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15 Realistic Fitness Goals to Make This Year

You know how it goes — we all start out the year with aspirations to get fit, get healthy, and be our best selves. But when those goals are based on long-term ideas of how we want to look (“lose 10 pounds,” “go down a pants size,” “get…

A healthy work limit is 39 hours per week

People who work more than 39 hours a week are putting their health at risk, new research from The Australian National University (ANU) has found. The research shows the work limit for a healthy life should be set at 39 hours a week…

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

Everybody’s sleep needs are a little bit different, but most adults should be getting between 7 and 9 hours per night. So how do you find your specific number? The National Sleep Foundation saysif you can fall asleep within 30 minutes of…

HOW-TO SPROUT: SEEDS, BEANS + GRAINS

Much like making homemade almond milk, which I have done for years now, preparing sprouts at home, has now become a weekly thing for me. I absolutely adore sprouted foods and all of their many benefits. But, I have to be honest when I tell…

10 things you should know about men and migraine

Often the main problem with which the patient goes to the pharmacy is headache. What do we mean by this term? By definition, D. Harrison (1993), any pain and discomfort localized in the head area are considered a headache. In some manuals,…

How Bad Is It To Eat Raw Cookie Dough?

For many people, the holiday ritual of baking cookies isn’t complete without also eating some of the raw dough. In all families, questions like “Who gets to lick the beaters?” and “Can I grab a piece of dough?” were always part of the…

7 Winter Workout Benefits

We do feel how hard it is to take the huge decision of leaving the warmth of your couch and getting up for a workout! But what you might not know is these 7 essential benefits of exercise in winter that you never knew you needed. Check out…

5 Places Where People Slow Down Aging

Around the world, people are living longer, healthier lives than ever before. One area this is most visible is in the number of centenarians, or people living to the age of 100. In 1840, there were 90 centenarians in the United States—one…