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What happens to Your Body after you drink a cup of coffee.

Your Body within an hour of Drinking a cup of coffee. Maybe you’re a coffee-shop junkie or a cold-brew devotee. Or maybe you prefer to keep it old school with a trusty drip coffeemaker. However you consume it, if you’re among the59 percent of Americans who drink coffee, that java buzz after downing a cup is probably familiar to you. But chances are, you aren’t aware of the extent to which this beverage can affect nearly your entire body (from your eyes to your blood) within minutes post-sip. We took…

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6 Myths About the Benefits of Yoga Practice

6 Myths About the Benefits of Yoga Practice BY ALEXANDRIA CROW  |  AUG 16, 2016 New myths about what yoga and the poses themselves can do for you are popping up all the time. Here, Yoga Physics founder Alexandria Crow debunks a few of her favorites. Yoga studios don’t often hand out pamphlets explaining what yoga is or what you may gain from it. Yoga and its practices are often difficult to sum up quickly in words as there are many different techniques, styles, and practices to get to the…

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7 Things That Will Happen When You Start Doing Planks Every Day

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. Planks are one form of bodyweight exercises that will never go out of fashion. Planks are one of the most effective exercises you can do. Why? Because they require a small time investment on your part, and offer the chance to achieve substantial results in a relatively short span of time. Abdominal muscles must provide support for our entire back and spinal column.. In doing so, they also…

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15 Infographics to Help You Eat Healthy and Save Money

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net The great debate on what is healthy seems to rage on endlessly these days, with no shortage of “experts”. There are bacon fanatics, vegans, paleo believers, raw foodies, wheat haters, vegetarians, and a million others in between the extremes. The amazing infographics below represent a generally “healthy” diet with some catering more towards the vegetarians/vegans and some obviously leaning toward the meat eaters. I assure you, there is something useful in here for everyone. 1. Quick and easy meals. Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net The great debate on what…

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X-RAY GIFS

X-rays are extremely useful for showing the hidden structure of any part of the body. However with traditional x-rays, they are usually static images that are fixed. It’s seldom we have an opportunity to see these bones interact with each other. With the help of Cameron Drake, my idea to see bones in motion came to life. Check out the resulting x-ray gifs below. To see how these gifs were created, check out Cameron’s blog. The gifs are also available on my Youtube Channel. SHOULDER X-RAY KNEE X-RAY WRIST &…

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The 11 Food Bloggers Every Vegan Should Follow

1. Minimalist Baker All recipes call for no more than 10 ingredients, can be made in one bowl, or take under 30 minutes to make! 2. Vegan Richa Vegan Richa is well-known for her delicious vegan versions of classic Indian recipes and step-by-step photos with easy-to-understand instructions. 3. Olives for Dinner Created in 2011, Olives for Dinner is an amazing place to find veganized Asian-inspired dishes and home-style classics. 4. Vegan Yack Attack This all-vegan food blog features a wide variety of recipes that are both decadent and healthy. Let’s not forget the gorgeous…

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The Guide to Nuts [Infographic]

Nuts are packed with protein, vitamins, minerals, fiber, and healthy fats. Unless you’re allergic, it’s tough to beat nuts for a nutritious snack. Just about every nut is good for you. But some are better than others. The Greatist, a very good health blog with no affiliation to Nature’s Sunshine, put out this graphic comparing various nuts and their benefits. Here it is, enjoy Source: Nature Sunshine.  

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7 Essentials Your Body Needs

Dietary Fiber Dietary fiber or roughage is derived from plants. There are two kinds of fiber known as “soluble and insoluble” (there are 5 distinct noted sources). Fiber is a true daily essential! Optimum amounts are debated but the current recommendation is 20 grams daily. Fiber = Balance Key probiotics live right upside the lining of the intestines. They ferment fibers that we cannot digest on our own. This produces food for other microbes and cells. Some cells of our colon get nourishment only in this way. No fiber –…

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8 Natural Metabolism Boosters [Infographic]

There are many ways to increase your metabolism. For most people it starts with the right diet and exercise. An efficient metabolism also requires the smooth running of many complex body processes that rely on sufficient antioxidant vitamins such as vitamin C and the B vitamins, and sometimes supplements are required to correct any deficiencies. There are also a variety of herbs and spices that can boost your metabolism. Here are eight metabolism boosters: Click here to see Ulta Therm, a Nature’s Sunshine’s product that helps boost metabolism Herbs that…

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