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Soluble and insoluble fiber: how to find out what suits you

Fiber is an important part of your daily diet. This is especially true for people living with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a gastrointestinal condition characterized by stomach cramps, diarrhea, and constipation. Because the body reacts differently to soluble and insoluble fiber, each type can help or harm. Differences between soluble and insoluble fiber Soluble fiber slows down processes in the digestive tract, helping with diarrhea, while insoluble fiber can speed[…]

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4 persistent myths about the coronavirus

Have you ever heard that taking vitamin D supplements or following a ketogenic (keto) diet will protect you from the new coronavirus? In this article, we explain why these and other persistent myths are not based on science. Myth 1: Vitamin D prevents infection Some articles claim that if a person takes vitamin D supplements, they will be less likely to get SARS-CoV-2. In particular, people based these claims on[…]

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The drug from stomach disorders to curb the symptoms COVID-19

A widely available and inexpensive drug that is used to relieve symptoms of indigestion may prove a worthy contender for treating COVID-19 infection in those whose illness does not require hospitalization, suggest the results of a small series of cases published in the journal Gut. These effects were felt within 24 to 48 hours of taking famotidine, and a thorough clinical trial is now required to understand whether the drug[…]

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Can facial flaps to replace the masks in preventing COVID-19?

Face masks help prevent the spread of COVID-19, but some people find them uncomfortable or simply unbearable to wear. There’s another good option available for people who just can’t get used to putting a face mask on while in public, experts say. Plastic face shields offer another COVID-19 deterrent that may seem easier to some, suggests Dr. Amesh Adalja. These are transparent plastic or plexiglass (plexiglass) shields that cover the[…]

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The immune system and chronic stress

Anxiety and depression increase significantly during major stressors, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, psychosocial stress is one of the main factors contributing to anxiety and depression. There is evidence that stress is associated with increased inflammation — increased levels of inflammatory cytokines, circulating monocytes and activation of microglia, which are found in patients with anxiety and mood disorders. Chronic stress has long been associated with the pathogenesis of psychological[…]

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Good Sources Of Protein

Protein can help you shed those unwanted pounds — and keep you feeling full. But it is very important to eat the right amount and the right kind of protein to get its health benefits. Seafood Seafood is a great source of protein because it’s usually low in fat. Fish, such as salmon, contains a little more fat, but it is good for the heart: it has omega-3 fatty acids.[…]

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