Sep.17

Bloated Stomach: What Causes Bloating?

Bloated Stomach: What Causes Bloating?

Bloating is caused by gas or air trapped in the abdomen and can cause mild to severe discomfort. Extreme cases can cause difficulty eating or breathing. Although bloating can be a signal that something is amiss in your diet or digestive tract, in general, bloating is relatively common and isn’t cause for concern. A healthy lifestyle and an understanding of digestive disorders can help reduce and prevent bloating.

Symptoms Associated With Bloating

While bloating is a symptom itself, there are some classic characteristics that can help you differentiate bloating from other conditions. The following is a short list of general indicators:

  • Abdominal tightness
  • Cramping or sharp pains
  • Feeling full hours after a meal
  • Gas and flatulence
  • Stomach growling
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Sep.17

Can Cayenne Pepper Aid in Weight Loss?

Can Cayenne Pepper Aid in Weight Loss?

by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM

Cayenne pepper is a potent weight loss aid that can help curb your appetite, heat up your metabolism, and even help burn extra fat. With these significant benefits, it should be no surprise that cayenne is an integral part of popular weight loss plans like the Master Cleanse. Cayenne peppers can be grown at home or purchased at almost any grocery store. If you are looking for a safe, reliable strategy to fortify your efforts to support a healthy body weight, cayenne is an option you should consider.

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Sep.13

Are You Still Using Plastic Bags? #BanTheBag

Are You Still Using Plastic Bags? #BanTheBag

Being so accustomed to the convenience and ready supply of plastic bags in supermarkets across Australia, it can be difficult to change our habits and remember to pack reusable shopping bags – especially on an unplanned, afterwork stop-in. While supermarkets like Aldi and some smaller grocers do not automatically provide plastics bags at checkouts (prompting some organization on our part, or opting for the cardboard box) the lack of participation by major supermarkets and convenience stores means our collective contribution to the production and littering of plastics remains significant.

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Aug.27

Shahjahan did not cut hands of labourers after construction of Taj Mahal

To help better appreciate this history, we have compiled a list of the 10 most interesting facts and rumours about Taj Mahal.

Rumours about Taj Mahal

It is rumoured that mummy of the Bugum is buried in Taj Mahal. However, there is no authentic account of this story.It is also a big rumour that Emperor Shah Jahan ordered that every worker’s hands be chopped off immediately after construction, so that no one could ever recreate the Taj Mahal. No historical account corroborates this hearsay.

The history also does not verify about who desinged Taj Mahal and that its design was seen by the architect in dream.

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Aug.24

How To Grow Your Own Herbs On Your Kitchen Counter

It’s easier said than done to ensure our families have access to fresh veggies every day. Between busy work schedules, family, or space restraints, maintaining even indoor plants can be a daunting task. Daunting, maybe.  Impossible, definitely not!

If you have access to a bright window, herbs can be grown all year long, right on your kitchen counter. Even if you don’t have the space or time to tend to a garden, growing your own herbs can be an easy and affordable way to spice and brighten up your daily meals.

There are so many ways to grow indoor plants these days – the high tech gadgets, lights, and monitors are pricier ways to ensure a green thumb, but they are certainly not the only way. In fact, growing seedlings straight from discarded egg shells is an easy and effective way to make sure your herbs get off to a great start. Here’s everything you need to know to start your eggshell garden.

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