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The Easily-Treatable Condition That’s Often Mistaken for Alzheimer’s

Great strides have been made in increasing public awareness and research dollars for neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s. But there’s a lesser-known disorder, called…

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5 Effortless Ways to Ditch Sugar

My client looked surprised when I circled a few less-than-obvious culprits that were holding her weight at a standstill. She thought she had been doing everything correctly. One glance at her journal…

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8 Reasons to Use Red Pepper Flakes

More than just a pizza topping, red pepper flakes have a slew of cooking and health benefits. Also known as crushed red pepper, this multi-beneficial spice does everything from brightening flavor in d…

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Back or Joint Pain? This Herb can Help

Anyone with back pain knows how difficult it can be to get lasting relief. A long-standing Native American herbal remedy can help, according to research in the journal Phytotherapy Research. Native Am…

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Preventing Prediabetes By Eating More

People who eat the most legumes appear to only have a fraction of the risk for a type of prediabetes known as metabolic syndrome. Legumes are beans, split peas, chickpeas, and lentils. In one study ou…

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7 Major Links Between Diet and Mental Health

Diet is one of the key factors of preventing disease and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. It's no surprise, then, that what you eat can also impact your mental health, and, for people with mental illn…

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Here’s a Good Reason to Eat More Pears

A new study, published in the journal Food Research International, found that certain types of pears may help manage type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and intestinal ulcers. The secret is in the sk…

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7 Simple Ways Companies Can Help Their Employees (and Their Bottom Line)

Companies that place an emphasis on healthy culture have employees who are 3 times as likely as others to report taking action to improve their health, according to a CDC report. An employer’s comm…

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How to Avoid Being a Human Guinea Pig

Are you under the impression that your health and safety are secure? [caption id="attachment_1353043" align="alignright" width="185"] Image credit: The Human Experiment[/caption] Watch “The …

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Want to Sleep Better and Feel Happier? Tell Someone ‘Thank You’

Gratitude and mindfulness are touted as two keys to mental and spiritual wellbeing. But scientific studies are increasingly discovering that recognizing the blessings in your life can also have a meas…

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Wish I could sleep on my back - cannot relax and let go unfortunately.

This time of the year I can hardly stick my nose out the door because of the pollen, but I do love s…

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