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Spotlight on Collagen – Why this nutrient is still a reliable anti-aging ally

THESE DAYS, we don’t just want to feel OK. We want to feel absolutely, positively amazing—and look the part, too. Aging gracefully depends on how you nurture your body. Today, a trove of studies shows the importance of following a nutrient-dense diet, staying active and taking dietary supplements to support a healthy aging process. One of the clear standouts to …

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It’s sniffle season — Use these tips to help reduce the symptoms of seasonal allergies.

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN, when seasonal allergies start to kick into play. You know the symptoms; sneezing, watery, itchy eyes and a runny nose. When we encounter allergens, our bodies try to mount an attack on foreign invaders (pollen) by releasing histamine or leukotrienes, causing infammation. Tese chemicals then cause sneezing, coughing, runny nose and watery eyes to …

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What Makes the Mediterranean Diet So Beneficial?: The Breakdown

Food for Thought You are what you eat—it’s a phrase that everyone has heard since childhood. But is it true?  In a sense, yes. Our bodies are complex machines built from the ingredients—proteins, fats, and carbohydrates—that we eat. Each meal is breakdown into its molecular components, which are then used to either fuel our activities, maintain and repair our bodies, …

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The Allergy Survival Guide: 7 Tips to Outsmart Your Allergies

Spring is in the air! The birds are singing, the flowers are blooming, and unfortunately for over 50 million Americans, the pollen is flowing. While spring signifies renewal, for allergy suffers, it’s the reemergence of seasonal symptoms, such as itchy eyes, sneezing, a runny nose, and post-nasal drip. These symptoms are not only annoying, but they can be persistent, lasting …

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10 essential oil blends for a better mood

With a diffuser and some of the best pure essential oils, the recipe for a better mood is a lot closer than you think. Choosing the right blend of calming essential oils, such as chamomile or lavender can lead to a better night’s sleep. Or, opting for energizing mint or citrus oils provides a powerful energy boost without the jittery …

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5 Tips For Healthy Holiday Eating

The holidays can be a tricky time to navigate optimal nutrition. But you don’t have to erase your social calendar or resign yourself to eating only celery sticks to enjoy the season. “While you don’t want to completely sabotage your good eating habits, munching on raw vegetables isn’t exactly most people’s idea of a fun holiday party,” says Rachel Begun, …

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