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Nutrition is important to your overall health. There are so many false claims and mixed up information that can make it difficult to ensure you and your family are doing the right things or eating the right foods. Although each person will have different needs, answers to common questions can put you in the right direction. 1. How do I know the correct portion sizes? Controlling the amount of food you eat is important. Even if you are a healthy weight and are not dieting, maintaining that healthy weight and getting the right amount of nutrients per serving can be…

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Most people assume that spring is the worst time for allergies. While it can certainly be a time of year when allergy sufferers feel some effects, allergies can be bad in the fall as well. You might think that most plants aren’t reproducing that this point in time, but there is still pollen and other allergens in the air. Fall is a time of transition. While the weather is getting cooler and the days are getting shorter, there are still some warms days, which contributes to pollen development and other allergens. Some of the biggest culprits for allergies this time…

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Breast cancer is among the most common and serious types of cancers that primarily occurs in women. As with all other types of cancers, the cancerous cells can begin to spread to other areas of the body if not caught early enough, which is something that makes the cancer much more difficult to get rid of. If you want to successfully treat your breast cancer, it’s essential that the cancer is caught early on. The best way to identify the presence of cancer in the breasts is by obtaining a mammogram, which is a very simple screening that will provide…

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In the United States, there are more than 3.1 million survivors of breast cancer, including both women who have fully undergone treatment and those who are still undergoing treatment. While men can develop breast cancer, it is much less common; it is the second most common cancer in women within this country. Survival rates of breast cancer continue to climb due to increased screenings and early detection, making treatment much easier. What is Breast Cancer? This disease occurs when cells are dividing and growing without the normal control. It is the growth of these malignant, or cancer, cells that cause…

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Obesity is still the second-leading cause of preventable death in the United States. We all know that sometimes keeping your family fit and healthy is easier said than done. Everyone has different and overlapping schedules with work, school, etc. But taking a moment to organize activities that the whole family can participate in, while keeping active, can be beneficial to everyone. Let’s take a look at how parents can make family fitness fun. Turn Chores into Contests One of the best ways to get your kids working out and being productive is to turn daily chores into contests. You can…

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Feeling as if you’ve been hit by a truck? Oops! It’s flu season and you forgot to get your flu shot! Don’t worry, you’re not alone. People have the option of getting a vaccine or nasal spray to build their immunity against various strains of influenza viruses. However, many people end up getting sick with influenza, commonly called the flu, if they forgot to get immunized ahead of the flu season. Your best bet to keep from falling ill is to get your shot way ahead of time. This will build your body’s immunity to fight the virus, prevent those dreadful…

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With summer slowly coming to a close, nature begins to prepare itself for slumber and the pace of things seem to slow down. People, however, can take these cooler days and crisper air and turn them into the perfect time for reinvigorating active and healthy lifestyles. New school years and changing seasons are great times to get into learning new habits.. Follow this simple guide and get into some of these fall health and fitness activities. Get Outside Fall is a delight for the senses: the sight of blazing fall foliage, the smells of apples, the crunch of leaves, and…

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If you aren’t relaxing enough, then you can develop an assortment of health issues that can undermine your well-being. The stress from work, school, and/or home life can lead to mental health problems in addition to physical problems, so you should understand the best ways to calm down by using some of these relaxation techniques. Meditation You don’t need to sit in an uncomfortable position for several hours to enjoy the benefits from meditation. Find a quiet place to sit in a chair or to recline on the floor, making sure to close your eyes. Relax your tense muscles by…

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Bad breath affects everyone from time to time. However, whether you’ve got a hot date or it’s just another day at the office, you never want to be labeled as that person with bad breath. There are natural ways to prevent or eliminate bad breath, so you should keep some of these tips in mind. Drink More Water There is nothing more natural than water to freshen your breath. You can have halitosis when you are dehydrated and your mouth dries out, so make sure to carry a bottle of water with you most times to prevent this problem. Swish…

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What do you know about CBD? Most people know that CBD is a part of the cannabis plant and that it’s said to treat a plethora of health conditions. Outside of that, most people have inaccurate information about the benefits of CBD or don’t know anything beyond that at all. It has the power to change your life or perhaps the life of someone important to you. People, both young and old, use CBD to benefit their health and it could easily help you as well. 1- CBD is a Component of the Cannabis Plant Cannabinoid (CBD) is a main…

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