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What is ulcerative colitis?

What is ulcerative colitis?

Ulcerative colitis is one of the two major inflammatory bowel diseases, along with Crohn’s disease, that affects the intestines. Ulcerative colitis mainly affects the colon and rectum, whereas Crohn’s can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract. Ulcerative...

What are fibromyalgia symptoms?

What are fibromyalgia symptoms?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 5 million Americans are known to suffer from fibromyalgia (read our article: What is fibromyalgia?), a disease with no single triggering factor. Around 2% to 8% of the world population is known to be affected by this...

Can a plant-based diet beat depression?

Can a plant-based diet beat depression?

Feeling sad and lonely is not very uncommon, and we all go through these emotions as we go through life. However, coping with such negative emotions and bouncing back to a healthy daily routine is important. Some of us tend to stay in this state of sadness and grief...

Pros and cons of paleo diet

Pros and cons of paleo diet

A paleo diet comprises the foods human beings ate in the paleolithic era. The Paleolithic era dates back to about 10,000 to 2.5 million years ago. Typically, a paleo diet contains the foods that people got through hunting and gathering. Being on a paleo diet means...

The connection between asthma and vitamin D

The connection between asthma and vitamin D

Breathing is an act that most of us take for granted, but individuals suffering from asthma sometimes need to put in tremendous effort to take in just one single breath of life saving oxygen. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology,...