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Is Your Lifestyle Aging You?

Is Your Lifestyle Aging You?

Are your lifestyle choices making you age faster? We all know that unhealthy diets and sedentary lifestyles are factors that have been driving the obesity epidemic. But a new study out of the Mayo Clinic has also linked them to the biology of aging. That’s right, what you eat and how physically active you are […]

Little Known Symptoms Of Cervical Cancer You Should Watch Out For

Little Known Symptoms Of Cervical Cancer You Should Watch Out For

We hear all about the symptoms of breast cancer on a regular basis, but there’s another type of cancer that is common in women: cervical cancer. According to Cancer.net, “Cervical cancer begins when healthy cells on the surface of the cervix change and grow out of control, forming a mass called a tumor.” According to […]

Body Fat: How To Use It and Lose It

Body Fat: How To Use It and Lose It

Body fat, or the more technical term adipocytes (adipo means fat and cyte means cell), is found in many places around the human body and mostly underneath your skin, what we call subcutaneous fat. There is also some on top of your kidneys, inside your liver, and a small amount in your muscle tissue, which […]

The 7 Laws of Healthy Old Age

The 7 Laws of Healthy Old Age

1. Continue learning Compared to participants of the inner-city Glueck study, the Grant men lived on average 10 years longer than their less-educated peers. However, the 6 percent of Glueck men who graduated from college were just as healthy, even in old age, as the Grant men. 2. Don’t smoke In both studies (and excluding […]

Easiest Way To Stop Emotional Eating

Easiest Way To Stop Emotional Eating

Raise your hand if you’ve ever found yourself halfway through a bag of quinoa chips before asking yourself, “Wait, am I just eating because I’m bored?” Or sad. Or anxious. Or fill in any other emotion here. You’re definitely not alone. “As humans, eating is linked to so many emotions,” says Lauren Fowler, R.D.N., a […]

Is Your Headache Just A Headache? Or Something More Serious?

Is Your Headache Just A Headache? Or Something More Serious?

      Many people get frequent headaches and usually don’t pay any attention to them. If you can take something over the counter to eliminate the pain, you may never bother speaking with your physician about it. However, when it comes to pain and other side effects (like fatigue, dizziness, or nausea) that accompany […]

What’s The Deal With ‘Clean Sleeping’?

What’s The Deal With ‘Clean Sleeping’?

For years, Elly Shariat had been burning the candle at both ends. “I’d start my days around 6 a.m. and I’d begrudgingly force myself to go to sleep at 2 or 3 a.m.,” said Shariat, a Los Angeles-based entertainment publicist. Her big “aha” moment came around her 35th birthday, when she got into her car […]

Thumb-sucking: Is It Good Or Bad For Your Child?

Thumb-sucking: Is It Good Or Bad For Your Child?

  This is probably one of the age-old questions that until the advent of modern dentistry could only be answered by our great-grandmother’s old wives’ tales. Today we are better able to determine the answer to that question with greater detail on the why and why not’s. So, is thumb-sucking good or bad? The quickest […]

Signs That You Have High Blood Sugar

Signs That You Have High Blood Sugar

With all the processed food available, it’s difficult to know the amount of sugar our blood ends up accumulating. Too much sugar can lead to a very serious disease we’ve all heard of — diabetes. If you notice these three factors in your body, it’s time to make a change in your nutrition habits: 1. […]

Best Foods To Fuel Your Day

Best Foods To Fuel Your Day

Your body is an incredible machine. In the time it takes you to read this article (approximately five minutes) your heart will beat 400 times, your blood will travel the equivalent of eight miles and your brain will have 30 billion chemical reactions. All that activity and more is why it’s so important to keep […]

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