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The Ultimate Guide to Selecting the Best Fruit & Veggies

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Unfortunately, because of "Food Incorporated" much of our food today isn't nearly as good or as quality as it should be. Even agriculture, like our fruits and vegetables, have been tampered with because of different chemicals, herbicides, and pesticides that are sprayed over them. It's pretty much to the point where biting into an apple or strawberry is, at best, going to taste like nothing and, at worst, actually be pretty disgusting. Is there a way to pick out produce that is genuinely going to be good for you?Well, here at Bright Side, we aim to help you do just that. We've created a small guide that can help break down and show which fruits and vegetables have the highest amount of quality to them. Follow this guide and you shouldn't have to worry about dealing with bad-tasting fruit again. Just make sure you're starting off with organic. That way you're not getting all of those pesky chemicals added to your produce. Choosing Good Fruits and Vegeta

Why Drinking Coffee Can Make You Feel Sleepy

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Is coffee the absolute ingredient for you to start the perfect morning? Is it your hobby to sip a cup of java to keep your mind awake? You shall be surprised to know that coffee helps you to get the most out of your sleep as well. Though still being a stimulant to the mind, caffeine in coffee can sometimes make you feel like taking a nap, and you are not the only one to have this tendency. A great many drinkers admit to having a sleepy feeling even if their coffee is not decaf (decaffeinated coffee). To save your time researching here and there, we have shortlisted these six points to prove that drinking coffee does bring you a better sleep experience. 1, Coffee does not cause sleep disruption. You might have noticed as a coffee-lover that a cup of Joe at night does not bother your sleep. Working closely with 785 volunteers, a group of researchers could confidently conclude that coffee drinking within 4 hours of bedtime will not prevent you from falling asleep. The research was carried

Does Dancing Really Make You Happy?

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Mambo, salsa, hip hop, line, and tap just to name a few and of course, these are all dances. We could also go into the sprinkler and the shopping cart but maybe not this time around. You might think differently that science doesn't prove that dancing makes you happy but there is reasoning. When we dance we move and when we move we come to a state of glee, that is something you can agree with. How does dancing make you happy:  if you go to Carnival in Rio De Janeiro or any musical gathering where dancing is involved, there is almost a guarantee that no one will be sad or crying. When your body moves it releases endorphins to your bloodstream and with a raised heart rate there is no way you won't have a smile on your face. Dancing is a fun kind of workout, that seems more on the relaxing side. Dancing is an emotional experience whether with yourself or with a partner. When you dance with someone it's a way to exhibit trust, care and love all at the same time and the expressio

10 Common Cancer Symptoms and Signs ( men and women)

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A sign in this context refers to something visible which people can see happening to your body such as vomiting, fast breathing or a fever. With symptoms, it’s the person with the condition that feels them. Symptoms may include body weakness, tiredness, and pain. Besides, there are different types of cancers and they cause different signs and symptoms. But these symptoms can as well be caused by other conditions that aren’t cancer. Cancer causes signs and symptoms, when it grows and pushes on nearby organs, blood vessels, and nerves. The same is true when it spreads to other parts of your body and cancer cells begin to use up your body’s energy supply, and also weakening your immune system and health. If you’re experienceing any of these signs and symptoms discussed below, see a doctor for the appropriate medical examination. 10 Common Cancer Symptoms and Signs ( men and women) Though not all cancer cases are the same, there are many different signs and symptoms of cancer that are gene

12 Signs That You Need Medical Checkup As Soon As Possible

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Our body mechanism is designed to work flawlessly with all the organs working together in order to keep us in good health. At the same time, our bodies can signal use if everything is not okay with any of the organs. However, if ignored the signs and symptoms could lead to complicated health issues. That said, your body could desperately be in need of medical attention if you notice any of the following signs: 1. Muscle Cramps Muscle cramps occur when there is a sudden and involuntary contraction in one or more of your muscles. You must agree with me that muscle cramps can be really painful, especially if you have ever been woken by one from your sleep. Muscle cramps are mostly caused by long periods of extensive labor. While muscle cramps are harmless, some can be a sign of serious medical conditions such as inadequate blood supply, nerve completion and mineral depletion. Avoiding dehydration and eating foods rich in potassium are some of the effective ways of preventing muscle cramps

