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Exercising for just one hour a week can prevent depression, study finds

October 3, 2017

Via: The Medical News

The Black Dog Institute has published a study showing that regular exercise can protect against depression, even if it is just for one hour a week. The study, which is the largest analysis of its kind, involved 33,908 healthy participants […]


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Our Bodies Are Becoming Plastic

September 19, 2017

Via: Mercola

It was a sad day in October 2015 when researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) announced they had detected plastic litter on the surface of Arctic waters.1 Greenland sharks and seabirds living […]


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Medical News Today: The kidney stone diet: Five foods to prevent them

September 13, 2017

Via: Medical News Today

Passing a kidney stone is often described as one of the most painful things a person will ever experience. As many as 1 in 10 people will develop kidney stones in their lifetime. Kidney stones are small, hard deposits that […]


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Medical News Today: Moving every 30 minutes may help you live longer

September 12, 2017

Via: Medical News Today

Getting up and out of your seat every 30 minutes could help to reduce the harms of sedentary behavior, according to a new study. Researchers found that adults in the United States spend more than 12 hours per day sitting […]


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Psychologists find the key to a thriving life

September 11, 2017

Via: Medical News Today

Recent research published in the journal European Psychologist reviews the literature available on the concept of human thriving and outlines key elements that may lead to a thriving life. In certain situations, some individuals flourish and thrive, whereas others merely […]


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4 Ways to Reset Your Health After Labor Day

September 1, 2017

Via: Time Health

Summer can feel like one looong semi-vacation—and it’s easy to fall into the trap of the “anything goes” vacay mindset for oh, three whole months. If you’ve indulged more often than you planned (hello, BBQ, ice cream, and many glasses […]


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This Is The Best Way to Detox Your Body

August 24, 2017

Via: Time Health

If you associate a “detox” with a 7-day juice fast, it’s time to make over your notion of a cleanse. Detoxing doesn’t require you to make extreme diet choices, since our bodies are made to flush out toxins on their […]


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Don’t Have Time to Exercise? Do This for 10 Minutes

August 11, 2017

Via: Time

In the fitness world, the word “miracle” gets thrown around like a two-pound dumbbell. But when it comes to high-intensity interval training (HIIT), a very short workout, the benefits you’ve heard about are both legitimate and—we’ll say it—miraculous. HIIT is a […]


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The 19 Best Foods for Health and Happiness

August 7, 2017

Via: Time

If a single food was guaranteed to make you instantly slim or happy, or end your allergy woes, stores would have to fight back the feverish shoppers. We’re not quite there yet, but there are foods and nutrients that science […]


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The Five Habits That Actually Contribute To Long-Term Health, According To Science

July 28, 2017

Via: Forbes

To look around at all the health articles, tips, tricks, listicles and books, you’d think health was an extraordinarily complicated matter—and must arise from some elusive combination of interval training, crossword puzzles, and avocados. But it’s not actually that complicated. In […]


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Which Foods Are Best for Your Heart Health?

July 17, 2017

Via: Mercola

Your diet is an important, if not crucial, factor for the maintenance of a healthy heart well into old age. Healthy dietary fats top the list of heart-healthy foods, of course, but aside from that, a nitrate-rich diet can go a long […]


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What Type of Exercise Is Best for the Brain?

July 6, 2017

Via: Time

Exercise is just as good for the brain as it is for the body, a growing body of research is showing. And one kind in particular—aerobic exercise—appears to be king. “Back in the day, the majority of exercise studies focused […]


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3 Healthy Reasons to Eat More Pineapple

June 29, 2017

Via: Time

Pineapple is one of my absolute favorite fruits, and I know I’m not the only one who loves the tropical treat. There’s no question it’s refreshing and delicious. But pineapple also packs some pretty powerful health benefits. Here are three […]


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Yoga Works as Well as Physical Therapy for Back Pain

June 21, 2017

Via: Time

Another study is touting the benefits of yoga—this time, for people with back problems. The new research put yoga head-to-head against physical therapy and found the two were equally good at restoring function and reducing the need for pain medication […]


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5 Filling and Healthy Breakfast Ideas

June 14, 2017

Via: Time

Feeling meh about your usual a.m. meal? We get it. Mornings can be hectic, and it’s a lot easier to hit repeat and grab a cereal bar rather than take the time to think of something more inspiring. But you […]