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Healthy Aging

High Animal Protein Diets Could Cause Early Death

While some people are concerned about not getting enough protein, a new study shows that we may have too much. The study, published in Cell Metabolism on March 4, shows that middle-aged people who eat…

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5 Life Lessons From Women in History

There are many things that our female ancestors had to endure that we take for granted now: the inability to vote or to hold public office, to own property, to get a formal education, to work, choose …

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4 Tips to Turn Insight Into Action

Most of us have good insights about what we need to change. But those pesky repeating mental patterns that result in stress, damaged relationships or other unwanted outcomes can make it difficult t…

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Apples as Effective as Drugs to Prevent Heart Attacks & Strokes

Most of us have heard the adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” throughout our lives, but new research shows that there is serious truth to the message.  Scientists at BHF Health Promotion Res…

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6 Surprising Facts About Your Eyes

Believe it or not, eyes are some of the most complex organs in the human body. How much do you know about your eyes? Read on for some fascinating facts about your peepers.   1. Your Eyes Sa…

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10 Surprising Ways Apples Are Good for Your Health

Martin Luther once said, "even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree."  New research gives more reasons than ever to plant apple trees and enjoy their…

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Grilled Food May Be Frying Your Brain

Barbecue season may still be several months away, but a new study suggests that firing up the grill fewer times this summer may be one of the best things you can do for your brain. It's all about m…

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Can Cartoon Videos Make You Feel Better About Memory Loss?

Laughing in the face of danger is an oft-touted courage-building technique, but learning to laugh in the face of dementia may seem downright impossible — if not a bit uncouth. Families affected by …

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5 Life-Changing Reasons to Have a Gratitude Jar

I have always preferred to think of myself as quick-witted. But, since I have spent the past couple of years taking a good look at myself, I have to be honest and admit, what I really am, is snarky. I…

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Pita Pizza with Kale Pesto

Healthy and full of flavor, with homemade pesto, this is a simple and fun pizza. We use pita bread because it makes a very thin crispy crust. Pizza 2 cups mozzarella, shredded 2 whole pita bread,…

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A frequent argument with our teenage son. Does this sadly apply to e-readers too, however, as many …

It seems like bad habits are easier to form over good habits. Good post, thanks.

what a stupid article on a lousy study. like all habits are interchangeable. quitting smoking, with …

I avoid peanut butter with palm oil in it, but it's difficult sometimes to find quick sandwich filli…