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Eat Slowly to Loose Weight

Eat Slowly to Loose Weight


By: Arlene Gentallan

        Did you know that it takes your brain about 20 minutes to actually realize that you're already satisfied with the food you eat? That's why it's a  good strategy to take your time eating your meal especially if you want to loose weight.

        Don't just gobble your food. It wouldn't run away anyway. Research has shown that eating slowly lets a person to overall consume less calorie.

        Here are some tricks to help you to eat slowly:



Take smaller bites


Put down that heaping spoonful of everything and divide it! Stop eating your lunch one mouthful at a time. Take your meal one small bite at a time. Eating slowly enables you to actually enjoy your meal. It's not just swallowing which makes a meal delightful. Do notice it's aroma, texture, and taste.


Remember to Chew

Chew your food properly. You did want to eat in order to indulge in it's taste, right? Not just pile it in your gut. Plu…

Is X-ray safe during Pregnancy?

Is X-ray safe during Pregnancy?


By: Arlene Gentallan

If you're pregnant when your doctor prescribes you to undergo x-ray, you may be worried and scared about it's possible effect to your unborn child. After all, isn't it a well known fact that radiation can cause terrifying health diseases like cancer and physical defect.

They'll probably tell you that your doctor would not recommend a procedure that can jeopartize your baby. But, that doesn't mean that you have no right to ask important questions like "Is undergoing x-ray safe during pregnancy?"


What the expert Says

According to the Academy of Family Physicians, it is safe for pregnant mothers to undergo x-ray.

The American College of Radiology supported that the radiation emitted by x-ray is not significant enough to cause any health issues or affect a developing embryo or fetus.


Is x-ray really safe during pregnancy?

Did you know that the level of radiation from radioactive diagnostic procedures like x-r…