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6 Reasons Why Everyone Needs Clean Drinking Water

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When it comes to our basic needs, clean drinking water is among the most important. More than 78 million people on Earth lack access to potable water, as well as the services needed to transport it safely and efficiently. Beyond environmental sustainability, keeping our sources clean can keep us thriving for centuries to come.

 

In a globalized world full of modern technology, access to clean drinking water is becoming a rarity. From the Flint water crisis in America to oil spills, the issue of potable water is a big problem for each and every one of us. Here are x reasons why everyone needs clean drinking water.

 

  1. Water is Vital to Environmental Sustainability

As we noted before, water is a fundamental element here on Earth. Every living thing needs it, and it is crucial in keeping ecosystems running. Environmental sustainability is impossible without a good source of clean water. Polluted water can poison the animals that depend on it, while dried-up sources can leave a locale desolate.

 

The search for untainted sources of water is becoming a big issue, especially in urban environments. In countries where big corporations dump their waste in freshwater sources like rivers and lakes, it’s a challenge now to have clean drinking water. With most of the world urbanizing, it’s only about time until we’re left with no clean freshwater sources.

 

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While the Earth comprises more than 71% water on its surface, only 3% is freshwater. Most of it is enclosed in the polar ice caps as well. The freshwater sources we have on land come from the natural water cycle of the world. Clean drinking water is essential “fuel” to keep forests, trees, and animals alive and continue the world’s natural balance.

 

  1. Drinking Water is Essential For Human Survival

Drinking water is essential for us humans. This clear liquid will help keep you healthy and strong, helping you function throughout your day. While the human body can live without food for three weeks, you can’t survive without drinking water for more than three days.

 

Water replenishes our body, which is made up of more than 70% water. It helps clean out the toxins in our organs, regulates our body temperature, and helps transport vitamins and minerals from our food. Experts recommend drinking two liters of water a day but that’s not possible without clean drinking water.

 

Dirty water is among the leading sources of viruses and bacteria throughout human history. As we need better sources of water, its purity is crucial to our survival. Clean drinking water reduces the risk of bacterial infection and waterborne diseases. It’s a fact of life: no water, no life.

 

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  1. Water Consumption Helps Get Rid of Toxins

As we noted, clean drinking water helps you get rid of toxins in your body. In addition, water helps the kidneys filter the waste that comes from the inefficiencies that we have. When you’re dehydrated, your kidney tries to conserve as much water as possible, all to keep your waste disposal running.

 

Water can help your body recover from several digestive issues as well. These include symptoms like indigestion, diarrhea, and even your body’s overall calorie intake. However, as the body follows a very tedious process, lack of water or dehydration can also lead to several issues and lead to a weaker immune system.

 

Water is also a necessary component to burn fat. As you finish eating, your body goes through a process that burns off sugars, carbohydrates, proteins, and fat. This process utilizes water in the process, both as a type of fuel and for nutrient transportation. Without water, you’re looking at a weaker toxin removal process, which can lead to weakness.

 

  1. Proper Hydration Helps Keep Your Skin Healthy

Clean drinking water is not only vital to keeping your insides working like clockwork. Proper hydration will help keep your skin cells healthy and glowing as it helps with the appropriate balance of electrolytes. These electrolytes keep the cells functioning, as well as help them stay supple.

 

Consistently drinking a good amount of water every day can help keep your skin tight. Water is around 60% of collagen in weight, with collagen being a vital component that keeps your skin’s elasticity. So ample water consumption can help keep your collagen count consistent and even help reduce wrinkles and fine lines over time.

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Drinking water also helps keep your body moisturized. Your natural water cycle, which includes sweat, will keep your skin hydrated. Together with external cleaning, hydration can keep you free from skin impurities like pimples and acne.

 

  1. Clean Water Improves Crop Yield

Beyond our personal needs, clean drinking water is a must for good crop yields. Agricultural lands rely on clean water for irrigation, which helps keep crops in good condition. Clean water is vital to food production and helps feed the billions of humans that need to be fed every day.

