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Yoga

More American adults and kids practice yoga


13 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
An increasing number of kids and adults in the United States are taking up yoga. According to a survey data over the past 10 years, about 10% of adults have been practicing yoga in 2012 from 5% in 2002. About 21 million adults were practicing yoga in the United States,…

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Are food cravings indicative of nutrient deficiencies?


13 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Occasionally, we have an almost insatiable craving for one or several foods, be it chocolate, strawberries, or a juicy stake. Nutritionists argue these cravings reflect the body’s lack of minerals or vitamins found in that particular food. "Cravings mainly indicate that our body is lacking a specific mineral or nutrient,"…

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Healthy lifestyle promotes good vision


27 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
For decades, physicians of Retina Consultants of Southwest Florida have been advocating a healthy lifestyle to their patients. When referring to healthy lifestyle, the doctors include exercise, eating a healthy diet, and not smoking. In short, they say, what is good for your body is also good for your eyes.…