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Jacques Dippenaar

Jacques is an influential health blogger and researcher helping readers explore interesting facts and information.

What are the most dangerous steroids in the world?

Mens health

Steroids are mostly seen as dangerous and possibly deadly. It is therefore understandable, since these sort of drugs are so risky, that anabolic steroids are being classified as schedule II drugs, alongside painkillers like codeine and sedative ketamine. But what is important to grasp is that all steroids are dangerous, …

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Which Is Healthier, Raw Or Roasted Nuts?

Holistic Nutrition

If you are looking for a healthy snack on the go, then just grab a hand full of nuts. They are a great source of fiber, protein and healthy fats, but are also packed with vital antioxidants and nutrients that our bodies need to function. Research studies has also shown …

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The 5 Fad Diets That Really Work

Holistic Nutrition

Most of us have tried them. In fact, these fad diets are very popular way to lose those extra pounds. They also come and go, more so as we jump to the next fad diet. However, have you ever thought that if these diets really work, or if they are …

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Is Salt Actually Bad for You?

Holistic Nutrition

The mineral that consists mostly of sodium chloride (NaCl), or better known as salt, is what we use to season food by increasing flavor, but also to preserve food can also stop bacteria from growing. Then again, in recent years, salt has been linked to heart disease, high blood pressure …

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Is Teflon Safe To Cook With?

Holistic Nutrition

Let us blame info commensals, those that tell us we need to buy those frying pans and saucepans that are coated with a layer of polytetrafluoroethylene, or commonly known as Teflon, then we can use less oil which will make our cooking healthier. Teflon has been around since the 9130s, …

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Why Bifidobacteria Are So Good for You

Holistic Nutrition

Our bodies are filled with trillions of bacteria, fungi, viruses and other microbes, living inside our bodies, and most are vital for our good health. They are mostly found in your large intestine, called the cecum. Collectively, these gut microbes are known as your gut microbiome. There are over 1000 …

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