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articles by: Diana Vilibert

2 Reasons Diet Soda Makes You Fat

Think you're saving calories by ordering a diet soda? Maybe in the short-term… but new research says that non-caloric sweeteners may cause you to gain weight in the long run. Seems unlikely, right?…

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5 Ways Chronic Stress is Bad for Your Body

Take a deep breath before you keep reading—stress comes with side effects that are, well, stressing us out.   Stress causes hair loss. The average person loses 50-100 hairs per day. But …

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5 Clever Ways to Jumpstart Your Fitness Routine

Whether you need to get back on the exercise bandwagon or were never on it in the first place, it's never too late to incorporate fitness into your routine. Here are five ways that make it easier: …

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5 Science-Backed Reasons to Smile More

Okay, so no one likes to be told to smile when they’re not in the mood to smile. But what if science is telling you to smile? It turns out there are a lot of amazing benefits when you just grin and be…

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3 Strange New Ways to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

Tossing and turning? Scientists have found a few surprising solutions.   1. Work Near a Window Need some help convincing your boss that you need a corner office? Bring up this study publ…

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Here’s the Actual Mathematical Equation for Happiness

A new study may have found the formula for happiness. Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, it looks like this:   In plain English, it boils down to lowered expe…

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Is Coffee Making Menopause Worse? 5 Easy Ways to Cut Down

Battling hot flashes and night sweats? You may want to start weaning yourself off your morning coffee. A recent Mayo Clinic study has found that caffeine intake may worsen menopausal hot flashes. Res…

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5 Foods Proven to Make You Happier

Can you find happiness in your fridge? Yes—as long as you're eating the right stuff. Looking for a pick-me-up? Here's what to nosh on:   Broccoli This veggie contains a trace mineral cal…

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1 Thing Fruits and Vegetables Can’t Do (And 6 Things They Can)

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but it won't be much help if you're trying to slim down. Recent research reviewed studies on the link between fruit and vegetable consumption and weight gain, …

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Eat Your Water! Here’s How

Staying hydrated is essential to staying healthy--water makes up about 60 percent of our body weights, and even just a five percent decrease of water in the body declines muscle strength and endurance…

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about Diana Vilibert

Diana Vilibert is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. You can be blog-friends with her at dianavilibert.com, or tweet her at @dianavilibert.

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Diana Vilibert is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. You can be blog-friends with her at dianavilibert.com, or tweet her at @dianavilibert. more

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