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The Best Ingredients for Your Skin Type

The Best Ingredients for Your Skin Type

When building a skincare routine, it’s essential to know your skin type. Dry skin has compromised skin barriers. Breakouts may also be caused by genes, stress, hormones, diet, and sleeping habits.  Why skin type matters You can’t properly care for your skin if you don’t know what it needs. While everyone’s skin is unique, knowing...

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How to Stay Motivated When Losing Weight

How to Stay Motivated When Losing Weight

Smoking marijuana or cigarettes can decrease your motivation to change your life.  Surrounding yourself with people who are also losing weight will also help you lose more weight. Studies show that wearing a fitness tracker isn’t helpful for weight loss.  If you’re straying from your fitness journey yet again, we’re here to help get you...

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4 Strength-Boosting Moves that Relieve Back Pain

4 Strength-Boosting Moves that Relieve Back Pain

More and more people suffer from chronic back pain brought about by sitting and slouching for long hours. Exercise physiologist Tom Holland shares a short workout that can bring some relief from back pain. By working some core moves into your routine, this workout not only stops body pains but also effectively builds body strength....

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Avoid Eating these before Bed

Avoid Eating these before Bed

When it comes to midnight snacking, you must avoid certain foods that interfere with sleep, cause indigestion, reflux, and heartburn. When you’re dealing with sleep issues, consider limiting your intake of fatty foods, spicy foods, and alcohol before bed. If you have heartburn, eating acidic foods before bedtime may not also be a good idea...

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Here’s How Stress Can Cause Bloating

Here’s How Stress Can Cause Bloating

Stress can affect food movement along the digestive tract, resulting in bloating. Gut health can affect the brain and vice versa. Managing your stress can help prevent or ease bloating.  The most common causes of bloating are excess gas, constipation, and diet issues. The condition can make you physically uncomfortable and self-conscious about your appearance....

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Is plant-based milk better than cow’s milk?

Is plant-based milk better than cow’s milk?

Plant-based milk is a good option for vegans or vegetarians, or those with lactose-intolerance. However, dairy milk still contains more calcium and protein. According to a study, kids who drank cow’s milk are taller than kids who drank plant-based milk. The plant-based milk market Milk is a healthy staple in many diets. However, not all...

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6 Foods That Boost Brain Health [Video]

6 Foods That Boost Brain Health [Video]

Your diet plays a key role in keeping your brain and the rest of your body healthy. There is a direct connection between the gut and the brain, such that, if you have a poor diet, you will experience memory issues. According to one study, there are lesser-known foods that are linked to improved cognitive...

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10 Surprising Health Benefits of Gardening

10 Surprising Health Benefits of Gardening

Gardening is an aerobic activity that has been proven to reduce the risk of heart disease. Gardening tasks can help prevent weight gain and even promote weight loss. Learning about new plants and gardening techniques also helps stimulate the brain.  No matter your age, gardening can reward you with many unexpected health benefits. Gwenn Fried,...

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7 Tips To Get Started With Meal Planning

7 Tips To Get Started With Meal Planning

Planning and preparing your own meals ahead of time can save you time, money, and effort later. It even teaches you to balance your meals, thus ensuring you get enough nutrients. Meal planning also serves as a guide to understanding that protein sources don’t just come from meat but also from seafood, beans, nuts, and...

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5 Reasons for an Unsuccessful Diet

5 Reasons for an Unsuccessful Diet

Overeating healthy foods can still lead to weight gain. Not eating enough fiber and protein can prevent weight loss. Poor gut health can also affect digestion and weight loss. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that while approximately 17 percent of American adults are dieting on any given day, 42.4 percent still...