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How to keep stress under control and your mind sharp all day long?

Adult human brain weighs about 3 pounds (1,300-1,400 gr). While the brain makes up only 2% of the total body weight, it uses 20% of our daily total energy and oxygen intake. The brain is comprised of about 100 billion neurons, or nerve cells. The neurons which reside in

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Shift from Sugar to Lipid (Fat) Energy Metabolism

How long does it take our body to shift from “sugar energy metabolism“ to “lipid energy metabolism“?   It may take somewhere between four days to two weeks for the body to shift from sugar energy metabolism to lipid energy metabolism (using fat as primary fuel). The rate of

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Sugar and Our Health

Ways Sugar Harms Our Health   Sugar provides merely empty calories. All Sugar, regardless whether they are from natural sources, organic, raw, refined or non-organic, contain a whole bunch of calories and NO essential nutrients –proteins, essential fats, vitamins or minerals. That is why they are called

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Health Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Benefits to heart health  Heart attack survivors supplementing with fish oils reduce their risk of another heart attack, stroke, or death. Regular fish consumption –once or more per week- lowers the risk of sudden cardiac event by 50 percent.   Omega-3 normalizes and regulates cholesterol triglyceride levels

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