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Reasons saunas are good for you

You probably never thought a sauna should help make your life a little bit more safer and secured, but it’s possible. Saunas help reduce the risk of having a stroke. It’s proven that people who use the sauna four to seven times a week had a 60 percent to less likely to have a stroke compared to people who go only once a week. The results still were true for people that had other health and lifestyle factors that could influence the stroke risk, such as smoking, high cholesterol, and diabetes. The test and researchers came to conclusion that people...

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Germy Kitchen Sponge Goes Bye-Bye

When you use the same kitchen sponge for so long they will begin to be a living space for tons of bacteria. Partly because bacteria and microscopic bugs like the kitchen more than the bathroom. In an germanalysis some startling results were dug up. There was 362 different bacteria in the creases of the sponge. That’s roughly the same amount found in human feces. So just imagine 5.5 trillion microscopic bugs crawling around on the dishes you cleaned using a contaminated sponge. Just because you can’t see them, doesn’t mean they aren’t there. What should you use instead? Using a...

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Added Sugars in Food You Love

Things like soda and candy could make one kid leave the dentist with tears, If these bad unhealthy substances are being demolished without care to how much sugar is in them. We all know those have tons of sugar, but I bet you didn’t know blueberry muffins, yogurt, and fruit parfaits are all over the daily recommended sugar limit. Women should consume no more than 24 grams of added sugar per day according to The American Heart Association. Learning to decode the nutrition labels is how you know what’s good and what’s bad. First at the top 6 major sugar...

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Healthy as Forest Bathing

In Japan, they practice forest bathing because they believe the forest is a comforting place. The wind blowing through the trees making them dance and sing, the smells of the rivers and creeks, the bright beams of sunlight that faught through the tree branches, and the fresh air; how could that not sound relaxing while in a bath. They believe being in nature it gives us back our energy and vitality, restore our mood, and refresh and rejuvenate our minds and bodies. Shinrin-yoku means bathing in the forests atmosphere. Forest bathing isn’t the traditional and modern ways for clearing the...

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Fruits and Veggies, Clean and Healthy

When dealing with your fruits and vegetables you want to make sure they are washed properly. Washing foods before consumption can help prevent from E.Coli outbreaks. Food Science & Nutrition did a study that showed even rinsing and/or submerging your fruits and vegetables in water doesn’t completely protect you from there E.Coli bacteria. Even specially designed produce washers were less effective than rinsing with water. Good news is you’re unlikely to come to an encounter with E.Coli on fresh produce. Produce is sold uncovered, so even though you can’t wash the E.Coli bacteria away, you’d still be cleaning off the...

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