Google Searches For Ways To Put Artificial Intelligence To Use In Health Care

One of the biggest corporations on the planet is taking a serious interest in the intersection of artificial intelligence and health. Google and its sister companies, parts of the holding company Alphabet, are making a huge investment in the field, with potentially big implications for everyone who interacts with Google — which is more than a…

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Planet-friendly, plant-based home cooking

With all the news about the health and environmental advantages of eating less meat, many people are trying to eat more plant-based meals. But where do you begin? Instead of trying to cook an entire vegetarian meal from scratch, start with one small step and build from there, says Dr. Rani Polak, founding director of…

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Lentils with a side of rice: the save-the-world diet?

Here is a rundown of the daily meal plan that dozens of health and environment experts are urging the world to adopt in order to sustain a global population of 10 billion by mid-century, while reining in climate change and preventing millions of premature deaths each year. Coming to dining tables everywhere by 2050: porridge…

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Surprising health benefits of Valentine’s Day traditions

WASHINGTON — They’re familiar sights this time of year: A box of chocolates and a dozen roses. But it turns out there may be some surprising health benefits to these Valentine’s Day staples. People have been trumpeting chocolate’s miracle properties for thousands of years, said Sally Squires, who writes the Lean Plate Club™ blog. “It goes way…

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What is Blue tea and how it helps in losing weight

What is Blue tea? Blue tea, or butterfly pea flower tea, is a caffeine-free herbal drink that is made by seeping dried or fresh leaves of the Clitoria ternatea plant. The tea was first introduced in the South East Asian countries and the deep blue colour of the flower has been traditionally used to make…

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Gut hormone increases response to food

The holiday season is a hard one for anyone watching their weight. The sights and smells of food are hard to resist. One factor in this hunger response is a hormone found in the stomach that makes us more vulnerable to tasty food smells, encouraging overeating and obesity. New research on the hormone ghrelin was…

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Decorating for Christmas earlier could have mental health benefits

Dr. Marcus De Carvalho of HPR Treatment Centers says there are studies that show decorating for the holidays early has mental health benefits. There are two types of people in the world: people who break out the Christmas décor right after Halloween and people who refuse to touch them until after Thanksgiving. Turns out, there…

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Keto Desserts: 13 Simple No Bake Ketogenic Diet Desserts

One thing that I really love about the ketogenic diet is that it doesn’t make me try to ignore my sweet tooth. Keto desserts are always around to save the day. When your body enters ketosis, you often find that the craving for sweets disappears. However, if you’ve been eating sweet your whole life, like me, then something…

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How safe are probiotics?

Amid the increasing rise of probiotic use in Western society, a recent journal article asks whether we should evaluate the products’ safety with a little more scrutiny. For millennia, humans have consumed foods rich with live bacteria. Yogurt, for instance, dates back to at least 5000 B.C., and in Korea, kimchi — fermented vegetables — has…

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Dieting? 9 Desserts You Can Still Have

Jamun Mint Popsicles-Blend the tarty summer fruit into an ice-y delight. Sprinkle some black salt or chat masala, and lick away your lolly  till your tongue’s purple. Fresh Fruit Parfait– Made with the goodness of fresh fruits, fruit juice, yogurtand nuts, this parfait is the perfect dessert to indulge in while you’re on a diet. Gluten Free Chocolate Cake– This gluten-free chocolate cake is made with almond flour,…

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