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Longer Life Within Walking Distance

Physical activity is one of the four lifestyle behaviors found to significantly extend our lifespan. There is irrefutable evidence of the "effectiveness of regular physical activity in the preventi…

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6 Great Reasons to Get Outside and Stay Active Even in the Cold

Daily exercise is important no matter what time of year it is, but in the winter it's especially hard to stay motivated. When temperatures drop, it's far less comfortable outside, not to mention the h…

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Exotic Spice Cookies

Super easy to make, the secret is adding the egg at the end. Exotic spices give them a phenomenal taste! 1 ½ cup spelt flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 tea…

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6 Slimming Power Yoga Moves

Some people think of yoga as “glorified stretching”—a wimpy workout compared to more intense activities like CrossFit or spin class. But as anyone who has taken a vinyasa flow or power yoga class can …

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The Right Clothes Can Help You Shed Pounds

When it comes to weight loss, you are what you … wear. That’s right. Wearing certain clothes can help you shed pounds. And I’m not talking about binding yourself with cellophane or investing in hot…

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Are Vitamin Drinks Overdoing It?

Most of us don’t get all of the nutrients we need from food alone. So we take supplements, buy fortified foods and drinks, and stock up on as many vitamins as we can. Why not? Vitamins are a good thin…

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Quiet Joy Italian Vegetable Eggplant Sandwiches

Add a twist to your standard sandwich: Rather than using bread, try crisping up eggplant with olive oil and breadcrumbs. Then fill the "sandwich" with a delicious pesto, tomato and mushroom combo. Del…

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Don’t Be Fooled by These 6 ‘Healthy’ Snacks

The grocery store is filled with snacks that tout themselves as healthy, natural, and smart. But, many of these packaged snack foods can be quite misleading. Here are 6 common snack foods that aren't …

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How to Relieve Stress in 10 Minutes or Less

Okay, you’re stressed out. Maybe it’s your job, your demanding boss, your mother-in-law, money, health -- the list goes on. Whatever the reason, de-stressing is crucial for your well being. Don’t have…

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The Unexpected Best Time of Day to Exercise

If you’re looking to lose weight or improve your health, you may be trying to do everything in your power to ensure your success: you eat right, sleep well, exercise daily. You may have even wondered …

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Good advice, especially if you're prone to overeating. More about creating healthier eating habits t…

It's a matter of focus. Look for things, stories, ideas, that bring forth appreciation. Lay off the …