Full-fat milk is OK if you’re healthy, but reduced-fat dairy is still best if you’re not

The Heart Foundation now recommends full-fat milk, cheese and yogurt or reduced-fat options as part of its updated dietary advice released yesterday. This moves away from earlier advice that recommended only reduced-fat dairy when it comes to heart health. So, what’s behind the latest change? And what does this mean for people with high blood pressure or existing heart disease? […]

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Best supplements: What are the best supplements for vitamin D deficiency?

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in very few foods. Vitamin D promotes calcium absorption in the gut and maintains adequate serum calcium and phosphate needed for bone growth and bone remodelling. Without sufficient vitamin D, bones can become thin, brittle, or misshapen. Vitamin D is obtained from sun exposure, food, and supplements. Which supplements can […]

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Annual mammography screenings aren’t the best option for female survivors of some childhood cancers

Female survivors of childhood cancers who have been treated with thoracic radiation, such as survivors of Hodgkin’s lymphoma (HL), have a higher risk of developing breast cancer later in life compared to the general population. To mitigate this risk, current guidelines in Ontario recommend that female HL survivors undergo annual mammography and MRI screenings starting at age 30, the same […]

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Happy Father's Day! Celebs Share Best Advice From Their Fathers

Words of wisdom! While raising kids of their own, celebrities like O’Shea Jackson and Ike Barinholtz have looked to their own dads for help. But not all famous fathers just enjoy receiving advice — some of them like to share it. In February 2019, for example, Prince William opened up to a group of future dads about parenting. “It’s very daunting how […]

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Brain supplements: Four of the best supplements for optimal brain health

The brain requires a constant supply of oxygen and glucose, which is carried to the brain by the blood. Like the rest of the body, the brain depends on food to run at peak performance hence the reason we feel our brains are the sharpest after a good meal. Eating a varied diet that includes fresh, unprocessed foods in a […]

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The 5 Best Sex Positions if Your Partner Has a Small Penis

When it comes to penis size, the myth persists that bigger is better. But it’s totally untrue. Okay, orgasms might be trickier to pull off if your partner has a micropenis—defined as a penis that measures under 2.8 inches when erect. But this condtion is very rare. (The average erect penis clocks in at five inches, FYI.) “Good sex is really […]

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The Best Advice Porsha Williams Has Received Ahead of Baby’s Arrival

  Almost there! Porsha Williams is in the third trimester of her pregnancy, and the Real Housewives of Atlanta star has received lots of “amazing advice” ahead of her first baby’s arrival. “The best so far was to just enjoy every moment of being pregnant and once they arrive,” the reality star, 37, told Us Weekly exclusively. “You only get nine […]

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Breastfeeding is still best

(HealthDay)—The benefits of breastfeeding are wide-ranging. For baby, they include protection against infections and illnesses, including asthma, as well as reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Babies breastfed for six months are also less likely to become obese. For mom, breastfeeding decreases the risks of breast and ovarian cancers. There are financial benefits, too. Not needing to […]

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