Health & Fitness

7 Razones por las que el alcohol te envejece y te engorda

Moriré diciendo que de todo se puede hacer en esta vida pero con moderación. Puedo tomarme un par de copas de vino, o un par de mojitos, o un par de cervezas a la semana. No más. Y si estoy en plan de dieta, lo primero que hago es eliminar por completo el consumo de alcohol porque es sabido que al llegar al torrente sanguíneo se transforma en azúcar y ¿quién quiere más azúcar en esta vida?

Está comprobado que el alcohol en exceso tiene efectos perniciosos no sólo para nuestra salud, sino también para nuestra apariencia física. En dos platos: nos hace envejecer y lucir horrendas. Si no me crees, sigue leyendo para que veas por qué lo digo.

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8 Ways postpartum is worse than pregnancy​

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Bringing a tiny human into this world is no easy task. For nine months, your body is going through constant changes, discomforts, and hormonal roller coasters that have you eagerly anticipating the day when it's all over and you finally have a beautiful, squirming baby in your arms. But did you know that for some women, postpartum is even more difficult than the pregnancy itself? Below, eight ways the months after labor are tougher on your body and what you can do to alleviate the symptoms.

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A los 92 años se recupera de una fractura de cadera tomando jugo de zanahoria

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Créeme, no necesitas más pruebas para cambiar tus hábitos alimenticios. Una mujer de 92 años, quien se había fracturado la cadera, se recuperó en menos de dos meses gracias a su "medicamento" milagroso: jugo de zanahoria. ¡Vas a quedarte asombrada con los detalles!

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SEE: Horrifying x-rays of man infested with tapeworm proves raw food can be dangerous

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Cuidado, gente, when it comes to eating raw foods like fish or undercooked meats. Oh, and if you are pregnant, just DON'T do it. Why? Because you don't want what happened to this poor man from Guangdong, China, to happen to you. This man loves sashimi, which is the raw fish cut into thin slices that you get at sushi places. Well, he ends up going to the doctor because his stomach is hurting and his skin is itching something bad. Guess what? His ENTIRE body was crawling with parasites. HORRIFYING!!! The x-ray shots below will freak you out!

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It's hard to think that fall is already here, that the kids are back in school, the days are getting shorter and that the flu season is right around the corner!

Fortunately, right around the corner is a Walgreens, always ready to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. Did you know that Walgreens has expert pharmacists that can guide you on your shot against flu and other viruses?

Walgreens makes it easy. They take most insurances and you don't have to make an appointment. So you can just stop in for your immunization when it's most convenient for you. 

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7 Reglas de oro para adelgazar comiendo de todo

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Para adelgazar hay que trabajar duro y hay veces que tenemos muy poca energía para ponerle empeño a perder peso. ¡No te preocupes porque no estás sola! Aprende estos trucos sencillos para que pierdas peso todo el tiempo sin hacer dieta.

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10 Deadliest health foods!

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Pssst! There are killers in my kitchen. Actually, they're in yours too.

Believe it or not, many of the "healthy" foods that we eat on a daily basis have the potential to make us very sick, or in some case, kill us. I don't know about you, but dying just doesn't sound healthy to me.

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Snot 101: What the color of your mocos means

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Do you ever sit on the toilet when you're sick, reach over and grab a wad of toilet paper, to blow your nose or cough up some phlegm and then examine the color of your snot and wonder what it means? What? TMI? Oh puh-leaze, we all do it. And the truth is that the color of your mocos really does mean something, so we should look because it gives us a hint as to what is going on with us or our children health-wise.

Okay, you ready to go through the colors of the mocos rainbow together?

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Menú de 7 días: Pierde 20 libras en un mes comiendo ¡de todo!

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Cuando se trata de adelgazar, los trucos valen. Pero si de verdad quieres despedirte de las libritas de más, debes ajustarte a una dieta que no sólo sea baja en calorías, también que sea deliciosa y que te de la libertad de probar un poquito de todo. Tal como nuestro menú de 7 días que te hará perder hasta 20 libras en un mes ¡sin dejar de chuparte los dedos!

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Moringa: The nutrient-packed superfood you MUST try

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Did you know: If the leaves of this plant were eaten by every one of us, the world would be anemia free? The plant I am talking about is called moringa. Also known as drumstick tree or horseradish tree, it's a small plant native to India and very popular in Asia and Africa.

Every part of moringa has its own unique benefits, making the whole plant indispensable.  This plant can survive even in the harshest climates. Some people call it the "tree of life", and once you read about the benefits packed within this plant, you will gladly agree with this moniker.

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