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Mix These 2 Ingredients and See What Happens To Your Skin After Several Minutes

Mix These 2 Ingredients and See What Happens To Your Skin After Several Minutes

Black pepper oil is rich in helpful minerals and vitamins. For instance, it includes vitamin-A (Beta Carotene), which is very beneficial for ocular health as well as for antioxidant activity. Vitamin-K is important for keeping proper circulatory and metabolic functions, muscles, and bones. Moreover, it has calcium, potassium and selenium. ...

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How animals can improve your health

How animals can improve your health

Our furry, feathered and scaled friends are turning up more and more in therapists’ rooms, aged care facilities and hospitals thanks to their healing powers. The treatment is called animal-assisted therapy, and it involves pets being used to help people who are sick or suffering from depression oranxiety. Overseas, there ...

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Can vitamin infusions really improve your health?

Can vitamin infusions really improve your health?

Can an intravenous (IV) vitamin infusion help the body heal from chronic illness? A growing body of research suggests the answer may be “yes” and while critics in the medical profession remain sceptical, it’s starting to garner mainstream attention as a promising treatment for myriad ailments. Celebrities such as Madonna ...

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Why ‘holding on’ is bad for your health

Why ‘holding on’ is bad for your health

Australians’ aversion to public restrooms is increasing the incidence of serious health conditions as a result of irregular bowel habits and not going to the toilet, according to The Movicol Bathroom Behaviour Report. In the report, it was revealed 90 per cent of Aussies experience constipation at some point in ...

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Is the next big thing in food no food?

Is the next big thing in food no food?

Would you give up food for the same powdered shake every day? Not because you want to drop a dress size, but because you’re, well, bored of food? That’s the thinking behind the powdered shake Soylent. US creator Rob Rhinehart came up with the idea in 2013, when he was ...

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Is your private health cover costing you too much?

Is your private health cover costing you too much?

Noticing a big hole in your bank account where your money should be? You can probably thank your health insurance. According to the Private Health Insurance Ombudsman, full cover for a NSW family now costs between $141 to $245 a month. Add a few extras and you’re looking at a ...

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How secrets affect your brain (and your health)

How secrets affect your brain (and your health)

Who doesn’t love the thrill of a secret? From a social perspective, a secret is simply information that’s not common knowledge. It may have an air of mystery or gossip-inducing connotations, usually negative. However, from a scientific perspective, a secret is hard to define. As you process the information, a ...

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Health benefits of guarana

Health benefits of guarana

Guaraná and caffeine Guaraná contains caffeine, the stimulant found in coffee, tea, yerba mate, colas and chocolate. “Guaraná also contains a whole mix of other compounds that act together to stimulate you over and above itscaffeine content,” says Professor Stephen Myers, Director of NatMed-Research at Southern Cross University. In fact, ...

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Why you should make time for me-time

Why you should make time for me-time

Exercise, nutritious food and plenty of sleep are the obvious building blocks for good health, but “me-time” is another essential. What works for you will be different to what works for someone else, but one thing is consistent: Failing to take that time will not only make you unpleasant to ...

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