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Beyond the Refreshing Scent: Modern Benefits of Essential Oils

You might have observed that essential oils are a rising trend. Your friends and their mothers may be clamouring to get their hands on lavender, peppermint and lemon oils. These substances are extracted from the roots, stems, leaves, flowers and fruits of plants. Right now, the buzz around them is strong but the truth is, they’ve been around for thousands of years. Our ancestors used them for many purposes, including medicinal and embalming. Today, they’re commonly poured into aroma diffusers …

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Chronic Fatigue Symptoms and Causes Explained

Fatigue is a normal experience for all people, especially after a long day at work. But if you are experiencing it after a short period of work or still feel tired even after resting, you might be one of the one million Americans suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). CFS is a complicated medical disorder that cannot be characterized by any pre-existing medical condition. You must be mindful of the things you are feeling or what your body is telling …

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Parboiled Rice vs Brown Rice

A Health Debate: Parboiled Rice vs Brown Rice

Rice is a staple in food industries around the world. Since 2016, we’ve consumed around 741million tons of rice annually, making it one of the most widely consumed food in the world, especially in Asian countries, after sugarcane and corn. However, in terms of human consumption, it tops as the most important grain in production, providing over a fifth of calories consumed by humans. Rice contains a high nutritional value, caloric intake, and potency in carbs, energy, and carbohydrates. However, …

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Developing Resilience against Stress at Work

Stressed at work? You’re not alone. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), 58 percent of Americans found work as a significant source of stress. Any kind of job often comes with its own set of stressful elements. Even if you love what you’re doing, work, inevitably, has stressors. Over the past decades, America has seen increasing levels of job stress. Work-related stress is often due to too much pressure and demands in the office. The sad truth is long-term …

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