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Food vs. Medicine: Which One Actually Makes You Healthy?

"You are what you eat." We like to say this, but how many of us actually believe it, and more importantly, put it to work in our daily lives? We live in a time of widespread unhealthiness. The p…

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Is Eating Breakfast Overrated?

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? Not so fast. That old adage is facing more and more scrutiny due to increasing research. We have been told incessantly that skipping breakfast l…

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Need A New Year’s Resolution? Practice Prehabilitation

This New Year's I'm advocating for a new resolution: prehabilitation. It's the opposite of rehabilitation. It's a real word defined as "a form of strength training, aims to prevent injuries before the…

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Why Is Lyme Disease Not Just Tick-Borne Anymore?

  Some experts feel that almost everyone has been exposed to Lyme disease and may have it in one way, shape or form. Whether that's true or not is up for debate, but clearly there are those…

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Exercise: A Secret Weapon Against Disease?

Photo Courtesy Of:  Thinkstock/Comstock Not just one, but two recent studies have concluded that watching TV can have serious repercussions. If you're over the age of 25, every hour spent in front of…

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Are You a Restless Sleeper?

By Maria Masters, Men’s Health Logging too little sleep might be a lot more dangerous than we suspected. In the past, we’ve reported that a lack of shut-eye can expand your waistline and dull …

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Could You Have Adult-Onset Asthma?

As with allergies, if you’re an adult who has never suffered from asthma, you may be assuming that this will never be one of your health concerns.  The fact is asthma can be acquired at any point in o…

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Lack of Magnesium Leads to Chronic Disease

Missing the trace mineral Magnesium in your diet can lead to a host of chronic health disorders that are often misdiagnosed. Magnesium is required in over 350 different enzymes, plus hundreds of e…

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