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Workout Wednesday: Why Hydration is Beneficial to Exercise

Send to Kindle It’s really no secret that the human body is made up of between 50% and 65% water. Your brain is nearly 85% water, as is 80% of your blood. Muscles are comprised of nearly 70% water, and did you know that the balance of water and electrolytes is what determines how nearly […]

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Facts About Flame Retardants & Ways You Can Protect Your Family

Send to Kindle I know you might be thinking… Please, not again! Not another reason I need to worry about the health of my kids. Believe me, it was hard to bring myself to research flame retardants. I couldn’t help but think maybe I just don’t want to know. I was already aware that the […]

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27 Veggies for Vitality (Infographic)

Send to Kindle Our bodies thrive on the phytonutrients, vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids found in veggies. Their nutrients are so vital to our health, and many of us aren’t getting enough. If we did – we’d probably all be a lot better off! Veggie power is truly amazing – and there’s plenty of research […]

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13 Natural Ways to Get Asthma Relief – And Even Avoid It Completely

Send to Kindle Does anyone find it crazy that asthma and allergies strike one out of every five Americans? Since the 1980s, the death rate for asthma in kids under 19 years old has increased by 80%. (Source) It’s obvious that something’s not right. And asthma isn’t the only health problem that continues to sky […]

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Workout Wednesday: The 15-Minute Core Workout

Send to Kindle Did you know your core muscles make it possible for you to stand upright and walk? They’re not just there to look good. Your core muscles help keep your spine and pelvis stable by running the entire length of your torso. They help control movement throughout your body and make it possible […]

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5 Foods for Your Prostate Gland – What Men Should Eat to Stay Healthy

Send to Kindle Prostate health is a major concern for all men as we grow older. One out of every seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, and as many as half of all men will experience symptoms of enlarged prostate (BPH) by age 60. No matter what your age is, […]

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The Glycemic Index – What You Should Know & What You Should Eat

Send to Kindle If you need to keep an eye on your blood sugar levels, then you are no doubt closely watching the amount of carbohydrates you eat. But here’s something you might not know… Not all carbs are created equal. Just because you know the number of grams of carbohydrates you’re eating doesn’t mean […]

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Kids easily forgive, can you?

Should I Forgive and Forget?

Send to Kindle Forgiveness is important. It may not seem like it when you are in the midst of a standoff, but it is. There are some valid, healthy reasons to forgive! Kids innately know how to forgive and are naturally forgiving. For instance, I remember going to school one day in the 3rd grade […]

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19 Things You Don’t Know About Vaccines

Send to Kindle The whole subject of vaccination is very polarizing. Are you pro-vaccine or pro-informed choice? All I hope is that parents do their homework and research vaccines the way they research a new car, computer or smart phone. That they be informed just as you would before you have surgery and consider the risks […]

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9 Supplements That Address MS Progression & Symptoms

Send to Kindle   Multiple Sclerosis , commonly referred to as MS, is one of the most widespread disabling neurological conditions among people between the ages of 20 and 55. While most diagnoses seem to come between the ages of 30 and 35, diagnoses do fall outside of that range. While people typically experience relapsing […]

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