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Healthy habits and tips that prevent disease and keep your mind and body running in tip-top shape.

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Staying Healthy at Work

1. Make hydration benchmarks

Like any other goal, your mission to stay hydrated becomes more easily attainable when you break it into small, specific tasks you can start tackling immediately.

Your mind (and your bladder) might be daunted by the challenge of chugging 64 ounces of water ...

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15 Ways To Keep Cool When It's Hot

Keeping cool when temperatures reach record highs isn't just about comfort. Dangerously high temperatures can result in heat-related illnesses ranging from heat cramps to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The following tips can help you keep cool all summer long.

1. Alter your pattern of outdo...

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The benefits of sunshine and exercise

We all know we need to be exercising. We were designed to move, and everything about us benefits from regular, moderate exercise-physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually.
The sun provides energy to our planet. Much of its radiation promotes health and well-being. It is necessa...

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To snack, or not to snack?

We all have deeply ingrained habits that can cause us to stumble in our quest for a healthier lifestyle. One of these areas for many of us is snacking. While using snacking as a small meal to keep energy levels even during the course of the day is a good thing, the action of mindlessly munching whil...

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What Are Sprouts Good For?

What Are Sprouts Good For?



Sprouts Nutrition Facts


You may have seen them in a gourmet sandwich shop or the produce aisle, looking like loose tangles of little pale threads with tiny unopened peas at the top. You may even have tasted them and decided "Not bad," because of t...

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Top 10 purposes of Sex

Sex has many purposes:

1. it is fun

2. takes your mind off your worries

3. makes you happy

4. makes you feel sexy boosting your self image

5. burns calories

6. makes you thirsty, thus you drink more w...

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Strut your Stuff!

Taking a 30 minute brisk walk three times a week will lower your blood pressure significantly. In a recent study of a group of caregivers walking the allotted amount produced a beneficial effect on their blood pressure. The participants who walked 30 to 40 minutes at least three times a week experie...

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Learn To Listen To Your Body

The most valuable skill I've been able to develop is to learn to listen to my body. This means you have to tune into those signals that tell you when you are really hungry, tired, anxious, angry, upset, in pain or in need of some exercise. It really takes practice to be able to do this on a regul...

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iF YOU HAVE ASTHMA,DRINK YOUR WATER!

I have asthma. I have had a particularly bad case of asthma last year[2010] and I had bronchitis on top of that ,so I was drinking water like crazy to stay hydrated.But~I noticed a strange phenomenon~I felt better and could BREATHE EASIER when I kept up with the eight glasses of water[I usually dri...

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Maintaining a Positive Outlook Keeps You Healthy

Have you ever noticed that when your mood is gloomy, you don't feel well? Maybe you thought your mood was gloomy BECAUSE you don't feel well. Scientific studies bear out that people are healthier when they remain positive. Take advantage of all the positive energy that flows within SparkPeople to...

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