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articles by: Katie Waldeck

6 Mood-Boosting Foods

  Can you eat your way to a better mood? More and more scientific research is saying so. Maintaining a healthy and balanced diet is important for your general health, so why should it be any d…

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How People Really Die

Can you name the leading causes of death in the United States? Probably -- cancer, heart disease, car accidents, strokes … Ultimately, the way most of us will go is not exactly surprising. But when yo…

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6 Healthy Living Tips from Around the World

The particular ways people maintain their health is due in no small part to their culture. People from different countries can really learn untapped health habits from each other, widening their healt…

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10 Surprising Uses for Tweezers

Most people have a pair of stainless steel tweezers in their medicine cabinet and a pair of plastic tweezers in a first aid kit. But tweezers are excellent tools for a number of different tasks beyond…

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8 of The Worst Foods For You

It's pretty easy to know what foods are good and bad for you. Of course, homemade mac and cheese isn't exactly the most nutritious food you can eat, and fresh berries are healthy and delicious. Even i…

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8 Scary Ways Stress Impacts Your Health

Scientists are learning more and more about the impact that stress plays on your health. It's not just your mental health that can be hurt by both acute and chronic stress. Stress can take a major tol…

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The Healthy Eating Trick We Always Forget

Maintaining a healthy diet and a healthy weight don't seem that complicated. But, time and again, people struggle with it. What's the deal? There are plenty of factors — time, money, willpower, educat…

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8 Biggest Myths About Cancer

Cancer is a scary — and scarily common — disease. But, despite its prevalence and all of the public health campaigns surrounding this heartbreaking disease, there are still plenty of myths about cance…

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The 8 Healthiest Fats You Can Eat

Fat has a bad reputation, but lately the health world is learning to love fatty foods in moderation. The fact is, fat isn't a bad thing. Not even close! You need the stuff to survive and maintain a he…

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8 Surprising Sources of Protein

You don't need a diet full of red meat and raw eggs to get enough of protein. You probably don't even need a supplement. Indeed, there are plenty of healthy, vegetarian foods that are good sources of …

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about Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.

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