24 Jul, 2024
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Food Storage Mistakes That Are Twice As Dangerous During Summer – Health Digest

A trip to the beach and picnics by the lake are popular summertime activities. Mishandling food during these excursions, however, can pose dangerous health concerns during summer.  When storing for travel, it’s important to transfer meat, seafood, and other perishable foods directly from the refrigerator or freezer, in a frozen state, into a cooler. The […]

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Avoid These Dangerous Ibuprofen Mistakes If You’re Over 50 – Health Digest

While there are some circumstances that might warrant alternating between ibuprofen and acetaminophen, it’s generally not safe to take this medication with other anti-inflammatory and painkilling medicines. In fact, mixing medicines could cause serious adverse health effects that affect everything from the stomach to the kidneys, especially among older individuals with compromised organ function. It […]

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Protein Mistakes You Should Avoid As You Age – Health Digest

No two people are alike. One’s needs can differ dramatically from another, especially where protein is involved. Those requirements can vary based on factors like age, health status, and activity level, which is why you shouldn’t neglect to involve your healthcare provider in determining how much protein you need. If you’re older and in good […]

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Sleep Mistakes That Can Increase Your Risk Of Cancer – Health Digest

All of us have an internal body clock called the circadian rhythm, or circadian cycle. It’s a 24-hour clock that regulates when we feel sleepy, hungry, and alert. The circadian rhythm also has a role to play in our mood and mental health, metabolism, and regulation of blood sugar and cholesterol. This internal clock is driven by light — […]

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These 9 Common Food Storage Mistakes Are Putting Your Health At Risk – Health Digest

As Live Science notes, it’s possible for Listeria bacteria to be in ice cream. Benjamin Chapman, a food safety expert at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, told Live Science that usually for Listeria to cause sickness, there would have to be ” … tens of thousands, or hundreds of thousands of cells … ” […]

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3 mistakes people make when trying to stay healthy on holiday – Healthista

F45 Trainer Jessica King reveals 3 mistakes people make when trying to stay healthy on holiday. She reveals how you can keep your exercise regime going whilst soaking up the sun, sea and sand Exercising on holiday can be hard to maintain, especially when you’re in vacation mode, making it easy to throw you off your […]