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Are Your Allergies Making You Fat?

By Emily Main, Rodale.com  Allergy season is upon us, and the record pollen levels we're experiencing this year may have you heading to the allergy relief aisle at your local drugstore. But wha…

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Crush Your Allergy Culprits

Strapping on a gas mask and inflating the sterilized bubble that will soon be your new abode? Stop, put down the bicycle pump, and take these easy steps first. From the Editors of Women's Health …

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Simply Sauerkraut

Cabbage (Brassica oleracea) is one of the earliest cultivated vegetables, first grown over 4,000 years ago. This member of the Brassicaceae (Mustard) Family is a relative to cauliflower, broccoli, Bru…

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How Friendships Improve Health

Move over omega 3’s and colorful berries!  There’s something else on the menu for good health and longevity…friendship. In numerous studies, researchers are finding that people who have strong …

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5 Reasons to Have Sex Today!

By Veronica Peterson, Editor, Healthy & Green Living What would Valentine's Day be without an opportunity to mention the three-letter word that gets everyone so riled up? Yes, you guessed i…

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7 Warming Winter Herbs (slideshow)

When cold weather strikes a chilling blow, it makes sense to consume healthy warming concentrated foods seasoned with warming herbs. Dark orange vegetables such as sweet potatoes, winter squash, …

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Swine Flu Parties

Wasn't it nice this summer not to have to hear about swine flu every day? Well no sooner did the thermometer drop below scorching and lo and behold, swine flu is making the headlines again. According …

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Health Benefits of Kindness

Have you been the recipient of some surprise kindness this week? Maybe you owe it to the fact that it's Random Acts of Kindness Week. What a very nice week. In thinking about kindness and why it feels…

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Maximum Immunity: 7 Essential Nutrients

With wealth pretty much out the door for now, we would all do well to keep an extra watchful eye on our health. I know I'm going to keep this list of seven essential nutrients for immunity in my mind …

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What Good is Your Appendix?

Q: It seems like the only time we hear about the appendix is when someone's has to be removed. It doesn't seem to be a problem not to have one, so what is it and why do we have one in our body? A…

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