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Heartburn and What To Do About It?


Have you ever had that pain and burning sensation in your chest as you’re just getting ready to sleep after a hard day’s work? Well, I have. And in case you haven’t - lucky for...

Can We Prevent Dementia?


40 Lifestyle self-assessments for the over-40s 

Guest Blog by Mohamed Elmasry, PhD - 
I am now an octogenarian. In talking with my 80-something friends, we all agree that it would be far more dignified to die in a...

Can Coffee Reduce the Risk of Parkison’s Disease


Parkinson's disease (PD) remains a significant neurological disorder, affecting millions worldwide. While its exact cause remains elusive, emerging research suggests a potential link between coffee consumption and a reduced risk of developing PD. Delving into...

Insights and Solutions for Smoking Cessation


In the realm of public health, few adversaries have been as relentless or pervasive as smoking. Despite decades of awareness campaigns and stringent regulations, the allure of tobacco continues to ensnare individuals worldwide, exacting a...

The Link Between Alcohol and Cancer


Alcohol, a ubiquitous and socially ingrained substance, has long been a subject of fascination and controversy. While its consumption is deeply woven into various cultures and social gatherings, emerging scientific research continues to shed light...

The Power of Protein


Protein, often hailed as the building block of life, is a vital macronutrient essential for various bodily functions. Let's look into why protein is crucial in the diet, the best ways to consume and absorb...

The Scoop On Salt


Salt, a ubiquitous mineral found in every household kitchen, plays a vital role in our daily lives. However, its consumption and effects on health are subjects of ongoing debate and research. Here's a breakdown of...

Decoding Cholesterol: Understanding the Good, the Bad, and Achieving Optimal Levels


Cholesterol is a crucial substance in our bodies, but its levels and types can significantly impact our health. Let's explore what cholesterol is, the different types (good and bad), healthy cholesterol levels, variations by age...