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To Sleep… Or Not to Sleep (Backed by Science)

People underestimate the impact sleep has on one’s fitness and general health and that is why sleep deprivation continues to be an epidemic in the United States and abroad. This infographic outlines how sufficient sleep or lack thereof can impact your physical and mental well-being as well as providing tips on how to get a better night’s sleep. All of …

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Bali Survivor Board Game

Bali Survivor Board Game

Do you have what it takes to survive a holiday in Bali? Find out by playing the new Bali Survivor online board game from Fast Cover. The Australian travel insurance company wanted to help travellers avoid the most common risks and dangers in Bali, but there’s already so many health and safety articles and lists of travel tips on the …

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Forever Young On Film

Forever Young On Film

Forever Young On Film: Actors Who Play People On Screen, By Actual Age vs. Character Age From the women who write and direct films to those who star in them, actresses tend to be held to a different standard than their male counterparts. Over the years, women have played roles much younger than their real age – sometimes by a …

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Mega Trends and Technologies 2017-2050

Mega Trends and Technologies 2017-2050

What future brings starting now and way to 2050? Explore in a mind map created to stimulate discussion about current events and possible trajectories. Take a look at trend lines connected to society, work, economy, money, food, technology, retail, environment, media, transport, politics, energy, education, health, security and values. Now to next spiced up with mega trends, dangerous currents, places …

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What do Americans miss about home

What do Americans miss about home

Leaving the familiar behind and moving to a foreign country – either alone or with a family – can be a stressful process. There are many benefits to acknowledging this and to planning ahead for the challenges that might arise on arrival. Of course, different nationalities and personality types will process opportunities and challenges differently. Aetna International surveyed Americans who …

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10 Oral Hygiene Tips

Oral Hygiene Tips

Good oral hygiene is important for a healthy body. As your dentist at Yaletown Laser & Cosmetic Dentistry will tell you, daily brushing and flossing of your teeth helps to prevent many diseases as well helps to prevent tooth decay. Being the gateway to your body means that many diseases enter through your mouth, so keeping it fresh and healthy …

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Hypertension Prevention

Hypertension Prevention

Hypertension Prevention. High blood pressure is out of control in the US and worldwide. 2 out of 3 adults in the US (that is 150 million people) and over 1 billion people worldwide have pre-hypertension or hypertension! Only 54% have their blood pressure under control. Learn more about high blood pressure, related cardiovascular risks and ways to prevent it without medication. …

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10 Remarkable Ways Gardening Benefits Your Health

Gardening Benefits Your Health

For most of us, gardening is either a chore or a hobby. But there is growing evidence that gardening can massively benefit your health. Whether it’s burning almost as many calories than you would in the gym, bacteria in soil that raises your serotonin levels, or even reducing the risk of stroke or heart attacks. In this infographic, we look …

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High Protein Foods for Muscle Building

Protein Foods for Muscle Building

How protein helps build muscle? Protein is composed of amino acids, which are the building blocks of our muscles as well as our body. Without amino acids, our body cannot build, regenerate, or sustain muscle tissue. So yes, we need protein—we need it every day. Here are some protein-rich foods: 1. Dairy and Eggs – Breakfast classics, as they say: …

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10 Health Benefits of Coffee

10 Health Benefits of Coffee

Do you love coffee? If yes, then you should celebrate. Experts confirm that drinking coffee has many health benefits. Here are some: 1. It boosts energy levels. 2. Coffee is packed with antioxidants and essential nutrients. 3. It’s an effective fat burner. 4. It improves physical performance. 5. Coffee may protect us from Alzheimer’s and Type 2 Diabetes. 6. It …

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How to get rid of your ‘muffin top’ without surgery

Get rid of your ‘muffin top’ without surgery

The muffin top is that roll of fat sitting just above the waistband of a pair of trousers, and it’s one of the parts of our bodies that we feel most insecure about. What’s worse, nutritional science tells us that it’s one of the hardest areas to get rid of fat from – we all know the feeling, when sometimes …

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Nutritional Guide to Quinoa

Guide to Quinoa

Quinoa is not only a delicious, nutty-tasting grain that can easily be added to soups, salads, and substituted for rice, but it is one of the healthiest foods a person can consume. Easily made within 20 minutes, quinoa is jam packed with vitamins and minerals not typically found in other grains. via cucinaandamore.com

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10 Step Fertility Diet

Based on research from the ‘Nurses’ health study, the Fertility Diet (ranked #1 in Best Diabetes Diets, #1 in Easiest Diets to Follow and #4 in Best Diets Overall) aims to boost ovulation and improve fertility by incorporating whole grains and vegetable proteins, and removing refined carbohydrates and red meat. Take a look at this 10 Step Fertility Diet infographic created …

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How To make The Perfect Salad

make The Perfect Salad

How to make a hearty, satisfying, healthy salad that doesn’t taste like rabbit food? The folks at http://helloglow.co/ created this great infographic with a formula to make salads you’ll want to eat every day!

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E-Cigarettes the benefits of switching from traditional cigarettes

Smoking traditional cigarettes has many negative health implications and this has been widely publicized. Many people have now made the switch to smoking e-cigarettes with e-liquids- but are they equally as bad? We take a look at the health benefits of making the switch, along with new law changes and how the general public really feel. What are your thoughts …

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Five Questions About Chiropractic

Did you know that chiropractors have more education hours than physical therapists? With only 180 educational hours less than medical doctors, chiropractors are an excellent alternative for treating neck and back pain. Chiropractic is a safe and effective practice that helps millions of Americans year round. via palmer.edu

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Sports Chiropractic – A Winning Solution For Athletes

Sports Chiropractic

What do the 2012 Summer Olympics, Pan Am Games, New York and Boston Marathons, and the IRONMAN Triathlon all have in common? They all utilized sports chiropractors. At Palmer College of Chiropractic, students get the schooling, experience, and training that they need to begin a successful career in sports chiropractic. Call today for more information! via palmer.edu

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No More Waiting On the Phone for Health Industry

Patients who call health Clinique’s, whether they are hospitals or not run out of patience very quickly. They get an answering machine with long recorded messages or put on hold. There is a better solution. This infographic shows how you can implement a call system that will improve customer service and satisfaction. via nomorephonetag.com

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Back Pain Statistics

back pain

An alarming 8 out of every 10 Americans will experience back pain at some point during their lifetimes. This informative infographic from The Good Body delves into some of the most relevant statistics on back pain, including the cost to both patient and society. During the research for this piece, The Good Body discovered that low back pain is on …

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10 of the Best Late Excuses to Tell Your Boss

10 of the Best Late Excuses to Tell Your Boss When you’re running late to work, it helps to have a believable excuse to get you off the hook and keep you on your boss’s good side! If you are running late for work, use the infographic below as a handy reference for the best excuses to give when you’re …

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