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The Best Juices For Your Health

November 1st, 2011

You may think that every juice is good for you because it's made out of fruit or vegetables, but that's simply not the case. Some varieties offer you a lot of vitamins and nutrients, while others are essentially liquid candy, according to WebMD. Here are some of your best choices, according to HealthCastle.com and WebMD. 1. Vegetable juice. No matter what kind of vegetable...

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Tips for Living Longer

October 28th, 2011

Growing older is a fact of life, but you don't have to sit back and wait while it happens. Instead, try doing everything in your power to stay healthy and lead an active, satisfying life so you can enjoy every minute you've got on this planet and possibly extend your stay! Here are some tips for living longer, according to WebMD. 1. Protect your DNA. The ends of our...

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Dental Care Tips - Dental Health Information

October 20th, 2011

Dental Insurance 101 A dental insurance plan is a business arrangement between the insurance company and your employer, just like a medical insurance plan. You may not have a choice of dental insurance plans, but before you choose or change your dental plan, keep these points in mind: What basic preventive services are covered? Although many dental plans...

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Exercise Guide - Fitness Guide - Exercise Tips

October 20th, 2011

Back Exercise Basics Help Your Core Strength Back exercises are an essential part of a fitness program because a strong back enables you to perform other exercises safely and effectively. Chronic tightness and pain in the low back is an unfortunate side effect of many desk-bound jobs. But a few simple stretches and exercises can go a long way towards combating the tension...

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Healthy Heart Tips - Heart Disease Prevention

October 20th, 2011

Butter vs. Margarine: What's More Heart-Healthy? Although there are advocates of both butter and margarine, most cardiologists agree that if you have heart disease or are at risk and you are following a diet for high cholesterol, certain types of margarine are better for your heart than butter. Because margarine is made from vegetable oils, it contains no...

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Skin Care Tips - Summer & Winter Skin Care

October 20th, 2011

Are You SPF Savvy? Sure, you know that you should use a sunblock with a sun protection factor (SPF) of at least 15 when you go to the beach or pool, right? But that’s not all. The sun shines year-round, and you need to protect your skin year-round, too. Act on these sun protection tips to keep your skin healthy while you enjoy any outdoor activity at any time of...

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Quit Smoking Tips - How to Stop Smoking

October 20th, 2011

Avoid Weight Gain When You Stop Smoking Gaining weight when you quit smoking is not unusual, but it is not unavoidable. There is no rule that you must gain weight when you stop smoking. Keep these tips in mind to avoid gaining weight, but remember that if you put on a few pounds in the first weeks after you stop smoking, the benefits of quitting outweigh a minor...

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Nutritional Supplements - Dietary Supplements

October 20th, 2011

A Fish Story: Do You Need Fish Oil Supplements? You may have heard stories about the benefits of fish oil, but what is good about it? Fish oil contains two types of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, docosahexoenoic acid and eicosapentaenoic acid. Data from several large-scale studies have shown that eating fish or taking fish oil supplements may lower your triglyceride...

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Weight Loss Tips - How to Lose Weight

October 20th, 2011

Beware of Alcohol’s Hidden Calories Most health experts agree that drinking a glass of red wine provides a dose of healthy antioxidants. But if you are trying to lose weight, it might be best to back off the alcohol for while. Alcohol is not calorie-free; it provides about 7 calories per gram. If you are counting calories, remember that a 5-ounce glass of wine has...

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Why You Need to Get a Handle on Stress

October 19th, 2011

Stress is a part of everyday life for most people. With jobs, family, money and your own health to manage, it can be hard to get a handle on things and stop worrying about what's coming next. If you have a large amount of stress in your life, you may not even realize the negative effects its having on your health. You may attribute your headache or sore muscles to a cold or...

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