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The health-giving benefits of garlic have been known for thousands of years. Widely used by the Ancient Greeks and Romans, the medicinal properties of garlic were lauded by physicians and surgeons such as Hippocrates and Galen of Pergamon, the latter of whom praised it as a cure-all. It was revered by the ancient Egyptians and is still grow in Egypt today. As a seasoning...

According to the CDC, the majority of Americans don’t diet and exercise properly: Only about 1 in 7 (or about 14%) keep fit and eat properly. The best way to stay fit does not involve spending millions, but on developing good habits. Sure, you can join a nice gym and buy expensive foods, but there are quick, cheap, and easy ways to get healthier now: Here are a...

Chocolate is irresistibly delicious. So much so, you crave it as soon as a sweet tooth turns on, or is it because your metabolism craves the chemical it produces when you eat it.  In order to find out if this chemical is programmed into your metabolism or not, a doctor can do a urine and plasma test. This could give insight onto whether or not you crave chocolate just...

If you believe some commentators, garlic was the saviour of the ancient world. It is one of those plants, if you weren’t already aware, whose medicinal properties are legendary. Clearly it has established itself as a mainstay in some of the most internationally appreciated cuisine, whether it is the basis of an Indian Tandoori curry, Italian Pasta, Spanish Paella, a...