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Healthy Aging

7 Reasons You Should Start Strength Training

Hitting the treadmill is good for everything from your heart to your mood—but if you’re not also strength training on a regular basis, you’re missing out on some major health benefits. Keep reading fo…

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These Are The Only 3 Supplements I’ll Take

Years ago, I got carried away with all the hoopla surrounding the benefits of over-the-counter vitamins, minerals and dietary supplements. I was already taking some of them. Then, a new nutritionis…

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How Yoga Changed My Life Forever

I believe yoga saved my life. I'm not saying that for the sake of drama. It really did. Twenty years ago, I lay in a bed in my mother’s guest room wishing I could just evaporate. I appealed to God …

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Healthy and Hearty Veggie Soup

Get all the veggies you need in one comforting, delicious soup. The veggies add a variety of tastes, textures and immune-boosting nutrients, while the ketchup adds a little hint of tomato sweetness --…

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Would You Take a Pill to Extend Your Life Expectancy?

What would you do to lengthen your life? Eat only fruits and vegetables? Adopt a daily workout routine? Take prescription drugs every day? Nearly one-third of adults would not be willing to take a …

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What Makes ‘SuperAgers’ So Unique? (Hint: Whales and Elephants Have It, Too)

At 107 years old, Edythe Kirchmaier has a blemish-free driving record, continues to volunteer at the non-profit, Direct Relief International, and is Facebook’s oldest user. In a world where more and m…

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10 Foods That Promote Brain Health

Who doesn’t want to become smarter? Who wants to look better or feel healthier? Many recent studies have shown how certain nutrients can positively affect the brain, specifically in areas of the brain…

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The 5 Most Important Dietary Rules

There is so much contradicting dietary advice out there, it can be hard to navigate what is true and what isn’t. Eat breakfast. Don’t eat breakfast. Ditch carbs. Become vegan. Who’s right? The truth i…

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Spinach and Parsley Quinoa, and Tofu Tower

For this week’s Care2 recipe, I’d like to share two recipes from David Halward, a friend of mine. The quinoa dish is fresh and simply tasty. The Tofu Tower looks as good as it tastes. Spinach and Par…

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8 Biggest Myths About Organ Donation

February 14th isn't just Valentine's Day, it's also National Organ Donation Day. And what's more loving than giving someone else the gift of life? There are more than 100,000 people waiting for an org…

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