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Power up your brain

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The foods you eat can affect cognitive functions like concentration and memory. To boost concentration, avoid processed foods, too much sugar, and very greasy or fatty foods. Instead try...


Choosing a diet that's right for you

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Doctors and nutritionists often warn not to fall for gimmicks when choosing a new diet. Yet, when it comes to weight loss, there are plenty of options. Magazines, books and websites prom...


​ Making exercise a priority

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When you approach exercise as something that is optional, you give yourself permission to skip it. Instead, try thinking of it as your job, experts say. No matter what your occupation is, wh...


Good hydration linked to healthy aging

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Adults who stay well-hydrated appear to be healthier, develop fewer chronic conditions, such as heart and lung disease, and live longer than those who may not get sufficient fluids, acco...


​ Plan your fun in ‘23

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A week has passed since the welcoming of the new year and today is a perfect day to seriously think about fun. A lot of times we get caught up in our routines and forget to plan for fun. Tod...


Free Series of Classes for Emotional Health

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The Rio Grande Cancer Foundation kicks off the year with a new classroom series, “Becoming Stress-Free in 2023.” Claudia Ornelas from Family Service of El Paso will offer the first clas...


Starting a new hobby 2023

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A new year provides the perfect opportunity to explore a new interest and pick up a new hobby. Aside from learning something new and honing a skill, it can be a lot of fun. More importan...


​ Ginseng tea boosts immune system, antioxidants

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Ginseng tea is a good option if you want to obtain potential health benefits without caffeine. Ginseng tea can be prepared hot or iced, but it is most popular served hot. Some choos...


Boosting your metabolism with food

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Our metabolisms are the engines that help us process food, burn calories and fat. And, just like an engine, the right fuel is the way to get our bodies to peak performance. Contrary to ...


Exercise Excuses – and how to get over them

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Many times, we talk ourselves out of things that we know may be good for us. Exercise is right at the top of that list. Here are common excuses for not exercising and how to get over the...


Experimental cancer therapy shows success

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A new therapy that makes the immune system kill bone marrow cancer cells was successful in as many as 73 percent of patients in two clinical trials, according to researchers from The Tis...


Enjoy the Plaza

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This will be your last chance to enjoy the Winterfest at San Jacinto Plaza in downtown El Paso. If the holidays whizzed by without you taking a stroll through the hundreds of thousands o...


Set Your Emotional Intentions

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This new year consider setting intentions as well as resolutions. An intention can offer you a fresh outlook on how you view long-term, positive changes, which can impact your mental hea...


National Resolution Planning Day

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December 30 is officially National Resolution Planning Day.It provides the perfect opportunity for getting a head start on setting goals for next year. But first, the bad news:Did you kn...


​ Broth or soup for the common cold

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If you are feeling under the weather, these age-old remedies will nourish your body, and feed your soul. Broth is rich in nutrients and antioxidants, and it helps prevent dehydration. It’s a...


Start a nutrition plan now

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As we finish off the last of the Christmas meal leftovers, it is actually a great time to start thinking about how you may want to improve your nutritional habits come January. Dietician...


How to set new fitness goals

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To create your own health and fitness goals, identify what you want to achieve, or an area you want to improve on, and then focus on the active steps you need to take to achieve that goa...


Quinoa can make a better cookie

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The "super grain" quinoa has the potential to make a super cookie, according to research by Washington State University. In a study published in the Journal of Food Science, WSU resea...


Holiday Sangria

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If mulled wine isn’t your thing, try this easy, tasty and chilled holiday Sangria. Here’s how: Directions: In a large pitcher add agave nectar, Grand Marnier, Brandy, orange slice...


​ Quick tips for stress-free holidays

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Here are three recommendations that can help ensure that holiday celebrations are enjoyable without becoming exhausting: Focusing on the reason for celebrations will help you put away un...


National Christmas Movie Marathon Day

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National Christmas Movie Marathon Day is celebrated annually on December 23. Whether you are in the mood for a classic or a rom-com, an old classic or a newer alternative, it is surprisi...


Prevent dry winter skin

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Dry winter skin isn’t inevitable. By making some changes to your skin care regimen and habits, and using the right products, you may be able to keep your skin looking soft, smooth, and v...


Vegetarian Egg Bake

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Looking for a simple breakfast to feed a crowd? This Easy Veggie Egg Bake is perfect for your next holiday brunch. The ingredient list is full of pantry staples so you can whip this up f...


​ Squeeze in minute workouts over holidays

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Sometimes we have this idea that a workout doesn't "count" unless you spend an entire hour at the gym and leave sweaty and exhausted. But that's just not the case. Anything "counts" as exerc...

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