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Seven Facts A Woman Needs To Know About Her Heart

Many women don't think about heart disease, especially if they are thin and don't smoke. They assume only those who smoke and are overweight are susceptible to the number one killer of women. High blood pressur...
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How to Lose Weight With Intermittent Fasting

If you've been looking for ways to drop a few pounds, chances are you've encountered the term "intermittent fasting" at some point. Though it may seem like just another fad dieting trend on the surface, intermi...

Five Post-Workout Foods You Should Be Eating

After lifting weights in the gym or doing a rigorous body-weight routine, your body is going to crave the fuel it needs to repair those damaged muscles. While rest days are important, eating the rights food sho...
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Natural Creole Remedies with Healing Properties

Without taking away from the positives of 21st century medicine and scientific progress, a lot can be said for traditional, natural remedies that help us deal with basic health ailments. Alternative medicine is...
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Simple Ways to Lose Weight without Really Trying

Are you frustrated by carrying around extra weight? Are you struggling to lose a pound or two? You might need to make small adjustments in your daily routine in order to start reducing those numbers on the bath...
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Tips to Find an Autism-Friendly Restaurant

Finding a restaurant with food that pleases the entire family can be a daunting task. However, this is even more difficult with a child with autism. According to the World Health Organization, 1 in 160 children...
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How Much Sleep Do I Need to Avoid Health Problems?

Insufficient sleep can leave us feeling tired and groggy. However, the problems do not end there. Overwhelming research has linked inadequate sleep to a bevy of health issues: including cancer, cardiovascular d...
Balance

Striking the Right Balance Between Diet and Exercise

The words "diet" and "exercise" often appear in the same sentence, but if there's disharmony between the two, you won't get very far down the road to weight loss.Putting in hours at the gym or on the joggin...
Back Pain

A Comprehensive Guide to Back Pain

Back pain affects more than 30 million Americans at any given time, ultimately 80% of the population will suffer, at some point. Anywhere from 2% to 10% of individuals who experience back pain develop what is c...
After Baby

Become Body Confident After Having a Baby

Many new mothers find it difficult to appreciate the changes pregnancy has wrought upon their bodies and struggle with self-image. Unable to accept that their bodies have changed, they cover up and hide themsel...
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Can Breadfruit feed the world?

Breadfruit is being labelled a new “wonder food” by nutrition experts, who believe it can potentially help nations with poor crop growth to alleviate world hunger. Widely cultivated on the Pacific islands for c...
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Effects of Physical Activity on Senior Health

As the senior population grows, the medical community seeks to improve and sustain their long-term health. Recent reports confirm that active lifestyles promote physical and mental wellness of seniors. Studies ...