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5 Reasons Music is Good For You

If someone made me choose between movies, television or music, I could live without the first two, but I could never forgo music. I have always loved music; I put it on when I get up in the morning…

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7 Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

There are countless claims on the internet about seemingly miraculous health benefits of apple cider vinegar consumption, but is it all true?  I hit the research journals to separate fact from fiction…

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10 Health Benefits of Marijuana

Marijuana frequently gets a bad rap. How much of it is deserved? After my earlier blog, “Should Marijuana Be Legalized?” I conducted research to find out the benefits and problems linked with marijuan…

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Should Marijuana be Legalized?

The New York Times conducted a poll asking readers whether marijuana should be legalized or not. While I anticipated that many people favor legalizing marijuana, their results were still shocking: onl…

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6 Health Benefits of Quinoa (& A Sweet Potato Quinoa Cake Recipe)

Mmm, quinoa - a superfood with no fewer than six awesome health benefits. Let us count the ways we love you, quinoa! You... are a complete protein-rich food containing NINE essential amino acid…

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Apples as Effective as Drugs to Prevent Heart Attacks & Strokes

Most of us have heard the adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” throughout our lives, but new research shows that there is serious truth to the message.  Scientists at BHF Health Promotion Res…

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10 Surprising Ways Apples Are Good for Your Health

Martin Luther once said, "even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree."  New research gives more reasons than ever to plant apple trees and enjoy their…

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Pouring Over Simpler Coffee

Coffee--to some a bitter necessity of human existence, to others a delicate, wholesome experience that swoons all the senses. And then there are those of us who fall somewhere in between, in a coffee …

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Craft Beer: Peace, Love & Hoppiness

I am proud to call myself a craft beer convert --a hophead if you will. After growing up in a fairly dry household, with the exception of my dad's occasional Bud-Light on hockey nights, I never expect…

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4 Ways to Use Music as Medicine

Human beings are governed by rhythms. From our pulsing heartbeat, to the cadence of our speech patterns, to when we fall asleep and wake up—countless rhythms drive our existence. Perhaps this is wh…

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