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12 Reasons to Laugh Your Way to Good Health

laughing

December 10, 2018

The science is there: Laughter is a healing property, even if it’s a cliché of the old axiom, “laughter is the best medicine.” Maza Inside touches on this by offering up a long list of health benefits that you get from the...

Why You Should Avoid Fast Food Restaurants

Fast Foods

December 10, 2018

It’s true fast foods have gotten a bad rap. But if you look at the list of foods that Money says you shouldn’t be ordering from fast-food restaurants, it’s not hard to figure out why. From greasy burgers with fake cheese to sugary...

8 Great Weapons for That Midafternoon (or Anytime) Snack Attack

snacks

December 9, 2018

What’s the first food you grab when you get a snack attack? If you’re an athlete, SWHELPER has a list of 10 things to eat that won’t interfere with your game, such as a handful of grapes or a plate of raw veggies and Greek yogurt ....

10 Tips for Making Better Food Choices

food

December 8, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has come out with 10 strategies for making better food choices. Listed on the ChooseMyPlate.gov website, they include several great ideas. That said, I take exception to some of the suggestions, as they...

Feeling Brain Dead? You’ll Never Guess What Could Be Causing It

Brain

December 8, 2018

We live in a world where multitasking is considered a job skill and being technology literate is a make-or-break condition of employment. To that end, just knowing how to run an office program on your computer is considered bare-basics; very often...

4 Drug-Free Ways to Manage Your Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure

December 7, 2018

Anyone who’s been told they need to manage their blood pressure has probably already heard most, if not all the four different suggestions that news agency krishijagran.com has for lowering your numbers. They’re all good ideas —...

Is CBD Oil All It’s Made Out To Be?

CBD

December 7, 2018

With more states than ever approving marijuana in various forms, cannabidiol (CBD) oil has become a hot topic and commodity. Touted as an elixir for everything from epileptic seizures to inflammation to sleeplessness, CBD is the nontoxic extract of...

3 Natural Recipes to Make Your Own Lotions

Lotion

December 6, 2018

When winter’s wind and chilly, dry air starts to dry out your skin, do you head off to the local cosmetics aisle looking for a good moisturizer — only to find that whatever you choose you’re buying a load of chemicals along with...

6 Things You Must Know About Gluten

6 Things You Must Know About Gluten

December 6, 2018

Gluten is a mixture of two proteins present in wheat and cereal grains that, for some people, may cause digestive problems when the large intestine fails to break down the gluten into amino acids. Lotus Meals explains that when these non-broken down...

7 Juicy Facts About Cranberries

7 Juicy Facts About Cranberries

December 5, 2018

To add to the festivity of cranberry-laden holiday meals, Wicked Local Cambridge has come up with seven juicy facts about cranberries you may not know. For example, the cranberry is one of only three fruits native to North America. The naming rights...

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