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Exactly What Happens To Your Body When You Start Taking A Probiotic

Last updated: 08/31/2020

Exactly What Happens To Your Body When You Start Taking A Probiotic? Experts Weigh In Sure, you may have heard that probiotics can have a positive influence on gut health—but,...

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How Running Changes the Activity of More Than 1,000 Genes

Last updated: 07/12/2020

Though you’re stuck with your genes for life, your lifestyle habits can make a significant impact on how those genes operate. Here’s a prime example: A new study published in...

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Everything You Need to Know About the Keto Diet

Last updated: 07/09/2020

RELATED: Are High-Fat Diets As Healthy As They're Cracked Up to Be? What is the keto diet? The keto diet (short for ketogenic) is a high-fat, moderate protein, low-carb diet,...

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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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