Taking a Mental Health Day From Work: Is it a Thing?

If you’ve ever wanted to take a “mental health day” and call off work, you’re not alone. Forty-one percent of all employees say they regularly feel stressed at work, and four out of five workers believe that employers should encourage their employees to make their health a priority.…

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Say Goodbye to Morning Headaches

When you wake up in the morning with a pounding headache, two things typically run through your mind. One, why is this happening to me?! And two, how can I make this go away?! A possible third thought you may have is “Why did I drink so much last night?…

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Health on a Budget: 4 Must-Have Supplements for the Value-Conscious

Month after month, as I loaded up both my online and physical shopping carts with various vitamins and herbal supplements, like chromium and calcium and sage leaf extract and alpha-omega-ultra-super-amazing-weight loss-shiny hair-butt firming-energy boosting-skin smoothing-next best thing ever-miracle in a bottle, it occurred to me that, while I insist on…

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5 Power Foods That can Boost Energy

There are times when I’m aware that what I’m eating is adversely affecting my health and energy levels. However, I often chose not to acknowledge this fact right away, because let’s face it, cheese puffs and Oreos are really good. But eventually, after I can no longer…

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Cranberries can Help With Insulin Resistance. Who Knew?

A new study shows that foods rich in polyphenols, like cranberries, can help improve insulin sensitivity in adults with non-diabetic insulin resistance. (Now, for some people, this statement may seem interesting, but it’s probably nothing they’ll get too overly excited about. For me, however, this statement is pure…

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