Tags archives: heat

 

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Is Your Air Conditioner Making You Fat?

Your body interprets a change in climate as a stressor that it must respond to. This sets in a hormonal shift, and you’ve probably already heard of the relationship between hormones and your weight—there is a strong one.

 

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Try This, Not That, To Cure A Headache

Headaches can interfere with your life big time. They can make you lash out on those around you, they can make you do a sloppy job at your work, they can definitely be an excuse to not exercise. As soon as we become dysfunctional, we become desperate and that’s when we resort to quick, man-made fixes like pills. The trouble is, long time use of popular medicines for head aches can put you at risk for stomach bleeding, vision problems, seizure, weight gain, chest pain and the list goes on. Wouldn’t it be so much better not to be dependant on these unnatural substances? You don’t have to be.

 

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How Hot Are You? Heat Up and Slim Down With These Hot Peppers

How hot are you? If you just ate a pepper that ranks 1,000,000 on the Scoville Scale, you’re probably simultaneously passing out and guzzling a gallon of water. The Scoville scale measures how hot a pepper is based on how many times it’s extract has to be diluted before it can no longer be tasted. The hottest pepper—the Naga Jolokia—has to be diluted 1,000,000 times!