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What Makes the Mediterranean Diet So Beneficial?: The Breakdown

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What Makes the Mediterranean Diet So Beneficial?: The Breakdown

Food for Thought You are what you eat—it’s a phrase that everyone has heard since childhood. But is it true? In a sense, yes. Our bodies are complex machines built from the ingredients—proteins, fats, and carbohydrates—that we eat. Each meal is breakdown into its molecular components, which are then used to either fuel our activities, maintain and repair our bodies, or—if not used right away—placed...

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The Allergy Survival Guide: 7 Tips to Outsmart Your Allergies

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The Allergy Survival Guide: 7 Tips to Outsmart Your Allergies

Spring is in the air! The birds are singing, the flowers are blooming, and unfortunately for over 50 million Americans, the pollen is flowing. While spring signifies renewal, for allergy suffers, it’s the reemergence of seasonal symptoms, such as itchy eyes, sneezing, a runny nose, and post-nasal drip. These symptoms are not only annoying, but they can be persistent, lasting anywhere from a few weeks...

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10 essential oil blends for a better mood

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10 essential oil blends for a better mood

With a diffuser and some of the best pure essential oils, the recipe for a better mood is a lot closer than you think. Choosing the right blend of calming essential oils, such as chamomile or lavender can lead to a better night’s sleep. Or, opting for energizing mint or citrus oils provides a powerful energy boost without the jittery effects of coffee. Check out...

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5 Tips For Healthy Holiday Eating

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5 Tips For Healthy Holiday Eating

The holidays can be a tricky time to navigate optimal nutrition. But you don’t have to erase your social calendar or resign yourself to eating only celery sticks to enjoy the season. “While you don’t want to completely sabotage your good eating habits, munching on raw vegetables isn’t exactly most people’s idea of a fun holiday party,” says Rachel Begun, RD, spokesperson for the Academy...

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Ready to Meditate? Here's how to start

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Ready to Meditate? Here's how to start

by Karen ASP Two minutes day can help you relax We know you've thought about meditating, but how do you fit it in your busy day? Plus, it's hard to sit still and get your mind to be quiet. Join the club. Everybody's mind chatters, and who really has hours to devote to meditation? Fortunately, just one or two minutes is all you need--and it's...

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