Health Tip: Reduce Childhood Stress

— Stress is a function of the demands placed on people and their ability to meet them, the Nemours Foundation says. Stress affects anyone who feels overwhelmed, including children. Signs of a stressed child include mood swings, acting out, changes in sleep patterns or bedwetting, the foundation says. Additional signs may be stomachache, headache, trouble concentrating or appearing withdrawn. Nemours […]

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Clean vessels. 10 life hacks for lowering your cholesterol

Excess cholesterol sticks together and forms a so-called “plaque”. These clusters tend to narrow the lumen of blood vessels and impede blood flow, increasing risks of blood clots, heart attacks and strokes. Talk about how you need to change the diet and lifestyle to lower cholesterol without drugs.1. Eat less TRANS fatAll fats – the same essential resource, as proteins […]

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From rye crackers and CHOCOLATE: 17 stress-relieving desk snacks

Beat stress at your desk with CHOCOLATE: Food author reveals her 17 anxiety-relieving snacks to eat at your desk Charlotte Watts, co-author of Good Mood Food, is a nutritionist in London She lists 17 foods that you can eat at your desk to relieve stress on Healthista  Dark chocolate and mango can fight afternoon sugar cravings healthily Stress relief from […]

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The 5 Different Types Of Stress You Need To Know About

Most people are aware that stress affects our health in a variety of ways, but what does it actually mean in our modern world? Today, anything that compromises our immune system and promotes chronic inflammation, the common denominator in all preventable degenerative diseases, can be considered a ‘stress’. None work in isolation, with each affecting the other. Identifying and minimising […]

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