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Turmeric - A natural source of antioxidants and anti-inflammation

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Turmeric - A natural source of antioxidants and anti-inflammation

  Overview For thousands of years, turmeric has been used as a traditional spice in Asia due to its delicious flavor. However, the popularity of this compound has exploded over the past few years, which is partially attributed to scientific research that supports the health benefits of turmeric. More specifically, scientists contribute the positive health benefits of turmeric to its active ingredient, curcumin. In this article, we will discuss the benefits of taking turmeric supplements and how it may help you with numerous health concerns.   The major benefits of turmeric Analgesic effect In a 2018 paper, researchers reviewed the...

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The Benefits of Collagen For The Skin

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The Benefits of Collagen For The Skin

Overview Collagen is a primary component of most biological structures. This protein is found in humans, animals, and some plants. In general, we can find collagen in the skin, hair, nails, bones, tendons, ligaments, muscles, and blood vessels. Over the past few years, the world witnessed a surge in the popularity of collagen supplements due to a variety of reasons, such as their anti-aging properties, skin improvements, and the prevention of bone demineralization. In this article, we will discuss the mechanisms that explain the benefits of collagen on the skin, hair, and nails. Benefits of collagen  The main role of...

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Exercise Benefits: Weight Loss, Muscle Hypertrophy, and More

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Exercise Benefits: Weight Loss, Muscle Hypertrophy, and More

Overview Cardiovascular training is a type of exercise characterized by non-interrupted use of oxygen by the cells to produce energy for muscle contraction. Of course, all exercises need oxygen; however, exercise activates certain metabolic pathways that run exclusively on oxygen (e.g., the Krebs cycle). Activities that belong to this category include jogging, swimming, cycling, and walking. On the other end of the spectrum, we have exercise, which activates the metabolic pathways that do not require oxygen (e.g., anaerobic glycolysis).  Exercise is one of the best weight loss exercises that all people who suffer from obesity should opt for.  In this...

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Detailed Guide: Health Benefits of Collagen You Should Know

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Detailed Guide: Health Benefits of Collagen You Should Know

Detailed Guide: Health Benefits of Collagen You Should Know Have you ever wondered why collagen products are everywhere right now – from your local grocery store to even your Instagram feed? Well, collagen is now a common buzzword in health, and that’s because it’s one of the best nutritional ingredients studied to help maintain a youthful glow. Collagen has also been shown to support hair and nail growth as well as many other bodily functions.  There’s now a strong consumer interest in taking collagen in different forms, like peptides for example, as this has been shown by several studies to...

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The Benefits of Taking Multivitamins

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The Benefits of Taking Multivitamins

Overview In the modern world, it is basically impossible to go through your day without seeing an advertisement that promotes a certain vitamin or dietary supplement. Some advertisers take this further by misleading customers about the benefits of their products and how they could improve the quality of life in endless ways. Due to the poor regulation of these products, it is extremely challenging to determine whether a supplement is truly beneficial or just another scam. Note that when you see a product labeled as a multivitamin, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it only contains vitamins since you could also...

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