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  • lemongrass garden
    June 9, 2017
    Many people are trying to avoid products made with DEET or looking to use natural products supposedly safer for skin and body. Is the switch worth it? Are bug repellents made with products you might have in or around the home actually effective at keeping away mosquitoes and other biting insects?...
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  • vegetables at a farmers market
    June 5, 2017
    Warm weather means a wide array of fresh options at the farmers' market! Loading up your basket with fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables is a great way to make sure help you eat right by filling up on fresh produce instead of processed foods. Be sure to add these nutritious items to your list:...
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  • superfood smoothie with chia seeds and blueberries
    June 2, 2017
    Are you, family, or friends striving to make improvements to diets? Changing up the foods we consume may not only boost energy, but can also address emerging health conditions. Guess what cool icy treat might help? Smoothies are now quite the rage, and they can be a yummy and natural way to enjoy...
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  • good fat sources
    May 11, 2017
    Many people think of fat as the enemy when it comes to heart health. And many of us may feel like we've been trained to think of fat pretty negatively -- remember the low-fat diet craze of the 90's? Guess what? Not all fats are bad after all. In fact, poly and monounsaturated fats reduce levels of...
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  • woman at the gym
    May 8, 2017
    Doctors recommend regular exercise -- a strong heart and a healthy weight are often the result of regular workouts. However, hanging at the gym can have its drawbacks. Lingering odors and athlete’s foot are just a couple of undesirable issues that you won't want to bring home (or to the workplace...
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  • runners
    May 6, 2017
    When there are mild temperatures and blue skies outside, there is little reason to restrict your workout regime to the gym or home. Take that opportunity to get outside! Achieve the cardio and fast-blasting results you want, and get a healthy dose of Mother Nature at the same time. We're excited to...
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  • spring cleaning for health
    April 5, 2017
    It has been awhile since you last got into every nook and cranny of your home. The dust bunnies have multiplied and while you regularly clean, it is time to really get at the accumulated dirt and grime. A major plus is that a clean home is inviting for you and your loved ones. However, the...
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  • allergies and home remedies
    April 4, 2017
    When it's allergy season, you’re always looking for relief from those itchy eyes and runny noses. Serious allergy attacks require medical attention, but how about treating minor irritations at home? You hear about home remedies like taking a teaspoon of local honey every morning, but is that fact...
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  • foods help boost immune system
    April 3, 2017
    A strong immune system can help you work and play better. There are plenty of factors -- including the environment and a poor diet -- that can undermine proper functioning of the immune system. While a healthy immune system doesn’t guarantee that you will never get sick, it does help you avoid...
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  • March 3, 2017
    Spring break is right around the corner, and you’re probably looking forward to a much needed vacation -- maybe with a few friends, or getting together with family. While planning all that fun, it’s important to also keep personal safety in mind... especially if you have some adventure activities...
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