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New Study: Women Live Longer If They Live Surrounded By Nature

Ladies, it is time to pack your bags, and head to the nearest mountain or lake! Apparently, Mother Nature is the elixir of life we’ve been craving for, a recent study has shown that women who live in nature live longer. Namely, the natural environment lowers stress and increase social and physical activity.

The study was conducted at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and analyzed 108, 630 women for 8 years. During this time, 8, 604 women passed away, and scientists considered factors like age, smoking, race, and socioeconomic status.

The findings indicated that women who lived in the greenest surroundings had a lower mortality rate by 12% compared to women who lived in areas with less vegetation.

Moreover, women who lived in higher vegetated areas had a 34 percent lower rate of deaths due to respiratory issues, and a 13 perfect lower rate of deaths caused by cancer.

Researchers believe that these results are due to the fact that women…

Put Three Pounds of Onions in a CrockPot Overnight to Make the Best Soup Ever

If you have friends or relatives coming over for dinner, preparing a warm soup in a combination with a healthy, colorful salad will definitely be a great choice!

Yet, this soup cannot be done in a hurry, as its preparation requires a significant amount of time, even though combining its ingredients will take you a few minutes.

Moreover, onions are incredibly nutritious and act as powerful natural antibiotics, and since they strengthen the immune system, they are especially helpful if regularly consumed during this time of the year. They support health in numerous ways and prevent many illness and diseases.

According to Victoria Jarzabkowski, a nutritionist with the Fitness Institute of Texas at the University of Texas at Austin:

“Onions are super-healthy. They are excellent sources of vitamin C, sulphuric compounds, flavonoids, and phytochemicals.”

She adds:

“I like to recommend eating onions because they add flavor without salt and sugar. Onions are low in calories (45 per serving), …

The Best Natural Drink to Strengthen Knees and Help Rebuild Cartilage and Ligaments

As we age, joint pain becomes a common health problem for many people, that need to find a way to relieve the aches and pains on a daily basis.

Yet, joint pain is not only a result of aging, as it can also be caused by the following factors:

Osteoarthritis- it occurs due to the wearing down of the protective cartilage on the end of bones, most often in the hips, spine, knees, and hands.

Injury-  Post-traumatic arthritis and pain can often continue even after the injured body part is healed

Vitamin D Deficiency- this vital is critical for the health of the bones, and its deficiency leads to weak muscles, brittle bones, hip and pelvis fracture, pain, and tenderness

However, regardless of the cause of the joint pain, there is one ingredient that can relieve all the symptoms and soothe the pain- gelatin.

It is made from the boiling of animal bones, skin, and cartilage, as a way to extract the collagen, which is the fibrous material that connects them. Then, it is processed until it gets…