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4 Incredible Reasons to Dance at Any Age

While not everyone may be as incredible as Misty Copeland, everybody and anybody can benefit from giving dance a try. Whether you try ballet, tango, or just freestyle with your friends, dancing of any…

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3 Simple Rules for Finding a Healthier Breakfast Cereal

Cereal can make a convenient, nutritious breakfast, but buyer beware! Many, many cereals are labeled as nutritious and healthy, when in reality, they are nutrition-less sugar bombs. While Cinnamon Toa…

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Is It Better to Buy Local or Organic?

Many of us often wonder: is better to support local farmers at the farmer’s market who are not certified organic, or is it better to buy certified organic products from the grocery store? If your loca…

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The 6 Worst Foods for Sleep

Quality sleep is one of the pillars of good health, along with physical activity, proper hydration, low stress, and healthy eating habits. If you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep througho…

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6 Processed Foods You Can Make Better at Home

Flashy processed foods flood most of our grocery store shelves. While using some lightly processed products is okay, in the long run it is healthier, cheaper, and tastier to make some commonly process…

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8 Best Foods After Drinking Too Much

Too heavy on the booze last night? While some people swear by some spiked coffee and a greasy diner breakfast, there are actually healthy foods that can help you overcome a hangover faster. The next t…

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11 Natural Ways to Boost Energy (Without Caffeine)

For many of us, 3 o’clock in the afternoon is the low point in our days. The morning coffee has worn off, the end of the day is just beyond reach, and our willpower seems to disappear completely. Inst…

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6 Habits That Help Balance Blood Sugar

With so many Americans suffering from obesity and diabetes, it is becoming more important than ever to be aware of your food’s effect on your blood sugar levels. Having high or low blood sugar can lea…

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5 Tips for Smarter Snacking

Our excessive snacking habits can easily lead to unwanted weight gain over time. While snacks are great for staving off hunger in between meals, for most of us, snacking can quickly become addictive a…

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7 Spices with Major Health Benefits

Spices are a great thing to have in your pantry. They have the ability to turn a healthy, slightly bland meal into a nutritious flavor explosion. What's even better, many spices are really great for y…

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While I like cantaloupe (and our labs do too), there is no such thing as a "super food".

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