What Is the OMAD Diet—and What It Really Does to Your Body

What Is the OMAD Diet—and What It Really Does to Your Body

Dieting trends come and go, but one that’s seemingly here to stay is intermittent fasting. A new, bigger, badder, and more extreme fasting approach is the OMAD, or one meal a day, diet. The OMAD diet is exactly what it sounds like—people only eat one meal per day. The protocol is you must eat in the same four-hour window on a standard-sized dinner plate every day. The food can only pile up to three inches high,…

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The 3 Foods A Neuroscientist Says To Eat Daily To Prevent Alzheimer’s

The 3 Foods A Neuroscientist Says To Eat Daily To Prevent Alzheimer’s

If we know one thing to be true, it’s that good nutrition can be the answer to many of our common health problems. Obesity and heart disease, for example, are leading causes of death in the United States, and nutrition can often successfully treat these. So what about Alzheimer’s disease? As it turns out, you may be able to decrease your risk of developing Alzheimer’s by changing your diet, and there are a couple of…

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A diet of kooky (and risky) ways to lose weight

A diet of kooky (and risky) ways to lose weight

Welcome to diet season, that time of year when people are looking for a reset after the overconsumption of the holidays. There is a smorgasbord of choices for those who are looking to lose weight or stave off a winter doldrums gain, and a few of them actually do work. Some of the trendiest weight-loss schemes, from intermittent fasting to Tom Brady’s alkaline diet, might seem a bit odd or excessive — until you consider…

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New hydrotherapy pool installed at local school to help children with disabilities

New hydrotherapy pool installed at local school to help children with disabilities

Innova Care Concepts has been awarded a contract to supply and install a hydrotherapy pool worth £169,000 at the new Sandside Lodge School in Ulverston, Cumbria, which caters specifically to children with special educational needs and physical disabilities. The pool will be fitted with air jets, colour-changing LED lights, and an internal perimeter railing to help with any physiotherapy exercises. It is one of four bespoke hydrotherapy pools currently being installed by Innova across the…

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Stop stressing about the perfect diet, it’s human to fail

“Proponents of paleo and dairy-free diets claim that modern humans were not designed for their current diet, as if evolution was a cul de sac.” Photograph: William West/AFP/Getty Images Recently, I received an email from a young woman who told me that, although she was struggling with an eating disorder, she got great pleasure from reading my restaurant reviews. She said reading about, and enjoying, such enthusiasm for food made her feel normal. I’m sure…

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Recovering From Miscarriage: Effective Tips And Dietary Changes To Keep In Mind

Recovering From Miscarriage: Effective Tips And Dietary Changes To Keep In Mind

It goes without saying that miscarriage for any woman is extremely sorrowful. Though surviving a miscarriage is difficult and can take a toll on your body. But focusing on your health should be the first priority during these difficult days. You feel terrible, grief- stricken and completely shaken by the loss of your child. But this can affect your physical and mental health. Amidst all this, your body also goes through the process of recovering. Your recovery…

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Young Men More Prone To Ankylosing Spondylitis

Young Men More Prone To Ankylosing Spondylitis

Young adults in their late twenties and early thirties are experiencing a chronic condition called Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS). AS is a condition which can affect anyone, but primarily it impacts young males in their teenage and the age group of 20-30 years. It is an irreversible, inflammatory and autoimmune disease which occurs when an overgrowth of the bones results in the spine’s bones fusing together which results in a rigidity of the spine. Prevalent amongst…

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How To Smoothly Transition To A Plant-Based Diet

How To Smoothly Transition To A Plant-Based Diet

Plant-based yogurt bowl with fresh cherry and chia seeds. Photo Credit: GettyGetty More and more people are switching to a plant-based diet thanks to its proven health and environmental benefits. In the U.S itself, more than a third of consumers are actively trying to eat more plant-based foods. Moreover, with the help of strong celebrity backing and popular social media campaigns like Meatless Monday, plant-based eating has become the biggest dining trend of 2018. So, what…

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