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Drink herbal tea after a large meal

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The after-effects of overeating can dampen your holiday enjoyment. Here’s a quick fixto ease your stomach after you have over-indulged: Drink herbal tea. Sipping on herbal teas can promo...


Try a (slightly) healthier Thanksgiving Dinner

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If you are trying not to totally wreck your diet this Thanksgiving, take heart: White turkey meat, plain vegetables, roasted sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, (hold the gravy) and pumpkin...


Get Moving after Thanksgiving Dinner

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Even the most die-hard fitness nut gives himself a pass on Thanksgiving. This year, in particular as we reunite with friends and family that we may have not seen for a while, it’s easy t...


Exercise increases the body’s own ‘cannabis-like' substance

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Exercise increases the body's own cannabis-like substances, which in turn helps reduce inflammation and could potentially help treat certain conditions such as arthritis, cancer and hear...


Las Artistas

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Las Artistas The 2021 Las Artistas Art & Fine Crafts Show will be held November 20 & 21 at the historic Epic Railyard Event Center at 2201 E. Mills Avenue.The annual show features someth...


Giving thanks can make you happier

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Each holiday season comes with high expectations for a cozy and festive time of year. However, for many this time of year is tinged with sadness, anxiety, or depression. Certainly, major...


Sharing is caring this Thanksgiving

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This year, The Great Khalid Foundation will be helping El Pasoans who might not be able to afford a Thanksgiving dinner. Today, on Inspire Friday, we encourage you to donate money or ...


​ Essential Oils for fall allergies

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Essential oils can be a great way to open your nasal passages during allergy season. Any of your favorite essential oils will do, but menthol-based ones will work the best at clearing up...


​ Foods to ‘fall’ for

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Almost every diet stresses the importance of eating seasonally and (when possible) locally. Here are some foods that are in season now and that should be a part of our diet: Root...


Don’t take a holiday from fitness

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It seems that the months of November and December whiz by and the holidays, while festive, wreak havoc on our normal routines. Making time for everything can be a challenge but experts s...


​ Anxiety effectively treated with exercise

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Both moderate and strenuous exercise alleviate symptoms of anxiety, even when the disorder is chronic, a study led by researchers at the University of Gothenburg shows.The study, now publish...


El Paso Family Expo

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Elegant Penguin Enterprises presents the El Paso Family Expo "We are One.” The 2-Day Family Expo continues today, November 14, for the whole family back to El Paso with activities for ki...


Happiness and Well-Being

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Recognizing the characteristics of emotional well-being is helpful in understanding some of the keys to happiness. People with good emotional health usually display the following: Be...


​ Learn how to make jams and jellies

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Fall is an ideal time to preserve fresh fruit to enjoy through the winter. Learning to make your own jams, preserves and jellies can be a useful skill. Plus, it is also good to know exactly ...


Eat Foods High in Prebiotics

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Your intestinal cells have a detoxification and excretion system that protects your gut and body from harmful toxins, such as chemicals. Gut health is important for keeping your detoxifi...


​ High protein breakfast cups

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As the holidays near and tasty temptations abound, dieticians say that the best way to help avoid over-eating and consuming extra calories is to eat a high protein breakfast. These easy to m...


Holiday workout ideas

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As we get closer to the holidays, will offer quick and easy ideas to squeeze in some physical activities amid the holiday cheer. We continue this week with an easy st...


Eating alone may be bad for your heart

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As women age, their risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) exceeds men's largely because of decreased levels of estrogen that regulate vascular function. As a result, much research is focused ...


Chocolate with Almonds Day

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National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day is an opportunity to celebrate the sumptuous combination of chocolate and almonds. Nearly 40 percent of all the world’s almonds end up in...


Dealing with bad habits (not yours)

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They say it's the little things that make life interesting. But the little things may also be annoying. Anyone who has ever lived with someone else gets a front row seat to all their hab...


Plan your ‘holidaying’ now

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As we are slowly returning to get-togethers and parties this holiday season may get overwhelming fast. Today, on Inspire Friday we encourage you to sit and make a list of some of your ho...


​ Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

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Pumpkin seeds may be small, but they’re packed full of valuable nutrients. Eating only a small amount of them can provide you with a substantial quantity of healthy fats, magnesium and zinc....


What exactly is the Mediterranean Diet

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A Mediterranean diet incorporates the traditional healthy living habits of people from countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, including France, Greece, Italy and Spain. The Medite...


The dirty dog

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The holidays are coming, and it becomes very easy for the casual exerciser to skip work outs. (Some of us are hard core, work out on Christmas types but this blog is not really designed ...

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