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Hostility and Anger Speed Decline in Lung Function

Here’s a good reason not to engage in road rage:  In an eight-year American study of 670 men aged 45 to 86, researchers found that longstanding anger and hostility sped up age-related lung decline.  I…

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Detox Your Cosmetics

Our quest for beauty and attractiveness is often damaging to our bodies. Many toxins are found in cosmetics, skincare products, and hair products. We slather on plentiful supplies of synthetic chemica…

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10 Ways to Alkalize Your Body Today

Acidity has been linked to pain, excess weight and many other health issues. Fortunately, making your body more alkaline (the opposite of acidic) is easy.  Here are 10 ways to alkalize your body for m…

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Staying Healthy During the Holidays

  Lately, I've been hearing a lot of anxiety about how the holidays can interrupt our workout routines. In her blog, a friend recently discussed how, for years, she used to engage in preemptiv…

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5 Key Strategies for a Plastic-Free Life

We've reduced, reused, and fretted over Ziploc bags for an entire month, and now it's time to turn all those lessons learned into words we can live by. By Emily Main, Organic Gardening  H…

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6 Fun Ways To Exercise

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor When you're caring for someone else, it seems there aren't enough hours of the day to get everything done. Of all the things you want to do in y…

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5 Ways to Add Years to Your Life

By Allison Granell, Men’s Health 1. Next Time You're Asked "Soup or Salad?" Order the Salad +2 years Italian researchers found that eating as little as 1 cup of raw vegetables …

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Healthy Homemade Granola

Yogis and doctors agree: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It is literally the breaking of the fast we have observed overnight. By morning the body is ready for nourishment -and if we s…

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6 Ways to Maximize Your Metabolism

By Victoria Freeman, Ph. Experience Life Unless you're one of those rare folks blessed by the fast-metabolism gods, you'd probably like to burn a few more calories than you do both while at work …

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Anatomy of a Potbelly

By Anjula Razdan, Experience Life Summer might be over, but don't let your waistline go to the dogs just yet. Looking good at the beach isn't the only reason to flatten our tummies. Recent studie…

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Thanks Kisa for the very interesting article but I much agree with Lepidopter P's comment and vinega…

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Good to know, I love pumpkin.

Water alone just gives you wet fleas. Vinegar may work up north, but here in the south, we have mu…