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Eat Healthy on a Budget!

19 Clever Ways to Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget Healthy food can be expensive. Therefore, it can be difficult to eat well when you’re on a tight budget. However, there are many ways to save money and still eat whole, single-ingredient foods. Here are 19 clever tips that can help you eat healthy on a budget. 1. … Continue Reading

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Prevent Colorectal Cancer

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Although colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the nation, it can be prevented through good nutrition, physical activity and regular screening. Nearly 150,000 new cases of colorectal cancer (CRC) will be diagnosed this year, according to American Cancer Society estimates. CRC affects both men and women, as well as people of all … Continue Reading

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Celebrate National Nutrition Month by ‘Putting Your Best Fork Forward’

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Are you finding it difficult to keep up with your healthy New Year’s habits? Tackle those resolutions with renewed energy in March during National Nutrition Month and remember that small changes, made over time, can add up. The 2017 National Nutrition Month theme, “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” encourages everyone to start small — one … Continue Reading

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Tips For A Healthy Heart, Mind, and Body

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Looking for the path toward a healthier you? It’s not hard to find. The journey begins with some simple tweaks to your lifestyle. The right diet, exercise, and stress-relief plan all play a big role. Follow a Heart-Healthy Diet There’s an easy recipe if your goal is to keep away problems like heart disease and … Continue Reading

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Can Your Morning Coffee Slow Down Aging?

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To the age-old question “Is coffee bad for you?”, researchers are in more agreement than ever that the answer is a resounding “no.” A new study published in the journal Nature Medicine found that older people with low levels of inflammation — which drives many, if not most, major diseases — had something surprising in common: they … Continue Reading

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Healthy Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

In celebration of February’s American Heart Month, enjoy Valentine’s Day with your loved one with heart-healthy foods that say, “I love you.” The heart symbol that represents this holiday can serve as a reminder of how important it is to keep ourselves and our families protected against the No.1 killer in America: heart disease. The … Continue Reading

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7 Cancer Prevention Tips for Your Diet

Eating right can lower your chance of developing cancer. In fact, nutrition guidelines for cancer prevention are similar to those for preventing other diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. These general guidelines can help reduce your cancer risk with your food choices. Keep a Healthy Weight Being overweight or obese is related to as … Continue Reading

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5 Health Benefits of Donating Blood

A spider bite might not transform you into a superhero, but a small needle prick and a little of your time sure can. Yes, by donating blood you’ll be saving up to three human lives each time. And here is even more awesome news: not only is donating blood extremely beneficial to those on the … Continue Reading

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How Does Exercise Affect Your Heart?

Cardiovascular exercise involves the use of large muscles in a repetitive fashion, activating muscle fibers programmed for endurance and utilizing a heart rate range anywhere from 40 to 85 percent of your maximum heart rate. Think: running, jogging, swimming, biking, or spinning. How does cardiovascular exercise affect your heart? When performing cardio, blood flow is directed toward … Continue Reading

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Healthy Choices to Prevent Birth Defects

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month, a time for raising awareness of how frequently birth defects occur and what can be done to help prevent them. Birth defects are conditions that are present when a baby is born and can affect nearly every part of the body. Some conditions such as cleft lip can … Continue Reading

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