Cutting Out Sugar This Year? Follow These Tips

Reading Time: 3 minutes Two of the most common resolutions people make each year are to eat better and to lose weight (closely matched with getting more exercise). For many people, that starts with cutting out sugar—or, at least, reducing many of common sugar sources. You’ve likely seen the rise in low carb, low sugar diets over the years. While the “perfect diet” looks … Read More

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Winter Allergies and How to Manage Them

Reading Time: 3 minutes Weather is a common allergy trigger—so it’s no surprise that winter allergies are typical as it gets colder outside. And allergies in the chillier months are often slightly different than they are other times of the year. If you notice an increase in itchy and watery eyes and nose, sneezing, wheezing or other allergy-type symptoms during winter, here are some … Read More

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7 Quick Tips for Dry Winter Skin

Reading Time: 3 minutes As the winter months approach, temperatures drop and the coats and scarves come out as we brave the cold. For many of us, this can also bring uncomfortable skin dryness. You might find your hands, faces, lips or even feet are drier than usual—often accompanied by cracking, flaking and redness. If you experience dry skin in winter, here are some … Read More

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7 Ways to Fight Winter Fatigue and Tiredness

Reading Time: 3 minutes Winter brings us shorter days, less sunlight and colder temperatures. For many of us, that means tasks like getting up for work or going to the gym become a real struggle—also known as: winter fatigue. Winter fatigue and tiredness can hit some of us hard, and there are scientific reasons for it: When days are shorter and darker in the … Read More

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Why Proper Hand Washing Matters & How to Practice It

Reading Time: 3 minutes Proper hand washing is an act many of us take for granted. As kids, we were taught to wash our hands after going to the bathroom, before eating dinner, etc. But it’s easy to get lazy in this area and forget why good hand hygiene is so important—especially during winter months. Let’s look at why proper hand washing really matters … Read More

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Mindfulness Techniques to Navigate the Holiday Season

Reading Time: 4 minutes Much of the end of the year (and beginning of next year) is dedicated to holiday-related activities. And while this season can be full of love and cheer, it can also be a lot to handle. From being around many people to planning for travel and gifts, it’s often hard to stop and breathe. During this time, it’s helpful to … Read More

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5 Life-Saving Reasons to Quit Smoking Now

Reading Time: 3 minutes Over 15 out of every 100 American adults currently smoke cigarettes, and 18 million are living with a disease related to smoking, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Smoking is also the #1 cause of preventable diseases and death, leading to about one in five deaths each year. Clearly, smoking doesn’t do any favors for your chances of … Read More

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Keep Your Bladder Healthy for Life

Reading Time: 3 minutes November is Healthy Bladder Month. Not a particularly exciting topic and most people don’t actively talk about their bladder health. The truth is, it’s very important! Your bladder supports you by moving waste (urine) from your body every day. If something goes wrong with the bladder—which is especially more common as you get older—it can largely impact your life. The … Read More

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How to Keep Your Skin Healthy All Year Long

Reading Time: 3 minutes Your skin is your largest organ—and the most visible one. Are you keeping it healthy? Just like the rest of your body, your skin needs regular attention and care. With November being National Healthy Skin Month, it’s a great time to share the following healthy skin care tips to help you maintain a healthy epidermis today while preventing unnecessary damage … Read More

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5 Lifestyle Changes That Can Help Depression

Reading Time: 4 minutes Millions of Americans live with a mental health condition like depression. While there is no substitute for getting professional help for your mental health concerns, there are several lifestyle changes for depression that can support your body and mind during a difficult time. Lifestyle Changes for Depression or Low Mood The mind-body connection is strong. Nourishing one aspect of your … Read More

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