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Handwriting Can Help You Live A Healthier Life

Putting pen to paper can put your body and mind on the ‘write’ track. A new study found that if you take just 15 minutes to complete writing exercises about self-compassion can increase a women’s body image. Writing a self-love letter increased body satisfaction among participants. Previous...
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Your Feet May Be The Key For A Lifetime Of Happiness

While conquistador Juan Ponce de León sought for it in the New World, the key to youth and a longer life may be in your feet right now. Research increasingly suggests we should be paying more attention to our feet and keeping them strong. One in three adults over 65 will have at least one fall a...
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Sea Salt Contain High Levels Of Microplastics

No doubt that sea salt has become a favorite in the kitchen and it appears that sea salt may contain an alarming amount of microplastics. A study found that one kilogram of sea salt can contain as many as 600 microplastics. That means if you consume the daily recommended amount of salt, which is 5...
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Yogurt Should Be A Dinner Appetizer

We think of yogurt as a breakfast staple not as an appetizer for Chicken Marsala! But the properties that make it great for your digestive system shouldn’t be isolated to mornings. Eating yogurt as an appetizer before meals could ease inflammation, hypertension and boost gut health, a new study has...
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Consult Your Doctor Before Starting Any New Diet, Including Fad Ones

When we think of ways to lose weight, we tend to seek out the latest diet craze, or fad. However our obsession with the Paleo Diet, 5:2 diet, kombucha and even Vegan diet is leading us to make so unhealthy choices with our bodies. New survey results released indicate that 67% of dieters have opted...
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The Benefits Of Salt Lamps

The soft pink-orange light glowing from a salt lamp not only looks pretty but it ionizing the air around it and purifies the air. But is that true? Maybe. The problem is there isn't enough studies to confirm or deny the air purification claims. In 1998 there was a study published that suggested...
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Health Benefits Of Saffron

Turmeric has been getting the spotlight in health benefits lately as being a great anti-inflammatory compound as well as an antioxidant. But another spice in your cabinet has great health benefits too. Saffron may be called the world’s most expensive botanic spice but it also has amazing wellness...
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How Fruits And Vegetables Can Be Dangerous To Your Health

When you think of healthy food choice nearly always on the top of the list are fruits and vegetables. After all, many of us don't eat enough of them. But there are certain times where are fibrous friends can endanger our health. For instance, grapefruit juice is loaded with vitamin C and potassium...
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It's Better to be Single, According to Science

Still single after Valentine’s Day? Don’t worry. You're better off than your married friends, according to science. In fact, Business Insider just looked into some recent studies that explored this topic, and here are two benefits that scientists agreed about: Being Single Increases the Social...
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Scientists: 'Double Dipping' Is Even More Disgusting Than You Thought It Was

Sharing dinner with your sweetie tonight? You may think twice about double dipping if you find yourself sharing some salsa tonight. Science is proving to us just how nasty the act of double dipping can be, and yes, it is actually WROSE worse than we previously thought it was! It's not just bad...
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