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Avoid fruit juice up to the age of 1 year, say the AAP

Parents should avoid offering fruit juice to infants under the age of 1 year, unless advised by a doctor, as it provides “no nutritional benefit” and may harm their health. This is the according to new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Previous guidelines on fruit juice consumption from ...

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How Many Calories Should I Eat a Day?

The number of calories you need to eat each day depends on several factors, including your age, size, height, sex, lifestyle, and overall general health. As an example, a physically active 6ft 2in male, aged 22 years, requires considerably more calories than a 5ft 2ins sedentary woman in her 70s. ...

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How Much Sugar Is In Your Food And Drink? (with video)

In our modern and fast-paced lives, it can be difficult to keep a healthy balance of nutrients in our food. Sugar is one of these nutrients, and the cells in our body would die without it. Consuming too much sugar, however, raises the risk of several problems, including poor dental ...

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The health benefits of popular foods

Though the field of medicine continues to advance and branch out in so many ways, nutritionists and health experts continue to praise the benefits of certain foods. In fact, eating healthfully has been shown to reduce the risk of obesity, cardiovascular illnesses and even certain types of cancer.1 However, understanding ...

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Fish Oils: Health Benefits, Facts, Research

Fish oils come from fatty fish, also known as oily fish; specifically the tissue of fish such as trout, mackerel, tuna, herring, sardines, and salmon. The fillets of oily fish contain up to 30 percent oil, but this figure varies. White fish, on the other hand, only contain high concentrations ...

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Porn-induced erectile dysfunction: How does it happen?

Men who have erectile dysfunction are unable to get or keep an erection long enough to engage in sexual intercourse. An erection normally occurs when blood flow increases into the penis, causing it to expand and become firm. Erectile dysfunction symptoms might include: trouble getting an erection trouble keeping an ...

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Ten health benefits of sex

In exploring just how sex affects the mind and body, the list of potential benefits appears to be endless. Aside from reproduction, pleasure, and intimacy, sex seems to have a positive impact on many life areas, including work, physical and cognitive performance, marriage, and happiness into our senior years. Sex ...

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