Ten Unhealthy Breakfast Options

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A healthy breakfast can set the tone for nutritious choices all day long. Consider these not-so-healthy breakfast foods sabotage. Low- or no-fiber cereals Cereal that is high in carbohydrates and sugar and low in fiber will causeq your blood sugar to spike, then quickly drop—which can lead to mid-morning cravings and moodiness. Nutritionist Mitzi Dulan, […]

Shorter day, less sunlight

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Did you know that autumn means shorter days and longer nights? This means less time for individuals to bask under the sun, and appreciate the warmth that comes with it. Since we rely on the sun’s rays to give us some of the nutrition we need, individuals need to come up with ways to cope […]

Gluten-Free Food May Not Be as Healthy as You Think

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Oftentimes, food labels on the shelves of our favorite convenience stores and supermarkets can influence our perception of how we look at and select products. Terms like “natural,” “wholegrain,” “antioxidant,” and “gluten-free” have led customers into thinking they are choosing healthier food because they have an implied health benefit. While it is great that a […]

Seven Ways to Avoid Stress and Prevent Heart Disease (Part 2)

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Everyone feels stress in different amounts and reacts to it in different ways. How much stress you feel and how you react to it can lead to a wide variety of health problems — and that’s why it’s critical to know what you can do about it. When stress is constant, your body remains in […]

Seven Ways to Avoid Stress and Prevent Heart Disease (Part 1)

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Stress is a normal part of life. But if left unmanaged, stress can lead to emotional, psychological, and even physical problems, including heart disease, high blood pressure, chest pains, or irregular heart beats. Even if you are healthy in every other aspects, especially when you’re the type who exercises often and eat vegetables regularly, stress […]

You Are What You Eat at Work (Infographic)

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Not that you don’t know already, but the food you eat directly affects your work productivity and performance. Maybe it’s time to set aside that sweet baked good for a healthier alternative – pine nuts for snacks, or plain water versus your diet soda.   Click here for our Blog Disclaimer.

Protect Yourself from the Sun: May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

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Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. UV radiation can also come from tanning booths or sunlamps. The most dangerous kind of skin cancer is called melanoma. The good news? Skin cancer can almost always be […]

May 23rd is Don’t Fry Day

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This month is dedicated to increasing public awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention, early detection and treatment. There are more than one million skin cancers diagnosed each year in the U.S. That’s more than all other cancers combined. Each hour one person dies from melanoma. Melanoma is the most common form of cancer […]

Fight Spring Allergies with Nature’s Best Edibles

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It always seems like allergy season is becoming worse and worse each year. Warmer temperatures have led to earlier springs and longer allergy seasons, while higher levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have led to more potent and allergenic pollen. While happy, chirping birds and cherry-blossom festivals might highlight the beauty of spring, it […]

What You Should Know About Piercings, Oral Jewelry, and Tongue Splitting (Part 2)

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While piercings are quite common among individuals nowadays, with mouth piercings among the most frequently seen, tongue modification is something that remains taboo to a greater majority. Nevertheless, more and more people are undergoing these procedures. This is why it is important to educate the public, especially those who are considering getting their tongues split […]

What You Should Know About Piercings, Oral Jewelry, and Tongue Splitting (Part 1)

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There seems to be an ongoing trend with tongue modification and oral jewelry, but there is little to no knowledge of the kinds of effects these may have on a person’s oral health. Motivation for tongue splitting remains varied, from increased sensation to challenging oneself. The same can be said for mouth jewelry, specifically piercings, as […]