 

Many people believe that crops don’t need clean water, but the truth is the contrary. Clean water reduces plants’ susceptibility to pests, infections, and even oxidative cell damage. In addition, scientific studies show that crops are bigger and more delicious if irrigation comes from potable water.

 

Clean water helps yield better, healthier crops. But, on the other hand, dirty water makes crops prone to diseases that reduce yields, damage plant cells, and stunt their growth. Clean water for crops means less stress for the plants, which means a better, more bountiful harvest.

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  1. Clean Water Is Important For Human Dignity

Humanity depends on clean water, and this goes beyond simply drinking it. We use clean drinking water for our daily activities, from washing our dishes, cleaning our vehicles to the water we use for bathing. Yet, billions of people lack access to clean water, which results not only in malnutrition but also in abject poverty.

 

Clean water directly ties to our dignity as modern humans. As we came to a point in our civilization where hygiene is a primary source of pride and existence, clean water has a powerful effect on those who can access it. Disease-riddled water can reduce our quality of life, as well as the state of human dignity. Without clean drinking water, modern people feel undignified. They feel their existence as paltry and dramatically affects the human condition.

 

The Bottom Line

Clean drinking water is a must for all living things on Earth. Without it, no living thing on Earth can survive. If we want to continue living as a species with other organic beings on the planet, we need clean water. Having clean drinking water is not a privilege – it is the birthright of every living thing. 

 

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Top Health Tech Start-up’s in Nigeria

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1. LifeBank Nigeria

Founder: Temie Giwa-Tubosun

Launched in 2016, LifeBank is among the top digital health startups in Nigeria. In a bid to largely contribute to the health sector and save the lives of people out there, this platform deals mainly in the speedy transmission of blood from labs nationwide to patients and doctors in hospitals. The main mission of LifeBank is to ensure that blood is available when and where it is needed in any community/area in the nation in order to save lives out there.

Part of the basic activities done at LifeBank include mobilization of blood donations from individuals, taking inventory of the blood available nationwide, and transmission of blood in the right condition to the exact hospitals/locations it is currently needed.

The report shows that the platform has served more than 500 hospitals, transported more than 12,000 products, synergized with nothing less than 6,000 donors with 2,000+ lives being saved.

Due to its high impact in the industry, Life Bank once received coverage from international broadcasting houses, such as CNN and BBC, while the startup also received the total sum of $50,000 from the MIT Global Challenge in September 2018.

2. Omomi

Founders: Owobu Emmanuel Osayi, Charles Akhimien Immanuel, and Raman Anurag.

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Omo mi simply refers to ‘my child’ in Yoruba. It is a web, and mobile-based childcare service developed to help improve the health of younger children by providing parents with ample opportunity to monitor their children’s health easily. 

With this unique app, parents can easily track the immunization status of their kids, manage diarrhea at home via a responsive and interactive DIY platform.

Additionally, it will interest you to know that Omomi has served more than 30,000 mothers up to date, and the platform offers a lot of cool features to help parents make excellent health decisions for their children.

To start with, Omomi has an interactive section where parents can interact with parents from other parts of the country who have had similar experiences in time past. It also comes with a ‘chat-a-doctor’ feature that gives parents access to a doctor for as low as N600 per week.

That’s not all; the app again has the Diarrhoea Management section, where parents will be asked relevant questions to help diagnose the internal disorder. If your child is confirmed to have diarrhea, then proceedings on what to do next will be given to you, or better still the app may recommend chatting with a doctor.

3. Safermom

Founders: Adeloye Olanrewaju and Cletus Ajibade.

SaferMom was established with the sole aim of dealing with high maternal and infant mortality crises in Nigeria. The innovative platform provides expectant/nursing mothers with timely and personalized health information via a two-way SMS system and prerecorded voice services, basically in the dominant native languages.

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Some of the health campaigns delivered by SaferMom include but not limited to – malaria prevention, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis control – all through low-cost mobile technologies! 

In addition to the above, this platform also sports a feature that allows for tracking of vaccinations and medical appointment adherence, widespread of urgent information, among other functions.

