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10 Tips for a Healthy Fall

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, flu and cold season can begin as early as October. The average adult catches two to three colds each season, and children sneeze and sniffle even more. With a few preventative measures, you can help keep yourself and your family healthy through the fall season and spend less time wiping noses. 1. … Continue Reading

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5 Ways To Age Gracefully and Healthfully

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Most of us say we would like to age gracefully. But the concept seems pretty much out of our hands or in the hands of a plastic surgeon. We say we aren’t going to take those drastic measures, but then many of us end up doing so. Why? Because we didn’t just take the simple, natural measures we … Continue Reading

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How To Lose A Little Weight

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Losing a little excess weight goes a long way toward improved health. Drop an easy 10 pounds. Go! Here are easy lifestyle adjustments to make it possible. Lose that weight on the go! (You’ll hardly notice the additional effort.) Control Stress Take steps to manage your stress level. Stress releases hormones that encourage the accumulation … Continue Reading

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10 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Back-to-School

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Make sure your kids get a healthy breakfast with these simple and nutritious make-ahead meals. A healthy breakfast for kids Getting the kids out to school in the morning can be a bit of a manic panic. (Where are my socks? The bus is here!) While you want to make sure your kids start the … Continue Reading

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11 Benefits of Breastfeeding for Baby

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Breastmilk is a “perfect food.” It’s easy to digest, and because it is made of live cells, your baby’s body can easily absorb it. August is National Breastfeeding Month and a great time to discuss the benefits of breastfeeding for babies. Breastmilk provides just the right proportion of essential nutrients, vitamins, proteins, fats and antibodies to … Continue Reading

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Six Ways to Stay Healthy This Summer!

Summer means a time for surfing, sand, barbeques, pool parties and the occasional getaway. Many of these plans are also an open invitation for you to get sick, especially if you are traveling our lounging outside. If any of your summer plans revolve around these activities, here are 6 ways you can ensure you stay … Continue Reading

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The 6 Most Filling Vegetables, According To Nutritionists

Veggies may be good for us, but there’s a reason people joke about “rabbit food” when dining on salad after salad. Those low-cal crusaders can leave you feeling empty if you aren’t loading up on a full spectrum of them. “People tend to lump all vegetables together,” says Simona Hradil, R.D., a sports dietician at … Continue Reading

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Low-Fat Eating Vs. Weight Gain

A study published on (June 6) reported that men and women in a study who followed a high-fat, Mediterranean diet that was rich in either olive oil or nuts lost more weight and reduced their waist circumference more than the people in the study who were simply instructed to reduce their fat intake. What does that mean? Are there molecules that make … Continue Reading

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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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Can Your Morning Coffee Slow Down Aging?

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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