5 Back Pain Exercises for the Upper and Middle Back
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5 Back Pain Exercises for the Upper and Middle Back

Upper and/or middle back pain may be quite debilitating and interfere with day-to-day activities. Think about extending and building up the muscles that support your thoracic spine to aid with this discomfort (upper and mid back). Here are 5 popular workouts you can do. Exercise of press-ups The muscles that are connected to the back…

Is Canola Oil Good for You? Here Are the Opinions of Dietitians

Is Canola Oil Good for You? Here Are the Opinions of Dietitians

It might be difficult to know who to trust when everyone with or without sufficient nutrition expertise has a megaphone to yell their healthy eating advise. Therefore, we asked a group of dietitians to shed some light on a debate that has been in the news recently. Are these diet influencers tainting the debate or…

The Big 8 Food Allergens You Should Know
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The Big 8 Food Allergens You Should Know

According to Food Allergy Research & Education, while more than 170 foods have been identified to produce allergic responses, the majority of significant food allergy reactions in the U.S. are caused by eight main food allergens known as the Big 8. Milk, eggs, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybeans are the eight…

3 activities are most beneficial to lower your risk of early death

3 activities are most beneficial to lower your risk of early death

Do you want to live a longer and healthier life? Choose an activity that you like and begin moving. Strolling, jogging, swimming laps, playing tennis, cycling, swimming, golf, racquet sports, or simply walking for exercise are all options. According to a new research published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Network Open, all of these leisure…

Work stress and how to deal with it
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Work stress and how to deal with it

Work stress is defined as job stress that causes harmful physical and emotional responses, due to the mismatch of work requirements with the capabilities and needs of the worker. Excessive job stress leads to many long-term health problems, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. In addition, work stress affects our health indirectly, by…

Everything you need to know about the monkeypox

Everything you need to know about the monkeypox

On May 7, health authorities in the United Kingdom reported a case of monkeypox in a person who had just returned from a trip to Nigeria. The case was unusual but not very concerning; a limited number of travel-related cases of monkeypox occur from time to time. Between 2018 and 2021, the UK recorded seven…

Can’t open jars? This may be a sign of an underlying pathology
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Can’t open jars? This may be a sign of an underlying pathology

According to an Austrian study, lack of muscle strength (illustrated in particular by an inability to open jars) can reveal a pulmonary or cardiac pathology, and this, at any age. The researchers even mention “a powerful indicator of mortality”. Carrying a pack of water, lifting a shopping bag, unscrewing the lid of a jar… These gestures…