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Whole grains increase metabolism, may help promote weight loss

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Whole grains, such as brown rice, may help weight loss by decreasing calories retained during digestion.

Whole grains have been shown to be superior in the diet when compared with refined grains, suggests new research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Whole grains increased calorie loss by decreasing the number of calories retained during digestion, while simultaneously speeding up metabolism.

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Tea is so good for you that you can eat it too

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People have been drinking tea for centuries. From ancient tea ceremonies to the best tea shops across the world today, there’s a reason that humans have enjoyed this beverage for so long. Have you ever thought, however, that eating tea leaves may be beneficial as well.

Tea is widely acknowledged as a healthy beverage, and we’re sure that you’ve gone to a non-sugary type of tea to boost your mood on more than one occasion.

As a child, if you had a sore throat, Doctor Mom would probably prescribe one of two things: gargling salt water or hot tea with honey. Incorporating a variety of tea into your daily beverage intake can not only soothe your throat, but it has also been found to aid in weight-loss.

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Study Blasts Fitness Trackers’ Ability To Boost Health

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A study has found that fitness trackers might not benefit health after all.

Researchers discovered that regular use of a fitness tracker or pedometer did not increase activity levels enough to benefit health – even when a financial reward was involved.

It’s not the first study to suggest that fitness trackers are not all they’re cracked up to be, research published in September found that fitness devices didn’t help people lose weight.

A randomised trial involving 800 full-time workers aged 21 to 65 found that, over the course of the year, volunteers who wore fitness trackers recorded no change in their step count.

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9 Fascinating Health Tips from around The World

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April 7th is World Health Day, so to celebrate we want to share some healthy eating, living, and stress-reduction tips from around the world. Use these tips to make your everyday a little bit healthier.

How are people staying healthy around the world?
Russians recommend heading to the banya, which is similar to a hot sauna for stress reduction. Research suggests that Continue reading 9 Fascinating Health Tips from around The World