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Micro-Actions for Lasting Change

When New Year’s Resolutions have a (sad) history of failure, why do we keep attempting sweeping changes? Perhaps setting your sights on something smaller will lead to bigger results in the long run.

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Budget-Friendly Bites

If you ever feel like eating healthy is a strain on your wallet, you’re not alone. Between $10 green juices and $8 bags of kale chips, it can feel like healthy food has become a luxury good.

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The Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Gut

Research shows that our gut microbiome — the community of bacteria that reside in our digestive tract, primarily the small intestine — is linked to everything from acne and eczema to diabetes and weight management.

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Seven Ways to Pump Up Your Productivity

A quick internet search on how to be more productive results in more than 36 million (yes million!) articles. Whether you’re a working professional or a college student, figuring out how to be more productive in the limited hours you have each day may feel like a constant work in progress.

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Make Meals Social for Better Health

In a world where we’re constantly on the go, sitting at the table for a meal with family or friends might feel like a bit of a luxury but taking a break and eating with others offers many benefits.

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Nutritious Foods that Travel Well

Your bags are packed with all the essentials you need for a great summer vacation. Then you get to the airport and realize you’re stuck in a terminal with one small newsstand and nothing to eat.

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10 Brain-Boosting Bites

The connection between food and healthy aging has been well-established. More recently though, scientists have found a relationship between certain foods and how the brain functions even beyond early development in children.

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A Recipe for Healthy Summertime Celebrations

Backyard barbecues, pool parties, picnics in the park, and trips to the ice cream shop — ahh, the signs of summer! Between a calendar full of festive occasions and the whirlwind of summertime travel, it’s easy to let your healthy habits slide.

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Celebrating the Mediterranean Way of Life

Imagine a table filled with freshly caught fish topped with bright green herbs, platters of vibrantly colored vegetables, and a simple bulgur salad lightly tossed in a fragrant citrus and olive oil dressing. Sitting around that table are your closest family and friends, breathing in the sea air and lingering over the meal with great conversation and lots of laughter. Sounds like vacation, right? For those living near the Mediterranean Sea, this is just a typical evening.

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Eat These 10 Foods to Show Love for Your Heart

When talking about heart disease prevention, often the focus is on what you shouldn’t eat: red meat, cheese, salt, too much alcohol. While removing these foods from your diet can reduce your risk of heart disease, emphasizing what you can add to your plate to better your heart is just as important – and a lot more fun.

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Navigating the Holidays, Nutritiously

Most of us experience a host of challenges to our wellness goals during the holidays. We’re crunched for time, with social gatherings, volunteer service, shopping excursions, family activities, and faith events all crowding the calendar and making it even harder to fit in exercise and healthy meals.

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The Unsuspecting Health Barometer: Your Gut

It is well established that the billions of bacteria that reside in your gut are important for digestive health. In recent years, though, scientists have discovered that the state of health in your gut may be a window into your overall health status and risk for certain diseases down the road.

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The Pros (and Cons) of Probiotics

Probiotics have gotten a lot of attention in recent years as helping lay a foundation for a healthy gut. They’ve infiltrated their way into our grocery stores, and supplement makers may have you wondering if a little probiotic pill is the secret to feeling great.

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The (Bitter)Sweet Truth about Sugars

In recent years, sugar has been deemed a major contributor to our nation’s obesity crisis, along with other health conditions. It’s true that added sugars add empty calories to one’s diet, and few of us need more of those!

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Plant Power for Cancer Prevention

When it comes to cancer, the stats are scary — one in two men and one in three women will get cancer sometime in their life. While that reality is daunting, don’t let it make you feel powerless.

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Cheers Without the Fear — Navigating Holiday Beverages

From holiday parties and family celebrations to shopping trips and end-of-semester traditions, the six weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s can feel like one marathon celebration. Pair that with all of the tempting holiday foods and drinks that are everywhere you turn, and it’s easy to see how the average American gains between one to five pounds during the holiday season – many of which unfortunately will stick around after the ball drops on New Year’s Eve.

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