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How to Protect Yourself and others from the Deadly Novel Coronavirus

Coronaviruses is a kind of viruses that gives you colds and makes you cough and sneeze a lot. It causes an infection in your nose, sinuses, or upper throat. Most of the time Coronavirus infection are not dangerous. But occasionally, a new version pops up and infects people and causes serious illness and even deaths like the Novel Coronavirus, SARS and MERS.   

The new Coronaviruses you see on the news today that originated from Wuhan China is one of the dangerous type since at this moment it has already killed 56 people in China, with nearly 2,000 reported cases, according to Chinese officials. The severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) that happened in 2003 and 2004 infected about 8,096 people in 29 countries and 774 died. Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) which is very deadly, first appeared in Saudi Arabia in 2012 infected 2,494 individuals in 27 countries and killed 858 people.

Coronaviruses came from wild animals that leaps to humans. SARS is believed to came from palm…

Gut Health Foods to Avoid

The gut is the gastrointestinal tract or GI tract which is a long and twisting hollow tube that transfers food to the organs of digestion. Our gastrointestinal tract is composed of mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, and anus. The other organs that are involve in the digestive system are liver, pancreas, and gallbladder.

The gut is home to trillions of microbes, with a thousand of different strains of bacteria having a wide range of roles in keeping our body's immune system and metabolism healthy.

According to BMC Immunology, impaired gut microbes which not only can cause gut diseases but also linked to metabolic disorders like diabetes and even brain dysfunction.

What are the Foods to Avoid for a Healthy Gut?
1. Sugar - According to this study high sugar diet can lead to constipation and negatively affect  the overall gut function.

2. Processed Foods - with our busy lifestlyle today it's very hard to avoid processed foods because they are convenie…