4. Find-a-med

Founder: Emeka Onyenwe

Find-a-med, as the name suggests, is a mobile directory that gives pertinent information on the closest health and medical centers around its users. The app features more than 5,000 registered medical centers, showing how large its database is.

With Find-a-med, you will be able to get turn-by-turn directions to the nearest medical health facilities and services to you, ranging from hospital, clinic, pharmacy, dental care, eye care, providers, diagnostics, therapy, laboratory, to name but a few.

If you want to get the very best of Find-a-med, you must grant it access to your current location through your mobile settings. 

Having said that, it is equally worthy of highlighting that you don’t have to sign up or log in before you can use the app, and again there is a catalog of reviewed hospitals on the app to help you make informed decisions as to the medical health facilities to visit.

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5. Kangpe

Founders: Femi Kuti, Ope Olumekan, Matthew Mayaki

Kangpe is a mobile application that allows patients from Nigeria and other countries of the continent to interact with and seek sound advice from seasoned medical practitioners in less than 10 minutes. With this app, you will be able to get in touch with doctors who can give you relevant answers to questions that have to do with your health.

Some of the intriguing features offered on this platform include – “Find a Doctor,” “Book Appointment,” “Health tips,” “Featured questions,” among others. 

6. Drugstoc

Founders: Adham Yehia and Chibuzo Opara

Drugstoc is a health tech startup established in 2015 by Adham Yehia and Chibuzo Opara to help licensed hospitals, pharmacies, and medical experts obtain authentic pharmaceutical and health care products directly from certified distributors nationwide.

According to recent reports, Drugstoc currently serves over 3,000 doctors and pharmacists in the country, and it leverages on the globally accredited end-to-end traceable supply chain to help guarantee the genuineness of its pharmaceutical and health care products.

Again, it is worthy to note that this health tech startup is said to be the only entity in the industry to be ISO certified in the nation, while the firm also got the ISO 9001-2015 certificate in recent times.

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Additionally, Drugstoc was part of the awardees at the 2019 Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Awards. It was awarded the Technology-Driven Distributor Company of the Year at the event.

7. Mobidoc

Founders: Timi Aiyemo and Abiodun Okunola

Mobidoc offers a user-friendly, mobile health consultation platform where people can easily receive consultation from verified healthcare professionals in the country. The headquarter is in Abuja, and it was launched by Timi Aiyemo and Abiodun Okunola to solve certain problems in the Nigerian medical world using the internet.

 

8. Doctoora

Founder: Dr. Debo Odulana

Doctoora Health was founded in 2016. It is an online marketplace for healthcare professionals. They aim to combine technology and infrastructure, which enhances access to healthcare in Africa by providing short-term healthcare facility rentals to health professionals.

Put simply, they are solving the challenge of doctors finding affordable facilities, especially in urban areas where they can be able to treat their patients. By providing quality medical facilities to healthcare providers, they are inadvertently boosting the quality of healthcare delivery in Nigeria. What a genius idea.

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9. Cardium

Founders: Lawal Abdulrazak, and Joshua Abel.

Cardium is a patient-centered health information & management app that promotes health literacy and antimicrobial resistance(AMR) stewardship. The app is designed to educate people and empower them with the right information to make an informed health decision to prevent issues like treatment failure due to medication adherence, poor health literacy, and so on.

This easy-to-use app gives you health information in a streamlined, bit sizes, jargon-free text, coupled with images, video to educate the population on diseases, medications, prevention, and other health information so as to complement the efforts of the healthcare providers.

On the Cardium App a user can:

  • Schedule medication reminders even with the image of the drug.
  • Have access to drug counseling information
  • Track and document vital parameter like BP
  • Access to Medication history
  • Drug & lifestyle-related tips and more are presented in a unique style.

The app is available on play store and it is FREE.

10. Mentally Aware Nigeria Initiative

Founder: Dr. Victor Ugo

Nonprofits are often overlooked in the discussion of digital healthcare startups in Nigeria, but they are exactly the same thing. When you talk of building an audience and impact this non organization is as good as any digital healthcare startup in Nigeria.

