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14
Jun

Essential Skincare Tips for People with Sensitive Skin

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Do you suffer from sensitive skin? Well, you certainly aren’t alone. According to one study published in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, nearly half of participants surveyed said they have “sensitive” or “very sensitive” skin. But living with sensitive skin doesn’t have to dictate your...
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6
Jun

How Sleep Affects Your Health

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Most health and medical organizations recommend adults get between seven and nine hours of sleep per night. Unfortunately, though, millions of Americans fall well short of achieving this amount. In fact, studies show that nearly 70 million Americans suffer from some type of sleep and/or wakefulness disorder. Aside from feeling...
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31
May

5 Ways to Speed Up Your Metabolism

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Metabolism plays a key role in weight management. When your metabolism slows, it will take longer for your body to burn calories and fat (among other things). On the other hand, maintaining a high metabolism will encourage faster chemical processes within your body, meaning you’ll shed those unwanted pounds more...
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24
May

How to Protect Your Skin from Free Radicals

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Whether you realize it or not, free radicals are all around us. These damaging compounds are found in the air, water, food or even healthy & beauty products. The good news is that our bodies are equipped to handle small concentrations of free radicals, processing them without any ill effects....
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May

The Dangers of Sugar and How it Impacts Your Health

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How much sugar do you consume on a daily basis? There’s nothing wrong with having an occasional “sweet treat,” but the fact is that far too many people consume well beyond the recommended daily allowance of sugar. According to the 2005–10 NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey), Americans consume...
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12
May

What Causes Wrinkled Skin?

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Wrinkled skin is a tall-tale sign of aging. As we grow older, our skin develops creases, ridges and folds. The good news is that wrinkles such as this are completely harmless and should cause no reason for concern. The bad news, however, is that wrinkled skin can make some individuals...
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6
May

How to Burn More Calories When Exercising

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Looking to burn more calories during your workout sessions? While you can always exercise for longer periods of time, there are other ways to improve the efficiency of your workouts. Listen to Music You might be surprised to learn that listening to music can improve your workout sessions. According to...
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28
Apr

The Link Between Stress and Cellulite

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Cellulite, also known as adiposis edematosa, dermopanniculosis deformans, is an all-too-common condition in which subcutaneous fat under the connective tissue herniates to the top, creating characteristic dimples. It’s estimated that roughly 85 to 98% of all women will develop cellulite at some point during their lives. But even men are...
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21
Apr

How to Protect Your Skin from Sun Damage

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Sunlight is excellent source of vitamin D, which plays an important role in the development of healthy bones, teeth, immune system function, and sleep. But prolonged exposure to sunlight can cause significant damage to the skin, increasing the risk of cancerous formations like melanoma. With summer right around the corner,...
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14
Apr

The 5 Rules of Exercising to Lose Weight

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More Cardio, Less Strength Training There’s nothing wrong with lifting weights or performing other strength-training exercises. On the contrary, doing so is an excellent way to build greater muscle mass. But if you’re primary goal is to lose weight, you should focus on cardiovascular workouts like jogging, running, biking, dancing,...