Dark Chocolate Good or Bad Health Effects?

Dark Chocolate Good or Bad Health Effects? Is dark chocolate good or bad for your health? Health experts are still debating. Check out the story below.

Dark chocolate, which contains polyphenols, can be a part of a healthy diet according to a study which found that polyphenols found in cocoa solids may help control cholesterol levels among type II diabetics.

However, researchers from Diabetes UK, a leading health charity, point out that chocolate’s high fat and sugar contents would outweigh the said benefit gained from cocoa solids.

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Weight Loss Tips: Turn Off the Lights When You Sleep

Weight Loss Tips: Turn Off the Lights When You Sleep. To lose weight, you do not just trim down eat less or reduce your calorie intake. A new study suggests that you should also turn off the lights at night.

The study, which was published online in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, focused on how prolonged computer use and television viewing at night associated with lack of physical activity add risks for obesity.

The Telegraph reports on this study:

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Facial Dermal Filler Side Effects: Lumps, Bumps, and Duck Lips

Facial Dermal Filler Side Effects: Lumps, Bumps, and Duck Lips. When you have a facial filler cosmetic procedure, you could end up looking younger or you could transform into an ugly duckling. Lumps, bumps and duck-lips were among the complications patients have ended up with after undergoing the procedure.

Facial fillers, administered by injecting soft tissue fillers to plump up wrinkles, is considered as the second most popular non-surgical procedure used by people to maintain a youthful appearance. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, more than 1.5 million were performed in 2009 alone. Some patients, however, are now complaining about the procedure’s side-effects. According to an MSNBC report, some of these patients approach other doctors to fix their unexpected ugly appearances resulting from the procedure.

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Nip+Fab Tummy Fix: Effective Anti-Weight Loss Cream?

What’s the Nip+Fab Tummy Fix? It’s a “miracle cream” which supposedly helps people reduce abdominal fat. It’s being touted as an alternative to liposuction and other kinds of “weight reduction” surgery. And, get this, all you gotta do to make the product work is rub the cream on your stomach.

Is the Nip+Fab Tummy Fix effective? Or is it an effin’ scam? We don’t know. But our rule of thumb when it comes to miracle treatments like this is the good old “When it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!” We are especially wary of products which teach us to be lazy or which promise easy solutions to challenging problems.

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DuoFertility Review: Cheaper Than In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)?

DuoFertility Review: Effective and Cheaper Than In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)? Couples looking for ways to conceive might get the help they need in the DuoFertility device, a new fertility treatment which its developers claim is much cheaper than but as effective as in vitro fertilization (IVF).

However, its not clear whether this device – reportedly sold online – has gained the approval of government health authorities.

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Is Chelation a Scam? Can It Really Cure Autism, Alzheimers, Parkinsons, Etc?

Is chelation a scam? Well, it can be a scam if you are told that it can cure just about any health condition from autism to cardiovascular diseases to Parkinson’s disease to Alzheimer’s disease to macular degeneration as well as other serious conditions.

Now, if you’re thinking, “What the effin’ feck is chelation?”

Here’s the answer for you courtesy of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: “Chelation involves the use of certain chemicals to remove heavy metals from the body. In medicine, chelation has been used for the treatment of metal poisoning, among other conditions. All FDA-approved chelation therapy products require a prescription because they can only be used safely under the supervision of a healthcare practitioner.”

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