Mentally Aware NG is one of the most popular healthcare platforms in Nigeria. The  Mentally Aware Nigeria Initiative (MANI) was established by Dr. Victor Ugo in 2016. He began this nonprofit to awareness about mental illness, and provide mental health services to young Nigerians.

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Since then, Mentally Aware Nigeria Initiative (MANI) has grown into a formidable user-led community of young people, who are passionate about putting an end to the stigma and discrimination regarding mental health related issues in Nigeria. MANI has made use of social media to provide mental health and counselling to Nigerians. They use WhatsApp and Twitter to run a 24-hour mental health support line for emergency help, advice, counseling, and even a 24-hour suicide hotline.

OTHER AMAZING DIGITAL HEALTH STARTUPS IN NIGERIA WORTH MENTIONING

  • Medismarts – Founded by Damilola Oni And Obinna Osuji
  • Apmis  – Founded by Dr. Simpa Dania 
  • Medenhanz – Founded by Wole Faroun
  • Dokilink – Founded by Niyi Osamiluyi 
  • Ubenwa  – Founded by Charles Onu.

Bottom Line 

Digital health, telemedicine, e-health and mhealth are fast-growing sectors all of the world. The digital health sector in Nigeria is also thriving, because they are clearly many top digital health start-ups with beneficial features. It would be great to learn about them, use them, and recommend them.

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‘Trading is gambling, no doubt about it’ – Does cryptocurrency dealing fuel addiction?

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‘Trading is gambling, no doubt about it’ – Does cryptocurrency dealing fuel addiction? This is a question coming up and asked on therapy couches as a new trend is beginning to emerge.

Raised on the remote Shetland archipelago, he left school at 13 to become a trawlerman before moving into construction, eventually earning £85,000 a year digging tunnels for Crossrail.

Despite his self-made success, compulsive cryptocurrency trading, alcohol and drug use took over his life.

In the fog of multiple addictions, he lost the “addresses” of between five and 10 bitcoins, rendering his digital buried treasure – worth up to £300,000 today – impossible to retrieve.

Steven spotted the potential of bitcoin early and he had a talent for trading. But even if he had that money now, his addiction means it would soon be squandered.

“Trading is gambling, there’s no doubt about it,” he says.

“I studied and studied. I taught myself how to be a good trader and tried really hard to manage my accounts and stick to a set of rules.

“But my mind would twist and I’d go all in, like a poker player that thought he had the perfect hand. I was convinced I was going to be a bitcoin millionaire.”

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Now in recovery at the Castle Craig residential treatment clinic in Scotland, Steven fears that legions of young people are being lured into high-risk trading and potentially addiction, based on the same misguided quest for untold riches.

“A whole generation think that with a little mobile phone they can win, that they can … beat the market,” he says.

“It scares the bejesus out of me.”

‘Trading is gambling, no doubt about it’ – Does cryptocurrency dealing fuel addiction?© Provided by The Guardian Representation of cryptocurrency dogecoin. Photograph: Dado Ruvić/Reuters

Steven’s fears are founded partly on crypto’s rapid emergence into the mainstream.

When he started investing in 2015, digital currencies meant nothing to most people.

Now, they are being touted as a more democratic alternative to a monopolistic and exploitative global financial system.

As the Guardian revealed on Friday today, crypto firms launched a record-breaking promotional push in London last year, targeting millions of commuters with 40,000 adverts on billboards, at tube stations, in carriages and across the side of double decker buses.

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Advertisers included relatively obscure names such as Hex, Kraken and Puglife about whom consumers know little, if anything.

Meanwhile, football clubs and players, not to mention globally recognised celebrities, tout crypto investments on a daily basis via social media.

This week, reality TV star Kim Kardashian West and boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr were named in a lawsuit alleging that they helped promote crypto firm EthereumMax, as it made “false and misleading” statements that left investors nursing heavy losses.

