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Cottage Cheese is making a comeback

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One of the biggest reasons cottage cheese seems to be making a comeback is due to its highly nutritious profile. In a half-cup serving of cottage cheese, there's approximately 14 grams o...


Top three Aromatherapy Tips for Workouts

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When you think about workout essentials, essential oil might not be at the top of your must-have list. In recent years, however, athletes and trainers have started to tap into the power ...


Are you depressed? Scents might help

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Smelling a familiar scent can help depressed individuals recall specific autobiographical memories and potentially assist in their recovery, discovered a team of University of Pittsburgh...


Sense and Sensibility at the El Paso Playhouse

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A playful new adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel follows the fortunes (and misfortunes) of the Dashwood sisters – sensible Elinor and hypersensitive Marianne – after their father’...


Prolonged stress may increase the risk of death from cancer

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Long-term exposure to stress has long been known to increase risk for cardiovascular disease. A study in the September 2022 issue of SSM-Population Health suggests it also may raise the ...


National Caregivers Day

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National Caregivers Day on the third Friday in February honors the healthcare professionals across the country providing long-term and hospice care. Around the nation, dedicated healt...


Say yes to soy!

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Soybeans are members of the pea (legume) family of vegetables and have been a staple of Asian cuisines for thousands of years. Soy and soy foods are popular especially for people followi...


The power of a plant-based diet to prevent cancer

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It is now widely accepted among nutritionists and physicians that a plant-based diet can offer substantial health benefits. Here’s how you can reap these benefits: • Choose plant...


​ Simple exercise can reduce cancer risk

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Reducing cancer risk can start by reducing excess weight and increasing exercise. Here’s how you can easily begin a workout plan. Physical activity will help you control your weight and k...


​ Cancer prevention guidelines may reduce risk

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Following cancer prevention guidelines on diet and physical activity consistently reduced overall cancer incidence and mortality, as well as reducing risk of breast, endometrial, and colorec...


How to eliminate toxic people from your life

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It is in our human nature to socialize, make friends and eventually find a partner. But not all relationships are picture perfect. There may be a time in your life when you determine tha...


​ National Pizza Day

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National Pizza Day on February 9th celebrates one of America's all-time favorite foods. Whether it is thin crust, Chicago-style, deep dish, or anything in between, pizza is an American favor...


Make your own non-toxic, all-purpose cleaner

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Homemade cleaners are a great alternative to store-bought chemicals. They are less likely to cause harm or irritation, environmentally friendly and easy to make. Another benefit is that ...


Carrot Juice for a healthy liver

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An easily available vegetable that works wonders for cleansing your liver is carrot. It is naturally tasty and offers great nutritional benefits. Carrots contain Retinoic acid which prot...


Debunking the Detox and Exercise myth

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Many people believe that working up a sweat is great for detoxing our bodies. While this may sound good, it is simply not true. Exercise provides countless benefits for our bodies but wh...


Super Bowl Margaritas

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This Super Bowl-inspired margarita uses Matthew McConaughey’s organic tequila: Pantalones The Super Pants Margarita Ingredients 2 oz. Pantalones Organic Tequila Blanco ¾ oz. Cointreau...


Plants remove cancer causing toxins from air

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A ground-breaking study has revealed that plants can efficiently remove toxic gasoline fumes, including cancer causing compounds such as benzene, from indoor air. The study was led by...


Highway 28 Wine Tour

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This ticketed tour includes wine tastings at three wineries along beautiful Highway 28. This is one of the best ways to enjoy the picturesque landscapes of the Mesilla Valley for a day o...


How to set healthy social media boundaries

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While taking breaks from social media is great, it’s important to be realistic (and not militant) about your use. If social media is a part of your life, there are ways to lessen some of...


​ National Wear Red Day

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National Wear Red Day, on the first Friday in February, is an annual campaign to raise awareness about heart disease in women. The national campaign urges women to learn their risk for heart...


Does Echinacea really help avoid colds?

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Echinacea is one of the most popular herbs in America today. People use echinacea to shorten the duration of the common cold and flu, and reduce symptoms, such as sore throat (pharyngiti...


​ How to purge your pantry for better health

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Like most people, the new year brought a renewed commitment to eat better. But you may be setting yourself up for defeat if the foods tucked away in your pantry are fat and calorie bombs. He...


​ How to avoid fatigue from working out

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The benefits of exercise are well known but if you are starting a fitness plan you may experience fatigue. Fatigue is your body's way of helping you adapt to a fitness regimen and making...


Daily multivitamin supplements improve memory and slow cognitive decline

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By 2060, according to the Alzheimer's Association, nearly one in four Americans will be in an age bracket at elevated risk of cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease unless interventio...

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