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Your resource of health knowledge, tips and facts for a healthier lifestyle

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How to Eat Healthy and Still Enjoy Food 

One of the main reasons why people don’t like the thought of going on a diet is that they believe they’ll have to give up everything they enjoy eating. While that is one way to lose weight (if that’s your ...
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Morning Stretches to Jump Start Your Day

If you get out of bed with excitement every morning, you’re one of the very few who do so. No matter what you have planned for the day, it can be hard to get moving when the alarm goes off ...
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10 Tips For a Healthy Portion Controlled Diet

People often seek the latest trends and fads when it comes to losing weight. Overindulging in food is common, and it takes some determination to practice portion control daily. A portion control diet is one of the most effective ways ...
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5 Foods for Healthy and Happy Skin

Healthy skin often comes from within. You can use all the topical creams and anti-aging products you desire, but if you don’t focus on a healthy diet, you could be fighting an uphill battle. Foods like flour, sugar, and some ...
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Processed Foods: Health Issues that Go Beyond Weight Management

To reach and maintain a healthy weight, many of us know that we need to follow a healthy diet and exercise regularly. We might also be aware of the negative effect that processed foods have on our weight, and we ...
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Sleep Quality: Why Developing a Nighttime Routine Matters

When we don’t get enough sleep, we may become tired, irritable, and less productive. However, many of us who get the recommended 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night yet still suffer from fatigue throughout the day. Fatigue after ...
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Beginner’s Guide: How to Start a Gluten-Free Diet

Starting a new diet can be daunting and confusing. It may be especially difficult if the diet requires specific types of food, which a gluten-free diet requires, instead of simply cutting calories. When starting a new diet, it is important ...
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Blood Sugar Management: Best Fruits for Diabetics to Have a Healthy Diet

If you have diabetes, you understand the importance of having a healthy diet and lifestyle. You have likely had to make many adjustments to your life, especially when it comes to the food that you eat. You may have been ...
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Food vs Supplements: What Is the Best Source of Nutrients

A nutrient-dense diet can benefit both physical and mental health. Therefore, the intake of high nutrient foods is crucial to maintaining good health as we age. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, we should meet our nutritional requirements through ...
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Healthy Foods to Help Reduce Heartburn Symptoms

Heartburn is a common but unpleasant condition that affects people worldwide. Americans are no exception to this condition. According to the American College of Gastroenterology, more than 60 million Americans experience heartburn symptoms at least once a month. Luckily, heartburn ...
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How to Improve Heart Health by Adding Fiber-Rich Foods to Your Diet

According to the American Heart Association, a diet with foods rich in nutrients and fiber is crucial to maintain good heart health. Fiber-rich diets can reduce the risk of developing coronary heart disease and stroke by 7% to 24%. These ...
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Yoga at Your Desk: 5-Minute Break to Relief Stress and Boost Productivity

While having an office job has its benefits, sitting for prolonged hours increases the risk of developing health issues. These issues include musculoskeletal conditions, obesity, and diabetes. A sedentary lifestyle can also lead to ovarian, prostate, endometrial, or colorectal cancer ...
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How Exercise Promotes Productivity

Besides improving our physical health and helping us with weight management, exercise also provides essential benefits to our mental health. Exercise influences the structure and functioning of the brain, which is why physical activity is a crucial factor for improving ...
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Emotional Eating: What Is It and How to Stop It

According to the American Psychological Association (APA), about 27% of adults use emotional eating as a coping mechanism. Emotional eating is a physiological response towards dealing with difficult emotions through our diet choices and food intake. Let’s understand emotional eating, ...
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Foods to help your gut health

5 Foods to Improve Gut Health

The digestive tract is the home of “good” bacteria that helps us digest foods. In addition, this bacteria is also highly beneficial to other aspects of our physical and mental health. Our gut health and the production of bacteria in ...
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Keto Diet: 10 Things You Should Know Before You Commit

The Keto diet has become a popular trend among wellness and health gurus. While the keto diet does provide health benefits, there are also implications to consider before committing to it. In this article, we will cover everything you need ...
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Z.E.N. Foods – How Food Impacts Your Mood

There are many factors that influence mental illnesses. The food and mood connection has been acknowledged as one of the main factors behind the behavioral symptoms of such illnesses. In this article, we will discuss the importance of food towards ...
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5 Fruits to Add to Your Diet

According to The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, we must consume about 2 cups of fruit per day. Fruits are a rich source of fiber, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Due to its rich nutrient content, whole fruit intake has been linked ...
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Stressed? How Exercise Can Help You

Along with a healthy diet, exercise is essential to maintain good physical and emotional health. According to research from Harvard Medical School, diets high in refined carbohydrates are harmful to the brain. And can aggravate our mood disorder symptoms. Meanwhile, ...
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3 Healthy Lifestyle Changes You Can Make Today

Change is a process that requires commitment, effort, and patience — but the rewards are very beneficial; especially if you are introducing healthy habits that will help you maintain long-term optimal health. When transitioning into a healthy lifestyle, the most important thing ...
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Cutting Carbs? Here are 5 Healthy Alternatives

When we eat carbs, the body breaks them down into sugar glucose. Later, glucose goes into the bloodstream, and insulin hormones convert it into energy. If we eat more carbs than what our bodies need, the excessive glucose is turned ...
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