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Ark. girl battles brain-eating parasite

A 12-year-old girl in Arkansas is in critical condition after being infected by a rare but deadly brain-eating parasite, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Kali Hardig was admitted to Arkansas Children’s Hospital about eight days ago, according to a hospital spokesperson.

Her infection was caused by a microscopic amoeba called Naegleria fowleri, which enters the body through the nose and travels to the brain. It’s usually found in people who have been swimming in warm freshwater. You cannot be infected with the organism by drinking contaminated water, the CDC says.

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A Liter of Water a Day Washes the Fats Away

Brenda Davy, associate professor of human nutrition, foods, and exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech, and her team of researchers reviewed all these studies.

Rebecca Muckelbauer, renowned expert in Nutrition Sciences at the Berlin School of Public Health, Charité University Hospital in Berlin, also did a similar review as people often ask her if it is possible for them to lose weight by drinking water. These inquiries convinced her to revisit all the studies related. Among 11 studies they found, three of them showed the possibility of losing weight.

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The Benefits of Eating Coconut

Coconut is King

This weekend while strolling around London I came across a guy (The self proclaimed Coconut King) selling ‘Jelly Coconuts’ I have a weak spot for fresh unique foods so had to give one a try, it was a two step process first he would cut off the top of the coconut and allow you to drink the juice which tastes like nutty/sweet water, an amazing thirst quencher! Once this is done he chops the thing up and allows you to scoop out the flesh to eat, but these were no normal coconuts they were the ‘Jelly’ variety which has a soft chewy flesh which is delicious.

What is amazing about coconut is that its re-vitalizing properties are almost instant, within 5 minutes of some fresh coconut you will feel a burst of energy, clarity of mind and well-being. This whole experience inspired me to write something up about coconuts many health benefits.

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Top 11 Health Benefits of Drinking Water

  1. Lose weight: Drinking water helps you lose weight because it flushes down the by-products of fat breakdown. Drinking water reduces hunger, it’s an effective appetite suppressant so you’ll eat less. Plus, water has zero calories.
  2. Natural Remedy for Headache: Helps to relieve headache and back pains due to dehydration. Although many reasons contribute to headache, dehydration is the common one.
  3. Look Younger with Healthier Skin: You’ll look younger when your skin is properly hydrated. Water helps to replenish skin tissues, moisturizes skin and increases skin elasticity.

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