Category: Food and Drink

The “eternal” problem with alcohol and its effects on our health

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Despite the warnings, there is no doubt that low doses of alcohol can help people live longer and to reduce the risk of heart disease. Those at risk for heart disease or stroke and diabetes appear to have the greatest benefits of moderate alcohol consumption throughout their entire life. It seems that alcohol consumed in small amounts can help:   The increase of HDL cholesterol level in the blood, i.e., the “good” cholesterol.  Prevention of

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Medicinal teas for treating sinusitis

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Sinusitis is a condition of the sinuses that creates discomfort for many people, regardless of age.  There are two types of sinusitis: “wet” and dry”. The pain is felt in the head region and being specific to the affected sinus: –  Maxillary sinusitis – it manifests through pain or pressure on both sides of the nose and it often radiates to the teeth. Headaches can also be present. –   Frontal sinusitis – people can feel

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