Did you know that the Japanese archipelago Okinawa has the largest number of centenarians anywhere in the world — over 700? Most of them live this long because the region abounds in sunlight, and they eat properly and moderately. Healthy food is the key to a long life and you cannot expect to live to see your grandchildren if you eat nothing but fast food, drink soda drinks and munch on sweets and other unhealthy foods. To live long, you have to live healthy — and living healthy is all about eating healthy. Here are some foods that might help you achieve the age of Japanese centenarians.Read Full Story
You inherited Mom’s blue eyes and Dad’s height; some say you got your grandpa’s square jaw and your grandma’s crooked nose. Many of your external features can be traced to one relative or another, giving you a distinct family resemblance.Read Full Story
Running is one of the most exhilarating and rewarding forms of exercise. From the amazing solo thinking time it provides to the exhilarating high you feel in your entire body when you achieve your speed or distance goals, to its meditative nature, running is so much more than a good workout.Read Full Story
While I’m definitely an advocate for a solid holiday feasting sesh, I’m not particularly a fan of the aftermath. You know, that sluggish, lethargic, semi-guilty feeling that tends to come along with overindulging — it happens to the best, and healthiest, of us!Read Full Story
For the last several weeks, like most people I know, I've been exhausted, sniffling, coughing and looking less than my best. This time, I decided to learn from my case of the sniffles — or as my mom likes to call it, "The Creeping Crud" — to take better care of myself all of the time. Here's what I learned.Read Full Story
In today's busy world, it can be hard to find time to relax and unwind. But doing so can be incredibly good for your mental and physical health. Mindfulness and meditation are two simple ways to introduce a few moments of calm into life — whether at home, work or when out and about — and can be practiced by anyone. If you're buying a holiday gift for someone who already appreciates mindfulness or meditation, or you're keen to spread the word about the relaxing and stress-relieving benefits to be gained, there are plenty of appropriate gifts available.Read Full Story
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