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New Exercise Guidelines Released

The 2018 Exercise Guidelines: What the Past 10 Years Have Taught Us The United State Department of Health and Human Services has updated its exercise guidelines! The 2018 guidelines are an update to the first-ever published recommendations in 2008, which included a...

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The MIND Diet: 10 Foods You Should Eat

Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay Are there choices that you could be making in your diet now that could slow cognitive decline and even reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease? A growing body of evidence is showing that this might...

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Hydration Basics: Are You Drinking Enough?

Estimating Hydration Needs: When talking about health and diet, the topic of hydration often comes up, and rightly so if you think about the fact that the average human body is comprised of 55-70% water.  Water is so essential to human life that without it humans...

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Smarter Meal Planning

Have you ever found yourself standing in front of the fridge at the end of a long day trying to figure out what to make for dinner?  Do you end up rushing to the grocery store without a list only to throw away unused food at the end of the week or not have when you...

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Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Is Vinegar Good for You? Have you ever wondered if apple cider vinegar is actually good for you? And if it is what are the health benefits of using apple cider vinegar? Historical references suggest vinegar of varying types has been used for centuries for health...

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No-Cook Summer Meal

It’s August and here in the Northeast we have been enduring a stretch of hot and humid weather. While part of me is embracing the warm summer nights, I will admit there is also a part that struggles to think about turning on the oven or stove to make dinner and risk...

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No information on this blog should be used to diagnose, treat or cure any disease or condition. All information on this blog is based on the opinions of the author unless otherwise noted.  Readers are encouraged to make health decisions after consulting with their health care provider.