7 Ways to Acquire a Positive Look on Life

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Do you feel like the world is crumbling down under the pressure of negativity that surrounds us? Every morning, we scroll through the news section on our phones, laptops or newspapers and once again discover that the world is filled with cruelty and unfairness. Children are dying from hunger, terrorists kill innocent people to prove a point, and wars break out all over the world. It is such a difficult task to stay positive during the day when these horrendous events are what we see first thing in the morning. Thankfully, there are powerful tips that can help you to break away from these unhealthy patterns and to be the ray of sunlight for your loved ones and for the people in your life. 1. Create an environment with people that have a positive outlook on life During tough times, it’s best to surround yourself with people that make you happy and have a good influence on your mood and life. People that drag down your actions and health with their worry-filled thoughts and focus only on

13 Positive Quotes to Help You Beat Depression

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Depression is becoming a bit of an epidemic in the US. About 7% of people have it and those numbers are bound to keep growing which is incredibly worrying since depression can become quite debilitating if it's severe enough. Depressed individuals all seek different kinds of treatment with varying degrees of success, but a great way to feel less isolated is knowing other people have gone through the same hardships as you and gotten through it. Here, I'll show you 13 positive quotes to help you overcome your depressive thoughts. 1 – “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” -F Scott Fitzgerald Depression comes in waves. One day you feel like you're on top of the world, and the next you're spiraling back into your depressive episode. But! F Scott Fitzgerald delivers great advice to not let that feeling of failure make you give up. Depression is a liar. Seriously. So if you felt great yesterday and nothing changed between then and now to make you feel as awful as

TOP TIPS TO BOOST ENERGY LEVELS

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We all get tired from day to day activities and our energy may be completely drained to perform any tasks in the following day. You could have tried drinking coffee but it did not seem to work out for a longer duration and could have even resulted to digestive problems. If you are therefore looking for a quick energy boost to get through the entire day then this guide is worth reading. The guide provides some key tips to get you more energy. 1. Timely schedules for your workout You may need to get a proper schedule for your workouts. If you consider going for regular exercises in the morning and you turn out to be so sleepy in the afternoon then it is likely that you are not getting enough sleep. You therefore need to reschedule your workouts to a more convenient time. Do not schedule very early workouts if you cannot sustain yourself in the afternoon. You need to get enough sleep and schedule your workouts at more convenient time. 2. Go for a walk If you are sleepy during the afternoo

These 5 Kiddie Foods are Unexpectedly Harmful

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Parents such as yourself always want to give what's best for their children. However, what you think is best sometimes actually is not. This is ultimately true when it comes to food that your children want you to feed to them. Today, we will let you know some of the most common foods that you think are healthy for kids but in reality, is not. Juice Parents always think that juice is healthy for children. For starters, you may be thinking that juice is not all that bad because it contains lots of vitamin C which help fight illness such as cold, influenza, and many others. However, if you think about it, juice is only healthy if it is derived from natural means such as squeezing oranges or mangoes. Juice on the market in retrospect is much more harmful than you think. Juice sold in the market when given to children frequently can lead to complications such as diabetes and kidney problems. This is because such juice compared to freshly squeezed ones undergo a lot of processes during m

15 scientific facts about the brain

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Your brain is the most powerful part of your body. It controls every aspect of you; what can be more important? This is why, when someone injuries their brain whether it's in a car accident or a sports injury. If it's bad enough sometimes they turn into completely different people. That right there, is the power of the brain. Recently scientists have dug up some more specifics about the brain that we might already have known and some facts completely new to us. Let's look at the 15 facts; 1. 25 is when your brain becomes completely mature. When babies are born, their heads are big. Sometimes when you look babies it always seems as if their heads is always bigger than their bodies. That's fact is true because their heads needs to accommodate their growing brains. At 2years of age a child has eighty percent of an adult brain. So this means all through your teenage years and early 20s your brain is growing. Until 25 comes then your brain is fully mature. What a sense of ac

