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5 Natural Remedies for Varicose Veins

Along with the hot weather of summer comes the swimsuits and shorts, leaving many people self-conscious of varicose veins. The bluish and raised veins can cause achy legs as well. While an estimated 6…

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5 Powerful Green Foods To Boost Your Metabolic Health

It’s true. You can’t out-run or out-exercise a bad diet. That’s because the foods you regularly eat have a lasting impact on your metabolic health, from your heart to your brain. Everybody knows th…

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9 Lifestyle Tricks to Avoid Insomnia

Sometimes, you just can’t fall asleep. It may be stress, caffeine, alcohol, foods — who knows? If insomnia happens to you on a semi-regular basis, try these tricks to encourage sweet slumber upon your…

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Vitamin Deficiency Linked to Weight Gain and Obesity

There is more reason than ever now to eat a nutritionally-balanced diet. According to research from scientists at the University of Queensland presented in the Journal of Nutrition, certain vitamin de…

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3 Reasons Why You Need to Start Napping

In this part of the world, we tend to have a set time for sleeping and a set time for being awake.  In a typical work day we will do everything we can to avoid a nap, including soda and coffee. We as…

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3 Life-Saving Pool and Hot Tub Health Tips

Summertime is here! For many that means time at the beach, pool parties and spending some quality time relaxing in a hot tub. Water-based exercises have also been shown to help with anything from chro…

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Rice and Lentil Pancakes: A Light South Indian Breakfast

This is a hot favorite from South India, a place where rice and lentils play a starring role in a staggering variety of pancakes and dumplings. Typically, the thickish pancake called, Uthappam (pronou…

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Helping Others is Good for Your Health

Research shows that altruistic behavior can lower your risk of heart disease, and even improve your mental health. When you help others selflessly by “paying forward” or performing an act of kindness,…

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How Texting Actually Affects Your Body

How much time do you spend texting? According to Pew Research Center, almost three quarters of cell phone users text on a regular basis. A typical 18-24 year old sends/receives an average of 50 texts …

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What is Intermittent Fasting?

A phenomenon called intermittent fasting is currently one of the world’s most popular health and fitness trends. It involves alternating cycles of fasting and eating. Many studies show that this…

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