What is a "healthy lifestyle"?

A healthy lifestyle can start with simply just making your bed in the morning. Getting an early, productive start can have a huge influence on how you perceive and perform in the rest of your day. Living a healthy lifestyle does not only include what you're eating daily. There are…

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What It Means to Be Gluten-Free

Gluten-free diets have significantly increased in popularity over the past decade. Over 3.1 million Americans follow a gluten-free diet. Although people with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity forgo products with gluten out of necessity, the majority of Americans eating gluten-free do so in order to reap the incredible health benefits.…

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How to Fall Asleep Easily

It's easy to take sleep for granted until you have a night where it takes you hours to fall asleep. Lack of sleep not only stresses and tires you out the night of but also the following day. It's much harder to reach peak productivity levels when you are sleep…

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5 Common Sleep Myths

You've tossed and turned, watched the hours tick by, tried counting sheep, and yet you're still awake. Trust me, we've all been there. Some may find it hard to initially fall asleep while others have trouble staying asleep. A Consumer Reports survey showed that 68% of American adults have trouble…

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Trending: What is Buti Yoga?

With all of the new boutique fitness centers popping up, it's no wonder we can't keep up with all the new workout classes being invented. When you hear Buti yoga, you may be thinking "booty" yoga but this form of exercise doesn't specifically target the gluteus maximus.  Buti yoga is…

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How to Lift Weights to Lose Weight

Getting in shape is rarely a walk in the park. It can also be difficult and confusing when you read conflicting health advice on the internet! If you're trying to lose excess fat, it's important to know how to structure and schedule your workouts. Cardio is by no means the…

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How Food Affects Our Mental Health

When we think of the effects of what we eat, we're usually thinking about the physical aspects. We're typically concerned with what foods will help us lose weight/gain muscle or what foods help with eyesight or bone health. People often either ignore the fact or are unaware that food…

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Signs of Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

As temperatures reach record-breaking highs in 14 different states, it's more important now than ever to recognize the signs of heat-related syndromes and learn preventative measures. Extreme heat warnings have been posted across the United States. Temperatures feel well over 100 degrees in many states. There have already been six…

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Balance Your Hormones With These Foods

Many people find out that their hormones are out of whack because either they're suffering from acne, PMS, fatigue or other health concerns. Of course, you should see your healthcare professional if you are suffering from any hormone-related health issues, however here are some foods that you should also consider…

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Panic Attack: 8 Things to Do in the Moment

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) defines panic attacks as the abrupt onset of intense fear or discomfort that reaches a peak within minutes and includes several symptoms such as accelerated heart rate, sweating, chest pain, nausea, fear of dying, chills/heat sensations, derealization and more. People can…

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Maintain High Energy Levels As You Age

As people age, they typically feel their energy levels gradually decreasing. This can be caused by a variety of reasons including poor sleep patterns, muscle mass decline, decreasing metabolic rate, irregular digestion, and more. If you frequently find yourself falling asleep in front of the TV, you're not alone. Cellular…

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Best Exercise For Your Age

As you age, you may start to notice certain exercises aren't as easy as they once were. The significance of exercise plays a big role on your personal well being as you age. It can shield you from a variety of conditions, including heart diseases, type 2 diabetes and some…

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