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The Health Benefits of Swimming

Swimming is not only a fun, relaxing way to pass the time; it is also very healthy. This summer keep your mind and body in tiptop shape by going for a swim. Swimming is a popular American pastime. In fact, it’s said to be our nation’s second most popular recreational…

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No Bake Energy Snacks

With all the summer activities you’ll be getting into soon, you may not have time to make healthy snacks. This simple recipe is easy to make and could soon become your summer favorite. This is such an easy snack to make in advance for when you’re on the go. The…

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Play Reduces Stress and Slows Aging

Games are not just for kids anymore. More and more people over the age of 50 are venturing online to play games. People are hopping on the Internet to play for a multitude of reasons—to have fun, exercise their minds, relax, and connect with friends and family. There is a growing body of…

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Be Mindful of Your Blood Pressure

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is one of the growing causes of death in America. Taking mindful steps to reduce your risk can help ensure that you live a long and healthy life. Check out these five tips for how to lower blood pressure. Hypertension Facts and Figures Over 1.5…

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Stress Is Shrinking Your Brain

Stress is linked to brain shrinkage. A recent stress and mental health study from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio reports stress causes brain shrinkage and impairs memory. Cortisol, a hormone linked to stress, was tested in adults in their 40’s and 50’s. Individuals with higher…

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It’s 3 AM and You’re Awake?

It’s 3 AM. Are you still awake? Don’t worry you’re not alone. Over half the adult population has sleep problems or aren’t getting enough sleep. Fortunately, there are many natural sleep remedies that you can use for a peaceful night sleep. What’s the best solution? Self care and stress management! Stress…

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