An Instagram post about EthereumMax, to Kardashian’s 250 million followers, may have been the most widely seen financial promotion of all time, according to the head of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Yet despite their ascendancy – and warnings that governments could suffer “limitless” losses – cryptoassets remain unregulated in the UK, pending a Treasury review.

That means that the FCA, the UK’s financial regulator, is all but powerless to influence how the industry behaves.

While some trading platforms that offer digital assets are regulated – because they also offer more traditional financial instruments – crypto coins and tokens are not.

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Cryptoasset executives do not have to prove that they are fit and proper people to take people’s money. The companies they run are not required to hold enough cash to repay investors if they go bust. Nor must they worry about the FCA’s stipulation that financial promotions, such as those splashed across public transport in London, are fair, clear and not misleading.

Amid the marketing blitz, the Advertising Standards Authority is the only watchdog that has bared its teeth. It is investigating one advert by the cryptocurrency Floki Inu and has already banned one for Luno Money.

‘Trading is gambling, no doubt about it’ – Does cryptocurrency dealing fuel addiction?© Provided by The Guardian A cryptocurrency poster advert at a London tube station. Photograph: Gavin Rodgers/Alamy

“If you’re seeing bitcoin on a bus, it’s time to buy,” the Luno advert insisted, contrary to prevailing investment wisdom.

Luno Money told the Guardian it would welcome an “effective regulatory framework”.

But in the ongoing vacuum of oversight, experts fear that cautionary tales of addiction, such as the one told by Steven, are being drowned out by powerful, overwhelmingly positive messages.

To monitor the type of messaging sent out by marketing teams, the Guardian created an experimental cryptocurrency portfolio – holding a mixture of bitcoin, ether and Shiba Inu.

As bitcoin slumped towards the end of 2021 and into 2022, having reached all-time highs just weeks earlier, the Twitter account of smartphone trading app eToro remained doggedly optimistic.

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“Is bitcoin on its way to a new high?,” it asked, as the slide began. “We’ve seen bitcoin rally before. But could this be the one to take it to the MOON?”

The answer, for the time being at least, was “No”. But holders of crypto portfolios were encouraged to stay positive.

“Your account gained 1.87% yesterday,” one app notification read, as the slump abated. “You had a good day. Share the news with everyone.”

No such invitation appeared on the far more frequent days when the value of the Guardian’s portfolio went down.

“It’s a very strategic marketing ploy,” says Dr Anna Lembke, one of the world’s foremost addiction experts, professor of psychiatry at Stanford University School of Medicine and author of the book Dopamine Nation.

“They’re encouraging you to amplify the wins and ignore the losses, creating a false impression there are more wins.”

Asked about this, eToro says that it is “committed to helping retail investors engage with each other and foster an environment of learning and collaboration”, adding that its platform is not “gamified”.

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According to eToro’s UK managing director, Dan Moczulski, some users make their account public so that “all investments are visible to others, whether they are profitable or not”.

The company said it also provides educational tools, performs know-your-customer checks and encourages long-term, diversified investing.

But Dr Lembke is concerned by the potential for the social media element to fuel compulsive behaviour in crypto trading, an activity she says bears the hallmarks of addictive gambling products but without the acknowledged risk.

“When you mix social media with financial platforms, you make a new drug that’s even more potent,” she says.

Social media posts pushing crypto frequently refer to Fomo – the fear of missing out – fuelling an urge to participate.

“You get this herd mentality where people talk to each other about what the market is doing, they have wins together, losses together, … an intense shared emotional experience.”

“We get a little spike in dopamine, followed by a little deficit that has us looking to recreate that state.”

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This, she says, echoes characteristics of gambling but with a crucial difference.

“It’s less stigmatised,” she says. “It has this socially sanctioned status as something that maverick smart people do.”

Parallels with gambling are becoming harder to ignore.

GamCare, which runs the National Gambling Helpline, said it fields about 20 calls a week related to crypto. Callers reported trading for 16 hours a day, making huge losses and struggling to cope with the guilt.

