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How to get on the offensive when it comes to overeating Written by Michael Richardson Holiday memories are great—except for the ones that remain in your love handles. The holidays are about family, fun and food, and we shun anything that tries to take away from those joys. But we also worry about our weight …

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Written by Jane Nelsen, EdD; Joy Marchese, MA, CPDT, and Kristina Bill One problem with praise and rewards is that they work. Not only that; kids love both, and will often behave better to receive them. Yikes! But hang on, what are our children learning long-term? They are learning to “behave” well to receive validation …

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feta salad

From the book Good Mood Food: Unlock the power of diet to think and feel well (to be published Dec. 2018) The sharp taste and crunchy texture of red cabbage go beautifully with a rich feta cheese, providing satisfaction to a stressed mind and body on both counts. The red cabbage provides bulk to satisfy …

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unique snacks

Walk down any grocery aisle and you’ll see products claiming this and that, more protein, less fat, no sugar, non-GMO, etc. But most of these products simply changed their label and nothing else. Here are three new snacks that are pushing the boundaries of what a healthy snack can be. Planetarians Veggie/Vegan Chips Positioned as …

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CBD hemp

Cannabis just can’t seem to stay out of the news, but despite the attention, misperception still clouds around the plant. Many hear words like “hemp” and “marijuana” and “cannabis” and assume they are all the same thing. Others argue about potential health benefits of each. From those advocating a particular valuable component of cannabis comes …

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halotherapy

By Joy Stephenson-Laws, JD (Proactive Health Labs) You are probably familiar with how uncomfortable it is to get salt in your eye or in an open wound. So the idea of breathing in salt as a form of therapy might not sound very appealing. Also called halotherapy (the word “halo” is a Greek prefix that …

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CPAP alternative

For the millions with sleep apnea, the traditional treatment option is a CPAP machine. While CPAP is often effective, patients struggle to continue using it. Many patients become non-compliant, and then the symptoms and risks associated with poor sleep return, such as increased risk for heart attack, stroke, weight gain, high blood pressure and heart …

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collagen supplement

Written by Michael Richardson Is the long-awaited zombie apocalypse finally here? People are eating desiccated connective tissue, and telling their friends about the benefits. Granted, the hydrolyzed tissues mostly come in powder form. And they aren’t human. If you’ve ever spent a second at a beauty salon or on a cosmetics website, you’ve heard the …

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By Antoine Kanamugire, MD Marijuana can make you feel good in the moment, but that longed for “feel-good moment” can play tricks on us; When use turns to abuse, marijuana could be a smoke screen hiding our profound suffering and pain, symptoms that will only become obvious to us later on down the road of …

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Written by Antoine Kanamugire, MD When we submit to the temptation of achieving pleasure and instant gratification, it comes at a personal cost. When we find ourselves compromising our morals, our principles, our careers, our future goals, our families’ well-being, and our health to achieve that ‘’feel good’’ moment—and find ourselves doing so over and …

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