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Ditch the Soda with 7 Fruit-Infused Water Recipes

While the overall consumption of soda has declined over the past few years. According to a Gallup poll that was conducted last fall, “nearly 63% of people say they actively try to avoid soda in their diet” (Source). In 2002, only 41% said they were doing this, so there definitely is a difference. What really isn’t […]

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Workout Wednesday: The Resistance Band Workout

Can you believe it’s the last week of January 2015 already? If getting shape was one of your resolutions for this new year, you should be settling into the idea now. I’m sure you’ve noticed too, though, that the same few exercises or routines can start feeling old pretty quickly. This feeling, along with the […]

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Probiotics & Anxiety – Does Good Mental Health Start with Better Digestive Health?

You may have heard that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. That’s just a folksy saying – but what you’re about to discover is based on science – and it could change the way we think about health. Eye-opening research suggests a direct connection between your tummy and your mind. It […]

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Bone Broth: Healthy Fast Food!

If you haven’t been hearing about the health benefits of bone broth…where have you been?! So what’s the big deal about bone broth, anyway? If you’re not a “real food” enthusiast or you’re new to the “whole foods” movement, you might not understand the fuss about bone broth. Bone broth has become so popular, renowned […]

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GMO Twitter Chat with The Refusers and Garden of Life

What’s the deal with GMOs? The Refusers say we have a right to know. Focused on music, education and activism, members of the rock group The Refusers, under the leadership of guitarist and lead singer Michael Belkin, have cemented themselves as advocates for vaccine choice. Now they’re stepping up to GMOs. On Thursday, January 29 […]

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Workout Wednesday: An Explanation of Tabata

Tabata workouts were all the rage last year, and it looks like they’ll be pretty high up on the popularity list this year, too. For some, right now the biggest question is this: Just what is Tabata? Because of its popularity, most people already know, and that’s great. However, if you don’t quite understand the concept of […]

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Why Meditation is Great for Your Health

St. Francis de Sales once said, “Half an hour’s meditation each day is essential, except when you are busy. Then a full hour is needed.” Meditation has been growing steadily in popularity over the last 10 years or so, but there are still plenty of people who dismiss the simple practice of mindfulness as nothing […]

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Vegetarians & Vegans: Who they are and how to become one

Human herbivores are enigmas. Vegetarians. Vegans. We’re all crazy. Seriously, what kind of person wouldn’t want to eat bacon on everything possible? We come in two categories: 1)hippies who don’t shower and are essentially the Amish but instead of working hard, we smoke homegrown weed, or 2) entitled snobs with huge egos who simply want […]

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6 Deliciously Stuffed Veggie Recipes

Have you ever eaten a stuffed bell pepper for dinner? I think peppers are pretty well known for being stuffed and enjoyed as a meal. But, what about stuffed portobello mushrooms, squash or zucchini? Here are six unique stuffed veggie recipes created by healthy food bloggers around the web. The presentation, taste and nutrients make […]

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9 Natural Ways to Avoid Armpit Sweat & Stains

I’ve stuffed paper towels in my cold, sweaty pits to try and absorb some of the sweat. I’ve used a hair dryer to blow my sweat circles dry – Although that doesn’t do anything for those stubborn stains. If you’re like me, you know armpit sweat can be an embarrassing problem. Plus, it’s super uncomfortable […]

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