12 New Ways to Use Up Leftover Coffee

12 New Ways to Use Up Leftover Coffee

There are lots of ways to reuse coffee grounds, but what about uses for leftover coffee itself? That brown beverage is good for more than just your morning wake-up.On average, Americans spend almost $1100...
How Stress Impacts Your Health—And Diet

How Stress Impacts Your Health—And Diet

Your mental state, including negative emotions like stress as well as depression, and your diet can alter levels of inflammation in your body.Health problems such as obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, periodontal disease,...
11 Ways to Stay Healthy on a Busy Schedule

11 Ways to Stay Healthy on a Busy Schedule

Sometimes we get so busy we don't have time to take care of ourselves. From work to family, it's all too easy to skip out on essential self care. These simple tips make it painless...
5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Spring

5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Spring

Springtime is here! Fresh air is pouring through our windows and sunlight is sticking around later into the evening. For many, spring means wiping away the sleepiness of winter and a renewed jolt of...
Can You Stay Fit in Just 7 Minutes a Day?

Can You Stay Fit in Just 7 Minutes a Day?

Short, intense workouts are all the rage in the fitness world. While it was once believed that the longer you stayed on the treadmill or elliptical machine, the better, it's now known that you...
The Scary Truth About Sodium Benzoate

The Scary Truth About Sodium Benzoate

Sodium benzoate is commonly used as a preservative in carbonated drinks, fruit juices, salad dressings, and fermented foods like pickles, wine, and vinegar. It's naturally present (and safe) as a sodium salt at very low levels in...
3 Simple Ways to Beat Morning Stress

3 Simple Ways to Beat Morning Stress

Raise your hand if you are feeling stressed! If you’re reading this post, you might be looking for respite from the blood-pumping, heart-racing, fast-breathing type of stress that hits us when our days take...
How 15,000 Steps a Day Can Change Your Health

How 15,000 Steps a Day Can Change Your Health

Sitting for too long during the day may increase your risk of death from nearly all health conditions, including type 2 diabetes, cancer, heart disease and stroke. Sitting for eight hours or more each...
Natural Solutions for Seasonal Allergies

3 Natural Solutions for Seasonal Allergies

It's that time of year for sneezing, watery eyes, and general discomfort. That's right: seasonal allergies are back. That doesn't mean we're stuck taking over the counter allergy medications for the next three months;...
8 Simple Ways to Get Outside This Spring

8 Simple Ways to Get Outside This Spring

Whether you are young or old, a triathlete or one of the sweating-averse, these are activities that anyone can do. What are you waiting for? GARDENING. Ah, the classic example of gentle, outdoor activity. Gardening is...

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