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How can I Manage ADHD with Exercise if I’m not Naturally Active?

Exercise does not mean hitting the treadmill or forcing yourself to jog around the track. It can be more fun and fulfilling than that. Research suggests exercise helps with the management of ADHD symptoms. But if you’re not naturally active, it can be tough to exercise regularly – and enjoy it. Exercising can improve focus and help reduce symptoms of ADHD, as well as the ...

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Back To Basics For Better Health

Modern lifestyles are a curious, and unhealthy, mixture of “stop” and “go” – most of us spend the long hours of our working days sitting, sedentary behaviour that’s considered so bad for our health that it’s been dubbed “the new smoking”; but on the other hand, we juggle busy work, family and social lives, struggle to find time for our ...

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Just Two Sugary Drinks A Week Is Hazardous

Research shows that just two sugar-sweetened beverages a week may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, while drinking one a day may raise blood pressure. A Stellenbosch University review of 36 studies found that the consumption of sweetened drinks is steadily rising worldwide, impacting directly on metabolic syndrome — a cluster of risk factors which contribute to heart disease ...

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Plant-based Diets set to be a Mega-Trend in 2018

If you haven’t watched the Netflix documentary “What the Health”, there’s a big chance you’ve heard of it, advocating the benefits of a plant-based diet and eschewing all animal products. With a host of celebrities, nutritionists and millennials singing the holistic benefits, a plant-based lifestyle is set to be the mega trend of 2018. Market research group 1010 Data shows ...

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Mediterranean Diet Best But Choose Purest Omega 3 – Health Expert

A Mediterranean diet rich in omega 3 fats, fruits and vegetables combined with moderate exercise is the healthiest way to lose weight, new research shows. A study, published in the US journal, Circulation, found that the Mediterranean diet – which is rich in omega 3 fats found in oily fish, olive oil, nuts, seeds, and some vegetables — combined with ...

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Younger Men Being Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

The average age at which prostate cancer is being diagnosed has dropped considerably in recent years, a team of Irish researchers has reported. In a recent study, researchers at the University Hospital Limerick found that the average age of men with “high grade” prostate cancer had decreased from 71 to 63 in the last decade. Prolific form of cancer Prostate ...

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Overcome Festive Season Stress

The end of the year is here, but despite the holiday season you’re often left juggling more tasks than ever. According to Mokete Sekhesa, Brand Manager for the Energy Supplement brand Turbovite®, the end of the year is a stressful time as it is usually associated with exams, work deadlines, holiday planning and festive season shopping. Take care of yourself ...

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Hair Loss Driving Men To Drink, Causing Depression – Survey

A UK survey shows that hair loss makes a significant number of men depressed, anti-social and turn to drink and drugs. The British Telegraph reported that a survey conducted by a UK pharmacy group found that a quarter of men surveyed under the age of 35 “turned to drink and drugs due to hair loss”. Low self-esteem Almost 40% said ...

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Regular Pelvic Checks Vital to Detect Cancer — Urologist

Early diagnosis of pelvic cancer is vital for successful treatment and women should have regular check-ups to help detect the disease at its onset, The Urology Hospital, Pretoria advises. Pelvic cancer refers to various cancers in the pelvic area, including cancer of the bladder, anus, rectum and cancer of the skin and soft tissue. For women, pelvic cancer also includes ...

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10 Tips to Get Heart Smart

By Dr. Paul Palmer, a plant-based nutrition consultant Have a change of heart this Heart Awareness Month and make small but significant adjustments for a healthy and happy life. Remember when doctors prescribed “healthy” cigarettes and smoking as a something that was “good for you”? Luckily, much has changed over the last few decades. Preventative care is fast becoming an ...

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