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Microwaves: Safe or Unsafe?

A microwave oven is a standard appliance in any home you buy, apartment you rent, and even in many hotels you may stay at. Their ubiquity is novel, considering they only became so popular sometime in the 90s. However, the speed with which they can heat food (or explode other objects) may be cause for concern for some people. After all, their function is invisible.

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Mental Clarity
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Diet and Mental Clarity: Everything you Need to Know

They say “you are what you eat” but have you ever thought that this also applies to your brain function?

Poor mental clarity can take over your life, but there is increasing evidence that you can take your health back into your own hands by making certain dietary choices. There are many foods that seem to either exacerbate mental health issues, or improve and protect your cognition. This all indicates a strong correlation between your gut and your brain, and to be able to regain your fullest potential we must begin to learn about these connections.

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Protiens for Leaky Gut
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What Exactly is Leaky Gut? A Foolproof Solution to Better Gut Health!

Over the past 20 years or so, gut health has become a bit of a buzzword. But what exactly is gut health and what is a gut? The definition of the gut is a tube that connects the mouth to the anus which is the stomach digestive system that passes out anything that our bodies do not digest. However, the gut as a whole is not that simple. The gut has a lining that has the surface area of 400 square meters and uses roughly 2 times the amount of energy as the brain in order to function properly.

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The Truth about Seed Oils
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Are Seed Oils Bad for You?

For some, the answer may be obvious, but for most people, it’s not so clear-cut. People all over the world are oblivious to the sources of fat in their meals. This can be attributed to the rushed nature of our culture. In trying to get more done, we grab a quick bite to eat, but never consider the food we’re consuming on a daily basis, especially the oils we ingest.

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Gluten Filled Bread
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Why is Gluten Such a Big Deal?

Table of Contents When you think about gluten, you probably imagine something along the lines of wheat. While that is partially true, gluten is more

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What is the keto diet?

The definition of a low-carb diet ranges around 75 or fewer grams of net carbs daily. The ketogenic diet or very low carb is generally

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