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Brain Exercise: How to Get Better at Remembering

Brain Exercise: How to Get Better at Remembering

  Why can't you suddenly remember your PIN or where you put your keys?  Can you sleep and eat yourself to a better memory?    Here are some answers from a couple of brain researchers. What role does memory play? Memory is wrapped up in pretty much everything we do, and there are several different types of memory, each of which plays its role in our behaviour and thinking, e.g. the place memory that gives us the ability to remember where certain things are and the emotional memory that reminds us of what is good and bad and provides goals…
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What happens in your body when you drink alcohol?

What happens in your body when you drink alcohol?

What does alcohol do to the body? What effect does alcohol actually have on shape, weight and metabolism? What really happens …… before you feel affected? Alcohol affects you before you even realize it. Even when you have a blood alcohol level of 0.2, the ability of your eyes to focus is reduced. When it reaches 0.5, your point of view is reduced and your ability to assess situations and to control your movements is less. … with your self-control and judgment? "When alcohol goes in, the brain goes out," they say. Alcohol affects your judgment whether you want it…
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5 Traps That Make You Eat Too Much … And How To Avoid Them.

5 Traps That Make You Eat Too Much … And How To Avoid Them.

You will probably recognise yourself in several of these situations. Read along and learn some simple yet logical advice on eating sensibly and thoughtfully.   Trap # 1 - You forget to notice: Your stomach is not able to decide for itself whether you have had enough food or not, so it is up to you to focus on the meal and to stop and notice when you are full. A lot of eating takes place without you thinking about it, and therefore you quickly forget to listen to your body. This often happens because there is something else at…
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Do you drink so you get “choppy”? Get an overview of the liquid calories.

Do you drink so you get “choppy”? Get an overview of the liquid calories.

Soda, coffee, alcohol. See where you get the fewest calories It is important to get plenty of fluids both during the day and when you exercise. But think hard. Some drinks are pure calorie bombs. Calorie facts about alcohol: Alcohol contains almost as many calories as fat! 1 g alcohol = 7 calories 1 g fat = 9 calories 1 g carbohydrate or protein = 4 calories In addition to being bursting with calories, alcohol also inhibits your fat burning. The body tries to burn the alcohol instead of the calories you have eaten. Here is a guide to get…
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9 Ingredients To Boost Your Energy Levels And Stay Fresh All Day

9 Ingredients To Boost Your Energy Levels And Stay Fresh All Day

Taste nine ingredients that really boost your energy level and shake the fatigue of you. GINGER Ginger has a spicy, refreshing taste. It fights inflammatory conditions, increases your metabolism and increases your energy levels. And as a bonus, it can also fight motion sickness. Contains: Minerals and vitamins, especially potassium, manganese, copper and magnesium as well as vitamins B5 and B6. Tip! Use fresh ginger, you will find that the vitamins and minerals, and the taste is much milder than in dried ginger powder. Use it squeezed in juices and grated, fried or cooked in both hot and cold dishes. …
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Your Face Reveals Everything About Your Health

Your Face Reveals Everything About Your Health

Did you know that your face tells you how your body is doing? Many health experts believe that your face reveals how you and your body actually feel. Facial impurities can be a sign of health problems elsewhere in the body. The theory is that problems with digestion, heart or fertility can all be read in the small area between the forehead and chin. Read on, find your mirror and check how your health is :-)  EARS - Red ears can be a sign of a mild allergic reaction to either food, alcohol, caffeine or medication. What you can do:…
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4 Foods That Increase Your Metabolism

4 Foods That Increase Your Metabolism

What foods you should eat if you want to increase your metabolism? First of all,  why does everyone always talk about metabolism? Well, your metabolism is the process your body will use to make and burn energy from food. Your metabolism helps you to breathe, think, digest, circulate blood, stay cool when it’s really hot, and stay warm when it’s cold. It is a common belief that raising your metabolism helps you burn more calories and increase weight loss. So try to boost it with these 4 foods, as a start, and see for yourself. 1) Protein It is well…
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How To Say Goodbye To Your Sugar-Monster

How To Say Goodbye To Your Sugar-Monster

Sugar addict? Do you suffer from sugar cravings?  And do you always give in when the candy bowl entices?  Then maybe it's time to shake up your habits a bit There are an incredible number of good reasons to say goodbye to sugar, or at least use the sugar more sensibly so that YOU control the sugar and not the other way around. Maybe you, like many others in the Western world, find that your stomach is irritated? You can remedy this by cutting down on sugar. Other bonuses are a better night's sleep, a nicer body and more energy.…
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Are You Struggling With Jaw Tension? What You Can Do

Are You Struggling With Jaw Tension? What You Can Do

Jaw tension can be uncomfortable and painful, but did you know that tension in the jaws can be a sign of stress, anger or repressed emotions? Symptoms of jaw tension Frequent headache (especially when you wake up) Tension and pain in neck and shoulders Nausea, dizziness Pain in the face Tinnitus / tinnitus Plug, click or pain in the ears Tension and soreness in the cheeks, tongue and throat Sore teeth Clicking jaw joint Teethneck Difficulty breathing Disturbed night sleep How to get rid of jaw tension The jaw muscles are - in relation to their size - actually some…
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10 Things You Need To Know About Fat Burning

10 Things You Need To Know About Fat Burning

High fat burning 10 things you need to know about fat burning Can I easily eat a plate of marabou after training because my burning is at its peak?  Can white bread stop the fat-burning process?  What do I really need to eat and exercise to speed up fat-burning?  Read along and learn what is fake and facts so you can live healthier and lose a few pounds/kilos.   1. What does burning mean for my health? It is important to emphasize that your metabolism does not determine your health. You can be on the high or low end and…
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