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5 Ways To Drink More Water + Lemon Cucumber Infused Water Recipe

5 Ways To Drink More Water + Lemon Cucumber Infused Water Recipe

Do you indulge a little too much over the weekend? Well if so you’re in luck because today we’re talking all about water and why it’s so important… especially when your desperately craving a full body detox. Let’s get right into it! We’ve all been told that drinking water is good for us, but never […]

Diabetes: Are You At Risk?

Diabetes: Are You At Risk?

Diabetes is plaguing the country. According to a recent study published in JAMA, half of adults across the U.S. have diabetes or blood sugar so high they’re almost diabetic. People with diabetes either have an inability to produce insulin to lower blood sugar (type 1 diabetes) or they have too little insulin or cannot use […]

15 Daily Routines That Heighten Emotional Intelligence

15 Daily Routines That Heighten Emotional Intelligence

How you handle high levels of stress can mean the difference between being assertive and poised or being negative and disgruntled.You’ve heard it before: Emotional Intelligence is the newest predictor of highly successful people. They’re emotionally balanced, in tune with their gut, and have the innate ability to listen, empathize, creatively solve problems, and basically […]

The Power Of Stretching

The Power Of Stretching

Do you know the true power of stretching? Or do you, like many people, simply associate it with a similar (and very popular) practice — yoga? Sure, stretching is one of the key elements of yoga, but it’s also an impactful practice on its own. Stretching is the one activity that can deepen the impact […]

Hidden Sugar Traps

Hidden Sugar Traps

Scaling back on our sugar intake is one of the most important steps in achieving a healthy lifestyle, but with so many sugars hiding in our every day foods, it’s becoming harder than ever to do. Did you know that Greek yogurt can contain up to 20 grams of sugar? Or that some salad dressings […]

Diet, Exercise, and Sleep Are Great, but 1 Thing Matters Even More for Your Health

Diet, Exercise, and Sleep Are Great, but 1 Thing Matters Even More for Your Health

What is the best way to live a happy and successful life? originally appeared on Quora, the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Katherine Killoran, physician and cancer survivor, on Quora: Establishing healthy habits is a good start. When you feel well, it’s easier to be happy and […]

Do You Drink Enough Water?

Do You Drink Enough Water?

A common refrain we hear is that the key to staying hydrated is drinking eight glasses of water a day. While this is a good barometer, the easiest way to know how much to drink is to simply obey your thirst. Drink when your body tells you it’s thirsty. Don’t wait—by the time you feel […]

7 Dangers to Baby in Your Home

7 Dangers to Baby in Your Home

You may be a new parent, a not-so-new parent or a grandparent or friend, but when it comes to shielding children from danger, your protective instinct kicks in. Yet, instinct is not always enough. It’s important to be aware of some things in your home that you may not realize could be putting a small, […]

This Is The Worst Way To Talk To Your Children About Weight

This Is The Worst Way To Talk To Your Children About Weight

A recent article about the link between parents’ weight comments and a child’s body dissatisfaction and weight gain sparked a major debate among The Huffington Post readers. Disagreement centered over the balance between concern for a child’s health and the psychological and physical damage that can result from cruel or clueless comments about weight. Readers wrote to […]

Africa Will be Short Six Million Healthcare Workers by 2030, But it Can Still Achieve its Commitment of Universal Health Care if it Takes Action Now

Africa Will be Short Six Million Healthcare Workers by 2030, But it Can Still Achieve its Commitment of Universal Health Care if it Takes Action Now

Sub-Saharan African populations and economies are growing at unprecedented speed with a population growth of 2.7% and economic growth of 4.4% annually.  Africa has the fastest growing middle class in the world, with 313 million people (roughly the population of the US), 34% of Africa’s population.  This growing middle class is demanding higher quality and […]