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8 Glasses of Water a Day: Myth or Fact?

We've all heard we that we are supposed to drink 8 glasses of water a day but there is no scientific research to back this and some health professionals think this requirement is "nonsense." …

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Should Beer Be Part of Your After Workout Plans?

A new beverage Lean Machine, an after workout beer also known as "recovery ale," is creating quite a stir. Should you add beer to your after workout plans or is it just more marketing healthwash? L…

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6 Tips for Exercising in Extreme Heat

Wham! You walk out the door and the heat hits you like a brick wall. If you didn’t know it was summer, you certainly do now! The current extreme, oppressive heat can put a serious snag in your wor…

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4 Food Strategies to Boost Brain Function

By Michael J. Gelb, Experience Life While there are many positive aspects to aging, we’re more familiar with the things that can go wrong. For all the wisdom we gain from experience, we’re more a…

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Do We Really Need 8 Glasses of Water a Day?

The common advice to drink eight glasses of water a day doesn't hold water, say nutrition and kidney specialists who want to dispel the myth. Photo Credit: Greg Riegler Photography via Flickr. Heal…

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3 Health Swaps to Fight Disease

Research shows that a holistic lifestyle is beneficial to those with autoimmune disease. But let's be honest: it can be difficult for anyone to keep up a perfectly balanced lifestyle -- let alone some…

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Mind Tricks for Relieving Pain

Feel like a wuss when it comes to tolerating pain? Turns out you can up your threshold with a few simple mind tricks. By Camille Noe Pagan, Women's Health Childbirth. Menstrual cramps. Migra…

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3 Hot Beverages To Keep You Healthy This Winter

We've all heard the saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away," but what about when apples (and other healthy produce) are out of season and hard to find? Staying hydrated is one of the most im…

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6 Tips to Stay Hydrated

From Experience Life Why Water Matters Even healthy eaters often underestimate the importance of their water intake and wind up suffering from chronic, low-grade dehydration. Here are just a…

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5 More Tips for Staying Cool Without the A/C

When it comes to battling summer heat, it helps to have a fully loaded bagful of tricks to help you stay cool.  In addition to keeping your curtains drawn and replacing those heat throwing incandescen…

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