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Articles About healthy lifestyle

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    JUN 24, 2020

    10-minute HIIT workouts for busy days

    On a busy day, exercise is often the first thing cut from your to-do list. But you don’t need to skip your workout completely. Instead, try micro-workouts. You can still get the health benefits of exercise in just 10 minutes. What’s the secret to micro-workouts? Doing high-intensity interval training, also called HIIT, during your brief 10 minutes. ... Read More >

    TOPICSexercisehealthy lifestyleStay Active

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    JUN 24, 2020

    What you need to know about CBD

    The buzz around CBD is at an all-time high. CBD, or cannabis-based products, are hailed by devotees as natural cure-alls for all sorts of health conditions — everything from chronic pain to anxiety, insomnia, and more. And the number of products you can get your hands on feels like it grows more and more every day. There are CBD beauty products, CBD foods, CBD drinks, CBD pills, and even CBD pet products. ... Read More >

    TOPICSCBDhealthy lifestylepain management

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    MAY 03, 2020

    Forest bathing: What it is and why you should try it

    In 1982, the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries created the term shinrin-yoku, which translates to “forest bathing” or “absorbing the forest atmosphere.” The practice encourages people to simply spend time in nature — no actual bathing required. It’s also very low impact, which means you don’t have to go for trail runs or do an intense hike. The goal of forest bathing is to live in the present moment while immersing your senses in the sights and sounds of a natural setting. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestyleMental Health and WellnessoutdoorsStress Management

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    APR 09, 2020

    6 simple yoga poses you can do anywhere

    Right now, it’s especially important to care for the whole you — mind, body, and spirit. And since we’re spending our days at home, it’s more important than ever to get our body’s moving whenever possible. ... Read More >

    TOPICSexercisehealthy lifestylemental healthPractice WellnesspreventionYoga

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    FEB 24, 2020

    Detox diets and cleanses: What our clinicians have to say

    Curious what a detox diet looks like? The Beyoncé-popularized “Lemonade Diet” promises digestive detoxification — and rapid weight loss — through the power of about 12 daily glasses of lemon juice and water mixed with cayenne pepper and maple syrup. Some intermittent fasting fans tout similar rewards by limiting their eating to a 4-hour window each day. And then there’s the coffee enema colon cleanse. Yes, coffee enema. ... Read More >

    TOPICSdietEat Healthyhealthy lifestyleNutritionplant-based diet

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    FEB 21, 2020

    Want to get a better workout? Try these 8 fitness tricks.

    There’s a reason why doctors recommend regular exercise. Staying active can improve your mental health and mood, aid with weight management, improve heart health, reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, and strengthen muscles and bones. In short, exercise may even increase your chances of living longer.1 ... Read More >

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    JAN 30, 2020

    Are you too hard on yourself?

    I’m too fat. I’m dumb. I’m a terrible parent. They’ll never hire me. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestylemental healthMental Health and Wellnessmind body health

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    JAN 30, 2020

    Sugar vs. sweeteners: Why less is always best

    Sweet treats and sugary drinks seem to surround us. Even many of our favorite fruits are high in sugar — mangoes and grapes being among the highest.1 But the problem is when people consume too much sugar, it can increase their risk of health problems like weight gain, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and dental cavities.2 Plus, a recent study showed that consuming artificially sweetened soft drinks can lead to a higher risk of stroke and dementia.3 So where do we begin when deciding what to do about all the sweet stuff? The first step is understanding the different kinds of sugar. ... Read More >

    TOPICSDiabetesEat Healthyhealthy lifestyleHeart HealthSugar

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    JAN 29, 2020

    6 simple habits for a heart-healthy lifestyle

    Here’s a sobering fact: Nearly half of all Americans are at risk of heart disease.1 Maybe high cholesterol runs in your family. Maybe your blood pressure runs a little too high. But despite all the odds, you’ve got a powerful tool to help tip the scales: lifestyle change. ... Read More >

    TOPICScardiac careEat Healthyexercisehealthy habitshealthy lifestyleHeart Healthprevention

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    JAN 02, 2020

    Make time for me-time with these simple self-care ideas

    Life has ups and downs, and self-care can help you manage stress, build resilience, and feel mentally and emotionally strong. It doesn’t really matter what you do — just that you do it for yourself. Since it’s a brand new year, now’s a perfect time to make self-care part of your healthy routine. The mind-body benefits are real, and you deserve it. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestyleMental Health and Wellnessmind body healthself-careStress Management