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Whiskey Is Healthy?

We all have that friend who consumes liberal amounts of red wine under the pretense, "Hey, itís good for me." And yes, red wine has benefits, in moderation. One more time ó 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 donít deserve the title of ďextra virgin.Ē Itís 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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Is Your Produce Trying to Kill You?

Fruits and veggies are good for you, but maybe not for the reason you think. Everyone seems to be smitten with the thought that fresh produce is loaded with antioxidants -- which reduce oxidative stre…

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Improve Your Life With … Green Smoothies?

There are many so-called "superfoods" out there that boast miraculous claims that often can't hold any water. But, the ubiquitous green smoothie? Sure, it has fruits and veggies galore, but can it rea…

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The Surprising Reason Chocolate is SO Darn Healthy

Chocolate is something of a miracle food -- it can ease depression, boost circulation, lower blood pressure, and even help you lose weight. In a strange correlation, it could even make you more likely…

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6 Surprising (& Natural) Stress Relievers

Everyone gets stressed sometimes. Whether it be financial or personal, significant stress is an unfortunate aspect of modern living. But, too much stress can be a bad thing. Whether you have trouble s…

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Eat Your Saturated Fat

Hereís the gist: saturated fat doesnít cause heart disease OR make you fat. That's right. What's even more mind-blowing? -- The fat in your bacon might actually be making you healthier. Holy cow! …

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