A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest ticket to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn’t as good for your body as it seems. Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, Lee recommends five other types of workouts. More...

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By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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This 7-day Pioppi diet plan will extend your life by 10 years

By Victoria Woodhall From starting each day with a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to eating eggs for breakfast, this seven-day Pioppi diet plan will extend your life by 10 years. Pioppi, in southern Italy, has More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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International Day for Disaster Reduction: Climate change a threat to rich, poor

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna In commemoration of the 2017 International Day for Disaster Reduction, Achim Steiner (Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme), Patricia Espinosa (Executive Secretary of UN More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, October 2nd, 2017
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Plague Spreading Rapidly in Madagascar

The World Health Organization warns a highly infectious, deadly form of pneumonic plague is spreading rapidly in Madagascar and quick action is needed to stop it. Pneumonic plague, which is transmitted from person More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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Are these health trends REALLY good for you? (II)

By Danielle Zoellner Shapiro said there have been reports on carrageenan causing illnesses in people and it doesn’t have any added benefits to it. She thinks if you are buying almond milk, it is best to avoid More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Why your shampoo and washing powder could be toxic

Household chemicals cause birth defects and reduced fertility in mice and may have a similar effect on humans By Daisy Dunne For Mailonline Everyday essentials such as shampoo and washing powder could be toxic to More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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What is fuelling Yemen’s cholera epidemic?

With Yemen mired in the third year of a war led by Saudi Arabia and its allies, the country’s population is facing a humanitarian crisis of unprecedented proportions. More than 20 million Yemenis require humanitarian More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Zika virus used to treat aggressive brain cancer

A harmful virus that can cause devastating brain damage in babies could offer up a surprising new treatment for adult brain cancer, according to US scientists. Until now, Zika has been seen only as a global health More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
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Why you’ve been eating avocados the wrong way and throwing away the most important part

By Claudia Tanner Multiple scientific studies have linked avocados with health benefits ranging from anti-ageing to warding off cancer. But new research suggests we’re eating them all wrong – and throwing More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
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Is it safe to eat the husk of an Avocado seed?

Rob Hobson, a registered nutritionist and Head of Nutrition at Healthspan, said he would not recommend eating the husk of the fruit. ‘The research is really interesting and adds to the health credentials of the More...