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Why You Should Read Before Bed

Why You Should Read Before Bed

Remember hiding under the covers with a flashlight and a paperback and hoping to finish another chapter before being admonished to turn out the lights? It’s time to resurrect that childhood habit. Reading has been associated with a host of benefits from a greater sense of empathy to a decreased risk of dementia. Crawling under the covers with a book might also help you sleep better. Despite the demonstrated benefits of reading, a 2014 report released by the Pew Research...

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Spicy Foods Helps You Reduce Salt Consumption

Spicy Foods Helps You Reduce Salt Consumption

Fans of spicy foods might be doing their hearts a favour by adding more heat to their meals, a new study from China suggests. Researchers found that people in China who enjoyed spicy foods the most tended to eat less salt and have lower blood pressure than those who enjoyed spicy foods the least, according to the study. And the link between spicy and salty foods could be traced all the way to the brain. The enjoyment of spicy foods...

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