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Healthy Aging

Could Drinking Coffee Save Your Life?

What factors do you think of when you consider things that could save your life? Do you think of a healthy diet, exercise, fresh air, or maybe loving relationships or friendships? While all of these t…

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6 Natural Alternatives to Popping Tylenol

If you are feeling a little achy, inflamed, or have a nagging headache, your first reaction may be to pop a couple Tylenol. However, a recent study has suggested that, for certain conditions, Tylenol …

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How Arts and Crafts Can Protect Your Brain

Have you been itching to take up a new hobby? To finally learn how to use a pottery wheel or take that photography class at the local community college? There’s no time like the present to pick up …

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13 Things You Learn While Caring for an Aging Parent

Whether it’s moving in with a mother who’s been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a stopping by a few times a week to help a father whose arthritis prevents him from getting around like he used to…

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Switchel: The Sports Drink You’ve Never Heard of

If you’ve ever searched for a healthier, natural version of your favorite sports drink, you’re in luck. No, not coconut water — switchel. Switchel is the healthy, tasty, power-boosting beverage you’ve…

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8 Ways To Sneak Exercise Into Your Daily Life

Humans are built to move, but a lot of the trappings of contemporary life don't mesh well with that. Most people don't get the amount of exercise -- typically 2.5 hours per week -- that doctors recomm…

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7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Eat Mindfully

The transition into healthier eating can seem difficult -- even impossible -- but there are plenty of small changes to make it more feasible. Just like Bill Murray in “What About Bob," do it in little…

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Confetti Salad

Bright and refreshing, this confetti salad is topped with onions and pine nuts, and is a meal unto itself. The touch of hot sauce in the dressing adds a fun zestiness. Salad 2 carrots, peeled and …

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8 Ways to Have the Best Morning Ever

Rise and shine! How do you start off your morning? Whatever the case, what you do in the morning sets your mood for the rest of the day. It makes sense, then, to make sure you're having the healthiest…

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The Natural Breast Cancer Breakthrough

Good news for sufferers of breast cancer and anyone looking to prevent the disease. Researchers may add medicinal mushrooms to the list of valuable cancer therapies, particularly when it comes to brea…

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