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Do you have an ‘angry personality’?

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Part 2 of a 2 Part Series People suffering with alcoholism or drug addiction may have a history of anger.  There are many reasons why some people suffer more than others due to mood disorders, personality disorders, depression and a myriad of other mental health issues. Anger, like stress and other powerful emotions, has a profound effect on the body ...

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New autism clue discovered

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Gestational diabetes is linked with a higher risk of autism. Recent studies have found that women who suffer with diabetes while pregnant are more likely to have a child with autism. The link between the two conditions appears to be insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is also known as syndrome X and metabolic syndrome. It occurs most commonly in women who ...

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Latest Ways to increase bone density

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I see a lot of patients with osteoporosis who have been told that it is impossible to increase bone density. Well, I disagree because the bone is a living structure which is always remodelling itself. If your bones are dense as determined by a DEXA Bone Mineral Density test this means they are strong because the higher density is caused ...

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Liver function tests are often ignored by doctors!

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Many patients with treatable or communicable liver diseases are not receiving treatment because abnormal liver function tests are not being properly investigated. It is important to know that even slightly elevated liver enzymes can indicate serious liver diseases. A UK study found that 11% of patients with elevated liver enzymes over 6 months were found to have serious liver diseases, ...

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Recent Recipes

Lemon and mint lamb chops

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Serves 2 4 T-bone loin lamb chops 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 clove garlic, crushed Salt and pepper, to taste 1 tablespoon olive oil ¼ cup lemon juice Sprinkle the lamb chops with salt and pepper on both sides. Place all remaining ingredients into a small food processor or grinder and blend together until ...

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Healthy trail mix

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1 cup raw pecans 1 cup raw almonds 1/2 cup raw cashews 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup coconut flakes Mix all ingredients together and store in an air tight jar. Recommended for you Easy Chicken and Leek Casserole Chicken with Olives Asparagus and spinach salad Minty carrot salad Tomato and basil salad

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Spicy roasted chickpeas

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3 cups canned chickpeas, rinsed, drained and dried 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon smoked paprika ½ teaspoon ground coriander ¼ teaspoon ground chilli ½ teaspoon salt Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Mix all ingredients well with your fingers in a bowl. Arrange the chickpeas on a lined or greased oven tray and bake for 30 ...

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