Monthly Archives: June 2014

Can Washing Raw Chicken Cause Food Poisoning?

Don’t wash your chicken before cooking! A new study in the UK found that washing raw chicken leads to the spread of campylobacter bacteria, which may cause food poisoning. This is because the water can be easy splashed and spread onto hands, utensils, cutting boards, and cooking surfaces. Symptoms of the food poisoning are diarrhea, […]

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Rest to See More Rewards

It is common knowledge that exercise and physical activity are beneficial to your health. But how much is too much? Many people don’t take any days off from exercising, and therefore they don’t allow any time for recovery. Too much exercise can be just as dangerous as not exercising at all!!! It is important to […]

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Health and Lifestyle May Affect Memory, Even in Young Adults

A recent study published in PLOS ONE found that lifestyle factors and health issues may contribute to memory complaints, even in younger adults.  Researchers at UCLA examined known risk factors for dementia, including depression, lower education levels, physical inactivity, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity and smoking. They found that depression, low levels of education, physical […]

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Supplement of the Month: Garcinia Cambogia

What is Garcinia Cambogia and where is it found? Garcinia Cambogia is small fruit, which looks like a little green pumpkin. It is also known as a tamarind.  It is native to Indonesia, but it can also be found in Southeast Asia, India, and parts of Africa. The skin of the fruit contains a rind […]

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