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Healthy Holiday Habits to Make Your Season Light

The leftover Halloween candy is calling your name and you may already be thinking about your Thanksgiving menu. It's the beginning of the holiday season, a time of year for reconnecting with ...

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Kale or Spinach: Which One's Best?

For decades, spinach has ruled over all green leafy veggies as the gold standard of "good-for-you" food. But in recent years, there's been a hot new challenger to the throne: kale. Its ...

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All About Prediabetes

A blood test has revealed higher-than-normal blood glucose levels and your doctor says you're prediabetic. What does that mean for your health? Find out the facts from Susan Watkins, supervisor of ...

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Heal Your Heel: The Facts About Achilles Tendinitis (Video)

If you've had pain along the back of your leg near your heel, it could be a common condition called Achilles tendinitis. Your Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in your body, connecting your ...

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Some Food for Thought on Expiration Dates

You're standing at the fridge, eyeballing the carton of eggs with a "use by" date that was three days ago. To toss or not to toss, that is the question. And if you don't know the ...

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How Essential are Essential Oils to Your Health?

The use of essential oils to treat a variety of health issues may seem like a recent trend, but proponents say its roots go back to ancient times. Modern-day practitioners use essential ...

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Go Greek: The Health Benefits and Ease of a Mediterranean Diet

If you think following a Mediterranean diet means depriving yourself of tasty foods and subsiding only on salads and nuts, think again. A Mediterranean diet isn't a diet at all. It's actually ...

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Is Red Wine as Healthy as You Think?

If you've considered your regular glass of Cabernet Sauvignon a "healthy" vice, a new study may bring some sobering news. "Resveratrol, a type of antioxidant called a polyphenol, is ...

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Is Hot Yoga Hot or Not?

It's literally one of the hottest fitness trends right now—hot yoga studios are popping up everywhere, allowing participants to strike their poses in rooms heated between 90 and 105 degrees. ...

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Eight Rules for a Safe - And Courteous - Workout

Fitness centers are likely to be crowded this time of year with people who've made resolutions to get healthier and feel better. If you're new to fitness centers, follow these tips to get the ...

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Juicing: Squeezing in Your Fruits and Veggies

If the idea of eating at least five servings of fruits and veggies every day is daunting, you might want to try drinking some of them instead. Juicing is hot right now. And with good reason. If you ...

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