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Can Exercise Maintain a Youthful Brain?

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5 Tips For A Healthy Flight

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Amazing Apple Cider Vinegar

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On average, Americans consume about 130 pounds of the sweet stuff each year. Sugar is EVERYWHERE. Check any label at the grocery store and you’ll find it in everything from ketchup to lunch meat. Sugar releases the feel-good chemical dopamine into the brain, so it’s no wonder in our high-stress world that so many reaches …

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Your skin is the first thing people see. It is a reflection of what is happening inside your body and speaks volumes about your overall health. Toxins and impurities are excreted through the skin which can be difficult if it can’t “breathe.” As we get older the rate in which our skin cells renew slows …

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Crowded airports, security checkpoints, cramped plane cabin, you know the drill.  For health conscious people this is a recipe for stress, and yes, germs. While a potentially mundane flight is inevitable, a few steps can be taken to be sure you arrive at your destination unscathed.  Here are some tips on how you can Jet …

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There’s a big misconception out there that fitness after retirement means you’re limited to water aerobics or a stationary bike. The truth is, participating in hobby sports whether it’s skiing, tennis, or maybe even a triathlon doesn’t just do a body good, but it alters the stereotype that getting older means putting on the brakes. …

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Leave it to the Danes, to sum up how we feel about a cup of tea, lunch with a friend, or a plush blanket. Social media and wellness advocates are all about hygge, the trending buzzword that’s inspiring homebodies everywhere.  I have to admit the first time I saw the phrase associated with a room …

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Apple cider vinegar or ACV goes way beyond salad dressing. It’s an all purpose elixir that lends its health benefits inside and out from an effective hair rinse to banishing indigestion.  The type of vinegar I’m referring to, is the raw unfiltered variety that has that strange looking sediment at the bottom called the “mother”.  …

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Raw unfiltered honey in all its golden glory is one of nature’s most precious foods. It’s antibacterial, and beneficial enzyme properties have been recognized since biblical times as a medicinal elixir and revered for its beautiful sweet taste. You’ll find it looks different from the usual store bought honey because it has not been heated …

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Before I delve into the wonder that is coconut oil, I will start with the science. Considered a “healthy fat,” coconut oil is high in lauric acid which can help lower bad cholesterol or LDL. Yes, it’s high in saturated fat, but it’s composed of medium chain triglycerides that the body can readily convert to …

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Pomegranates are as good for you as they are beautiful. Who can resist those jeweled ruby seeds that turn any dish into a work of art? When you start to see them in stores stock up! They are in season October-February depending on your area. When choosing pomegranates, select fruits that are deep red, and …

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Foods that improve your mood brings visions of candy bars, donuts and chips right? Believe it or not, it’s the food we THINK will feed the soul that is actually making us feel worse. Look at it this way, if your body is having to declare a May Day to digest the entire bag of …

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