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Articles About healthy lifestyle

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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 like LaCroix, Bubly, and Hint may seem like healthy no-brainers.2 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

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    MAY 13, 2021

    5 healthy habits our doctors practice for self-care

    Doctors are passionate about helping their patients stay healthy. But how do they stay healthy themselves? We asked some Kaiser Permanente doctors what they do every day to stay mentally and emotionally strong, keep stress in check, and be at their best. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestyleMental Health and Wellnessself-careStress Management

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    MAY 13, 2021

    6 common running mistakes and how to avoid them

    Running is a great workout that can help you strengthen muscles, burn calories, improve your mood, and reduce your risk for heart disease. Plus, you don’t need to buy a lot of fancy equipment. Running really only requires a pair of running sneakers and the motivation to get started. But before you hit the pavement, you should be aware of some of the most common running mistakes that can lead to injury — and how to avoid them. ... Read More >

    TOPICSexercisehealthy lifestylepreventionrunningStay Active

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    MAY 13, 2021

    Snack hacks: Eat healthy at home or on the go

    From the mid-morning munchies to the afternoon crash, we all get snack cravings. And when hunger strikes, it’s tempting to reach for something sweet like cookies or candy. These sugary treats may be convenient, but they’re high in calories and low in nutrition. The “empty calories” also won’t help you feel full for very long. Plus, too much sugar can increase your risk for diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. ... Read More >

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    APR 14, 2021

    Simple ways to make your coffee healthier

    From that first cup in the morning to the occasional afternoon treat, coffee is a beloved and popular drink. In fact, Americans now drink more coffee than ever. Coffee consumption is up by 5% since 2015 — and 62% of Americans drink coffee every day.1 Its popularity has even spilled into internet culture with the trendy saying, “But first, coffee.” ... Read More >

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    APR 14, 2021

    6 ways to improve your virtual workouts

    Exercising regularly can help your physical and mental health. Yet a common barrier to exercising is finding the time. Recently, more people are turning to online — or virtual —workouts. ... Read More >

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    FEB 09, 2021

    7 surprising ways stress can affect your body

    Everyone experiences stress, but not everyone experiences it in the same way. While stress may be best known for taking a toll on the mind, sometimes physical symptoms are your body’s way of telling you that your brain is under too much stress. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestyleMental Health and Wellnessmind body healthStressStress Management