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Natural Ways to Cure a Headache

June 4th, 2013

Headaches, whether they're migraines or mild head pains, can bring your day to a grinding halt. While over-the-counter painkillers work for many, they can have damaging side effects and don't always cut it. Here are some natural ways to relieve your pain. Tylenol, while effective, can damage your liver if you take too much or drink alcohol while on it. Regularly...

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How to Keep an Active Mind with Apps

June 4th, 2013

Emerging technologies make it possible to transfer funds on your mobile device, send emails from the train and take high-quality photos without a camera. But they also provide new and convenient ways to sharpen your mind. Read more to learn about how to use apps to keep an active mind.Read on your mobile device Reading critically gives your brain a cognitive exercise that you...

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Healthy Alternatives to Junk Food

June 4th, 2013

Snacking in between meals keeps us energized and speeds up our metabolisms, and for most of us, junk food (the often preferred snack) is both delicious and addicting. Unfortunately, eating too much can lead to health problems. But that doesn't mean you should cut out snacking - instead, replace your favorite junk foods with these healthy alternatives!Berries Bite-sized...

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Top 5 Green Home Improvements To Make This Spring

May 28th, 2013

Spring is a time of rebirth and renewal, and with all of those beautiful flowers and touches of greenery around, you may be wondering how you can limit your impact on the environment. What many people don't realize is that their homes leave a significant carbon footprint - everything from appliances, lighting and heating systems can make a significant impact on Mother...

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Do Your Food Habits Tell A Lot About You?

May 23rd, 2013

You've likely heard the expression "You are what you eat" before, but you may have never given it much thought. Believe it or not, there has actually been a great deal of research done that examined how the foods people eat and how they do so can say a lot about them. So, next time you head to the kitchen for a snack, you may want to keep...

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Easy Ways to Relieve Stress

May 23rd, 2013

Stress can make it difficult to concentrate and sleep, aggravate heart conditions, and reduce the power of your immune system. Luckily it can be very easy to reduce stress on your own. Try following a few of these tips to see if you can reduce your stress level.Breathing Controlling your breathing during times of stress has been practiced for thousands of years in many...

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Do You Know How to Work Out Your Brain?

May 23rd, 2013

While you might be adamant about working out your muscles on a regular basis, you may be failing to maintain your overall well-being if you aren't taking care of your brain. As we age, it's no secret that our memories become a little rusty, and some people simply aren't as sharp as they used to be once they hit their golden years. However, you don't have to...

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Tips for Developing a More Positive Attitude

May 13th, 2013

Do you maintain a positive attitude? When you're feeling stress at work and home andthere doesn't seem to beenough hours in the day, it can be difficult to stay positive. Many people find it easier to stay pessimistic, since it can take less effort to just giveup and not look on the bright side of things. However, it's important to maintain a positive outlook for a number of...

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Tips for Getting Fresh, Seasonal Produce

May 8th, 2013

Nothing tastes quite as good as fresh fruit and vegetables during their prime season, but nothing is as disappointing as eating produce that was picked too early or has been in storage for too long. This handy guide will help you sort out what's fresh and when.Summer This season is best for many fruits and vegetables. Most berries will be ripe during the summer as well as...

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How to Keep Calories Out of Your Salad

May 8th, 2013

Unsuspecting diners may be topping their salads with a host of foods that add calories and salt that takes them well beyond the recommended daily amount. Want to keep your greens healthy? Here are some ways to get started.Healthy substitutions The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests a number of substitutions for typical salad toppings. Choices like bacon, fried...

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