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Cold and Flu

The Newest Tea Craze, and Why You Should Join

You’ll find it in lattes, smoothies, cookies, and even marshmallows—it’s one of the biggest food trends of the year, and it may just be the next hot superfood. We’re talking about matcha, green tea l…

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Whiskey Is Healthy?

We all have that friend who consumes liberal amounts of red wine under the pretense, "Hey, it’s good for me." And yes, red wine has benefits, in moderation. One more time — IN MODERATION. But red w…

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How to Fight the Cold and Flu With Yogurt

You probably already expect garlic, chicken soup, or vitamin C-rich orange juice to help with cold and flu prevention and treatment. But now there’s a new food on the block that is kicking the butt of…

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4 Good Reasons to Take a Vitamin D Supplement

Vitamin D supplements aren't just for kids. There are some solid reasons to make sure that you're getting enough vitamin D. There's more and more evidence that vitamin D supports immune health, and…

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12 Natural Remedies for a Stomach Bug

Beware the horrid, awful stomach bug. Along with curses of plague and pestilence, a wish of viral gastroenteritis upon your house might incur similar dread. It turns happy kids into limp rag dolls and…

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QUIZ: How Well Do You Know the Cold & Flu?

'Tis the season for tissues, coughing and sneezing coworkers. While it's hard to avoid sick germs completely, arming yourself with a little knowledge (and vitamins C, D and E) may help ward off the dr…

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4 Surprising Ways to Ward Off a Cold

You already wash your hands often and load up on vitamin-rich foods…but there are a few more things you can do to avoid catching a cold, according to recent research. Keep your nose warm The col…

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5 Tips for Successful Winter Weather Exercise

While cuddling around a fireplace or TV with a cup of hot cocoa may seem tempting when the temperature drops during the winter, exercising in the crisp, cool air can be good for you. An article in Wom…

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Trying to Avoid the Common Cold? Give Lots of Hugs

The tongue-in-cheek name of this publication might imply that we are already pro-hugging, but new research suggests that hugs may have preventative health benefits. Affectionate physical contact, and…

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Top Vegan Sources of Immune-Boosting Zinc

Zinc is one of the most critical nutrients needed for maintaining a strong immune system. It's also imperative for digestion and utilization of carbohydrates like grains, vegetables, fruits, and sugar…

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