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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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Need a Mood Boost? Smell a Happy Person’s BO

Feeling down? Head to the gym…not to work out, but to stand next to the happiest person there and take a whiff. It turns out that body odor may have a pretty amazing effect on your mood, according to …

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8 Grandma-Approved Beauty Habits to Adopt Now

Behold the spunk, simplicity, and sustainability of granny wisdom.. In the book "Food Rules," Michael Pollan writes, “Don’t eat anything your great-grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food,” an…

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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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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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Which Nut Fights Cancer Best?

People who eat nuts in their adolescence have a good chance of fighting off breast cancer later in life, according to data from the Harvard Nurse’s Study conducted a few years ago. A follow-up stud…

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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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Sugar Alcohols: Sugar That’s Good For Your Teeth?

For many decades, sugar alcohols have been popular alternatives to sugar. They look and taste like sugar, but have fewer calories and fewer negative health effects. In fact, many studies show that sug…

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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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Which Yoga Style is Right for You?

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

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