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Black bean and corn salad

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Eating a little healthier doesn’t have to be a huge chore. This tasty salad is full of nutrition and can be made in minutes – and on a budget! Ingredients 1 can of black beans – 1 ...


A comfortable pace for walking

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When staring a regular walking routine, plan to cover a set distance each day and monitor how long it takes you to walk it. As your fitness improves, you will be able to walk a longer di...


Covid19 can cause cognitive issues

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More and more evidence is coming out that people with COVID-19 are suffering from cognitive effects, such as brain fog and fatigue. And researchers are discovering why. The SARS-CoV-2 viru...


It’s National Sunday Supper Day

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National Sunday Supper Day encourages families to gather around the table, enjoy a meal and a conversation on the second Sunday in January. So today is as good a day as any to round up the h...


Learn self-compassion

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Self-compassion begins with the simple practice of noticing what you are feeling. In doing so, you remind yourself that you are human and therefore not perfect. When you learn to treat yours...


Where are you going in 2021?

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“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.” —J.P. Morgan While the pandemic has limited our ability to move freely about the world,...


It’s a good time to detox

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A new year brings the promise of a new outlook and a renewed sense of purpose. Why not also renew your digestive system by introducing some detoxification measures? Here’s one way: Gr...


New diet for the new year? Here’s some advice

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Many people begin a diet to lose weight and improve health as part of their new year’s resolutions. But, instead of making huge drastic changes, experts say that in order to stick to a s...


Making exercise enjoyable is the key to success

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The holidays are over, and the time has come to start a ‘regular’ fitness routine. Whether a die-hard fitness buff, a couch potato or someone in between, many people start an exercise pr...


Blood vessel cells and chronic inflammation of obesity

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When a person consumes more calories than needed, the excess calories are stored in the form of triglycerides inside fat tissue, also known as white adipose tissue (WAT). Researchers kno...


Plant a surprise smile

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Why do people love throwing surprise parties? One reason is that it brings us great joy to see an unexpected smile on a loved one’s face. Today, we encourage you to think up an eas...


Work on being optimistic

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It’s a new year and hopefully it will be much better than last. Here is a tip on how to bolster your optimism: Think of your best possible self. Spend about 15 minutes thinking of ...


Make yourself a promise in 2021

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Today is New Year’s Day and it is also Inspire Friday at ( and in the spirit of new beginnings, we encourage you to choose one –...


Supplements for when you have had too much

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While the perils of drinking too much alcohol are widely known, many people will wake up on January 1 with a pounding reminder of the price of their good time. Here are some supplements ...


Black eyed peas to ring in the new year

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A traditional symbol of good luck and prosperity is the black-eyed pea. Many people make it a point to enjoy a big bowl of black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day. It’s no wonder they bring lu...


Get an exercise snack!

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Because you might not get to exercise every day during the holidays, or the workouts you do get in might not be as robust as usual, try to focus on sneaking in short bursts of activity a...


Plastics pose threat to human health, report shows

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Plastics contain and leach hazardous chemicals, including endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) that threaten human health. An authoritative new report, Plastics, EDCs, & Health,...


Cranberry Mimosas? Cheers!

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What says ‘Sunday Funday’ better than brunch? And what says brunch better than Mimosas? Today we crank up the fun a notch with this holiday inspired mimosa recipe. Ingredients 1 l...


Post-Holiday Blues

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Many of us feel a let-down after Christmas. Experts say that emotional exhaustion is primarily to blame. While we put so much time and emotional energy preparing for the holidays, the da...


Spread some goodwill

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In the age of social distancing, video calls and texting, today we remind you to simply pick up your phone and talk to someone in your life who may really need to hear from a friend or f...


Tis the season for peppermint tea

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While candy canes are having their moment, it might be a good time to look at all the benefits of peppermint tea. You can buy peppermint tea, peppermint essential oil and fresh peppermin...


Remember to drink water over the holidays

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The holiday season usually involves festive but high-calorie food and drink. Here’s a tip to help curb your cravings and help you be a ‘good’ boy or girl: Make sure to drink plenty of wa...


Try to put exercise first during the holidays

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With the holidays taking the spotlight for the last two weeks of the year, it may be harder to stick to a normal physical fitness plan, Experts say it need not be – if you plan ahead. ...


High-fat diet allows cancer cells to outcompete immune cells for fuel

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Obesity has been linked to increased risk for over a dozen different types of cancer, as well as worse prognosis and survival. Over the years, scientists have identified obesity-related ...

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