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One Thing You Should Avoid Doing an Hour Before Bedtime

“Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing; Beloved from pole to pole,” said British poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. But sometimes, the gentle beloved eludes our eyes, leaving our body and mind feeling tired wh…

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Eat 9 Walnuts a Day to Keep Stress at Bay

Walnuts are a wonder nut, that offer almost too many health benefits to count. Here is a quick list: Walnuts are a rich source of dietary fiber, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids. These compound…

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6 Minutes of Daily Exercise Can Delay Memory Loss

How do you keep the brain sharp after the age of 50? Most advice on this seems to focus on keeping the mind active through puzzles, brain teasers, Sudoku, chess and such. But little is said about the …

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Can’t Sleep? Try Some ‘Pink Noise’ Tonight.

Most of us associate good, deep sleep with a silent bedroom. And yet, millions of people toss and turn in bed every night, despite switching off the light and turning off the noise. It is estimated t…

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What You Should Know About Cutting and Cooking Onions

According to the National Onion Association, America's consumption of onions has risen 50 percent in the last 20 years. This is great news, since onions boast many health benefits. Aside from makin…

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6 Helpful Health Facts About Carrots

Carrots rank right up there with spinach among earth’s topmost health foods. These cold months are a wonderful time to enjoy them steamed, roasted, baked and grilled. My favorite way is to steam them …

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How to Flavor Potatoes Without Salt: 6 Terrific Tips

Potatoes are my favorite comfort food—there are very few days of the month that I don’t enjoy them in some way or the other. I am sure it is the same for many of you. But far too often, potatoes are s…

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The Breakfast Food That Might Help You Sleep Better

Think oatmeal, and you think breakfast. No doubt a hearty bowl of oatmeal is a wonderful way to gear up for the day. It is rich in both insoluble and soluble fiber, which keep you feeling satisfied fo…

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Vibrant Vegetarian Meal in a Bowl: Lentil & Rice Salad

Rice and lentils pair beautifully in the taste department. They combine well nutritionally, too. Lentils, which are legumes, give you insoluble fiber, while rice gives you soluble fiber--both kinds of…

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11 Things You Really Need to Know About Caffeine

Is caffeine good or bad for your health?  It may come down to who you are and what your health is like. Before you decide if that coffee, tea, or energy drink habit is right for you, consider the foll…

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