health and wellness

  1. Dieting & Nutrition

    Digestive health: Eat more prebiotics

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    You’ve probably heard of probiotics, the “good” bacteria that live naturally in our digestive tract. But did you know these bacteria...
  2. Live Green

    Smooth, silky legs the eco-friendly way

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    Many of us are trying to make changes in our daily lives that are better for the environment. You might recycle religiously or drink...
  3. Dieting & Nutrition

    Organic fruits and vegetables worth their higher price

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    You’ve probably heard that eating organic meat, fruits and vegetables can be a good move towards better health. But organic farming...
  4. Dieting & Nutrition

    Introducing the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans

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    The US Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services just released the newest version of the Dietary...
  5. Career Advice

    How to manage your emotions at work

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    It's natural for you to feel angry or sad at different times and sometimes for no reason whatsoever. No amount of positive thinking...
  6. Wellness

    Creative ways to not turn to food for comfort

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    Did the start of a new year mean the start of a new diet for you? Did you lose weight or are you back to your pre-diet eating...
  7. Losing Weight

    Weight gain: Are your emotions to blame?

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    For many of us, the start of a new year usually means the start of a new diet. We are bombarded with ads promoting diet programs...
  8. Stress

    6 Stress-busting foods to stock up on

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    Studies have shown that food and stress are linked. While some foods may cause angst, there are other foods that reduce stress,...
  9. Food Safety & Nutrition

    10 Deadly everyday foods

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    Though we assume the foods we buy at the supermarket and order at restaurants are safe to eat, TheDailyMeal.com is warning hungry...
  10. Heart Health

    Runner alert: Running can damage your heart

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    When you hear the word "running," the next words that pop into your mind probably aren't "heart damage." On the contrary, we tend to...
  11. Exercise & Fitness

    Kick your fitness results to the next level

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    Starting an exercise program is like a new relationship. In the beginning, you have high hopes -- you're motivated and charmed by...
  12. Losing Weight

    5 Diet books for weight loss success

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    Have you already ditched your New Year's resolution to lose weight -- for good? To get you back on track and motivate you to toss...
  13. Exercise & Fitness

    The best body-sculpting fitness books

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    Looking for the fastest way to get the sculpted, lean body of your dreams? These four fitness books are hot off the presses and just...
  14. Happiness & Friendship

    Overcome toxic emotions to improve your relationships

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    You are always in relationship with another, be it your beloved, your family, the taxi driver or yourself. Relationships bring out...
  15. Heart Health

    Beware: When exercise can damage your heart

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    Exercise is something you do to keep your heart healthy -- but can it have the opposite effect? Possibly. Although there is no...
  16. Cancer Info & Support

    I survived cervical cancer

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    Diagnosed with cervical cancer at just 25 years old, Tamika Felder found herself having to make a life-changing decision: Give up...
  17. Cancer Info & Support

    Cancer survival trends since 2000

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    The battle against cancer rages on, but believe it or not, there is a bright side to the silent killer: The National Cancer...
  18. Cancer Info & Support

    Cancer risk: Obesity

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    Because of the overwhelming amount of overweight and obese Americans, there has been a recent uptick in health conditions such as...
  19. Exercise & Fitness

    Booty boosters: 3 Butt exercises for perky buns

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    What woman doesn't want flat abs? It's quite the opposite when we're talking about the derriere, though -- flat buns don't fill out...
  20. Cancer Info & Support

    Real life: I have chronic cancer

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    We’re all familiar with chronic conditions – diabetes, arthritis, cancer…wait. Cancer? A chronic condition? Yes. A cancer diagnosis...