The fascinating Venice marathon nears

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The 29th edition of the Venicemarathon will take place on 26th October 2014. It is said to be one of the most fascinating marathons in the world; known for its unique and picturesque race course. From the start in the beautiful Villa Pisani in Stra, the race course follows the River Brenta passing through the […]

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Side Effects and Legal aspects of Omega

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Are there any side effects? The greatest risk of fish oil omega-3 supplementation is heavy metal poisoning by the body’s accumulation of traces of heavy metals which may be found especially in less refined fish oil supplements. There is also a potential risk is the possibility of vitamin poisoning from taking large doses of supplements […]Side Effects and Legal aspects of Omega is a post from: Time-to-Run Nutrition Time-to-Run Nutrition

Omega Fatty Acids – What are Omega fatty acids?

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There are two essential fatty acids that contribute to a healthier heart and they are part of the so-called “omega” grouping. Linoleic acid is one of the omega-6 fat family, and alpha-linolenic acid is a member of the omega-3 fat family. Both of these fats are PUFAs, and have appeared in the news for their […]

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Mononucleosis – Upper Respiratory Infections

MononucleosisInfectious mononucleosis is an acute viral disease that effects mostly young adults and children. Infectious mononucleosis, commonly called “mono”, is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), a member of the herpes group. It has a major impact on athletes as it can produce severe fatigue as well as raise the chance of spleen rupture. Incubation […]

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Hay fever or Pollinosis – Upper Respiratory Infections

Hay fever or pollinosis, is an acute seasonal allergic reaction to the air-borne pollens. Hay fever can occur during the spring as a reaction to the tree pollens such as oak, elm, maple, alder, birch and cottonwood. During the summer grass and weed pollens are the culprits. In the fall (autumn), ragweed pollen is the […]

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Influenza – Upper Respiratory Infections

Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is one of the most persistent and debilitating diseases. It mainly occurs in various forms as a yearly epidemic, causing severe illness among the populace. Influenza is caused by myoviruses classified as type A, B, and C. Type A influenza is the most common, causing serious and widespread epidemics. […]

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Pharyngitis – Upper Respiratory Infections

Acute inflammation of the throat or pharyngitis can be related to the common cold, influenza, or a more serious condition such as mononucleosis. The Epstein-Barr virus of mononucleosis or the streptococcus bacteria in the condition of scarlet fever or tonsillitis can be the cause of pharyngitis. Streptococcal infection is the cause of approximately 95% of […]

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Sinusitis – Upper Respiratory Infections

Sinusitis is an inflammation of the paranasal sinuses. Sinusitis can stem from an upper respiratory infection caused by a variety of bacteria. As a result, nasal mucous membranes swell and block the ostium of the paranasal sinus. A painful pressure occurs from an accumulation of mucous producing pain, headaches and migraines as a result are […]

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Infections – Upper Respiratory

Infections The word ‘cold’ is used in everyday terms to cover a variety of respiratory infections. The common cold is the most prevalent of all communicable diseases. It is referred to as an upper respiratory infection. There are more than 100 different rhinoviruses that cause colds. Colds are transmitted by either direct or indirect contact. […]

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Omega Fatty Acids – a Hype or Help?

omegaTake a tour of any supermarket today, and you will be struck by the number of margarine tubs, cooking oils and even yogurts and eggs that have “Omega 3 or 6” either in their brand name or added in big letters to the packaging. What is the sudden big deal with Omegas? Are marketers just […]

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