Putting a Stop to Sugar Addiction

It’s addictive and produces withdrawal symptoms, can cause a multitude of health issues that lead to death, and is hidden within other things we think we are safely consuming. Sounds kind of like drugs, right? Well, it has a few similarities, but what we’re talking about is sugar. Studies have …

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Under Pressure

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 67 million American adults have high blood pressure, which equates to 1 in every 3 adults. This is also the same ratio of people who have prehypertension. What these statistics mean is if you don’t have it now, your chances of …

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The Benefits of the Sun..You Read That Right

Every summer there’s an influx of health articles related to one specific topic; we’ll let you take a second to guess. A couple clues are skin cancer, burns, SPF. You guessed it, the sun. While all of these articles are absolutely necessary as skin cancer diagnoses rates are higher than …

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Top Books To Get You Excited About Your Health

Apparently today is National Book Lovers Day, and although we had no idea until just a few hours ago, we’re going to jump right in with celebrating. After all, it’s an awesome reminder to go back and sift through our bookshelves to pick out those books that were so good …

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6 Ways To Aid Digestion

It’s obviously not the most glamorous health topic, but having a well-functioning digestive system is definitely something you want to keep you feeling your best. Now everyone is different, being considered regular can range anywhere from having a bowel movement three times a day to three times a week. It …

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Stress on Overdrive and Our Bodies

 Back in the centuries where populations of hunter-gatherers were prevalent, people relied on their body’s ability to be stressed to keep them safe. For example, when in danger of a predator, a hunter-gatherer would experience the “flight or fight” response, which is the body’s physiological ability to adapt for survival. …

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Balancing the Benefits of Your Favorite Beverages

As you’re reading this you may be on your second, potentially third cup of coffee, or maybe you’re sipping on some wine, to which we say, “cheers!” But just like everything in life, moderation is the best way to take your beverages. If you’ve convinced yourself, “I read somewhere that …

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Bone Health for Every Age

When you hear the words “bone density” and “osteoporosis” members of the elderly age group are most likely the ones to cross your mind. While health problems associated with our bones do set in with age, it’s how we care for them in our younger years that affect our mobility …

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