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Fact or Myth: You Shouldn’t Exercise in the Cold

Fact or Myth: You Shouldn’t Exercise in the Cold

This is a MYTH. Let’s bust the winter myth: you shouldn’t exercise in the cold. Actually, it’s imperative to keep on track with your fitness program during the winter months [...]

Eating a Plant-based Diet can Reverse Diabetes and Prediabetes

Eating a Plant-based Diet can Reverse Diabetes and Prediabetes

Did You Know…that eating a plant-based diet can reverse diabetes and prediabetes? Diabetes now affects more Americans than ever before.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 29 [...]

Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

The research is in, and the health benefits of dark chocolate can’t be refuted. Dark chocolate is a top-ranking antioxidant and anti-inflammatory superfood that has been shown to help lower [...]

How to Prevent Noise Induced Hearing Loss

How to Prevent Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Did You Know…that a vitamin supplement may successfully prevent noise-induced hearing loss? Researchers have found a way to prevent noise-induced hearing loss with a simple substance—nicotinamide riboside (NR), a precursor to [...]

5-Minute Health Tip: Sip Some Red Clover Tea

5-Minute Health Tip: Sip Some Red Clover Tea

Take a 5-minute break and sneak in an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory fix with the minty sweetness of red clover tea. Red clover is an age-old medicinal remedy that can be [...]

The Health Impact of Smiling

The Health Impact of Smiling

Did You Know…that a simple smile can boost your health and lengthen your life? Most people don’t know just how much positive impact one simple behavior can have on their [...]

Fact or Myth: Reflexology Benefits Cancer Patients

Fact or Myth: Reflexology Benefits Cancer Patients

This is a FACT. Reflexology is an alternative healing modality that uses pressure on specific points on the feet, hands, and ears to help alleviate pain, stimulate circulation, increase the [...]

Heart Scans Increase Radiation Risk

Heart Scans Increase Radiation Risk

In emergency situations, cardiac CT scans can help save lives by providing crucial intel about coronary blood flow. But when heart scans are used in asymptomatic patients as a way [...]

OTC Drugs Linked to Cognitive Impairment

OTC Drugs Linked to Cognitive Impairment

Did You Know…both prescription and OTC drugs are known to cause irreversible cognitive impairment? Just because you don’t need a prescription for a drug, doesn’t mean it’s safe.  For example, [...]

5-Minute Health Tip: Just Do Some Jumping Jacks

5-Minute Health Tip: Just Do Some Jumping Jacks

Jumping jacks may be reminiscent of our elementary school days, but they’ve never really gone out of style. They are a regular component of vigorous circuit training workouts, and a [...]