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What to know about low-carb, high-fat diets

A low-carb, high-fat diet involves a person reducing the number of carbohydrates they consume and replacing them with healthful fats. In recent years, this type of diet has become popular among people trying to lose weight. A low-carb, high-fat diet (LCHF) involves using ketones from fat for energy instead of glucose, which comes directly from… Read More »

Tired but wired: Why are so many of us suffering burnout and what can we do about it?

After suffering burnout, farmer and author Lorna Sixsmith identified self-care tactics that help her de-stress Emily and Amelia Nagoski Tired but wired: Why are so many of us suffering burnout and what can we do about it? Independent.ie It was last summer that farmer and writer Lorna Sixsmith started experiencing the classic symptoms of burnout.… Read More »

Study reveals key details about bacterium that increases risk for stomach cancer

Wayne Lewis More than half of the people in the world host colonies of a bacterium called Helicobacter pylori in their stomachs. Although it’s harmless to many, H. pylori can cause stomach cancer as well as ulcers and other gastric conditions. Doctors tend to prescribe multiple antibiotics to defeat the microbe, but that strategy can… Read More »