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How You Can Reduce the Effects of Stress

We all experience stress at different times in our lives. And while you may not be able to explain why certain situations stress you out, you know the symptoms when you feel them: Heart racing. Dry mouth. Sweaty palms. Tense muscles. It’s not a coincidence – your...

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Bust Out of Boredom & Stick to Your Goals

  If you’ve decided to embrace healthier eating in order to look and feel better -- or if you’re thinking about making a healthy change – good for you! Self-care is so important to living your “best self.” But if you think that eating healthy condemns you to eating...

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The Health and Wellness Benefits of Tea

Now is a great time to learn about the benefits of tea and why you might want to swap out your coffee for tea, add it to your day, or continue drinking it if you’re already a tea-lover. Tea dates back to 2700 B.C. According to an article published by the Academy of...

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Which Foods Can Help With Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure is a silent disease. Often, there are no symptoms, so that’s why it’s tested regularly by your healthcare professional. It’s better to catch it before it gets out of hand. Beyond the standard advice to reduce salt and caffeine, there are some foods...

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Paleo Diet 101

You may have heard of the "paleo" diet. It was the world's most popular diet in 2013. But what is it? Is it a fad? Is it right for you? Scientist and "Paleo Mom" Sarah Ballentyne, Ph.D. defines it as: “The Paleo diet is a nutrient-dense whole foods diet based on...

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Top Immune-Boosting Foods and Herbs

Vitamin C If you want to help support your immune system, include plenty of natural Vitamin C, and choose organic whenever possible. This powerful antioxidant helps in the repair and regeneration of tissues and protects cells throughout the body. Good food sources of...

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Take Care: Top Tips for a Healthy Immune System

Lots of things can affect your immune system – the type of foods we eat (or don’t eat); how much water we drink, sleep we get, stress we’re under – these are just a few of the areas that we can positively affect. If you pick just three of the suggestions from the...

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What is your “WHY”?

February 7th, 2010, the day my why became a reality and a way of life... I had my annual physical my PCP told me I had Metabolic Syndrome!! This is the very disease that took my Father's life at the early age of 64!!  Next, he broke out his prescription pad and wrote...

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