Heal

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17 of The Worst Junk Foods You Can Buy in America

Everyone wants to eat healthily, but that is much harder than we think, especially when these 17 junk foods taste so good. But you need to resist! These are some of the worst food choices in the whole country. You need to avoid them as much as possible, your body will thank you for it! […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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A Major Cause of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Has Been Discovered

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) affects millions around the world, including about half a million people in the UK alone. Recent research has shed new light on the genetic mechanisms driving IBD, particularly Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Scientists from the Francis Crick Institute, University College London, and Imperial College London have identified a crucial genetic […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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8 Dangerous and Deadly Drug Combinations

The decision to take medication is not one that should be taken lightly. In fact, it’s an important decision that should be made with the advice of a healthcare professional. However, if you are taking multiple medications or supplements, it’s important to be aware of the potentially dangerous interactions between them—and the even more serious […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Blood Pressure Chart: Normal & High Blood Pressure by Age

Monitoring and managing blood pressure is crucial for maintaining our overall health. Also called hypertension, it is a common condition that can lead to major health issues if left untreated. Understanding Blood Pressure Readings A reading consist of two numbers, measured in millimeters of mercury (mm Hg). The first, or top number, is the systolic […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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9 Habits of The Longest-Living People In The World

Humans have pursued longevity in life for centuries. Recent studies on populations in the Blue Zones—regions where people live exceptionally long lives—have provided valuable insights in this area. These zones include Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Nicoya, Costa Rica; Ikaria, Greece; and Loma Linda, California. Here are ten habits shared by the longest-living people in these […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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This Nighttime Symptom Could Be A Telling Sign of Heart Disease

Heart disease, one of the leading causes of death worldwide, often manifests through subtle symptoms that can be easily overlooked or mistaken for less serious conditions. Among these, a specific sign of heart disease —sleep apnea—has gained significant attention for its strong association with cardiovascular problems. Recognizing and addressing this symptom can be crucial in […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer

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10 Ways To Support Your Lymphatic System

The lymphatic system is often overlooked, but it’s incredibly important to your body’s health. The lymphatic system is a network of vessels that transports fluid, nutrients, and immune cells throughout your body. It also removes waste products from your tissues and helps rid your body of toxins. Thankfully, there are plenty of simple things you […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Autoimmune Diseases Like Rheumatoid Arthritis Could Begin in Your Fridge

Autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA), affect millions of people and can cause significant pain, joint deformity, and organ damage.1 While the exact cause of autoimmune diseases remains unknown, recent research suggests that certain environmental factors, including dietary choices, may play a role. There are potential links between diet and autoimmune diseases that focus on […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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Vitamin D May Help Prevent Heart Attacks, New Evidence Shows

We know that vitamin D is good for our bodies, but whether or not taking it as a supplement on top of a diet has any real health benefits has long been debated. The latest study on the issue suggests that such supplements can reduce heart attack risk.1 Potential Link Between Vitamin D and Reduced […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer