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Common Infections of the Foot

Last updated: 06/15/2020

No matter how clean your feet are, they are constantly in contact with microorganisms that can potentially cause infection. Fungus and bacteria are the most common culprits. In...

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Here’s how much exercise you need to boost your immune system

Last updated: 06/15/2020

You know exercise is good for your health, but you might be wondering—can exercise can help ward off respiratory illnesses? And should you continue exercising during a global...

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7 reasons why now is a good time to start a diet

Last updated: 05/29/2020

Dealing with a lot of change right now? That doesn't have to be a bad thing. As a registered dietitian, I know that a new routine can help create positive lifestyle changes....

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Suffer From Migraines? A Regular Yoga Practice May Ease Your Pain

Last updated: 05/25/2020

Looking for another reason to add yoga in your cross-training mix? Here’s one: A recent study in Neurologysuggests adopting a regular practice can help ward off migraines for...

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Struggling to fall asleep in quarantine? Here are some expert tips.

Last updated: 05/24/2020

On a recent FaceTime call, my friend Jon told me that he hadn’t had a satisfyingly restful night of sleep since March, before the stay-at-home orders and the wave of coronavirus...

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What it’s like to have muscle dysmorphia during lockdown

Last updated: 05/20/2020

There’s a saying in bodybuilding culture: “The day you started lifting is the day you became forever small.” It’s often said lightheartedly, but there’s a grain of truth within...

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Lifestyle Changes That Can Lower Your Blood Pressure

Last updated: 05/10/2020

2 / 13 Eat a Healthy Diet You can lower your blood pressure by eating lots of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy. Look for foods that don't have much fat or...

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Stressing About the Future Is Not the Same as Having a Contingency Plan

Last updated: 05/08/2020

I’ve talked in the past about how we can sometimes get caught up in the stories we tell ourselves about the future, and how so often we allow that to control our actions or...

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The Perfect At-Home Workout for When You Can’t Go to the Gym

Last updated: 05/05/2020

At this point in our new era of social distancing, the very act of changing out of sweatpants and into workout leggings feels like a monumental feat. But if there was ever a...

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Why you shouldn’t stress about the 'quarantine 15'

Last updated: 05/01/2020

With quarantine baking and comfort eating on the rise, and with gyms and fitness studios still mostly closed due to the coronavirus crisis, it’s no wonder that worries about the...

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