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The Best Disinfectant for Surfaces Amidst CoVid-19

The Best Disinfectant for Surfaces Amidst CoVid-19

COVID-19 (initially called 2019-nCoV) has, since December 2019, spread to 127 countries and regions. While causing milder symptoms than SARS, and having a far lower mortality rate than either SARS or MERS, its infection rate appears far more accelerated. Due to it being an enveloped virus (meaning its single-strand RNA is enveloped in a bubble

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Great Allies Against Coronavirus

As the outbreak of novel coronavirus, COVID-19,1 continues to spread around the world,2 researchers are feverishly searching for effective remedies. According to a February 15, 2020, Nature article,3 more than 80 clinical trials are underway testing remedies ranging from intravenous vitamin C and stem cells from menstrual blood to HIV drugs and malaria medication. There’s also a study looking at

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Does Eating Low-carb Diet Prevent Brain Aging?

A new study by Stony University published in journal PNAS finds that brain aging can be prevented or even reversed by taking a low-carb diet. The researchers advise people to replace simple and processed carbs with complex alternatives. The aging linked microbiological changes are also observed in younger people than previously thought. The researchers conducted neuroimaging scans on

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Can You Build Muscle on Keto?

The ketogenic, or keto, diet has become increasingly popular. It is a very low carb, high fat diet that many people use to lose weight and has been linked to various other health benefits. For a long time, many people assumed that it was impossible to build muscle on a keto diet or low carb

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Leg Cramps on Keto: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Cramps are involuntary, localized muscle contractions that are often painful. Leg cramps typically affect the calf muscle, though they can occur in other parts of your leg as well. These contractions commonly occur at night and can last seconds to minutes. Most leg cramps are over in less than a few minutes. Although their exact

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GMOs in Your Food

In the U.S., three major commodity crops are raised predominantly from GMO seed:  field corn (92%*), soybeans (94%*), and cotton (94%*).  *percentages are based on U.S. acreage as of 2015 (USDA) Almost 98% of Canadian grown Canola is genetically engineered for herbicide resistance. U.S. sugar beet production is estimated to be over 95% genetically modified

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The Most Important Detail About The Low Carb Diet

A low-carb diet can help you lose weight because it turns on fat-burning processes, known as “dietary ketosis.” These ketones are also thought to have an appetite suppressant effect. But when large amounts of ketones are produced, your body can become quickly dehydrated — a major problem faced by those on a low-carb diet, says Doris Pasteur, MD, director of the Nutrition

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Replace Junk Food With These Healthy Low Carb Snacks

Even when people are consuming what they consider a healthy snack, many times, they are misinformed. For instance, the protein or snack bars you use to stave off hunger in the midafternoon often contain more protein than you need and more sugar than a doughnut! Sure, your body needs protein to build lean muscle mass, but did

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