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Why Exercise Doesn’t Always Lead to Weight Loss

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Is Meditation Overrated?

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Is PMS a Myth?

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exercise no weight loss

A Cochrane review of 43 studies dealing with exercise for weight loss found that “compared with no treatment, exercise resulted in small weight losses across studies.” Uh… what? Let’s digest this for a moment. These researchers are saying that they reviewed dozens of studies and found that exercise really doesn’t have a big impact on …

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How you can make or break your day when your feet first hit the ground Written by Karli Moats Every day we are given 24 hours. Here’s how the first few can make all the rest go better. Do What You Can the Night Before Lay some clothes out, know what you’ll eat for breakfast, …

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Important information about the Norovirus Written by Joe Alton, M.D. On a recent trip to New York City to visit our daughter, my Wife and I both experienced a medical issue so common that it surprised us that we haven’t yet written about it: acute gastroenteritis, or the “Stomach Flu.” When this infection hits you, it …

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From Robyn Openshaw, GreenSmoothieGirl.com Robyn’s Famous Hot Pink Smoothie Serves 4 1 1/2 cups coconut water (optional: “ferment” it overnight on the counter with water kefir grains, strain it, and put new coconut water in for tomorrow) 2 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup raw cashews (not roasted) 2–4 large dates, pitted 1 large carrot, cut in …

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Written by Joe Alton, M.D. The common cold is an infection caused, usually, by a virus in the Rhinovirus or Coronavirus family, although a number of others have been implicated. Affecting the upper respiratory system (nose, throat, sinuses), it’s a (very) rare individual that hasn’t dealt with a cold at one point or another. Like …

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How rotten luck and multiple kidney stones made my diet better Written by Samantha Stahl The hospital smelled funny, but that wasn’t new information. To me, hospitals always smell weird. The walls in this room weren’t white; green and blue covered parts of the walls, making me think of the ocean. I could feel the …

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Written by Angela Silva Meditation is an age-old practice with too many supposed benefits to count. It is most frequently associated with stress management, but has also been said to help manage symptoms of depression, asthma, pain and even cancer. The most common form of meditation is called mindful meditation, which is a relaxation practice …

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Apps to make many aspects of our lives better and simpler. Make a call, snap a picture, text a friend. Is that all our smartphones are good for? Sure, we dabble in an occasional game, and of course Facebook and Instagram vacuum up our time, but smart people in countries across the globe are constantly …

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Menstrual phase mood

The PMS Controversy Research shows there is no relationship between daily moods and changing hormone levels. But is PMS really no more than a cultural myth? Written by Healthy Magazine Staff During that time of the month, a woman’s mood is victim to fluctuating hormones…right? While it may be surprising to many, and while my …

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Changing how we think about this deadly disease A quick flip through TV channels or a magazine would probably lead one to believe that breast cancer and prostate cancer are the most serious cancer threats we face. While those battles are of great importance, many don’t realize that lung cancer is actually the number one …

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