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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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How Long Does It Take to Lose Weight?

Many people are looking to lose some weight, but how much is too much and what’s a healthy way to lose it? When considering your weight loss rate, there are various factors, including gender, age, amount of sleep, etc. Read more about the three major weight-loss components and tips to help you.

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E-Cigarettes Can Increase Inflammation in the Body

Although electronic cigarettes have grown in popularity over the past few years, they can still have detrimental effects on your health. Researchers used mice to determine the effects of e-cigarette aerosol exposure on various organs and whether different flavors affected the results. Read more to learn about the study and its findings.

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10 Ways to Take Care of Yourself During a Stressful News Cycle

With so much going on in the world these past few years, it’s important to take a break from technology and all the news. While being informed is important, it can create unnecessary stress and unease in your body. Read more to find out how you can set boundaries and prioritize your mental well-being.

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Circadian Fasting & Precursors to Heart Heath

Now more than ever, humans have readily-available access to an excess of calories. In the past, our eating patterns naturally followed a circadian fasting pattern with a range of health benefits. Read more to learn about the specific health benefits of fasting and the emerging research to support it.

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5 Tips for Exercise Safety

If done correctly, exercise can be great for your mental and physical wellness. However, injuries including back, knee or muscle pain can occur if done incorrectly. Read more to learn how to prevent injury while exercising and what factors you should consider during high-intensive activities.

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Here’s Where (And How) You Are Most Likely to Catch COVID – New Study

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Since the pandemic began, understanding how COVID-19 spreads has always been a topic of interest. New research has revealed data on the likelihood of becoming infected in various situations. Read more to see how different environments can impact your chance of getting COVID-19.

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