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5 Habits to Help You Stay Fit at Any Age

There's a lot of contradictory information on fitness out there — it’s easy to get overwhelmed. But really, it’s quite simple. No matter your age or fitness level, incorporating some physical activity…

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7 Spices with Major Health Benefits

Spices are a great thing to have in your pantry. They have the ability to turn a healthy, slightly bland meal into a nutritious flavor explosion. What's even better, many spices are really great for y…

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3 Incredible Reasons You Should Walk More

With our go-go-go lives, it can be easy to get wrapped up in the world of smart phones, fast transportation, and instant gratification. And many people follow the go-big-or-go-home attitude in their e…

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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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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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Whiskey Is Healthy?

We all have that friend who consumes liberal amounts of red wine under the pretense, "Hey, it’s good for me." And yes, red wine has benefits, in moderation. One more time — IN MODERATION. But red w…

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4 Scientific Reasons to Laugh More

Everyone enjoys a good laugh. But, did you know that it is actually good for you? A little laughter on a regular basis can go a long way towards improving your life. Here are 4 scientifically backed r…

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5 Tips to Avoid Buying Fake Olive Oil

There are many extra virgin olive oils out there that are downright frauds. In fact, the majority of olive oils on your supermarket shelf don’t deserve the title of “extra virgin.” It’s no secret what…

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Cashews to Beat the Blues

Maybe the pharmacy doesn't have to be the first place you stop when you're feeling down-in-the-dumps. A big helping of cashews may be just the ticket when you've got a mild case of the blues. What …

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6 Morning Habits You Need to Dig Into

The wee hours of the morning are a sacred time when all is quiet, and the world is seemingly still asleep. Believe it or not, the morning has the potential to be your most productive time of the day, …

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Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm. Grabbing the bottle now. Thank you.

Thank you and not really necessary to feel guilty for loving chocolate.