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Medical News Today: Keto diet: A ‘cheat day’ may undo benefits and damage blood vessels

New research shows that people who follow a keto diet to lose weight or treat diabetes should avoid sudden spikes in blood sugar levels. New research explores the effects of having a ‘cheat’ day on the keto diet. Diets require discipline, and it is not always easy for people to follow them without indulging in… Read More »

Moms, please don’t eat your placentas: Obstetricians say ‘placentophagy’ carries risks, with no proven benefits

After reviewing what scientific data exist on the subject, Canada’s pregnancy specialists are encouraging any woman considering eating or drinking her placenta to please refrain from doing so. The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada has found no evidence of benefit from human maternal “placentophagy,” but potential risks of harm, including the transfer of… Read More »

Benefits of Nose Breathing

by Patrick Mckeown Nasal breathing is something many people take for granted. And yet, it is something so many people don’t do or don’t do correctly. They consider breathing as an automatic activity, that needs no attention — what a mistake. In this article, we will talk a little bit about the health benefits of… Read More »