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How much fiber should I eat per day? Most Americans eat less fiber than the USDA daily recommendations suggest. This article looks at the guidelines for fiber intake in men, women, and children. We also talk about how fiber can help with weight loss, and discuss how much fiber is too much. L
Medical News Today | May 31, 2018 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is it bad to eat ice? Some people like to chew on ice cubes, but it can cause some complications, including dental problems. Compulsive ice eating is a psychological issue, but it is also a sign of some medical conditions, such as iron deficiency anemia. A doctor can determine
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What are the causes and symptoms of chronic gastritis? Gastritis is a widespread condition where the lining of the stomach becomes inflamed. Gastritis can be chronic, even lasting a lifetime. Here, we look at what causes gastritis, the symptoms, risk factors, and possible complications of chronic gastritis. A
Medical News Today | May 31, 2018 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is butter good or bad for cholesterol? Many people believe that butter is bad for their cholesterol levels because it is high in cholesterol. However, some research suggests that dietary cholesterol does not directly cause high blood cholesterol. It is still best to limit butter in the diet as
Medical News Today | May 31, 2018 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tips for gaining weight safely and things to avoid Being underweight can cause health problems, but anyone wanting to put on weight should take care to do this the right way. In addition to increasing their calorie intake, they must eat a balanced diet, weight train, and do cardiovascular exercise. This a
Medical News Today | May 30, 2018 9:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What to know about non-fasting triglyceride tests Triglyceride tests measure the levels of triglycerides in the blood. Concentrations of these fats or lipids in the blood increase after a meal, so fasting triglyceride tests are common. But non-fasting tests may be just as accurate and helpful. Learn more
Medical News Today | May 30, 2018 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What are the health benefits of lemongrass tea? Lemongrass is an herb that people can use to make a nutritious tea. Study results suggest that lemongrass has a wide range of health benefits, including relieving anxiety, lowering cholesterol, and reducing bloating. In this article, we look at these stud
Medical News Today | May 30, 2018 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How to use Manuka honey for acne Manuka honey can be used for a variety of skin ailments and may even help treat acne. Learn how its wound-healing and antibacterial properties may help reduce the incidence of acne and inflammation. We also look at how to use Manuka honey as a spot treatm
Medical News Today | May 29, 2018 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can carrots cause allergies? When a person has a carrot allergy, contact with the vegetable can lead to itchiness and swelling in and around the mouth. An allergic reaction to carrots can also cause a scratchy feeling in the throat and some more severe problems. Here, learn to identi
Medical News Today | May 29, 2018 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Heart health: Supplements don't work, with one exception A new meta-analysis of existing studies finds that, with one exception, the most commonly used supplements do not protect against heart disease or stroke.
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