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15 Cancer Causing Foods You Have To Stop Eating

You are likely aware that eating junk food is a major risk factor for cancer. But did you know that some so-called health foods are actually carcinogens in disguise?

Or that certain ingredients found in virtually all packaged foods present a serious health risk?

By being an informed consumer, we can help influence for good the types of products that end up on our grocery shelves, and enjoy better health to boot.


Read on to discover 15 very common foods known to increase cancer risk, along with some healthier alternatives.

1. Soda
Not only is soda jampacked with sugar – cancer’s fuel of choice – but it often also contains caramel color. This artificial coloring has the carcinogenic chemical 4-MEI as a byproduct. Laboratory tests show that 4-MEI shows up in sodas with caramel color.

Alternatives – Water is always best, but if you really crave the sweet, bubbly hit of soda, choose a natural brand without caramel color.

2. Grilled red meat
While a nice char on that steak may taste good, the …

10 Ways To Naturally Tighten Skin After Weight Loss

Losing weight is a momentous achievement and ought to be celebrated for sure, but for some having to contend with loose skin as a result of losing a great deal of weight it can be disappointing.

You may feel like you’ve won in one area and lost in another, but this is not necessarily the case. In fact, there are some natural ways that can increase your skin’s elasticity and tighten the areas in need over a matter of time. Your results, of course, will depend on how much weight you’ve actually lost, the length of time your skin was stretched out, and your age.


Here are some valuable tips on how you can tighten your skin after weight loss:

1. Monitor your weight loss to prevent loose skin
It may be time to curb your weight loss just for a bit to allow your skin to get adjusted to the loss. As you maintain your weight, your skin has more of a tendency to shrink to your new size. If you continue to lose weight rapidly, your skin will continue to lose elasticity.

2. Increase your water intake…

Early Signs of Kidney Disease And How to Protect Your Kidneys (Evidence Based)

Kidney disease is a serious medical issue with an unfortunate prevalence in our society. According to the medical journal, Primary Care, chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major health problem affecting approximately 13% of the United States population.


The scientific journal, Kidney International Supplements, advises that some of the risk factors for kidney disease are high blood pressure, excessive alcohol consumption, smoking, and the use of analgesic medications.

The Importance of Kidneys
The kidneys are bean-shaped organs and they are one of the most important organs in our body. The journal of Physiology describes the kidneys as “an organ of critical importance in physiology.”

The kidneys are made to function in several ways to ensure the healthy function of your internal processes. Your kidneys are located in the middle of your back against the back muscles, with one on either side of your spine.

The kidneys filter out any harmful waste and excess toxins while balancing blood pre…

7 Indications Of Overall Health Given By Your Hands

In many ways, your hands are the first things that a stranger will notice about you, be it while shaking hands or while handing something over.

In this context, it’s essential that you know that your hands are significant indicators of the state of your inner health. This means, by looking at your hands, you or anybody else can guess whether you are healthy or not.


In this article, I’d inform you about 7 things which your hands show about your health:

1. Skin Peeling
If the skin on the palm of your hand is peeling off regularly, it means that you are deficient in Vitamin B. This is particularly true when you see the flaky skin on your fingertips.

If you are suffering from this, make sure you take adequate amount of mushrooms, peanuts, avocados and other Vitamin B rich food.

2. Shaky Hands
In most cases, shaky hands are caused by an excessive amount of caffeine intake. Such cases are not very serious and can be reversed with a little change in your lifestyle. However, they sometime might …

Every Woman Need To Know The Warning Signs of Crohn’s Disease

Oftentimes, two similar diseases exist but people end up knowing about only one of the two. This is one of those classic cases: Crohn’s disease is very common, but people know about its cousin, ulcerative colitis.

Named after its discoverer, Burrill Crohn, back in 1932, Crohn’s is a gastrointestinal tract-affecting disease. There are some key differences between UC and Crohn’s.


Two of them stands out: Women are far more probable to contract Crohn’s, and it can happen in any part of your GI tract, whereas UC affects only the colon.

What exactly is Crohn’s?

Our GI tract has healthy symbiotic bacteria that help us digest our food. The most common ones live in our stomachs, but quite a few reside in our intestines too.

When someone contracts Crohn’s, their body mistakenly attacks these healthy, symbiotic bacteria, much like an allergic reaction. This, in turn, causes swelling in areas of the GI tract.

Like many other genetic diseases, scientists are yet to pinpoint the accurate cause of th…

Face Mapping: What Your Skin Says About Your Health

Your face can tell a lot about your health, particularly about the condition of your organs. Our facial skin is very sensitive and can react to any issues that happen within the body.

So, any changes in the color, appearance, or texture of the skin could indicate that a particular organ isn’t functioning properly. Therefore, continue reading if you want to find out what your face is trying to tell you, and how you can treat that issue.


1. Nose Problems – Heart
If you notice something on your nose, it means that you have poor circulation, hypertension, flatulence, bloating, or you are exposed to pollution. You should detox your body by drinking plenty of green tea and staying active.

2. Forehead – Small Intestine and Bladder
If you eat a lot of sugar, canned foods, drink a lot of alcohol, and are under stress, you may experience problems on your forehead. So, you should keep yourself hydrated and get enough sleep. Avoid drinking alcohol, and include more fruits and veggies in your diet.

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