As with gambling, where every one addict is estimated to harm seven other people, many were suffering at the hands of someone else’s habit.

One recounted how her partner’s trading obsession was leading them to spend time away from the family. Another said their partner had taken to trading while in recovery from alcoholism, spending every waking hour making trades.

GamCare has even dealt with young patients who bought digital coins in a desperate attempt to make enough money to get on to the property ladder, only to lose life-changing sums.

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At Castle Craig, where Steven is receiving treatment, the first crypto addict arrived at the clinic in 2016, followed by more than 100 since then.

“More and more people are isolated and are doing this [trading], especially since Covid,” says Tony Marini, the senior specialist therapist at the clinic and a recovering gambling addict himself.

“It’s tenfold already since 2016, so what’s it going to be like in the next five years?”

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Broccoli and Everything New You Need to Know About it

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This common vegetable sometimes gets a bad reputation but we are here to give it a face lift. Broccoli is  durable and flavor filled, especially when paired with cheese. It is delicious, nutritious and is packed with several health benefits. From helping to promote a healthy heart to keeping your brain sharp, here are four more reasons to enjoy the crunchiness of broccoli today.

 

Broccoli Nutrition

Broccoli is packed with several vitamins and nutrients but there are a few worth calling out. One serving provides more than the daily recommended amount of vitamins C and K, which help keep your immune system healthy and your blood pressure balanced and intact respectively. It is also a good source of folate and vitamin A, which are important nutrients for pregnant women. The nutrition for 1 cup of raw broccoli is as follows:

  • Calories: 30
  • Protein: 2g
  • Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrate: 6g
  • Sugars: 2g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sodium: 29mg

Health Benefits of Broccoli; From head to gut, here are some of the reasons why broccoli is worth a place in your plate.

Boosts Brain Health

To stay sharp, munch on broccoli. One 2015 study found that those who ate one to two servings of dark leafy green vegetables had the mental abilities of those over a decade younger. Talk about the fountain of youth. More recent studies done in mice have found similar results on broccoli’s anti-aging and neuro-protective effect.

Helps Your Heart

It is probably no surprise that there is ample evidence supporting vegetables as heart-healthy foods. However, broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables are in a league of their own when it comes to heart health. Broccoli has a ton of nutrients and antioxidants packed into a small serving, meaning you don’t need to eat much to get the nutrients your heart needs. It is also a great source of vitamin K, which is important for a healthy blood pressure and healthy blood clotting (as in, vitamin K helps stop the bleeding when you cut yourself). A study published in 2020 found that vegetables like broccoli and brussels sprouts can help prevent CVD(cardiovascular disease) and also protects the overall chances against stroke, heart attack or even death.

Protects Against Cancer

A healthy, balanced diet is one of the best ways to prevent diseases like heart disease and diabetes—and even some types of cancer. Certain foods, like broccoli, are particularly beneficial in that arena. A recent study in Cancer Treatments Review found that broccoli and other dark leafy green vegetables release secondary plant products that have anti-cancer potential in our bodies. Other recent reviews have found that a potential mechanism of this is that the compounds found in broccoli can neutralize carcinogens and prevent cancer cells from growing and spreading.

Protect the eyes

Broccoli, like many cruciferous vegetables, is packed with antioxidants. Antioxidants protect cells from damage and stress that creates inflammation and increases chronic disease risk over time. A recent study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics found that women who ate more cruciferous vegetables like broccoli had lower levels of inflammation in their blood. it also protect the eyes from blindness due to sun ultraviolet light.

Bottom Line

Regardless of if you like it chopped in our Mediterranean Broccoli Pasta Salad or roasted with ample amounts of Parmesan, broccoli is a food you can feel good about eating regularly. It has countless health benefits from protecting against cancer to fighting inflammation, and is packed with vitamins and nutrients. As an added bonus, broccoli is super multifunctional and can be enjoyed in a variety of ways.

