Foods to Prevent Skin Aging

Various research studies have established that maintaining a healthy and balanced diet is one of the secrets to achieving radiant and younger looking skin. Good nutrition plays a significant role in promoting clear and healthy skin. The nutrients and minerals from a number of fruits and vegetables can erase the effects of chronic sun exposure…

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Why Chronically Ill People Remain Sick Despite Medication

For a lot of people suffering from chronic conditions like hypertension, diabetes and arthritis, it seems like their illness actually gets worse over time despite frequent medical consultations and drug prescriptions. Why exactly does it seem like people with these conditions are somehow being kept from getting well? In our interview with Dr. Kevin Cuccaro,…

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Coping and Dealing with Injuries

Mike Gillette, mind coach and record-breaking strongman, used to be a US Army Paratrooper. He relates the story of how he dealt with a major injury back when he was only 22 years old. At that time, he was “the guy who got perfect scores in every one of his army PT tests.” But then,…

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12 Natural Home Remedies for the Treatment of Eczema

Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a chronic allergic condition that is characterized by itchy, scaly skin rashes and flare-ups. In mild cases, the affected areas would appear inflamed, red, and dry. But in severe conditions, several blisters or sores that ooze and crust over can develop. When the latter occurs, bandaging is required…

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Lack of Focus and Will: Mindset Issues that Result in Mental and Physical Weakness

Almost all of us have experienced having an injury of some sort like a sprained ankle, a bad back or a painful shoulder. Dealing with an injury presents both a physical and a mental challenge, especially if it is a significant injury because we have to know and accept our injury, do the right thing…

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Everything You Need To Know About Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity

Recently, gluten-free diets and wheat avoidance have become a popular campaign as more and more people experience symptoms of adverse reactions to food items that contain gluten. This is probably because a lot of packaged and processed food being sold on supermarket shelves or meals being served in most restaurants contain wheat or a wheat…

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