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Peppermint Oil: Benefits & Use Ideas

Send to Kindle Peppermint seems to be one of the hallmarks of the holiday season. From candy canes on the Christmas tree to peppermint-flavored candies and coffees, it’s hard to escape sometimes. Peppermint might add to your enjoyment of the holiday season, but it definitely isn’t the only thing peppermint is good for. There are […]

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Healthy Baking Substitutes

Send to Kindle Who can resist a delicious treat fresh from the oven? No one! From pies and tarts, to cakes and muffins, there are so many goodies to indulge in. But with the fat, sugar, calories, allergens and other less-than-healthy things that come with your favorite baked goods, dessert can take a toll on […]

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Workout Wednesday: Are Crunches & Sit-Ups Good for You?

Send to Kindle From a fairly young age, we’re taught that some of the best ways to build a strong core and get rock-hard abs include sit-ups and crunches. While those exercises do give your abs and other muscles a pretty good workout, they may also be harming your back and spine. So, how do these exercises affect […]

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Gratitude – The Science Behind the Benefits of Being Thankful Every Day

Send to Kindle If you’re only giving thanks on Turkey Day – you could be missing out on a healthier, happier life. It turns out there are many benefits to expressing gratitude on a regular basis. In fact, if you can find a way to make a conscious effort to be more thankful, you could […]

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Best Teas for Natural Sore Throat Relief

Send to Kindle We’ve all experienced it … the raw, scratchy, painful throat that can come with seasonal illnesses. Viral infections that cause sore throat are more than irritating for the sufferer, they also contribute notably to our public health problem of overprescribed antibiotics. Research suggests that up to 75% of patients receive an antibiotic […]

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Workout Wednesday: Cold Weather Exercise is Good For You, Too!

Send to Kindle It’s no secret that most of us have a love/hate relationship with exercise. Even on our best days, it can be hard to get ourselves to the gym or outside for a run. Weather can play a big role, too. When the weather turns colder, getting to the gym gets a lot […]

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Kombucha Safety – Should You Make Your Own?

Send to Kindle Kombucha has become one of the hottest trends in natural health, and sales of the fermented beverage have been booming. At the same time, there are many people getting their hands on some SCOBY and trying to brew their own kombucha at home. So is kombucha safe to drink? And is this […]

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4 Ways to Help Students Feel Less Stressed

Send to Kindle Those feelings of overwhelming anxiety and worry that keep you from sleeping and make your heart bang against your rib cage? That’s stress. Everyone goes through them at some point, and given the fast-paced, sometimes crazy lifestyles many people lead, it may be a daily occurrence. Stress doesn’t just affect adults, though. […]

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chiropractic care for babies

Chiropractic Care for Babies

Send to Kindle Being born is a traumatic experience: tissues and organs can often be damaged due to the physical pressure a baby encounters during birth, not to mention the forceps, bright light and major temperature drop! As more and more parents are becoming educated about this spinal trauma, there appears to be an increase […]

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Why You Need to Become a Health Literacy Hero

Send to Kindle October is Health Literacy Month. So what, right? October is also National Eczema Awareness Month, Cyber-security Awareness Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Pit Bull Awareness Month and Black History Month in the UK. That’s only the beginning. With so many things to be aware of every month, you might have a hard […]

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