Completing the micronutrient picture for plant-based milk

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Plant-based milk alternatives are an attractive option for people with allergies or intolerances, or who prefer a dairy-free diet. However, because some essential minerals are required to be included on the Nutrition Facts label only under certain circumstances, consumers might not know if they are meeting their dietary needs. Now, researchers have analyzed plant-based beverages and found variability in mineral … Read More

The 6 Best Air Purifiers For Allergies In 2022,

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By Emma Loewe

mbg Senior Sustainability Editor

Emma Loewe is the Senior Sustainability Editor at mindbodygreen and the author of “Return to Nature: The New Science of How Natural Landscapes Restore Us.”

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August 24, 2022

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11 Best Contour Sticks 2022 for an Instant Lifting Effect |

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While contouring your face can seem intimidating, the right products can make a world of difference. Enter contour sticks, which, according to New York City-based makeup artist Suzy Gerstein, offer “a quick and effective way to really enhance the facial features.” Contour sticks are relatively easy to work with since their creamy formulas are easy to blend out, which

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At 63 Years Old, Powerlifter David Ricks Deadlifts 628

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David Ricks has been a competitive powerlifter in some fashion since February of 1981. Now at the age of 63, the 10-time International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Champion continues to push himself with his strength and training to open eyes on sanctioned lifting platforms. 

On August 23, 2022, Ricks (93KG) shared Instagram footage of himself deadlifting 284.5 kilograms (628 pounds)

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Surprising culprit worsens stroke, TBI damage —

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In the aftermath of a stroke or TBI, a group of amino acids that typically support brain function contribute significantly to the brain destruction that can follow both these injuries, scientists report.

The new study provides for the first time the surprising evidence that four common nonexcitatory amino acids that usually make proteins which are essential to brain function, instead

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This Bedtime Habit Is Messing With Your Melatonin Levels

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Taking one last look through your emails or swiping through social feeds before bed may seem innocent enough, but research is finding that it can really do a number on melatonin production.

“The bright lights [of a phone] do not let our body create the necessary melatonin to help us fall asleep,” Sudeep Singh, M.D., an internist with Apprize Medical,

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71-Year-Old John LaFlamme (93KG) Squats 198 Kilograms (436.5

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During the recent 2022 North American Powerlifting Federation (NAPF) North American Regional Powerlifting Championships, powerlifter John LaFlamme (93KG) squatted 198 kilograms (436.5 pounds) raw. The strength feat demonstrating LaFlamme’s leg power is a new Masters 4 (ages 70-plus) International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Record. The contest took place on August 14-20, 2022, in Panama.

The 71-year-old LaFlamme’s new record surpasses

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How a Japanese herbal medicine protects the gut against

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Zhengzheng Shi and colleagues at the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences (IMS) in Japan report the effects of a common herbal remedy on colitis, one of two conditions that comprise inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Published in Frontiers in Immunology, the study shows that DKT — an herbal medicine containing ginger, pepper, ginseng, and maltose — reduced the severity … Read More