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Spicing up a meal may lower inflammation

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Adding an array of spices to your meal is a surefire way to make it more tasty, but new Penn State research suggests it may increase its health benefits, as well. In a randomized, con...


Watch the sunset

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Have you noticed how many people post pictures of the great El Paso sunsets? Who can blame them – it is a thing of beauty! This Sunday Funday we encourage you to celebrate our suns...


Restlessness and the COVID age

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When someone is experiencing restlessness, they often describe it as feeling “on edge” or having an “uncomfortable urge to move.” It is a safe bet that more than a few of us are feeling ...


Alone time

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“If you're lonely when you're alone, you're in bad company.” ― Jean-Paul Sartre It may sound crazy after all of this self-isolation to encourage alone time but there is a differenc...


Therapy in your own hands: Self massage

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Social distancing has made getting a therapeutic massage impossible. But the short answer to your aches and pains may be in your own hands: here is a guide to common types of self-massag...


Get in a better mood with food

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Hard evidence that certain foods can help put you in a better mood is inconclusive. But some scientific findings do suggest that changes to our diet bring about changes in our brain stru...


The best Apps for an effective home workout

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Diehard gym enthusiasts have had to shift to working out at home. As a result, fitness apps have been downloaded to phones in record numbers. If you are wanting to join the latest fi...


Coffee linked to lower body fat in women

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Women who drink two or three cups of coffee a day have been found to have lower total body and abdominal fat than those who drink less, according to a new study published in The Journal ...


Be a model for a day

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For some, Sunday Funday meant getting dressed up and heading out into the world; some of us went to church, or a brunch date or a big family activity. It seems that these days our pa...


Recognizing Depression

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Life will take us through a wide spectrum of emotions. Feeling down from time to time is simply part of that journey. But depression can be characterized as something more serious and s...


Learning a new skill results in new lease on life

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Last week on ‘Inspire Friday’ we talked about the benefits of learning something new every day. This week we take that a step further and encourage you to learn a new skill. Whether you are ...


Link between the moon and our health?

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Since ancient times our imaginations have been captivated by the moon. Almost every culture in the history of humanity has celebrated it in some way. But in today’s scientific age, there...


Mix and Match Weekly Menu

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Making your dollar stretch at the grocery store while eating healthy and keeping kitchen time down to a minimum is like stepping to the plate with the bases loaded. Here are some q...


Stretching the benefits of exercise

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There are many benefits to regular stretching. Not only can stretching help increase your flexibility, which is an important factor of fitness, but it can also improve your posture, redu...


Vitamin D linked to low virus death rate, study finds

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A new study has found an association between low average levels of vitamin D and high numbers of COVID-19 cases and mortality rates across 20 European countries. The research, led by ...


Mother’s Day Martinis

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While poking around the internet looking for Mother’s Day inspiration, we came across this: Magnificent Mother's Day Martinis -10 Great Cocktails for Mom:


There’s nothing like a good cry

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Over the ages, crying has gotten a bad rap. “Cry baby.’ ‘Don’t cry over spilled milk.’ ‘Enough with the water works’ are how we have learned to fight back tears and sublimate our frustra...


Never Stop Learning

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In today’s information age we have the world in our hands and the most massive library ever assembled at our fingertips. Add that to our natural sense of curiosity and there is absolu...


Supplements and the Immune System

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Some studies indicate that the following supplements may strengthen your body’s general immune response: Vitamin C. According to a review in over 11,000 people, taking 1,000–2,000 mg...


'Tacovados' or Avocado Taco Boats

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El Paso, no matter what others may say, is the best place for Mexican Food. In fact, there is no need to call it Mexican Food in El Paso. It's just food. The same food we all grew up eat...


It’s Cinco de Mayo time for some salsa – dancing!

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It’s time to spice up your boring workout routine, turn on some Celia Cruz and get moving! Salsa dancing is a great form of exercise and it can: Build endurance and stamina Help ...


Diabetics and COVID19: Blood sugar level is key

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A study reported in the journal Cell Metabolism on April 30 adds to the evidence that people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) are at greater risk of a poor outcome should they become infected ...


Make it a Corny Sunday

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A good old-fashioned corny joke is often groaned about and always good for an eye roll. But once in a while, they can crack you up and spread like wildfire. Your mission this Sunday Fund...


Talk about your feelings

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Talking about your feelings with a loved one can help you stay in good mental health and deal with times when you feel troubled. Yet it is not always easy to describe how you are feeling...

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