Category: Health

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Holiday Meals: Tips for a Stress-Free Season

While it can be so fun to gather family and friends around the holiday table, planning for the large meal brings its fair share of stress. If hostess duty falls on you this year, follow these tips to bring your meal together early and with less of the stress that comes with holiday meal planning. Menu...

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How Healthy is Too Healthy ?

At my last visit to the gym I was struck by a rather stark contrast.  Walking past the weight room I saw a chiseled young man doing pull-ups in front of the mirror, his face strained as he pumped his godlike physique up to an even-greater level.  Then walking past the outdoor track I saw a...

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How Much Exercise is Enough to Remain Healthy Over Time ?

You are interested in a healthier lifestyle and you are already planning an exercise routine that will help you stay fit. Do you know how much exercise is needed to make one healthy? Many people have wrong ideas concerning the amount of exercise that is needed. A regimen is needed to help the body get used...

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How to Beat PMS with Food

Cramping, bloating, headaches, and irritability. It must be that time of the month again. Before you reach for a bottle of over-the-counter pain reliever, try this healthy, nutrient-rich diet for PMS. These foods can help you beat PMS symptoms now and reduce premenstrual syndrome symptoms in the future. 5 Foods That Decrease PMS Symptoms Yogurt Yogurt...

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Alcoholism Facts: What’s Involved in Alcohol Detox?

Knowing what’s involved in detox from alcohol is important when someone is taking the first steps towards getting help for alcoholism. Naturally, the thing most are concerned about is the severity of withdrawal symptoms, which can vary greatly from person to person depending on how long they have been alcohol dependent or an alcoholic. What Causes...

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7 Best Daily Health Habits to Have

It’s important to remember that being healthy isn’t just about eating clean and exercising. Rather, health is comprised of sustaining the well-being of both the body and mind! To cultivate wellness, the best course of action to take is to develop daily habits that continuously preserve it. These are the seven best daily habits to have:...

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Healthy Eating for Busy People

It’s good to be busy. Having lots on in daily life whether it be work, family, a social life or a combination of all of these things is healthy for the mind and the spirit.  On the down side though, an assiduous lifestlye can take its toll on your diet with healthy eating often losing out...

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Health is Chemistry, Not Math

In America we seem to have an over-abundance of faith in our ability to control the natural world.  Because of America’s early industrialization, large amount of natural resources, and privileged position during World War 2, we got lucky and were able to exploit a lot of cheap energy to build our country.  Our victory over the...