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Yoga

Why Yoga is Good for your Health

Yoga’s philosophy is rooted in a physical culture of well-being and health which is manifested by healthy eating habits and social interaction. Physical activity does not have to be vigorous to be effective. Compared to a majority of other training programs, yoga may seem mellow, however, its benefits to your health and general well-being are […]

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Pregnancy

Alcohol and Pregnancy Do Not Mix

For expecting mothers, the consumption of alcohol opens the door to a number of serious health implications for the fetus and developing child. Fetal alcohol exposure has been shown to cause a number of developmental issues and birth defects. Among the more serious conditions caused by drinking while pregnant include fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal […]

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Diabetes

10 foods for preventing diabetes

Diabetes is usually described as the inability of our body to properly store and control blood sugar levels. When our body is not able to accomplish this task, we have to manage the disease through dietary manipulations. Some foods are full of necessary nutrients that help to control blood sugar levels and also protect your […]

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Drink

The good and bad of drinking coffee

Coffee culture has been growing rapidly for years as the popularity of coffee houses and cafés has risen in the media. The National Coffee Association found that over 54% of Americans over the age of eighteen drinks coffee every day, with a national average of 3.1 cups daily, much of which is consumed in the […]

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Drink

Alcohol and Your Health

There have been raging debates about alcohol consumption and the risks that are associated with it. While impaired general motor skills are commonly cited and understood, not everyone is aware of the ways in which too much alcohol can repress your body’s ability to stay healthy. Drinking in moderation poses little risk if you are […]

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Food

Food Addiction and Obesity

Obesity has been on the rise in recent years with over thirty five percent of US adults suffering from the effects of being chronically overweight, an number that is three times higher than it was just one generation ago. While there are many overlapping theories about why this is, many researchers have stated that food […]

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Food

Health Benefits of Almonds

Almonds have been consumed by many cultures for thousands of years and were highly popular in the diets of ancient Egyptian cultures. They have continued to be popular and have become a popular snack food as well as becoming incorporated into milks and flours. On top of being delicious regardless of how you eat them, […]

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Food

Top 6 Benefits of Cinnamon

Cinnamon, which is derived from the inner bark of an evergreen tree that is native to Sri Lanka, has been in use for centuries. Egyptians used it for embalming; European people used it for cleansing during the bubonic plague, and it was one of the most popular spices during times of exploration in the 15th […]