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Decoding Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

An increasing number of women are getting afflicted with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (Thinkstock) Hollywood actress Zoe Saldana recently revealed that she suffers from Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, a condition where her immune system attacks her own thyroid gland, causing extreme muscle pain and tiredness. In an interview, the actress said, “Your body doesn’t have the energy it needs to filter toxins, causing it to believe that it has an infection, so it’s always inflamed. You create antibodies that attack your glands, so you have to eat clean.” The actress, who admitted that her…

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Decoding High Intensity Interval Training: An Essential in Your Fitness Regime?

HIIT or High Intensity Interval Training has recently been keeping the fitness world abuzz with experts vouching for its efficacy and enthusiasts playing around with their fitness regime trying to fit in this grueling form. The term itself suggests the involvement of an intensive, rigorous workout plan; however the training stands for much more and goes beyond the conventional idea of an exhausting workout. So, what is HIIT all about?HIIT collectively stands for High-Intensity Intermittent Exercise (HIIE) and Sprint Interval Training (SIT). The training involves short, intermittent blasts of exercises…

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