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Lack Energy? It Might Be Your Diet

Lack Energy? It Might Be Your Diet

The term “junk food” has long been used to describe items with little to no nutritional value. The reason for this is fairly obvious – a steady diet of foods loaded with saturated fat, sodium and sugar tends to thicken ...

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Four Ways to Give Your Bag Lunch a Boost

Four Ways to Give Your Bag Lunch a Boost

Bag lunches are not really known for being glamorous, or even that appetizing. This helps explain why so many people opt to buy lunch from restaurants and cafes. Unfortunately, this is not only an expensive habit, but eating out often ...

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Four Hidden Headache Triggers in Your Diet

Four Hidden Headache Triggers in Your Diet

Headaches are like colds, cuts and stomach aches – virtually everyone deals with them occasionally, no matter how well we treat our bodies. Generally, people blame this ailment on things such as loud noise and stress. While this is often ...

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How Safe is Our Produce?

How Safe is Our Produce?

Over the last several years, the issue of chemicals used in food preparation has received a fair amount of media attention. One such chemical that is commonly used by food producers is pesticides, which are applied to a wide range ...

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Six Important Nutrients for Seniors

Six Important Nutrients for Seniors

It’s no secret that aging presents the body with various challenges, ranging from declining mental sharpness to thickening waistlines to increasingly stubborn aches and pains. As if seniors didn’t have enough to be concerned about, age also makes it more ...

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Seven Tips for Smarter (and Healthier) Snacking

Seven Tips for Smarter (and Healthier) Snacking

The word “snack” usually doesn’t bring to mind images of healthy and nutritious fare. Instead, this term is usually associated with junk food such as pretzels, chips, cookies and candy. In addition, many people snack on junk food several times ...

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6 Ways to Naturally Release Endorphins

6 Ways to Naturally Release Endorphins

You may have heard the word “endorphins” mentioned before, usually in reference to positive mood swings. Endorphins can be simply described as hormones produced by the brain that bring about feelings of joy and pleasure. They can also reduce pain ...

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