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Exercise

Can CBD Oil Help You Reach Your Fitness Goals?

CBD oil is a hot health trend. For many years, people have used it for major health complaints, such as preventing rare seizure conditions in children. Recently, it’s popping up in supermarkets, health-food stores, pharmacies, and gas stations for more everyday concerns such as improving fitness outcomes. It’s available in capsules, tinctures, gummies, oils, and […]

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What Is the Low FODMAP Diet?

Larah Brook developed embarrassing digestive problems soon after she turned 40. “The bloating was constant with peaks soon after each meal, and the numerous trips to the bathroom were wearing me down,” she explains on her blog. Eventually, a physician diagnosed Brook with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), a condition that affects 10 to 15 percent […]

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Mind And Body

Zen Out with These Relaxation Podcasts

Tossing, turning, and staring at the ceiling? We’ve all been there at one time or another. Thirty percent of adults have trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep on any given night. If sleeplessness is a regular pattern in your life, you know the downsides all too well. A poor night of sleep can lead […]

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Health

What Is ASMR and Can It Help You Relax and Sleep?

Thousands of people visit YouTube every day to watch strangers whispering, brushing their hair, folding napkins, turning magazine pages, and tapping their fingers. Why? For some people, these mundane sensory experiences trigger a pleasurable, relaxing tingling response in the scalp or spine. Some people compare the sensation to carbonated bubbles spreading through the back of […]

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Health

How to Floss and Brush Your Teeth Better

If you’re like most people, you brush twice a day. But if you mindlessly move your toothbrush around your mouth, your oral hygiene routine may be ineffective or worse: It may be harming your tooth enamel. Keep reading to learn the best way to floss and brush to keep your teeth and gums healthy. Bone […]

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Can You Really Prevent or Reduce the Appearance of Stretch Marks?

Google “celebrity stretch marks” or search for #LoveYourLines on Instagram, and you’ll find that stretch marks can happen to anyone. The long, narrow streaks, stripes, or lines occur when the collagen and elastic tissue in the skin is damaged from stretching quickly, such as during puberty, pregnancy, or during rapid weight gain. Rapid weight loss […]

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Health

What to Look for Before You Purchase a Probiotic

Most people don’t realize it, but probiotics have a long history. Fermented products, such as kefir and miso, have been used therapeutically for 10,000 years or more. In the early 1900s, Russian scientist Elie Metchnikoff theorized friendly bacteria in yogurt enhanced physical and mental health and prevented aging, which sparked an uptick in yogurt consumption […]

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Healthy Recipes

10 Healthy Ways to Use Matcha

  Got matcha? If you’re into healthy beverages, you may have tried this Japanese delicacy. Matcha tea has been the focal point of Japanese tea ceremonies for more than 800 years, and lately it’s showing up everywhere, from Starbucks’ menus to the ice-cream aisle. Matcha is made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant, […]