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Taste the Rainbow: How Eating in Technicolor Could Boost Your Health

Nope—eating Skittles all day every day isn’t a step on the path to optimal health. But if your typical meals contain a rainbow of real fruits and vegetables, you're well on your way.  Imagine the hea…

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6 Hygiene Mistakes You’re Probably Making

Hygiene is important, but it can certainly backfire on you. There is such a thing as being over-hygienic. If you are obsessed with your own hygiene, read on to see what mistakes you might be making. …


How to be Healthier and Happier at Work

There is no shortage of studies and reports coming out telling us that some of our common daily routines are rife with unhealthy practices. Some of these practices include the following: Sitting t…


What is Lurking in Your Lube?

Women who use a synthetic lubricant report a higher level of satisfaction and pleasure, according to a study done by Indiana University that surveyed over 2,500 women about their lube habits. The resu…


Herbed Paneer Sandwich: A Delicious Breakfast Recipe

Paneer, a variety of cottage cheese,  is a huge favorite in Indian households. It has many virtues: easy to prepare, delicious and full of nutrients. By itself, paneer has a mild, ever-so-slightly swe…


Vegetarian Eggrolls with Delicious Peanut Sauce

Rolling eggrolls isn't as hard as you might think. These are fun to make and even better to eat! The filling is a variety of veggies, similar to a mini stir-fry. Feel free to play around with the ingr…


Grow Your Own First Aid Kit with These Medicinal Herbs

On the tiny Japanese island of Okinawa, it's not uncommon to see 80-year-old women out in the Pacific sun, weeding their gardens on a summer day. In fact, it's normal; the average life expectancy of m…


Why Telling Stories Is So Important For Our Well-Being

Dinner table conversations may be the secret sauce that binds families together. Dr. Marshall Duke, a psychologist at Emory University, led a number of studies in the 1990s on the dissipation of th…


4 Myths About Down Syndrome

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Down syndrome is a genetic disorder where a person has three copies of chromosome 21 instead of two. Approximately 1 in 1,000 babies are born with Down syndro…


Become the Project Manager of Your Health

Visiting doctor after doctor, none could diagnose my pain. They would prescribe a pill with the hopes of relief. Finally one doctor, after still not providing a diagnosis, said, “Let’s give you a hyst…


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