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(VIDEO) Meet Julia Vins The Cute Russian Bodybuilder Who Proved Sexy & Strong Can Coexist

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Julia Vins who is known as “Muscle Barbie” is a weightlifter who started bodybuilding when she was just 15 years old. She started going to the gym because she wanted to be more confident in her life and also to improve her fitness level. It was back then when the coach noticed her power and determined that she could become a weightlifter.

 

 

1. Julia Vins was born in Engels, Russia on May 21st, 1996.

Julia’s Dad was an alcoholic, which became the reason for her parent’s divorce. Because of which she had to go through a lot of mental pressure.

Meet Julia Vins The Cute Russian Bodybuilder Who Proved Sexy & Strong Can Coexist

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2. Julia always aimed to go to law school

Julia was very much dedicated to her studies and always aimed to go to law school. She also mentioned, since she was in school she used to get a lot of free time, where she used to manage her gym time as well.

Meet Julia Vins The Cute Russian Bodybuilder Who Proved Sexy & Strong Can Coexist
Julia Vins back in 2011 before she put on muscle. blogspot

3. She is famous by her nickname “Muscle Barbie”

Due to her attractive appearance, but massive size.

Meet Julia Vins The Cute Russian Bodybuilder Who Proved Sexy & Strong Can Coexist
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3. She is dedicated to the gym

Julia stated that the place, where she stayed, was not very familiar with fitness, so she had to travel by bus for an hour to get to the gym. Moreover, she was the only girl in the entire gym but nothing stopped her dedication and will to stop going to the gym.

Meet Julia Vins The Cute Russian Bodybuilder Who Proved Sexy & Strong Can Coexist
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4. Julia was awarded the World Champion

Julia’s strong determination and hard work helped her in achieving various awards in Junior Powerlifting across Russia and now she is a two time World Champion at a World Powerlifting Congress and is known to break several records in the competition.

Meet Julia Vins The Cute Russian Bodybuilder Who Proved Sexy & Strong Can Coexist
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5. She can lift quite heavyweights

Julia weighs 65 kgs, she has a personal record which includes 175kg Bench Press, 275kg squat, and 205 kg deadlift.

6. Julia’s training and diets

Julia trains four to five times a week and follows a strict healthy diet which includes eggs, vegetables, fish, beans, oats rice and buckwheat pasta like her staple foods.

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7. Julia’s motivation

She says people commenting on her physique is something very much expected in the stereotype world where people think women are born only for cooking, cleaning and raising children. But she keeps herself motivated and ignores everything which creates a hurdle in her journey.

Meet Julia Vins The Cute Russian Bodybuilder Who Proved Sexy & Strong Can Coexist
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8. She is in a relationship for 8 years now

Julia is in a long term relationship with her Russian boyfriend, Sergei, who also likes to weight lift with her. Though she keeps getting DMs from her admirers she thinks it is better to not respond to all of it to keep her relationship happy and going.

Meet Julia Vins The Cute Russian Bodybuilder Who Proved Sexy & Strong Can Coexist
Julia Vins with boyfriend Sergei. Julia Vins/Instagram

Below are some photos of Julia Vins who has a face of a “Barbie doll” and body like “The Incredible Hulk”

Meet Julia Vins The Cute Russian Bodybuilder Who Proved Sexy & Strong Can Coexist
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Meet Julia Vins The Cute Russian Bodybuilder Who Proved Sexy & Strong Can Coexist
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Meet Julia Vins The Cute Russian Bodybuilder Who Proved Sexy & Strong Can Coexist
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Meet Julia Vins The Cute Russian Bodybuilder Who Proved Sexy & Strong Can Coexist
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Meet Julia Vins The Cute Russian Bodybuilder Who Proved Sexy & Strong Can Coexist
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Meet Julia Vins The Cute Russian Bodybuilder Who Proved Sexy & Strong Can Coexist
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Meet Julia Vins The Cute Russian Bodybuilder Who Proved Sexy & Strong Can Coexist
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Meet Julia Vins The Cute Russian Bodybuilder Who Proved Sexy & Strong Can Coexist
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Meet Julia Vins The Cute Russian Bodybuilder Who Proved Sexy & Strong Can Coexist
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