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Snacks for Healthy Eating

There are many snack foods you can choose for healthy eating that are better alternatives to the high calorie ones you find in the marketplace. Picking the right snacks all comes down to making the right choices and having a snack that isn’t going to expand your waistline with unwanted …

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Best Pilates Exercises for Pregnancy

Keeping active and fit during pregnancy is important, however, if you haven’t been exercising before you became pregnant then now probably isn’t the best time to begin a new workout. Pilates offers a great workout for pregnant women for several reasons: Pilates is an exercise that can be modified to …

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Crohns Disease Risk Factors

Crohn’s disease is an autoimmune disorder that affects a person’s intestinal tract. The location of the affliction in the intestinal tract as well as the severity of the problem can differ from person to person. While the exact causes of Crohn’s disease remain unknown, there are several factors which can …

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What is Clotrimazole Prescribed for

Clotrimazole is an antifungal medication. It is prescribed to treat fungal infections (yeast infections) on the skin and mucous membranes. It treats athlete’s foot, jock itch, vaginal yeast infections, ringworm, and candidiasis, and may also be used to guard against oral thrush. Clotrimazole also treats a disorder called “tinea versicolor” …

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What is a Sleep Study

There are many reasons why a physician might request a polysomnography, or a sleep study. This can be a very valuable diagnostic tool in determining if there is some sort of disorder that is causing serious sleep disruptions, as these can lead to other serious conditions. Usually, a sleep study …

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Low Carb Facts

When people think of low-carb diets, their first thoughts run to any of the popular commercial diets from best-selling books, designed to sell you low-carb products. Low-carb protein bars packed with artificial sweeteners particularly spring to mind. A true low-carb diet, one designed by an experienced dietician, is nothing of …

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Bifocal Contact Lenses

When we are born most of us come into the world with 20/20 vision but as we age this can change. The lens of the eye becomes less flexible which is called presbyopia which causes a diminishing ability in far sightedness or nearsightedness. Years ago you would be subject to …

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