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Stress-Reducing Activities to Get You Outside

Stress-Reducing Activities to Get You Outside

Stress is becoming a nearly unavoidable part of life. We stress about work, school, family gatherings and new or old relationships. Thankfully, summer is here and with it comes a plethora of activities that we can do to enjoy the new warmer weather. Outdoor summer activities are also a great way to reduce stress and […]

Super-Hydrate Your Life

Super-Hydrate Your Life

Did you know that an adult can go weeks without food, but will die after about 10 days without water? Even mild dehydration can sabotage your health, your productivity, your mind and your emotions. Give your body the nourishment it’s craving by building a diet that consists of 70 percent water-rich foods like lettuce, cucumber […]

What To Eat Before You Exercise, According To Science

What To Eat Before You Exercise, According To Science

Is It Time To Detox?

Is It Time To Detox?

It’s that time of year again — when people start talking about “detoxing” their body after a long winter of being cooped up indoors and taking in heavier foods. But what is detoxification? Is it just a fad, or is it something that you can benefit from? Detoxification is the process whereby you eliminate toxic […]

Things You Didn’t Know About Yeast Infections

Things You Didn’t Know About Yeast Infections

Yeast infections. You say the phrase and it immediately conjures images of itching, burning and lots of wiggling around in your seat. It almost makes you automatically clench up your vaginal muscles, as if that could prevent unwanted intruders from disrupting your sexual health, doesn’t it? Go ahead and unclench. Yeast infections, while not exactly […]

A Guide To Protein

A Guide To Protein

There are three nutrients that we need in large amounts – proteins, carbohydrates and fats. Proteins in the body are made up of long chains of chemicals called amino acids. Amino acids can be divided into two groups: non-essential amino acids, which can be made by your body and essential amino acids, which can’t be […]

5 Tricks For People Who’ve Tried Everything But Still Can’t Meditate

5 Tricks For People Who’ve Tried Everything But Still Can’t Meditate

You just can’t meditate. You want to, you’ve tried to, but you just can’t seem to switch the brain off or relax enough. You know how good meditation is for the mind, body and spirit and have read about it on health and wellness websites, social media and medical reviews. You are not alone, and […]

Health Myths to Ditch Now

Health Myths to Ditch Now

There are thousands of online health resources, and new ones seem to crop up every day. They’ve become important and trusted sources of health information for many people. While some are useful, others can be misleading or inaccurate. Aside from that, there are many medical beliefs we’ve gathered through the years—some so ingrained that we […]

Celebrating Your Health at Every Age

Celebrating Your Health at Every Age

How do you live to a healthy old age? There’s not one answer to that question—it’s way more complicated than that, with many forces at work. There’s an intricate interplay between things like genetics, environment, lifestyle and sometimes just plain luck that factors into staying healthy. And unfortunately, we can’t rely on that (mythical) fountain […]

Healthy Fruits You Should Be Eating

Healthy Fruits You Should Be Eating

It’s a no-brainer that fruits are nutritious and good for you. Yet some offer health benefits that you may not even know about. These tasty and delicious fruits are staples in a healthy diet. So, pick up some of this fruit the next time you’re at the grocery store, and add it into your meal […]