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Yoga: 12 Health and Wellness Benefits for Hitting the Mat

Yoga: 12 Health and Wellness Benefits for Hitting the Mat | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
With a focus on the mind, body and spirit, yoga classes typically involve breathing exercises, meditation, & poses that stretch and tone different muscles.
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Nature walks with a group can improve mental health

Nature walks with a group can improve mental health | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
Recent research says that walking in nature is linked to an enhanced sense of mental well-being and much lower stress and depression. People who have...
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Fall is a great time to get out and enjoy the beauty of the season. #exercise #walking #health

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Health-Benefits-of-Fruit-and-Vegetables.jpg (953x695 pixels) | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
Benefits of Fruits and Veggies...another great one to print and post! :)

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9 Things We're Happy To Never Have To Do Again - Huffington Post

9 Things We're Happy To Never Have To Do Again - Huffington Post | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
9 Things We're Happy To Never Have To Do Again
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When we asked our female readers age 50 and older about the things they're happy they'll never have to do again, the number one response was -- surprise, surprise -- endure a period.
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There are advantages to growing older! 

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Is drill-free dentistry the wave of the future?

Is drill-free dentistry the wave of the future? | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
Researchers may have found a way to encourage teeth to repair themselves. If it works, it just may silence that dreaded drill.

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Wouldn't this be the best.  Who would mind going to the dentist if you could be treated this way?

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Once again, US has most expensive, least effective health care system in survey - Washington Post

Once again, US has most expensive, least effective health care system in survey - Washington Post | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
Once again, US has most expensive, least effective health care system in survey
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“Although the U.S.
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Cheerleading should be designated a sport, say medical officials

Cheerleading should be designated a sport, say medical officials | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
Cheerleading should be a sport, says AMA (Cheerleading should be a sport because of its rigors & risk, the American Medical Association says http://t.co/Y7sjB1TxgB)...
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Finally!

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7 Ridiculously Easy Ways To Protect Your Bones ... - Our Better Health

7 Ridiculously Easy Ways To Protect Your Bones ... - Our Better Health | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
June 5, 2014 Here's a stunning fact: According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), where I am honored to serve as Bone Health Ambassador, 54 million Americans have osteoporosis. And thanks ...
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Health Benefits of Blackberry | Organic Facts

Health Benefits of Blackberry | Organic Facts | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
The health benefits of lime include weight loss, skin care, good digestion, relief from constipation, eye care, and treatment of scurvy, piles, peptic ulcer, respiratory disorders, gout, gums, urinary disorders, etc.
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The 10 Superfoods That Pack the Healthiest Punch

The 10 Superfoods That Pack the Healthiest Punch | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
A new report ranks the most nutrient-dense fruits and veggies.

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Eat a rainbow: Choose veggies with lots of color. #nutrition #health #eatclean

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Spring Wellness

Spring Wellness | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
Get rid of seasonal allergies and put an end to sneezes and sniffling this spring. Dr. Oz has tips to keep you healthy and refreshed so you can enjoy the spring!
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Beautiful spring season that means allergies for many. What you can do. #health #allergy

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A Few Health Insurers to Cut Rates in 2015 - Wall Street Journal

A Few Health Insurers to Cut Rates in 2015 - Wall Street Journal | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
kgw.com A Few Health Insurers to Cut Rates in 2015 Wall Street Journal An insurer in Washington state selling plans under the Affordable Care Act is proposing to lower customers' health premiums next year in what appears to be one of the first such...
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Interesting trend. #insurance #affordablecare #ACA

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Resveratrol in Red Wine May Not Be Such a Health Booster, After All

Resveratrol in Red Wine May Not Be Such a Health Booster, After All | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
Resveratrol -- a substance found in red wine, grapes and chocolate may not add years to your life, and it doesn't appear to reduce the risk for heart disease or cancer either, according to new rese...
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There is no silver bullet for good health care. Everything in moderation. Eat a balance, whole foods diet with lots of fruit and veggies. Exercise regularly and get plenty of rest. #cleaneating #livewell #health #aging

