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3 Ways to Cope with SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

In the midst of the post-holiday slump, you may be feeling the effects of the winter blues. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a common seasonal depression triggered by shorter and darker days, affects about 6% of the U.S. population, according to Norman E. Rosenthal, MD, National Institutes of Mental Health (NIH), especially those of […]

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Nutrients that Support Your Child’s Mind

Send to Kindle The brain is a complex and not well-understood organ, but its health remains vital for our ability to interact with the world. Development of the brain begins around four months after conception and continues into early adulthood. According to the Harvard University Center on the Developing Child, more than 1 million new […]

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How Gut Health May Support Weight Management

The bacteria at work in and on your body comprise a vast network that modern science is only now beginning to understand. These tiny organisms, which make up your microbiome, play a massive role in your overall health and wellness. If your gut is imbalanced, it may affect your immune system, digestion, heart […]

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The Health Benefits Of Hugs

Send to Kindle How are you with personal space? If you’re someone who loves hugs, you may be doing your personal health a big favor by letting people in! Research suggests that hugging has a large number of potential health benefits. Yup, simply embracing another person may contribute to healthy blood pressure levels already within […]

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Pet Care Tips for the Winter Months

Although it may look lovely from your bedroom window, the snow and accumulation that accompany the cold winter months isn’t easy to deal with. Bundling up and getting outside when the weather is nasty often seems like a chore. However, physical activity and fresh air is crucial for both you and your pet, […]

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Echinacea is the Perfect Herb for Your Seasonal Health Needs

Send to Kindle You woke up this morning and you see a change! It’s colder outside, the leaves are turning orange and brown, and more people are coughing and blowing their noses without washing their hands. Suddenly you notice every door handle, smudges on the table at your favorite coffee shop, and give a second […]

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