5 Important Health Screenings For Millennials

Bella Breakdown Adulting can be hard, but when it comes to long term health it’s best for anyone to be proactive. With millennials now in the 22-37 age range getting these health screenings have become more important than ever. Colorectal screening: In the past, getting screened for colonoscopies are usually reserved for patients in their 40s and 50s, but there has been a rise of colorectal cancer in younger people. “Unfortunately, when a younger person has those symptoms, even their doctor or health care provider may fail to think of colorectal cancer because it’s not something that we’re accustomed...

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How Healthy Is Your Chicken?

Bella Breakdown During one year, Americans eat almost 94 pounds of chicken. That’s under two pounds of chicken eaten in the U.S. The poultry dish may taste delicious, but exactly how good for your body is a chicken-focused meal? Out of all the meat choices the average shopper can choose from, chicken is one of the leaner animal proteins. According to research, eating chicken within healthy diet limitations will help with weight control and also lowers your risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. The poultry dish also delivers some key minerals that you may not always get in adequate...

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A Helpful Guide To A Successful Veggie Diet

Bella Breakdown Going on a diet can be tough on anybody, but when that diet consists of all vegetables then things could get even tougher. However, there are ways to help you get through a no-meat diet no matter what vegetarian diet you choose. Whether you have decided to go pescetarian, which eliminates meat and poultry but allows fish and sometimes eggs and dairy products or vegan and eliminating meat, fish, poultry, eggs and dairy products there are ways to avoid consuming foods that will be bad for your diet. When starting a vegetarian diet you should always make...

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Your Technology Is Making You Lazier

Bella Breakdown Playing on your phone for most of the day may sound entertaining, but it’s making you lazier. A new study from Washington University shows that Americans spend almost a third of their day sitting down and using some type of device. Using a range of ages, researchers saw that the average sitting time has increased by at least an hour a day from 2007 to 2016. Surprisingly, Baby Boomers aren’t that tech-incompetent because more than 50% of retired-aged adults use their computers on a daily average of an hour or more. Which was a drastic increase from...

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Your Protein Shakes Might Be Related To Depression

Bella Breakdown You may want to think twice before guzzling down your favorite protein shakes. A new study shows that the pre and post workout drink can lead to depression. Researchers over at the University of Sydney discovered that the consequences of long-term consumption of protein shakes are caused by certain amino acids that can be found in the beverages. So while you are building muscle, the branched-chain amino acids are reducing your lifespan, causing mood changes and contributing to weight gain. “While delivering muscle-building benefits, excessive consumption of branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) may reduce lifespan, negatively impact mood...

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