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  • Kicking Fad Diets to the Curb!
    February 28, 2017
    Somehow, someway, the words diet and fad have become synonymous with one another. When you think of diet, you think of 30-day challenges. You think about the no-carb diet, the no-meat diet, the eat-like-a-caveman diet and the what-are-you-kidding-get-rid-of-gluten diet. But those aren’t diets....
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  • February 8, 2017
    A winning smile can take you a long way in life, but did you know that your mouth can help you understand a great deal about your personal health? In fact, study after study shows that oral health is a window into your overall health, meaning your smile can do so much more for you than land you...
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  • heartburn triggers
    February 4, 2017
    While not the most serious health concern you can face in your life, heartburn can be extremely uncomfortable. What causes it? When excessive acid escapes from your stomach and lands in your esophagus, it becomes irritated. The result is a burning sensation in your chest, just above your rib cage....
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  • at home workout
    January 23, 2017
    It’s a new year and with it comes new resolutions like living healthier. In 2017, there will be inspired food choices to consider and programs to follow, but how do you make better health choices for you? Here are a few healthy trends worth considering in 2017. 1. Get "Functional" with Better...
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  • healthy winter veggies
    January 19, 2017
    With the new year underway, it's a great time to find fun and creative ways to work winter veggies into your diet. Vegetables that are seasonally available in winter usually fall into the categories of root vegetables and leaf vegetables, depending on whether the vegetable grows above or below...
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  • bone broth soup
    January 8, 2017
    Have you noticed it's everywhere? It seems that all of a sudden, bloggers in alternative health, the Paleo diet and natural living began touting the benefits of bone broth. It is recommended as a general health tonic, an immune system booster and a cure when you are feeling ill. Is this flavorful...
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  • What Coughs Mean
    December 19, 2016
    Following the time of holiday tunes in every storefront, we’re entering the season for a less melodic sound: constant coughs from nearly everyone you meet. Coughing rapidly expels air from the lungs, allowing us to get rid of microbes, irritants or foreign bodies. Although we cough for many...
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  • Get Your Man to the Doctor
    December 12, 2016
    It's a startling fact that on average, men can expect to die roughly five years sooner than women. For years, this statistic has been accepted as just a part of nature. However, while there may be some physiological reasons behind this disparity, a more likely culprit is that men are more reluctant...
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  • Naps for Holiday Stress
    December 6, 2016
    To some, naps are a saving grace—a few minutes of respite that help to recharge the batteries, refocus the mind, and provide the second wind needed to get through the second half of the day. Taking short naps, particularly around the holidays, can provide a mental boost, allowing you to enjoy more...
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  • November 22, 2016
    The kitchen is the heart of the home, and for good reason. Recipes are passed down, laughs are shared, and meals are enjoyed with friends and family. However, it's important to remember that the kitchen can be dangerous if proper precautions are not taken. Hot surfaces, boiling pots, sharp knives,...
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