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Tips for Avoiding Osteoporosis

Here are a few natural ways you can avoid osteoporosis and take back control of your wellness.

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis is common in the U.S. Nearly 54 million people live with the condition or have low bone mass, putting them on the verge of developing osteoporosis in the future. But this figure isn't the only surprising statistic surrounding the debilitating disease; the NOF reports that osteoporosis causes 2 million broken bones annually, resulting ...

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Part 1: Tips for Making Your Workspace More Comfortable

If you find the pain unbearable and need help adjusting the space, here are a few tips for making your workspace more comfortable.

Sometimes, finding a comfortable position at your desk during a long day seems impossible. For those living with arthritis, it can be even harder to adjust, and the pain likely occurs more often. Unfortunately, those living with this debilitating disease find it more difficult to perform some of the regular daily tasks that come with a desk job, such as ...

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Benefits of Eating Vegetables

But just how favorable are veggies when it comes to overall wellness? Here are the top five benefits of eating vegetables.

You could jeopardize your overall health if you don't pay attention to the foods you eat. Consuming too much junk food, for example, can lead to chronic conditions such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, clogged arteries and more. Making the decision to improve your lifestyle by following a primarily raw, plant-based diet is a health-conscious decision that ...

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How to Recharge Your Immune System This Winter

There are plenty of natural ways to recharge your immune system before the cold rolls in and ensure you stay in top shape year-round. Consider these tips.

With winter's arrival right around the corner, now's a good time to start taking precautionary measures to ensure your immune system is at it's best. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, seasonal influenza impacts millions of Americans, putting thousands in the hospital with infections and causing hundreds of fatalities. What's worse is the CDC strongly suggesting that ...

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How to Gain Weight the Healthy Way

Regardless of your age, here are 7 healthy ways you can gain weight.

Although most people focus on how to lose excess pounds, there are some who are slender and find it difficult to gain weight. Their struggles are real and they prefer not to look as if they are starving and gaunt. Even our own Reverend Malkmus struggled at times to maintain a healthy weight. He tried many things, and through trial ...

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Healthy Habits to Teach Your Children During the Winter

Here are a few healthy habits to teach your children this coming winter.

Winter is approaching faster than you think. Before you know it, the kids will be outside building snowmen, sledding down the slippery hills and having snowball fights with the neighbors. But with fun winter activities comes cold weather conditions and the inclination to get sick. While your kids will spend some time outside this winter, you'll all be cooped up ...

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Why Fad Diets are Harmful to Overall Health

While indeed, such fad diets have helped thousands of people lose excess weight and stubborn pounds, these regimens cut out key nutritional foods that you need for overall health and wellness.

Fad diets are characterized as popular eating-habit trends that promise immediate results. Beyond a quick fix, a fad diet typically promotes some type of "magic" combination of certain foods that excludes certain essential nutrients and encourages following other unnecessary rules to focus on changing your body chemistry and losing weight fast. While indeed, such fad diets have helped thousands of ...

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Key Takeaways from ‘Probiotics 101: Exploring the Role of Probiotics in Overall Health’

During the live webinar, our presenter told his story and discussed how beneficial probiotics can be for the immune system, reasons to take a probiotic supplement daily and the best delivery systems for proper probiotic absorption.

When Scott Stobaugh found out his son was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, he wasn't sure what to do. After hearing that probiotics could be the treatment needed to cope with this debilitating condition, Stobaugh's son decided to try this natural choice. Unfortunately, he went through dozens of supplements and saw little to no improvement. Then, a friend of Stobaugh's from ...

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4 Natural Ways to Combat Diabetes

Did you know that November 14 is National Diabetes Awareness Day? Now’s the perfect time to inform yourself about the disease and learn to live your fullest, most fulfilling life.

According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 9.4 percent of the U.S. population has diabetes. Of those 30.3 million adults, 23.1 million were diagnosed and nearly 7.2 million went undiagnosed. This debilitating disease develops in nearly 1.5 million Americans every year, and it's been the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S. since 2015. As explained by the National ...

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