Enough has already been said about the health benefits of keeping yourself physically active. But the indolent nature of modern lifestyle means that being reminded of the beneficial effects of physical exercises is always worth the effort.
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We all have had some reason or other to see a doctor. And more often than not, we end up with a prescription. It’s always best to honor your doctor’s prescriptions, and go by the recommended meds. Unless of course you have consulted a quack, in which case you shouldn’t honor whatever they prescribe. But some people often take it upon themselves to substitute whatever was prescribed with something entirely different.
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Well, the medical facts are clear, the more meat you eat, the more you predispose yourself to ill health. Meat contains less desirable fats, cholesterol and even chemical products associated with cattle rearing, meat processing and storage. Moreover, how you cook your meat matters too. High cooking temperatures associated with roasts and barbeques can initiate chemical changes that are damaging to health. Thus comes the link with cardiovascular disease, metabolic disease, cancers and other chronic conditions.
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Nowadays, you will find calculators for anything. Not just for simple maths to keep your bills in check, but for just about anything you can think of. You could for instance input some data into an app and calculate the distance from where you are standing to the moon. Or if worried about the atmosphere, you could easily calculate the day’s humidity, or the amount of gravitational force weighing onto your head. Well, calculating various parameters about your health is also at your fingertips.
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I recently listened to a regrettable tale from a friend of another friend. One of their kin had been experiencing some unusual symptoms, and the diagnosis was elusive. She eventually ended up at the hands of surgeon who recommended surgery. Nothing was found, but something entirely incidental and of no clinical relevance was apparent on one of her organs. The surgeon just removed it, even though that wasn’t necessary, and there wasn’t any prior consent. Worse still, the organ in question wasn’t within the said surgeon’s area of expertise.
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