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3 Forms of Exercise That Promote Healthy Digestion

  Aside from toning muscles and keeping your cardiovascular health in check, exercise can work wonders for a sluggish digestive system.   In fact, inactivity is one of the key risk factors for constipation.   Essentially, exercise causes food to move more quickly through the large intestine, and limits the amount of water absorbed from […]

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New Year, New You: How to Take Back Your Health

  Now that the New Year has arrived, you may be considering what 2017 has in store for your health. After a season of turkey and dressing, candied yams, and pumpkin pies, you are ready to take back your health and add more healthy activities to your routine.   To help you get started with […]

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How to Naturally Destress After the Holidays 

This truly is the most wonderful time of the year. But by the time the decorations have been packed away, the leftovers (mostly) consumed, and visiting family has departed, it’s enough to leave you feeling frazzled.   Assuming you don’t have the post-holiday funds (or time) to take a weeklong vacation to the spa, here […]

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3 Major Reasons You Suffer from Fatigue

  We all have days when we feel tired all day long. Those awful days when we wish we could curl up in bed and sleep all day long. It’s normal from time to time.   But if you’re someone who’s tired all the time and suffers from fatigue, you know how unpleasant daily life […]

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Spring Weight Loss

Spring weight loss is like a second New Year’s resolution, only it pushes you to embrace life and the season of renewal. It’s less about plans and more about doing. Losing weight can be a difficult undertaking, especially if you’re new to it, or are used to yo-yo dieting. We understand that there’s no quick-fix […]

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3 Springtime Fitness Habits to Adopt

Springtime fitness revolves around reevaluating your health-related goals, reinforcing good habits, and staying on track. Because spring is a time of renewal, it’s the ideal excuse to finally get in shape or pull yourself back onto an established regimen. The weather is changing, the sun is shining, and green is returning to the trees—making outdoor […]

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7 Short Workouts that Count Big

With the hustle and bustle of life, it’s no wonder that not everyone has an hour or three to hit the gym every day, let alone every other day. What most of us DO have is a 15-minute window in between picking the kids up from school and finishing dinner—perfect time for short workouts. You […]

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Health Strategies for Sit-Down Jobs

The perils of a sedentary work habits are numerous. From a shorter lifespan to increased risk of diabetes, spending too much time in a chair can be a real detriment—even with regular workouts and healthy eating. For many Americans, their workday consists of spending an average of 5 hours and 41 minutes sitting at a […]

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Osteoporosis and Calcium

A recent study posted online by the British Medical Journal and interpreted by the Los Angeles Times proves that more calcium is not always the answer to preventing osteoporosis. Doctors have debated for years as to whether the recommended dietary intake for women ages 51 and older in the US of 1,200 mg’s/day is really […]

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Obsesity Linked to Breast Cancer in Women

According to the Endocrine Society, women who are overweight or obese from the age of 18 years old or later have an increased risk of getting estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer. This is due to the fact that women who weigh more tend to carry higher levels of estrogen. This is one more reason that women […]

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