Yes, Wearing a Mask Is Still Worth It

Yes, Wearing a Mask Is Still Worth It

Ever since the CDC eased their recommendations for masking, you may have noticed that so did everyone else. However, with COVID strains o n the rise again, it’s essential to consider all the variables in order to protect yourself. Read more to learn about one-way masking and its efficacy when done right.

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How Short Can a ‘Short Workout’ Really Be?

You don’t need several hour-long Zumba and CrossFit classes to improve your health and fitness! While the physical activity guidelines recommend 150-300 minutes of moderate intensity per week, there’s still benefits to short workouts. Read more to learn how you can get the most out of your “short workout” and why it works.

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Natural Sunburn Relief: 7 Home Remedies

Summertime means perfect beach weather and more outdoor activities! However, your skin can burn in as little as 15 minutes of sun exposure without proper protection. Read more to learn about how you can prevent sunburns and how to treat them.

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Resistance Exercise: Best Workout for a Good Night’s Sleep?

New research suggests that resistance exercises, such as leg presses, promote better sleep among inactive adults. This study compared aerobic, resistance, and combination exercise groups versus a no-exercise group. Read more to learn about the results and the complete list of exercises in the resistance group.

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How Diet Affects Hair Loss

Various factors can affect hair loss and growth; however, the biggest factor is diet. Deficiencies in one or more essential micronutrients or not eating enough calories and proteins can lead to hair loss. Read more to learn about the other factors involved in hair loss and what you can do to prevent it.

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Forest Bathing and Mental Health: It’s in Our Nature

What is forest bathing, and how can it help you? No, forest bathing is not actually cleaning yourself in the woods. Rather, it’s a form of natural therapy used by the Japanese as a preventative healthcare measure. Read more to learn exactly what it consists of and its benefits 

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Endocrine Disruptors and Where to Find Them

What are endocrinedisrupting chemicals (EDCs), and where can you find them? Oftentimes, they may be present in many of your products or are exposed to you daily. There is a growing body of evidence that shows they can have adverse effects, primarily through recurring exposure. Read more to learn what products may contain these dangerous chemicals.  

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Healthy Food Preparation: Reducing Toxicant Exposure

When considering healthy behaviors, what we eat is always a big topic for concern, but have you considered how it’s prepared? Whether it be the method of cooking food (i.e., grilling, roasting, frying, etc.) or the type of containers you heat your food in (i.e., plastic and non-stick cookware), there is an increase in toxic exposure. Read more to learn what to avoid and alternatives. 

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Exercise Can Help With Reducing Chronic Inflammation

Endocannabinoids, our body’s own cannabis-like substance, help reduce inflammation produced by certain health conditions. In a new research study with people who had arthritis, researchers found exercise intervention correlated with a higher production of endocannabinoids. Read more to learn about the research and a surprising discovery.

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