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Natural Remedy as Effective as Allergy Medication

Spring has sprung and with the warm weather comes bountiful buds and blooms on the plants that surround us.  Spring also brings plant allergens that can disrupt our enjoyment of nature's rebirth.  For…

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6 Ways to Speed Recovery From Injuries

Injuries are hard to avoid. We work hard and play hard. We travel in fast moving vehicles and rely on others to pay attention and be careful. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio…

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6 Super Spring Detox Foods

Living in a northern climate often means a long chilly break from fresh produce. By December, produce in the grocery store is looking questionable. By February, fruits and vegetables are low on flavor…

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Find Your Pressure Points

If you bump your knee, stub your toe, or whack your elbow, your first impulse is to touch the spot that hurts. That instinct — the desire to soothe pain with touch — is the essence of acupressure. …

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15 Delicious Recipes with Turmeric

Turmeric is a versatile seasoning with lots of health benefits. Check out these delicious recipes with turmeric to get more of this vibrant yellow herb into your life! Turmeric is getting a lot of …

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Walk Your Way to a Bigger, Better Brain

We don’t often think about taking our brain on a brisk walk or run but that’s the advice British researchers are offering after studying the potential benefits of exercise for staving off dementia. …

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Why Plant-Based Might Be the Healthiest Diet for Weight Control

We know that vegetarians tend to be slimmer, but there's a perception that veg diets may somehow be deficient in nutrients. So how's this for a simple study: researchers analyzed the diets of 13,000 p…

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How to Eat to Manage Your Mental Health

Robert Hedaya tried everything in mainstream psychiatry's toolbox to treat a patient with panic disorder, including cognitive behavioral therapy and a series of prescribed medications. She was still h…

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Defeat the Zombie Apocalypse with Mindfulness

I don’t want to scare you, but have you seen the zombies? They are everywhere, you’ll find them in your town, in your street, and there’s every chance that you’ll wake up in the morning with one sl…

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Apples as Effective as Drugs to Prevent Heart Attacks & Strokes

Most of us have heard the adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” throughout our lives, but new research shows that there is serious truth to the message.  Scientists at BHF Health Promotion Res…

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I make my own almond (and/or hazelnut) milk. And I do it very simple: in a blender I put the nuts an…

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Paul L. "My vegan friends brag about their weight loss yet they all look emaciated because of m…