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Best proteins for building muscle

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On a gram for gram basis, animal proteins are more effective than plant proteins in supporting the maintenance of skeletal muscle mass with advancing age, shows research presented this w...


Say hello to your inner child

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If you spend any time at all with small children, you quickly realize that they are focused on a singular goal: having fun. As we grow older, we seem to place fun lower on the priori...


Pet Therapy

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Many dog and cat owners can attest to the fact that their four-legged family members are a constant source of joy, love and companionship. Scientists are proving that interacting wit...


Make today count

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Everyone has been affected by COVID19. There is no denying that our lives have changed as a result of the pandemic. For many, the need to resume a ‘normal’ life is great. Simple pleasure...


The Ayurvedic diet

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Based on the principles of Ayurvedic medicine, the Ayurvedic diet focuses on balancing different types of energy within your body, which is said to improve health. It’s also popular beca...


When did you last have a date?

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Dates are often overlooked in the produce section of the grocery store, but they offer incredible benefits that are worth noting. Dates can be enjoyed by themselves as a snack or as perf...


The At-Home Milk Jug Workout

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If you are looking for a way to start a weight training workout but don’t want to break your back or your budget, try this: Save two-gallon milk jugs, rinse them out and fill with water....


Why we remember certain words

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Thousands of words, big and small, are crammed inside our memory banks just waiting to be swiftly withdrawn and strung into sentences. In a recent study of epilepsy patients and healthy ...


Re-read a favorite book

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Whether you rush to buy the latest book or haven’t read one in years, picking up a book you have already read can be very enjoyable. Here are a couple of reasons why: They give us comfor...


Breaking free from toxicity

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It’s Independence Day and perhaps one of the most valuable investments you can make in yourself is to break free from toxic people, situations and environments. However, the firststep to...


Start your day with an affirmation

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Affirmations are positive thoughts and affirmative beliefs. They are usually in the first-person present tense (As in me, myself and I) They are repeated over and over to yourself. Recit...


Humming helps you in a number of ways

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Humming is a soothing form of sound medicine that infuses your body with many therapeutic benefits. It’s also an easy and fun way to enjoy a meditation practice. There are many benefits ...


Smash it up: Cucumber Salad

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Did you know that smashing cucumbers before you cut them produces more flavor than an un-smashed cucumber? By crushing the cells (instead of cutting cleanly through them) compounds get m...


Having fun and exercising with your kids

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It’s too hot to go to the park or spend a lot of time in the backyard. Even if it weren’t, the COVID19 restrictions also make going out with your children for some physical activity chal...


Possible Parkinson’s Breakthrough

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Researchers have discovered that a single treatment to inhibit a gene called PTB in mice converts native astrocytes, brain support cells, into neurons that produce the neurotransmitter d...


Camp out in the backyard

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The nights in El Paso are pleasant; the stars are bright, and the temperature is quite agreeable. It’s a perfect time to pitch a tent, pull out the sleeping bags and rough it – in the lu...


Doing Nothing

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Filling your day with obligations, chores and other mindless tasks can become a habit. If you’re ever faced with a moment where you have nothing to do you, do you feel the pressure to pi...


Know thy ‘shelf’

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If you are in need of a little creative boost, we suggest you work on your shelf.Sometimes taking a break from television, video games and whatever other diversion you have relied on to ...


Singing Bowls offer bountiful benefits

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Tibetan singing bowls are a type of bell that vibrates and produces a rich, deep tone when played. Also known as singing bowls or Himalayan bowls, Tibetan singing bowls are said to promo...


Healthy benefits of figs

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Figs are often recommended to nourish and tone the intestines and act as a natural laxative because of their high fiber content. Many of us consume too much sodium (salt), found in proce...


Exercises to improve flexibility in neck

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Neck Pain is a particularly common problem in our modern age with extended computer usage, poor posture, and a lack of exercise often to blame. Stiffness, loss of range of motion and so...


Living environment may be key to longevity

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When it comes to living to the ripe old age of 100, good genes help but don't tell the full story. Where you live has a significant impact on the likelihood that you will reach centenari...


Record a reading of a children’s book

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Most of us had a favorite book that was read to us when we were children. Whether it was a simple, timeless story like ‘Goldilocks and the three bears,’ or something more adventurous lik...


Understanding loss in all its forms

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Coping with the loss of someone or something you love is one of life’s biggest challenges. You may associate grieving with the death of a loved one—which is often the cause of the most i...

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