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Dark chocolate health benefits

Dark chocolate – health benefits

Eating dark chocolate may decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease, helps to reduce inflammation, increase vasodilation, improve BP, inhibit platelet adhesion and improve lipid profile and is associated with potential benefits in infectious...

Does fiber help in constipation?

Fiber helps relieve Chronic Idiopathic Constipation, that has no known causes and is not a result of any medical condition or drugs. For constipation with known causes more evidence is needed.

How to lower blood pressure?

How to lower blood pressure?

There are several natural ways to reduce high blood pressure: weight loss; reduce carbohydrates, alcohol and salt consumption; regular exercise; increase magnesium and potassium intake.

Is alkaline diet cancer-protective?

Is alkaline diet cancer – protective?

Alkaline diet may contribute to a risk reduction of developing cancer, purely because it promotes eating whole vegetables and fruit and restricts processed foods and added sugars, but not because of the alkaline environment it claimes to create.

Milk allergy symptoms

Milk allergy symptoms and causes

Milk allergy, or dairy allergy, is an adverse immune response to the protein in cow’s milk, that mainly affects children. The symptoms depend on the amount of dairy consumed and the severity of the allergy and include vomiting, diarrhea, dermatitis...

What is celiac disease

What is Celiac Disease?

Celiac disease (CD) is an autoimmune disease that affects the small intestine and prevents the absorption of nutrients. It is caused by eating food with gluten, a protein found in rye, wheat and barley. If a person with celiac disease eats food with...

What is metabolic syndrome?

What is metabolic syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome is a medical condition, diagnosed when three of the following five symptoms occur together: abdominal obesity (apple shaped body); high blood triglyceride levels; low HDL cholesterol level; high blood pressure; high fasting blood...

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