Articles About healthy lifestyle

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    AUG 19, 2019

    Keep your freezer foods fresh with these hot tips

    Eating healthy and delicious meals is often about prep work. It’s important to stock your pantry and fridge with nutritious food options — but what about the freezer? Often the freezer is a dumping ground for leftover or extra food. Like that pound and a half of turkey you bought on sale 3 months ago. Or it’s where we throw fast, but not-exactly-healthy food, like frozen pizza and a carton or 2 of ice cream. ... Read More >

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    AUG 19, 2019

    Immunizations, vaccinations, and shots: What they are and how they can save your life

    Vaccines are a breakthrough of modern medicine. Because of the efforts to vaccinate, smallpox was eradicated from the U.S. in 1949. Other serious diseases like polio are also nearing elimination. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has even estimated that vaccinations will prevent more than 21 million hospitalizations and 732,000 deaths among children born in the last 20 years. ... Read More >

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    AUG 19, 2019

    6 simple yoga poses you can sneak into a busy day

    We do a whole lot of sitting these days — in the car, at our desks, or on the couch. And all this sitting is taking a toll on our health. ... Read More >

    TOPICSexerciseExercise & Weight Losshealthy lifestylemental healthPractice WellnesspreventionYoga

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    JUL 24, 2019

    Feeling down? Social media may be to blame.

    Social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook have completely changed the way we connect and communicate in today’s modern world. We can interact with likes, comments, tweets, and retweets in an instant. But it’s not just how we use these tools — it’s how they make us feel. ... Read More >

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    JUL 24, 2019

    7 surprising ways to make delicious and healthy salads

    Let’s be honest: Salads can be boring. ... Read More >

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    JUL 24, 2019

    Don’t let your child lose sleep to technology

    The season of sun and fun is winding down, and before long, kids’ meandering schedules and summertime sleepovers will be replaced with regimented schooldays and weeknight routines. It can be a tough transition, and proper sleep will become essential — but not just for structure. Children and teenagers who get a full night’s sleep will also properly grow and develop both physically and socially, among other health benefits. ... Read More >

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    JUL 24, 2019

    5 steps for maintaining a healthy weight

    Being overweight can make certain activities more challenging — and it can also increase your risk of developing health problems like diabetes and heart disease. ... Read More >

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    JUN 14, 2019

    Is sunless tanning safe? Here’s what you need to know.

    It’s widely reported that famous French fashion designer Coco Chanel made tanning popular — completely by mistake. In the early 1920s, Chanel got sunburned while spending time on a yacht in the French Riviera. Her sunburn faded into a tan and Chanel’s new “look” became all the rage. Afterwards, having tanned skin was associated with a life of wealth, leisure, and travel. ... Read More >

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    JUN 14, 2019

    How to snack smart on the go

    When the afternoon snack cravings strike, it’s tempting to reach for whatever is convenient. It could be a candy bar in your office’s vending machine or a chocolate muffin at a nearby coffee shop. But sugary snacks, such as candy bars, are high in calories and low in nutrition. In fact, too much sugar can increase your risk for diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. Foods with refined grains, like a muffin, are considered “empty calories” because the fiber, vitamins, and minerals have been removed. These unhealthy snacks also won’t satisfy your hunger for very long. ... Read More >

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    JUN 14, 2019

    6 tips for avoiding injury-causing exercise mistakes

    Maybe you’ve found a workout you love and do every chance you get. But are you building muscle and heart health, or are you putting yourself at risk for injury? Even seasoned exercisers can fall into habits that do more harm than good. By reexamining your regimen and making a few simple tweaks, you can fine-tune a safer workout routine for a stronger, healthier you. ... Read More >

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