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Category: Wellness


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Honey as an alternative to sugar? New study indicates the health benefits

January 6, 2023

Via: Fox News

Consuming raw honey from a single floral source may improve blood sugar control and lower cholesterol levels when taken within the context of a healthy diet, according to a recent study published in Nutrition Reviews. “These results are surprising because […]


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The Evolution from Hearing Aids to Wellness Devices

January 3, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

Here’s what we know from decades of research: Hearing loss affects health and well-being, but people with hearing loss are often reluctant to wear hearing aids. Of course, they’re doing themselves no favors. But when they do finally opt for […]


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What Therapists Personally Do To Handle Their Holiday Stress

December 22, 2022

Via: HuffPost

There’s no doubt that the holiday season can be a stressful time, amid all the travel plans, family visits and present shopping. These activities often involve an array of demands that take a toll on your mental health, such as […]


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How Your Christmas Tree Impacts Your Home’s Air Quality

December 7, 2022

Via: HuffPost

Few things are more Christmassy than the smell of pine and fir, which is often the happy result of buying a real Christmas tree. For many, the smell is a true sign of the season. For others, it can be […]


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6 Everyday Activities That Naturally Release Dopamine In Your Brain

December 1, 2022

Via: HuffPost

Dopamine is a feel-good chemical that’s produced in your brain. Essentially, it makes you happy. And your brain releases it with certain activities and behaviors ― many of which you already do every single day. “Whenever we participate in activities […]


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What Experts Really Think About Powdered Greens

November 29, 2022

Via: HuffPost

It’s hard to go on social media without seeing a fitness influencer or health-conscious celebrity touting greens powders. Popular brands like Athletic Greens, Ora, Bloom and 1st Phorm have unique powdered green mixes that you can easily combine with water […]


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The New Heart Health Guidelines You Need To Know About

November 16, 2022

Via: HuffPost

Maintaining a healthy heart is a challenge for many people. It requires dedication to a workout regimen, eating healthy food and staying in touch with your doctor about your cardiovascular disease risk factors (high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking […]


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What To Do When You Have A Breakthrough In Therapy

November 10, 2022

Via: HuffPost

For most people, therapy is a time that’s dedicated to whatever the patient wants, whether that’s venting about a loved one, talking about a stressor at work or diving deep into monumental events in your childhood. Oftentimes, what comes from […]


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How Many Daily Steps You Need To Reduce Your Risk Of Chronic Disease

October 21, 2022

Via: HuffPost

For a long time, getting 10,000 steps a day was a goal for many people. However, that digit has since been debunked: “10,000 steps is kind of an arbitrary number,” Catherine Hagan Vargo, a physical therapist at the University of […]


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What To Know About Cancer Risk If You Use Chemical Hair Products

October 19, 2022

Via: HuffPost

Over the past decade, evidence has been building that chemical hair straighteners, relaxers and dyes potentially contribute to our risk of developing certain cancers. Past research has found that hair dyes and straighteners are associated with higher rates of ovarian […]


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Healthy living habits include eating dinner earlier — it may also help keep weight down

October 17, 2022

Via: Fox News

The time you eat dinner in the evening significantly affects how many calories you burn during the day, your appetite and your adipose — or fat — tissue in your body, according to a study done by Harvard Medical School […]


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Nearly one in 10 in the US reports having depression

September 19, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Increases in depression without commensurate increases in treatment are widespread, reports a study conducted at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and City University of New York. In 2020, past 12?month depression was prevalent among nearly 1 in 10 […]


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Daytime eating may benefit mental health

September 12, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Beating the blues with food? A new study adds evidence that meal timing may affect mental health, including levels of depression- and anxiety-related mood. Investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a founding member of the Mass General Brigham healthcare system, […]


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10 Heart Health ‘Rules’ You Should Actually Ignore

August 22, 2022

Via: HuffPost

You know how important taking care of your heart is — but knowing the exact steps to take to keep your heart healthy can be a tricky business. How necessary is taking aspirin to reduce your risk of heart attack […]


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Natural food more mouth-watering to children than processed fare

July 21, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Children are more likely to prefer foods they believe to be natural to human-made options, rating them higher for tastiness, safety and desirability, a study shows. Researchers say the tendency in adults to prefer natural food is well documented. However, […]


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How do I stop snoring? Natural treatments could reduce the sound

July 11, 2022

Via: Fox News

Snoring is not a rare problem. In fact, according to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, right around half of Americans snore. Snoring can be frustrating and even though there is no cure all solution, there are some […]


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Want Better-Quality Sleep? Avoid Doing These 14 Things.

July 5, 2022

Via: HuffPost

The house is too quiet. Did I lock the front door? I forgot to respond to that email, again. If I fall asleep now, I’ll only get six hours. Why can’t I sleep? Do I have to pee? Why does […]


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Higher protein intake while dieting leads to healthier eating

June 27, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Eating a larger proportion of protein while dieting leads to better food choices and helps avoid the loss of lean body mass, according to a Rutgers study. An analysis of pooled data from multiple weight-loss trials conducted at Rutgers shows […]


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Intriguing connection between diet, eye health and lifespan uncovered

June 7, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Researchers from the Buck Institute have demonstrated for the first time a link between diet, circadian rhythms, eye health and lifespan in Drosophila. Publishing in the June 7, 2022 issue of Nature Communications, they additionally and unexpectedly found that processes […]


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About 3 grams a day of omega-3 fatty acids may lower blood pressure, more research needed

June 1, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

About 3 grams daily of omega-3 fatty acids, consumed in foods or supplements, appears to be the optimal daily dose to help lower blood pressure, according to a research review published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, […]