Tag: wellness

Eat Healthier Snacks

Eat Healthier Snacks

Who doesn’t like a fulfilling snack once in a while? In fact, snacking can be an important part of your balanced diet. Healthy snacks like fruits, nuts, etc. keep our blood sugar stable, boost metabolism and reduces calories consumed overall. 5 Tips to Healthier Snacks Check the Fiber Count. A snack high in ...

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Smartphones vs. Your Sleep

Smartphones vs. Your Sleep

Who among us doesn't need a good night's sleep? We all do, right? Well, it might be prudent to give your smartphone a rest. New research suggests the light from your device, especially before bedtime, may affect how long and well you sleep. During the month-long study, participants used their cellphones an average ...

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30 Days of Fitness

30 Days of Fitness

Starting the next phase of your weight loss regimen is a piece of cake, a piece of rice cake that is. We all know that starting something is one of the hardest things to do so kudos for sticking out the first month of your new fitness routine. Keep it up! By following the first month guidance, chances are that ...

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Quick Start to Healthy Weight Loss

Quick Start to Healthy Weight Loss

Summer is gone but you haven't given up on getting in better shape! So, now what? Do you join the nearest gym, hire a personal trainer, etc? The way you begin a transformation or healthy journey can make or break you. A slow start adds frustration and decreases motivation which is a sure fire way to stop progress ...

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Stay Cool this Summer

Stay Cool this Summer

Extremely high or unusually hot temperatures can affect your health. On average, 675 deaths from extreme heat events occur each year in the United States. Most vulnerable are the elderly, those who work or exercise outdoors, infants and children, the homeless or poor, and people with a chronic medical ...

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HIV Testing is HIV Prevention

HIV Testing is HIV Prevention

More than 30 years after HIV/AIDS became a public health threat in the United States, HIV infections are still rampant. In fact, according to the CDC, African Americans are the racial/ethnic group most affected by HIV in the United States. And gay and bisexual men account for more than half of estimated new HIV ...

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