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Living Life to the Fullest


Christian Hjortland

8 Keys to Health

What is health? For some, being healthy means not being sick. But health is much more than that. “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” (WHO) [1] A high school course literature for health and social care (from Norway) states: “A holistic…

Lyme Disease – Symptoms and Treatment

Have you, or someone else you know, been trying to figure out health problems without any solution? You might have gotten a diagnose like ME, chronic fatigue syndrom, fibromyalgia, somatization disorder, without knowing the cause. In either case, this article will be worth reading! Some say it is the fastest growing epidemic in the world….

Egg Consumption Increases Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Cohort studies published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that eating 3 eggs or more per week increases the risk of Type 2 Diabetes. 12 cohort studies in United States looked at about 220 000 subjects and 8911 cases of Diabetes Type 2. Those who ate the most eggs had 39% greater risk…

Late Snacking could Damage Your Brain

Do you have a habit of eating late? New research says it could have a negative impact on your brain. According to a recent study, eating late meals could have a negative impact on learning and memory functions. The University of California is behind the study, that was published in the journal eLife. Dawn Loh,…


WHO’s Health Alert: Meat causes Cancer

For the first time, WHO (World Health Organization) puts food on the list of causes to cancer. Meat just entered the list of carcinogens where we already find tobacco, alcohol, arsenic and different kinds of radiation. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization, evaluated the carcinogenicity…

Virus Found in Dairy Products Linked to Breast Cancer

It is already known that drinking alcohol (beer, wine, liquor) and smoking, increases a woman’s risk of breast cancer. A virus found in beef and dairy products seems to be another possible risk factor for breast cancer, according to a case-control study involving 239 donors of breast tissues. The study published in PLoS One found…