Dental Secrets Your Dentist Doesn't Tell You

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We might think that going to the dentist a couple of times a year makes us know everything related to oral health. The truth is, those trips to the dentist's office won't give you the time to learn about all the secrets of adequate dental care. Not everything goes down to brushing and flossing two or three times a day, instead, there are life-changing facts your dentist probably hasn't tell you during all these years. These secrets go from piercings putting your smile at risk, to the real effects of chewing gum. Here's a summary of the most important secrets that dentists don't tell their patients. The Danger of Tongue Piercings There are some dangers related to tongue piercings; however, most dentists tell you that if you clean it properly, you will be fine. The reality is that your mouth is a dreamed environment for bacteria, as its always moist. Tongue piercings can cause infections or chipped teeth. These risks are not life-threatening but are serious enough for

Once you hit this age, you're far more likely to feel lonely

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Do you feel like you have nobody to talk to and you are pretty much by yourself in this world? That is not really surprising because a lot of Americans feel pretty much the same way. Good thing, we distinguished the factors that will make you feel lonely and here they are: Old Age The older you get, the farther people will drift from you. Will young people want to hang out with old guys? Of course not! They would rather hang out with people who are their same age. Thus, you better enjoy the company of your friends while you are still young. They certainly won't be there when you grow old. They will either have their own families or busy doing their own thing. Bad Education If people find out you did not finish college, chances are they would not want to make friends with you. They will think they won't get anything out of you. Also, they will conclude you are not taking life seriously. The time will come when you will regret making a bad decision like that. Therefore, when you

Early signs of Alzheimer's disease

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Alzheimer's is very common disease as it affects 1 in 14 people over 65 and 1 in 6 people over 85. That's why it is very important to know the early symptoms of this disease. What causes Alzheimer's disease? Many people believe that Alzheimer is the same thing as dementia, but it is actually only one type of it. Alzheimer's disease is degenerative disease, which means that it can't be stopped or reversed. We still don't know what is the exact cause of this disease, but one of the causes might be lack of communication between nerve cells that leads to memory loss. What are the symptoms? Memory loss - People who suffer from Alzheimer's disease can't memorize new information. They start forgetting what happened yesterday, who did they talk to, what did they eat... Cognitive issues - They gradually start losing the ability to think and understand things. This can lead to disorientation in time and space and it can affect their social relations. Losing touch

How to Know If You're Being Emotionally Manipulated

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There comes a time in everyone's life when we have to look ourselves in the mirror and admit that we're being emotionally manipulated by someone. I know it's hard, we've all been there, we all know just how hard that can be, especially when we're being exploited by someone who is close to us. The reason why this even happens in the first place is simply the fact that we become vulnerable. We become too attached to people, we let our guard down for a second hoping that this is one of those rare moments when you simply "click" with someone and you become friends or even something else for the rest of your life. Sadly, this is when a lot of things go wrong. That person takes advantage of you, manipulates you and drains you emotionally, etc. Now, don't get me wrong, developing a healthy relationship is incredible and has many perks, but, since you're reading this article and you're probably wondering is someone doing this to you too, stick around u

As you reach 40, you’re gonna want to avoid these foods and drinks

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There’s no greater feeling than getting older is there? Knowing that your time on this big blue bouncing ball is drawing closer and closer to its end as each day passes. It’s a refreshing and continuously encouraging thought as more candles are added to the birthday cake each year and you’re at greater risk of a house fire, especially as you reach the big 4-0. But don’t celebrate too much just yet, don’t be getting out those sugared doughnuts and energy drinks, you might not be aware of this, but now that you’ve hit 40, there’s foods and drinks that you need to avoid if you want to make it to 50 or even 41. 1. Bacon (and most meats) Who doesn’t love Bacon, it’s so delicious and flexible in so many dishes. It’s so delicious in fact that some religions have banned it from their menus, ever heard of the Bacon Flavoured Ice-Cream? Well, now you have and that’s probably why. The main problem with Bacon and most meats is that they are heavy in cholesterol and cholesterol has been known to ca