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The Amazing Health Benefits of the Pomegranate

Pomegranates are among the healthiest fruits on earth. They contain a range of beneficial plant compounds, unrivaled by other foods. Many studies have shown that they have incredible benefits for your…

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Yoga or a Walk: Which is Better for Your Heart?

An hour of yoga or a brisk walk: which is better for your heart? The answer may seem obvious, but a new scientific review reveals that each option is equally beneficial when it comes to keeping you…

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7 Problems You Can Wash Away By Drinking More Water

Youíre thirsty and you instantly reach for that carbonated soda packed with sugar, aspartame or other artificial sweeteners. Not so fast. Your body needs water not sugar to hydrate properly. And drink…

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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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5 Habits to Help You Stay Fit at Any Age

There's a lot of contradictory information on fitness out there ó itís easy to get overwhelmed. But really, itís quite simple. No matter your age or fitness level, incorporating some physical activity…

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Hate Gyms? 8 Equipment-Free Exercises You Can Do From Home

Gyms can be expensive and inconvenient. Many of us only have 30-minute windows of free time, if that. But that's no excuse for becoming sedentary! Regular exercise contributes to increased happines…

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Which Yoga Style is Right for You?

Namaste, friends. Itís time to talk yoga. I know, I know... downward dogs and†ommmmmm, right? Well, sure, if youíre in certain styles of yoga, but what about handstands, and silks, and push-ups,…

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How to Become a Runner & Actually Enjoy It

Like anything, running is an activity where you have to work to make it stick. For example, I thought I couldn't run more than four miles at a time just five years ago. Then, two years later, I ran mo…

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Knee Issues? Here Are 3 Cardio Alternatives to Running

When most people think of cardio they think of high-impact exercises like running. For people with knee issues, that kind of high-impact exercise can be very painful. While itís true that you need a …

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How to Get Back to Sleep in the Middle of the Night (Infographic)

If you can sleep through an entire night without waking up once, consider yourself lucky. For many of us with pets, kids or sensitive ears, unwelcome interruptions mid-slumber are nightly occurrences.…

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So sorry my gym w/yoga classes closed. Yoga is great for everything.

One's emotional state—if you are relaxed, happy, and content—also helps improve mental acu…