Category Archives: Health

The Surprising Connection Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fatigue

The Surprising Connection Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fatigue

When it comes to rheumatoid arthritis, sore knees and stiff hips may be the first thing that comes to mind. However, there are invisible symptoms that can be just as troubling. Up to 75% of patients say they experience fatigue and other sleep issues. That’s because rheumatoid arthritis is a systemic condition that affects your whole body rather than just your joints. Many experts believe that the fatigue is caused by antibodies that circulate through your blood […]

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Put Some Fun Back Into Your Life

Put Some Fun Back Into Your Life

You probably don’t have as much fun as you’d like. This is a common complaint among adults. If you feel like you’ve been missing out, you’re in the right place. There’s no reason that you can’t enjoy a little fun on a regular basis. Even if you have a full-time job, a spouse, and kids, you can find ways to have fun. All you have to do is make it a priority and plan some fun activities […]

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Love Your Body and Your Food with Intuitive Eating

Love Your Body and Your Food with Intuitive Eating

Are you tired of yo-yo dieting and weight loss books that contradict each other? Intuitive eating may be the strategy you need to teach you how to love your body and your food. Intuitive eating is based on listening to your body so it can guide you in making food choices. The term is often associated with a 1995 book by the same name, but the concepts are much older and widespread. Studies show that following your […]

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A 5-Minute Guide to Turmeric and Your Health

A 5-Minute Guide to Turmeric and Your Health

Is turmeric a magical super spice or just the latest food fad? It has played a major role in Eastern medicine for thousands of years and now it’s showing up in supermarkets and research journals worldwide. If you like Indian food, you’ve probably been eating turmeric regularly. It’s a main ingredient in curry, and it gives mustard its golden color. It’s closely related to ginger and has a bitter flavor. Research on its health benefits is still […]

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Paleo Diet

5 Things You Didn't Know About the Paleo Diet

Cross fitters rejoice at the sound of the paleo diet. After all, how could you not like eating copious amounts of meats and vegetables? The paleo diet is a diet that structures everything you would eat around the food that would have been eaten by early humans – in the paleolithic era (aka. caveman times). The idea is to eat only foods that would have been available at hunter-gatherer times, way before the age of modern farming. […]

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A Startling Fact About MS and Women

A Startling Fact About MS and Women

Women are up to 3 times more likely than men to develop MS, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. As cases increase worldwide, it’s important to know how MS could affect your life. MS is an autoimmune condition that involves the central nervous system. It occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks a fatty substance called myelin that covers your nerves. This disrupts communications between your brain and body. The symptoms can affect any part of […]

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