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The Therapeutic Qualities of Art

The Therapeutic Qualities of Art

Written by on September 2, 2011 in Mind

Many Americans feel depressed, stressed, or exhausted on a daily basis. Negative emotions can overwhelm an individual and have detrimental effects on the mind. For certain people, medication seems like an extreme way to improve their mental health so instead they look for alternative methods. Joining a therapy group and regularly visiting a psychologist are […]

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Herbs for Better Health

Herbs for Better Health

Written by on August 22, 2011 in Health

For many Americans, the potential of herbalism has yet to be unlocked. Although uncommon in the United States, the World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that 80% of the world’s population relies on herbal medicine for some sort of primary care. It is also interesting to note that for thousands of years herbs have been […]

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Top 5 Benefits of Owning a Pet

Top 5 Benefits of Owning a Pet

Written by on August 16, 2011 in Health

Psychologists, veterinarians, and researches can all agree on one thing: there are endless benefits of owning a pet.
The top 5 reasons every person or family should own a pet:

1. Most importantly, pets provide us with friendship, love, and affection. Having an always loyal companion is great way to beat off mild depression or stress. Often […]

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Eat Healthier with Smaller Portions

Eat Healthier with Smaller Portions

Written by on August 15, 2011 in Health

Americans love to eat, but being healthy starts with smaller portions! Learn how to correctly portion healthy foods to improve your diet and nutrition in this free video.

According to wellness expert Lisa La Barr, we should use our two fists to determine how much food to eat per meal. When we feel satisfied, not full, […]

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Top 10 Worst Drinks

Top 10 Worst Drinks

Written by on August 9, 2011 in Nutrition with 0 Comments

Natalie counts down the 10 worst popular drinks. Chances are if you eat an average American diet, you drank at least three of these today.
In a fast food nation, eating healthy food becomes difficult to do. Yet a poor diet contributes to low energy, obesity, stress, health problems and high medical bills.
If you eat better, […]

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Top 10 Worst Foods

Top 10 Worst Foods

Written by on August 8, 2011 in Health with 0 Comments

Natalie counts down the 10 worst foods you could eat. Chances are if you eat an average American diet, you ate at least three of these unhealthy foods today.

In a fast food nation, eating healthy food becomes difficult to do. Yet a poor diet contributes to low energy, obesity, stress, health problems and high medical […]

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Surprising Ways That Stress Affects the Body

Surprising Ways That Stress Affects the Body

Written by on August 2, 2011 in Featured, Mind

Stress is a disease that plagues everyone whether it is caused by work, school, relationships, or the future. These powerful forces can be caused by virtually any situation, and can even stem from internal thoughts. Stress can be defined as “a¬†physical, chemical, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension and may be a […]

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How to Beat the Texas Heat

How to Beat the Texas Heat

Written by on July 21, 2011 in Health

Four months of scorching hot weather! Life in the Southern United States is almost unbearable… but there are ways to beat the Texas heat!
Here are the top tips how to keep cool during an unbelievably hot summer:
Focus on the windows– Make sure ALL blinds and curtains are closed to deflect sunlight. According to the US […]

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Eating Right Can Reduce Cholesterol

Eating Right Can Reduce Cholesterol

Written by on July 20, 2011 in Nutrition

Learn how to eat right to reduce cholesterol in this free health video. Dr. Susan Jewell discusses some basic tips to reduce cholestrol.

Here’s a list of some foods to AVOID if you have high cholesterol:

Whole-milk dairy products (e.g., ice cream)
Processed meats (e.g., hot dogs)
Fried foods (e.g., donuts)

Here’s a list of heart HEALTHY foods:

Fruits & vegetables
Nuts […]

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The Original Cause of Disease

The Original Cause of Disease

Written by on June 20, 2011 in Health

“Mr X” is a repeat offender. He’s had a heart bypass, strokes, diabetic neuropathy, and he still doesn’t get it. “But why are you sending me to the endocrinologist? Can’t you help me?” he cries. “Of course I can, but you get in the way! Something I’m saying is not getting through. I’m here to […]

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