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Grand Prize: Apple Series 4 watch with ECG heart monitoring functionSecond Prize: $100 credit from NorthWestPharmacy.comThird Prize: $50 credit from NorthWestPharmacy.comFourth Prize: $25 credit from NorthWestPharmacy.com Subscribers to Health Perch are automatically entered into the draw, which will be held on September 30, 2019. The winners will be contacted by telephone or email and their […]

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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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Healthy Recipes

10 Healthy Coconut Milk Dessert Recipes

Whether you’re avoiding dairy for health reasons or opt to forego animal products altogether, coconut milk is a fantastic ingredient to have on hand to replace milk, half and half, or cream in many recipes. You’ve probably seen plenty of savory dishes call for this creamy, coconutty ingredient, including curries, rice dishes, and soups, but […]

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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

Research-Backed Benefits of CBD Oil

The world of cannabis goes far beyond stoners who get the munchies. In fact, the body of research on the health benefits of cannabidiol, also known as CBD oil, has grown exponentially in the past decade. Thousands of years ago, doctors and healers across the globe prescribed cannabis because they believed they’d witnessed its purported […]

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Exercise

How to Become Friends with the Squat Rack (Part 2)

Women are embracing resistance training and not just with tiny dumbbells. For decades the squat rack seemed like it was only used by men, but times are changing. In part one of this series, you learned how to prep your body to progress your squats to the rack. Now it’s time to get into the […]

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Beauty

Why Perfume Should Be a Part of Your Clean Beauty Routine

Spritzing on perfume before heading out the door may be an afterthought at the end of your beauty routine, but have you thought about the ingredients that make up your favorite fragrance? That rose scent could be composed of unrecognizable chemical ingredients that could result in more than just fragrant skin. Studies show fragrance is […]

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Exercise

How to Become Friends with the Squat Rack (Part 1)

Graduating to the squat rack is a big moment in strength training. It may feel intimidating at first. But when you prepare for that first barbell squat well before you step up to the rack, you can crush your goals with confidence. This is the first of a two-part series focused on barbell squat basics […]

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Why Being a Bookworm is Good for Your Brain and Body

For people who love to read, curling up with a good book feels utterly indulgent, especially when paired with a cozy chair and a steaming cup of tea. But here’s some news that’s worth putting your book down for: Reading is actually good for you (in more ways than one)! Benefits of Reading It’s like […]