Back Trouble

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Back pain can make life downright miserable. It disrupts work, play, and rest, and it can be extremely difficult to live with. Unfortunately, this nefarious ailment strikes nearly everyone in some form or another, with 40 million Americans visiting a doctor for back pain each year. That’s because a lot can go wrong with this important body part, and a …

Cold Comfort

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Does winter’s chill have you craving your favorite comfort food? With our cozy spin on family classics and a few smart ingredient swaps, you’ll want to warm up with one of these healthy recipes tonight! Bacon “Mac” & Cheese Trade in traditional macaroni for cauliflower in this cheesy, keto-friendly rendition that will have your family asking for more. Serves 4 …

Decode Your Supplements

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Your favorite health food store has plenty of supplements. But trying to figure out which nutrient is the best—decoding them—can be tricky. Here is a codebook for three widely used and important supplemental ingredients. Vitamin: B6 What it is: Vitamin B6 is available in a variety of forms from food, including pyridoxine, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate, and pyridoxamine. Where it comes from: …

Eye Strain in the Digital Age

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Is screen time affecting your eye health? The research is mixed: Some experts report that too much time spent on computers, tablets, and smartphones is detrimental to eyes of all ages, while other researchers argue that staring at screens won’t affect eye health over the long-term. But if you find yourself suffering from irritated eyes or blurry vision, all those …

Get Heart Healthy

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Here’s a startling statistic: According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease claims more lives each year than all forms of cancer and COPD (think emphysema and chronic bronchitis) combined. In fact, it’s the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. While a family history of cardiovascular disease can increase your risk—an early heart attack in a parent …

Hot Topics

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The Age of the “In Tune” Consumer – Six Hot Trends in 2020   Welcome to the age of the consumer—the time of YOU! Anyone who wants to make life easier, safer, happier, healthier, and stronger is sure to get our attention in 2020. ONE: The year 2020 finds us even more interested in seeking healthy-living advice, but now that …

Keep Fido Flexible!

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What’s better than playtime with a puppy? In addition to boundless energy, dogs seem to be made of springs with a capacity to jump in every direction. Somewhere along the way, as your pup grows up, their flexibility changes. Being aware of how you can help your dog stay flexible can give them added comfort and mobility through the years. …

Mobility is a Joint Venture

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I’ve been a gym rat for the last 30 years, and have even competed in a few bodybuilding contests along the way. Over the last two years, however, I’ve noticed some pain and swelling in my right knee that came and went, but never completely went away. Kicking and screaming, I finally gave in and had x-rays taken. Yep, I …

Can Ginseng Reduce Cancer Risk?

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The Study Abstract: Ginseng consumption and risk of cancer: A meta-analysis. BACKGROUND: The findings of currently available studies are not consistent with regard to the association between the risk of cancer and ginseng consumption. Therefore, we aimed to evaluate this association by conducting a meta-analysis of different studies. METHODS: To systematically evaluate the effect of ginseng consumption on cancer incidence, …