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The wrong dressing can ruin your salad

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You can create the most delicious and nutritious salad thinking it is a sure way to help lose weight but by adding the wrong type of dressing to that salad, you can derail all of your in...


Exercising your lungs for better overall health

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Lungs play an important role in keeping us strong and well. Taking time to ‘work out’ your lungs can improve your overall health. Breathing feeds oxygen to every cell in the body. Witho...


Blood test shows promise in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease

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A new blood test demonstrated remarkable promise in discriminating between persons with and without Alzheimer's disease and in persons at known genetic risk may be able to detect the dis...


Add color to your life

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Today is National Coloring Book Day. Coloring books have become incredibly popular over recent years and more popular still over recent months. Coloring helps us relive our childhood, bu...


Emotional health and shoulder tension related

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Earlier in the week we talked about how to help alleviate the physical ailments of shoulder pain. Today, we look at the emotional factors that also play a large role in feeling as if we ...


Take a snapshot of your life

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It is Inspire Friday and today we invite you to go beyond the boring selfie and take a photo of yourself that really captures where you are at in your life right now. Is it hectic and ch...


Intro to Chakras

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It’s almost impossible to browse your social media feeds and not come across people going on about chakras. Okay. Cool. Wait, what is a chakra? Here is a brief explanation. The word ...


Watermelon Cucumber Feta Salad

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Watermelon and cucumbers should be the official flavors of summer. Throw in some mint, red onion, and feta and toss it all with a very simple vinaigrette (just olive oil + red wine vineg...


Exercises to relieve and prevent tight shoulders

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There are times when we feel like we have the world on our shoulders. And that feeling is painful and stiff. If you are suffering from either tight shoulders that limit your mobility or ...


New CT scan method lowers radiation exposure

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A CT scan technique that splits a full X-ray beam into thin beamlets can deliver the same quality of image at a much-reduced radiation dose, according to a new UCL study. The techniqu...


Indulge in a little unnecessary elegance

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Most households have a fancy set of tableware that only sees the light of day during special occasions like Thanksgiving or Christmas. Today, just for fun, set the table with your ...


Consider a digital detox day for mental health

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Experts agree that too much time connected to our devices and social media networks can take its toll on your emotional health. Making an effort to pause from technology may be a way to ...


Write to a friend

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It has often been said that the art of letter writing is lost. With e-mail, texts, skype and other means of instant communication, it does seem like the simple letter’s days are numb...


Green Tea for Weight Loss

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Many believe green tea is one of the healthiest beverages you can drink. It is loaded with antioxidants and various plant compounds that may benefit your health. Some claims assert th...


This Cool Summer Smoothie hits the spot!

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An ice-cold smoothie in the middle of a hot afternoon can be the perfect pick me up to get you through the long evening. Try this recipe – you’ll want to make it almost every day! Ing...


Low impact cardio workout you can do at home

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There is no better time than now to begin a modest, low impact cardio workout. Not only does it get your blood pumping, it helps with mobility and coordination. Here are two exercises yo...


Identifying sources of deadly air pollution

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A new study from University of Minnesota researchers provides an unprecedented look at the causes of poor air quality in the United States and its effects on human health. The researc...


Take a ‘happy’ class for free

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Take a happiness class: Yes, you can learn happiness — and for free — from Yale University psychology professor Laurie Santos. Her wildly popular class is online. Try it: https://www....


How do you know you are happy?

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Sometimes recognizing that you are happy can take you by surprise. While many people spend time and money “looking” for happiness, we often don’t know what it will feel like when we find...


Make sure to laugh everyday

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"E. E." Cummings (October 14, 1894 – September 3, 1962), was an American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright. He wrote approximately 2,900 poems, two autobiographic...


Collagen Supplements for skin and bone health

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Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body. It is the major component of connective tissues that make up several body parts, including tendons, ligaments, skin, and muscles . ...


Take heat with a grain of salt

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It is usually a good idea to limit salt in our food, but during extremely hot days it is actually smart to salt your food a little extra - especially when exercising. Salt provides So...


Morning workouts more effective

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It is extremely important to exercise with caution during summer days with record heat. Most experts agree that an indoor workout is best when the temperatures rises above 90 degre...


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...

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