General Health

Best Protein Powder

Protein powders can be part of a healthy diet, but how do you know which is the best whey protein powder? You don’t want to waste your money. You want to buy the protein that is going to help you reach your goals. Finding the best protein powder may not[…]

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Runny Nose When Exercising

Do you always get a runny nose when exercising? You could experience this in a gym or outside, whether you are lifting weights or running a race. It could also happen in both hot and cold weather, and even if you don’t suffer from allergies. Why does my nose run[…]

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Muscle Loss

Age-related muscle loss is real. Getting older is a part of life but we don’t have to surrender to it and give up. As we age, we experience the loss of muscle tissue. This is called sarcopenia, and it can result in us losing up to 20% of our muscle[…]

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Hormone Imbalance

Do you know what your pituitary gland, thyroid, thymus, adrenal glands and pancreas have in common?  They are all endocrine glands, and their jobs are to make hormones, and all can contribute to hormone imbalance. Hormones are chemicals that deliver messages throughout your entire body via the bloodstream.  These messages[…]

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Holiday Survival Guide

We need a survival guide! During the holiday season it seems everywhere we turn there are tempting foods and drinks—from treats at office parties to our own traditional family favorites.  When you add in a busy schedule filled with shopping and get-togethers, you could have a recipe for disaster as[…]

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

It’s that time of year again—a time of cool breezes, colored leaves and holiday preparation.  Fall and winter are exciting times…  Unless you suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder. If you struggle with winter depression, this time of year is not filled with joy and anticipation.  Instead, you probably feel like[…]

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Who Should Get Flu Shots?

Flu shots are offered by pharmacies, health clinics, and doctor’s offices. Some companies even arrange for nurses to come on-site and vaccinate their employees. How do you decide if you should get one? Flu shots are the most effective way to prevent influenza and its complications.  Flu vaccines cause antibodies[…]

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Gluten Free Foods

Do you have questions about gluten free foods, and how carbs fit in? If so, you aren’t alone.  Many Americans are reducing the gluten and carbs in their diets.  Some are cutting back on gluten because they have a confirmed diagnosis of Celiac disease, some are gluten sensitive, and others[…]

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Alzheimer’s Prevention

Alzheimer’s prevention is a hot topic. This should come as no surprise since surveys have shown that there is something that Americans fear more than death. It is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. For most of us, losing our personhood – those characteristics which make us who we are – is[…]

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