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Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain - BBC News

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain - BBC News | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
The classic story Alice in Wonderland contains some hidden truths about the human brain. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.
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Ensure a good night's sleep with expert top tips - Independent.ie

Ensure a good night's sleep with expert top tips - Independent.ie | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
One in five of us will suffer from insomnia, but why and what can we do to cure it? (Battling insomnia? Here are 10 expert tips for ensuring a great night's sleep.
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To get good employees, paying college tuitions may be the new health benefits - Quartz

To get good employees, paying college tuitions may be the new health benefits - Quartz | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
To get good employees, paying college tuitions may be the new health benefits Quartz While Howard Schulz the founder and current CEO of Starbucks has long said the firm offers health insurance because it is the “right thing to do” for their...
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5 ways pets benefit your health - CNN

5 ways pets benefit your health - CNN | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
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5 ways pets benefit your health
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(CNN) -- Happy Take Your Dog to Work Day! While you're showing Spot off to all your co-workers, make sure to tell them how happy -- and healthy -- he makes you.
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How to Cut Down on Processed Foods This Summer (And Always!)

How to Cut Down on Processed Foods This Summer (And Always!) | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
Most foods are processed. It’s just a matter of knowing what to look for and the degree to which something is processed.

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Seven simple ways to improve your mental health

Seven simple ways to improve your mental health | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
Breathe in, breathe out, and upgrade your mental health with these seven simple tips.
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Are you fit for the future? - infographic

Are you fit for the future? - infographic | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
In the UK, around a third of us never do any exercise and more than half of Britons say their life is more stressful than five years ago. Are you as healthy as you could be? (Are you fit for the future?
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The Brain Knows When There Are Carbs in Your Mouth - Pacific Standard

The Brain Knows When There Are Carbs in Your Mouth - Pacific Standard | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
The Brain Knows When There Are Carbs in Your Mouth
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Research published four years ago, for example, showed that even rodents with no sense of sweetness showed a glutton-like preference for sugary foods over similarly-caloric proteins.
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How to Sleep Better: 7 Simple Habits

How to Sleep Better: 7 Simple Habits | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” Irish Proverb “The amount of sleep required by the average person is five minutes more.” Wilson Mizener I have to say that, overall, I sleep (How to Sleep Better: 7 Simple...

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A good night's sleep plays an important part in overall #health, including managing your #weight. 

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deborah johns's curator insight, June 9, 2014 3:50 PM

Do you want to be healthier or perform better at work and play? Then you need to get enough sleep . . .  just 5 minutes more.

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5 Reasons To Eat The Whole Egg - The Epoch Times

5 Reasons To Eat The Whole Egg - The Epoch Times | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
5 Reasons To Eat The Whole Egg
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Health, Fitness & Nutrition ... The yolk is packed with nutrition.

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Hmmm...now eggs are good for you. What's old is new. #health #cleaneating

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deborah johns's curator insight, June 4, 2014 10:11 AM

Number 5 is the best! and the medium boiled eggs in the picture look so good!

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‘Fed Up’ documentary sums up obesity epidemic in one word: sugar - The Boston Globe

‘Fed Up’ documentary sums up obesity epidemic in one word: sugar - The Boston Globe | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
Eve O. Schaub, author of the memoir “Year of No Sugar,” reviews a new documentary called “Fed Up” that blames sugar for the obesity epidemic and the shortened lifespans that overweight children in America now face.
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Why you need to take an exercise ‘snack’ before you eat and other new fitness advice - The Boston Globe

Why you need to take an exercise ‘snack’ before you eat and other new fitness advice - The Boston Globe | Healthy Living | Scoop.it
Fresh exercise findings are hard to come by; after all, we all know that getting active is good for our health. But a few new research studies may inspire you to get off your tush and move around more -- or faster -- than you normally do.
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Even more reasons to #exercise and get fit. #fitness #health

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