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Raw Food and Healthy Weight Loss

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Raw Food and Healthy Weight Loss

Raw Food and Healthy Weight Loss

There is much evidence to now prove that there is a connection between eating raw food and healthy weight loss.

Certainly there is much evidence to now show that when food is heated to temperatures above 116 Fahrenheit the enzymes within the food that aids digestion and absorption of the food are destroyed.

Whereas eating raw foods can help to ensure that our bodies get sufficient amounts of the enzymes and so aid us in helping to regulate our weight more easily.

But there are many other reasons why there seems to be a connection between eating raw foods and healthy weight loss. Below we take a look at just what some of thes...

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Women’s Issues Regarding Mental Health

Women's Issues Regarding Mental Health

Women’s Issues Regarding Mental Health

Women’s Issues Regarding Mental Health

The lives of most people involve some joy and some pain. The latter has a tendency to affect mental health. Some tragedies including domestic violence, assault, or loss of a loved one can cause this pain. Fortunately, there are techniques and people to turn to in times of tragedy like this. Having someone to talk to who may change your perspective about the matter and thinking about the positive aspects can be of benefit, as well as talking over the best solutions to such problems. One factor which may also affect mental health for women is the change in physical health. The change in hormone levels due to the mon...

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Amazing Foods That Support Healthy Cholesterol Levels

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Amazing Foods That Support Healthy Cholesterol Levels

Amazing Foods That Support Healthy Cholesterol Levels

If you’ve recently been informed that you have high cholesterol, then you will want to make yourself aware of the wonderful good cholesterol foods that have scientific evidence behind their ability to support healthy cholesterol levels.

You see, the typical American diet that contains high amounts of saturated fats is responsible to a large extent for the epidemic of high cholesterol that we have today. Many drug manufacturers would have you think that the best way to reduce your high cholesterol levels is through the use of statin medication.

However, what you don’t hear much about ...

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Nurse Ratio Legislation Needed

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Nurse Ratio Legislation Needed

Nurse Ratio Legislation Needed

American health care is being seriously squeezed by a nursing shortage. The number of aging Americans requiring more healthcare is increasing, while the number of registered nurses is decreasing. Because of the shortage, nurses often work longer hours with much heavier patient loads than they have in the past. Various plans have been proposed to provide sufficient nurse staffing. Many groups, including the American Nurses Association (ANA) are fighting for legislation that would set nurse staffing ratios.

Several studies have shown that inadequate staffing of nurses has a serious, detrimental effect on patient care and health...

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Four Levels of Care Provided by Hospice

Four Levels of Care Provided by Hospice

There are four levels of care provided by hospices in the United States. Every patient receiving hospice services will be on one of these four levels. A hospice patient can move from one level to another and back, depending on the services required to fulfill his or her needs. The need of the patient will determine their individual level of care.

Four Levels of Care Provided by Hospice

Four Levels of Care Provided by Hospice

Routine Home Care – Patient at home with symptoms controlled

A patient will be placed at this level of care if he or she resides at home (or a long-term care facility) and does not have symptoms which are out of control...

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