health and wellness

  1. Workouts

    Workout revival: 3 Fun spring workouts

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    Out with the drudgery of "New Year’s resolution" fitness and in with fun, spring workout routines! You’ve been working hard in the...
  2. Well-being

    Heart health: Eat Mediterranean to reverse heart disease

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    After losing her father to his second heart attack and fearing that her husband would suffer the same fate after his first, Dr....
  3. Children's Health

    Facebook no help for eating disorders

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    Does online social networking really inhibit the development of communication skills, turning kids into poor spellers with...
  4. Well-being

    Use your mind to heal your body

    You’ve heard of the mind-body connection. But how do you go about achieving it to heal your body? Here are simple ways to introduce...
  5. Well-being

    Fitness expert Denise Austin: Get energy!

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    Feeling drowsy and lethargic? Beat the blues this winter -- and all year 'round -- with tips to get energized from fitness expert...
  6. Diet

    Healthy pregnancy diet: The extra 300 calories

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    Three hundred calories -- that’s the amount of additional calories needed to nourish pregnant moms-to-be and their growing babies....
  7. Well-being

    3 Natural anti-aging tricks for skin health

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    Preserving your skin from the natural effects of aging, sun damage and the environment rests largely on mitigating the effects of...
  8. Diet

    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...
  9. Home

    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...
  10. Diet

    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...
  11. Diet

    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...
  12. Careers

    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...
  13. Well-being

    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...
  14. Diet

    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...
  15. Well-being

    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,...
  16. Cooking & Entertaining

    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...
  17. Well-being

    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...
  18. Workouts

    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...
  19. Diet

    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...
  20. Workouts

    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...