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Articles About healthy lifestyle

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    OCT 08, 2021

    Going gluten-free? Here’s what you need to know.

    Gluten gets a bad rap. You’ve likely heard people say things like “gluten is bad for you” or “a gluten-free diet is a healthier way to eat.” But that’s not necessarily true. To help make sense of it all, Alexis Brooks, a registered dietitian at Kaiser Permanente in Carson, California, shares information on gluten, gluten-free foods, and why gluten may not be that bad for you. ... Read More >

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    OCT 08, 2021

    Stay active with 6 low-impact workouts

    Staying active is an important part of staying healthy — but sometimes exercise can be hard on the body. This is especially true if you’re new to working out or have sensitive joints or injuries. But skipping exercise altogether can make matters worse. In fact, if you have arthritis or osteoporosis, staying active is one of the best things you can do for your joints and bones.1 That’s where low-impact workouts come in. ... Read More >

    TOPICSexercisehealthy lifestyleHeart Healthlow-impact workoutspreventionStay ActiveYoga

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    SEP 13, 2021

    Simple ways to get started with strength training

    The weight room at a gym can look intimidating. You might ask yourself, “How do all these fancy machines work?” or “What is the proper weightlifting etiquette?” And even if you buy hand weights or other workout gear to use at home, you might not know how to use it. Complicated equipment and risk of injury may stop people from getting started with strength training. The good news is there are easy ways to begin building strength that benefit your body, bones, and more. ... Read More >

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    SEP 13, 2021

    7 foods to add to your freezer

    A well-stocked freezer can make meal prep easier — and help you eat healthier. The first step? Learn how to properly freeze foods. Once you know the basics, it’s time to decide what you want to keep in your freezer. Here are freezer-friendly options to help you put together a quick and healthy meal on a busy day. ... Read More >

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    AUG 09, 2021

    Does social media make you feel lonely? Here’s why and how to avoid it.

    Social media can be a fun and easy way to connect with friends and loved ones near and far. But if you’ve ever scrolled through your Instagram or Facebook feed and felt lonely, down on yourself, or unhappy as a result, you’re not alone. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestyleMental Health and Wellnessself-careSocial MediaStress

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    AUG 09, 2021

    6 ways to keep your immune system healthy

    Your immune system plays a vital role in keeping you healthy. It’s your personal line of defense against sickness, infection, and disease. How can you keep your immune system strong? By practicing healthy habits. ... Read More >

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    JUL 14, 2021

    Looking to de-stress, relax, and recharge? Try napping.

    Sleep is essential for our overall health. It gives our mind and body time to relax and recharge. Studies show that getting 7 to 8 hours of regular nighttime sleep is best for maintaining good health.1 But what happens when you don’t get a good night’s sleep and find yourself tired during the day? Or you have a lifestyle or work schedule that keeps you up at night and requires daytime sleep? ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestyleMeditationMental Health and Wellnessself-caresleep

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    JUL 01, 2021

    Do you need a multivitamin?

    If you’ve been to a chain grocery store lately, you might have seen a long aisle of vitamins and supplements near the pharmacy. It makes sense: There are over 90,000 different supplements available in the United States,1 and 76% of adults take at least one.2 By far the most popular are multivitamins, which are believed to improve overall health and reduce the risk of developing chronic conditions. But are they all they’re hyped up to be? ... Read More >

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    JUN 15, 2021

    Are fruit-flavored sparkling waters bad for you?

    People can’t seem to get enough of sparkling water these days. In fact, it exploded into a $29 billion global industry in 2020.1 With no calories or sweeteners, bubbly drinks may seem like healthy no-brainers. But are these sparkling waters actually good for you? ... Read More >

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    JUN 15, 2021

    4 ways to boost the mental health benefits of your next workout

    Most people associate exercise with physical health — but what’s good for the body is good for the mind. Regular workouts can help improve your mood, sharpen your mind, and help you feel healthier and happier overall. ... Read More >

    TOPICSexercisehealthy lifestyleMental Health and WellnessStress Management