Lifestyle Works

Treating Psoriasis with Aloe Vera (Dec 2022)
Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease that affects about one in 40 people, making it “one of the most frequent chronic skin diseases worldwide. ” There are a lot of different drugs for it, some of which cost more than $100,000 a year to get a response...
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Legumes - Source of Vegetarian Nutrients (Oct 2022)
Legumes, which refer to all kinds of beans, chickpeas, split peas, and lentils, are an excellent source of many essential nutrients, vitamins, minerals, fibres, antioxidants and, not just an excellent source; perhaps the single cheapest source. In terms of nutrition density per dollar....
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Ginger as a Pain Killer (Aug 2022)
There have been at least eight randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials of ginger for pain.
There was one study in particular that freaked everyone out: A study of thousands of marathon runners found that those taking over-the-counter pain killers...
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How Good are Avocados for You? (Jun 2022)
Avocados have been described as a “major dietary source of antioxidants.” While this may be true compared to many of the foods people usually eat, they aren’t necessarily anything to write home about when compared to other common fruits...
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Dining by Traffic Light (Apr 2022)
Whenever I’m asked at a lecture whether a specific food is healthy or not, my reply is: “Compared to what?” For example, are eggs healthy? Compared to some breakfast sausage next to it? Yes. But compared to oatmeal? Not even close...
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Alcohol, Coffee & Meat (Feb 2022)
In a recent study from the University of Leeds in the UK, 23 per cent of all diet-related greenhouse gas emissions are accounted for in foods like cakes, biscuits and lollies, alcoholic drinks and caffeinated products like tea and coffee...
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