Exciting Ways to Use Pita Bread Plus the Good Old Recipe

In the world of comfort food, the humble pita bread finds a dedicated spot. The pillowy, fluffy bread has been satiating hunger and bringing joy to our taste buds. In the age of fusion food and culinary experimentation, pita bread has not been left out. Food experts and enthusiasts consider pita as a strong contender in delivering […]

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Are you suffering from depression? Yoga may help to reduce the symptoms

If you are suffering from depression, yoga can complement traditional therapies and help reduce the symptoms of the mental disorder, researchers claim. “Yoga has become increasingly popular in the West, and many new yoga practitioners cite stress reduction and other mental health concerns as their primary reason for practising,” said Lindsey Hopkins from the San Francisco […]

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What a Pro-Vegan DC Doctor Featured in the What the Health Documentary Thinks About the Backlash to the Film

Screen shot of Dr. Neal Barnard in “What the Health.”  TWEET  SHARE After What the Health, a new food documentary, was added to Netflix in June, it kicked up a stir in the health world. The film, directed by and starring filmmaker Kip Andersen, goes on the offensive against the prevalence of animal products and byproducts in the American diet, […]

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Who Says There Are No Shark Tanks for Health?

In Friday’s edition of Fortune‘s Brainstorm Health Daily newsletter, I asked, “Why don’t we have a Shark Tank for healthcare startups?” A few in-the-know readers pointed out that the question was based on a faulty assumption: It turns out there are Shark Tank–like contests for healthcare startups. Plenty of them.   For three years, for instance, Prime Health—a “digital health innovation ecosystem” based in Colorado—has […]

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Don’t skimp on makeup. It can boost cognition as well as confidence

Carried out by researchers from Harvard Medical School, USA, and the University of Chieti, Italy, the team looked into the “lipstick effect” among 186 female undergraduate students. The “lipstick effect” is a known psychological phenomenon in which wearing makeup can give individuals a confidence boost by making them feel physically attractive, increasing the feeling of […]

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How Schumer Held Democrats Together Through a Health Care Maelstrom

. WASHINGTON — Over the past week, as Senate Republicans feverishly cobbled together their doomed health care bill, Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader, made several quiet visits to the private “hideaway” office of John McCain, Republican of Arizona, near the Senate chamber on the Capitol’s first floor. Senator McCain, who recently received a brain cancer diagnosis, […]

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