Facts About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

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PCOS stands for polycystic ovarian syndrome which can inflict women during childbearing years. The infographic below by Authority Diet presents interesting facts about polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). As much as three to eight percent of women suffer from PCOS, and in America alone, approximately five million women have this condition. Women who suffer from PCOS have oversized ovaries that produce high levels of androgens as […] Read more »

The Correlation Between Poor Oral Health and Diabetes

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Your pearly whites are a gateway to your body. So it makes sense that what you eat affects the health of your mouth as well as your body. Certain foods and energy drinks could increase your blood sugar levels which in turn could increase the risk of infection. This infographic brought to you by Birch Dental Group reveals just how many Canadian adults suffer from dental […] Read more »

Why Men Should Consider Nursing

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Even in 2017, the stereotype of nursing as a “woman’s job” hugely impacts the amount of men applying for the job, even though the position offers high demand, high compensation, and a rewarding professional experience. In fact, the gender disparity is so huge that only a dismal 9% of nurses in this country are men! So, what are some of the myths that are holding […] Read more »

Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Vitamin D

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There hasn’t been enough attention on vitamin D like it deserves. Vitamin D is nicknamed the sunshine vitamin, however, it is not actually a vitamin but a steroid hormone precursor. There are plenty of important bodily functions that require vitamin D and it also affects our genes. Because of this, higher vitamin D levels correlates with lower incidence of bad health conditions such as multiple […] Read more »

Asbestosis and Asbestos Exposure

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Asbestosis is normally diagnosed following a careful medical history, history of exposure to asbestos, and some specific tests such as X-rays and CT scans. This information is precious in determining how much the illness has evolved and how well the lung is working. Biopsies are not usually necessary for asbestosis. There is no treatment that can reverse the damage asbestosis has caused to the lungs, […] Read more »

Paleo Diet Food List

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Paleo has been one of the most popular diets of the past decade. The basis of the diet is to eat like our prehistoric ancestors did. But it builds on the knowledge that our ancestors discovered over hundreds of thousands of years and mixes it with modern nutrition and medical scientific studies. This infographic illustrates the basics of what you eat on a Paleo diet […] Read more »

Ovarian Cancer and Asbestos Exposure

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Every year, 230,000 women develop ovarian cancer worldwide, 70% of whom received the diagnosis when their disease is too advanced to respond to treatment. Tragically, 2 out of 3 women suffering from ovarian cancer will die of it. As the female reproductive cancer with the most unfavorable prognosis, ovarian cancer is annually responsible for 140,000 victims across the globe. While still controversial, one of the risk factors […] Read more »

Benefits of Coconut Oil Pulling

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Having trouble keeping your gums healthy, teeth white and breath fresh?  Then you should find out more about coconut oil pulling for oral health. The infographic below by Authority Diet explains how to do coconut oil pulling step-by-step and its benefits. Oil pulling has been practiced for centuries.  Apart from coconut oil, olive and sesame oil can also be used.  However, they are not as […] Read more »

Esophagus Cancer and Asbestos Exposure

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Exposure to asbestos can sometimes prove to be deadly and it can happen in different ways: by inhaling or by swallowing – this mineral fiber can also be swallowed and that can happen when people drink contaminated liquids or when they cough up the asbestos they have just inhaled and then swallow the saliva. The individuals with the heaviest exposure remain those who used to work […] Read more »

The Omad Diet

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The Omad Diet is a bit different than the conventional 3 meals a day that we are accustomed to. It is a diet that consists of only eating one meal every twenty four hours. It is a form of intermittent fasting that shares many great benefits and offers a simple approach to dieting. When you eat one meal a day, you simply follow what is […] Read more »