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Metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome

Definitions and diagnosis Currently, two sets of defining criteria for metabolic syndrome are set out by two different sources: the International Diabetes Federation[4] and the revised National Cholesterol Education Program. These are very similar and they identify individuals with a ...

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Marine Phytoplankton: The Ocean’s Miracle

Marine Phytoplankton: The Ocean’s Miracle

Every drop of water in the first 100 meters below the ocean surface contains thousands of free-floating, microscopic flora called phytoplankton. Inhabiting 3 quarters of the earth’s surface, these single-celled organisms fuel nearly the whole marine ecosystem and form the ...

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Is Fasting Good For You?

Is Fasting Good For You?

Fasting dates back for centuries in every ancient religious text you can think of: the Old and New Testaments, the Kuran, the Vedas, Kabbalah and Upanishads. In recent years, the enthusiasm for fasting has gained ground again as mounting evidence ...

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Conquer Osteoporosis Naturally

Conquer Osteoporosis Naturally

Women normally attain peak bone density between age 25 and 30 after which bone density starts to spiral down as menopause approaches. Progressive bone loss is an interplay of many complex factors. Many conditions can trigger the osteoclasts, cells that ...

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Five Ways to Avoid Skin Cancer

Five Ways to Avoid Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is becoming a growing concern for people all over the world, including Asia. There are five pretty simple things you can do to avoid skin cancer. 1.Use Sunscreen Sometimes you need to be outside when it is sunny. ...

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Normal Blood Pressure for Women

Normal Blood Pressure for Women

It is no secret that high blood pressure constitutes a serious risk of heart disease. Of course, low blood pressure comes with its own collection of health problems including dizziness, light-headedness and fatigue. Either way, it is important for women ...

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Does Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease?

Does Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease?

Cholesterol or high cholesterol levels in the blood have often been implicated in heart disease. Your doctor will invariably tell you to lower cholesterol levels if they are high or if the HDL-LDL cholesterol is not in balance. However, cholesterol ...

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