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4 Reasons You Need to Drink More Water

Thirsty? Your body may be trying to tell you something, so listen up! When the sensation of thirst is triggered, your body is asking for a refill. Why? Water is responsible for keeping your body functioning normally. Yep, you need it to live. Dehydration of as little as 2% loss of body weight can affect your health and well-being. Water …

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Stay Calm – Supplements & foods that help you combat stress

by JACK CHALLEM In today’s connected world it seems almost impossible to chill out. Smartphones keep us tuned into work and the world 24/7, which often means anxiety and stress are also present 24/7. “Stress generates anxiety, and anxiety keeps our minds in motion,” says Mark Stengler, NMD, of Encinitas, California. “Luckily, we can choose from several natural substances to …

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Feeling Dizzy or Fatigued? Try these recipes to get hydrated

  by RADHA MARCUM Feeling dizzy or fatigued? You may be dehydrated. Feeling parched? Don’t ignore it. Thirst is the first sign that you’re already dehydrated. We’ve all heard we should aim to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day. But when water becomes a bore let these sippers come to the rescue.   Sparkling apple cider also works well. If you prefer …

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4 Ways to Get More Plant Protein in Your Diet

Brown rice » While 1 cup of plain, cooked brown rice contains just 5 grams protein, brown rice protein powders (often made from sprouted brown rice for increased bioavailability, digestibility, and antioxidants) ofer up to 12 grams in 2 tablespoons. Get more: Mix the powder into smoothies; Simmer cooked brown rice with maple syrup, ground cardamom, and coconut milk for …

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Here’s Exactly How to Avoid Seasonal Allergies

As we head into spring, heed these tips to avoid being hit by seasonal allergies. If you’re one of the nearly one in three American adults who suffers from hay fever, you know the symptoms all too well: itchy eyes, runny nose, and sneezes (lots of sneezes). Over-the-counter and prescription medications can bring relief, but also cause unwanted side effects, …

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What are Supplements? Your Complete Guide

Click one of the questions below to read the answer. What is a dietary supplement?  What is the suggested dose for certain vitamins? What is the suggested dose for certain minerals? How long do supplement stay in my system? Is it okay to take supplements one day but not the next?  How much should I be getting? What is a …

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