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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 Habits to Help You Stay Fit at Any Age

There's a lot of contradictory information on fitness out there — it’s easy to get overwhelmed. But really, it’s quite simple. No matter your age or fitness level, incorporating some physical activity…

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11 Super Health Benefits in Just One Celery Stalk

Apples walk away with most health accolades, and spinach leads the healthy veggie brigade. Compared to them, celery is somewhat unsung, but once you read its incredible--and nearly endless--list of he…

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These 5 Terrible Habits Are Costing You Sleep

America is in the throes of a major sleep crisis. One-in-five people report getting fewer than six hours of sleep per night as the number of people getting eight hours of sleep each night continues to…

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How the Rest of the World Sleeps

Although the benefits of a good night's sleep are well documented, people across the globe have a complex relationship with the elusive state of slumber. Why is sleep so complicated? It seems like …

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Boost Metabolism While You Sleep

At times it seems like everyone is looking for an easy way to boost their metabolism and shed some pounds. We've been told to drink cold water before meals. Some say constant fidgeting is key. Some us…

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7 Common Stressors That Could Harm Your Health

There's no debate -- when your body is stressed, it just doesn't function properly. The trouble is, a surprising amount of everyday activities have the tendency to rack up your stress levels --sometim…

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Is Technology Ruining Your Sleep?

Nothing is more sacred than sleep. It heals the body and mind and keeps us going from day to day, but many of us take a good night’s rest for granted. If you’re letting technology creep closer and clo…

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How Much Sleep Do You Need?

The National Sleep Foundation has released new recommendations for sleep times. How much sleep you need depends on your age. Find out how much you need! To create the new guidelines, the National S…

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The Rice That Can Help You Sleep Better

Do you have sleep issues? You are not alone, of course -- more than 30 million Americans suffer from sleep deficit. According to the National Sleep Foundation, we lose one hour of sleep every night, a…

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We feed a few local birds but we have friends who are in their 70's who buy mince weekly to feed the…