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Jul
26
2019

Hypertension and Alzheimer’s- What’s the Link?

Written by: Costectomy

Alzheimer’s disease is a well-known form of  dementia and notorious for its devastating consequences. The exact cause is not known, but several lifestyle diseases are believed to increase the risk of Alzheimer’s. ...

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Jul
18
2019

Processed Foods Can Increase Risks of Developing Chronic Diseases

Written by: Costectomy

America thrives on processed food. At least 60% of food consumed by the average American is processed. It’s probably  because processed foods are affordable, convenient, and—let’s not forget—ta...

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Jun
14
2019

Coconut Oil—Helpful or Harmful?

Written by: Costectomy

To understand this, we need to know what makes an edible oil healthy or harmful. It’s common knowledge that oils contain fats, but to be more precise, these are fatty acids and they are of two types: saturated and un...

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Jun
06
2019

How Much Salt Is Too Much?

Written by: Costectomy

It is a  well-established fact  that too much salt is bad for your health. The  sodium in salt is culprit. A high sodium diet is one of the leading dietary causes of greater health risks. But the question remains: ...

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May
30
2019

Why Don’t Doctors Usually Post Costs?

Written by: Costectomy

If you’ve ever tried to find the price of a medical procedure or consultation beforehand, you might have realized that it’s almost impossible to get an exact quote!  Doctors and hospitals rarely post prices in an ...

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