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How Expiration Dates Waste Food and Money

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Pull-Up Hold Ups

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Yoga = A Healthy Brain

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Stuff you might not know about everyone’s ultimate goal Most of us have heard a million “secrets to happiness,” so many that they seem collectively cheap and useless. But the nagging question remains: am I happy? It can be an uncomfortable question we can’t help but ask ourselves from time to time, and one that …

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Written by Emma Penrod Kitchen cleaning? You might be tempted to purge your pantry. But if you refer exclusively to the package label, you could be wasting food—and money. According to the USDA, the expiration date that might prompt you to throw food away isn’t actually an accurate measure of when food is no longer …

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Why you can’t do a pull-up and how to get there A pull-up requires a variety of muscles. In fact, depending on how the pull-up is done, dozens of muscle groups are activated in the process. But if those muscles aren’t strong enough and if the movement isn’t coordinated, that chin isn’t going to make …

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How yoga benefits pre-Alzheimer’s cognitive impairment more than memory-boosting exercises Written by Sadie Wirthlin  Mental function can decline as individuals grow older, and studies have shown that exercise like running and weight training can lower the risk of mental deterioration, specifically in cases of developing dementia. A combination of these exercises and meditation has also …

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Just What the Doctor Ordered

A Look at Prescription Drug Abuse in Utah Written by Allyson Gordon | Healthy-Mag.com The rate of prescription drug abuse deaths in Utah has increased 59 percent since 1999, and 284 percent since 1979, according to a recent report from Trust for America’s Health, a non-profit public health organization. This dramatic increase has brought along …

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Over Diagnosed?

ADD & ADHD are on the rise in the US. The question is, “Why?” By Taylor Smith | Healthy-Mag.com Many psychologists, researchers, and parents have fought hard over the last 50 years to raise awareness for ADHD as a legitimate psychological disorder. And now, thanks in part to their efforts and the numerous studies the have …

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Chin Up and Back Straight

The Simple Recipe for Good Health By Healthy Magazine “Chin up and back straight!” Sound familiar? The voice of your mother perhaps? Whether it was your mother or your aunt or your elementary school teacher, it’s probably a phrase you’ve heard before. I used to think it was just my mom being picky and fulfilling …

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Written by Dr. Scott Chandler, DMD | Silver Creek Dental There is no denying the fact that many Americans are on a quest for better health, and many are looking to non-traditional means to do so.  Recent changes in healthcare have also caused many to look outside the traditional box for answers.  Furthermore, the availability of …

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Michelle Vance’s battle with bipolar disorder, and how she overcame Written by Michael Richardson | Healthy Magazine Understanding your enemy is the first key to winning a battle, but more often than not, that is a luxury the mentally ill don’t possess. The story of Salt Lake City’s Michelle Vance highlights the damage mental illness’ …

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How this peaceful exercise can wreak havoc  WRITTEN By Caitlin Schille | Healthy Magazine Yoga is a popular form of exercise among Americans. According to a recent survey, approximately 20.4 million adults regularly practice yoga, which is 8.7 percent of adults, and the trend seems to be growing. As yoga increases in popularity, concerns have been …

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