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How to Stay Hydrated When You Don’t Like Water

How to Stay Hydrated When You Don’t Like Water

If a tall, cold glass of water is not really your thing, hitting your daily water needs can seem out of reach. Here are some healthy ways to stay hydrated, even if you don’t like plain old water. Whenever I write about staying hydrated, I hear from folks who just don’t like water. And honestly, plain water is not my favorite thing either. If I’m very thirsty, I crave a glass of water, but it’s hard to get jazzed about…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Believing you’ve slept well, even when you haven’t, improves performance. Drinking cold water actually causes your body to burn calories, as it uses energy to warm it up to body temperature.   When feeling depressed, do some cleaning. About 80% of all cats are infected with Toxoplasma gondii, a parasite that can cause depression, anxiety, and schizophrenia in humans. Happy Friday!  source:   factualfacts.com   https://twitter.com/Fact   @Fact

Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Secretly thinking you’re better than everyone else is good for your mental health, researchers suggest. Memory improves when you imagine yourself doing something. Drinking 2 cups of cold water on an empty stomach can boost metabolism by 30%. Five Things you can do to help you be happier: 1. Meditation 2. Smiling 3. Exercise 4. Help others 5. Follow your passion. Happy Friday!  source:   factualfacts.com   https://twitter.com/Fact   @Fact

15 Healthy Practices You Already Know (But Should Go Ahead & Start Doing)

15 Healthy Practices You Already Know (But Should Go Ahead & Start Doing)

BY EMILY KOCH   NOVEMBER 5, 2013 Here are 15 things you already know that you should really just go ahead and start practicing now, because the older version of yourself will be eternally grateful if you do. For that matter, everyone will be glad you did. 1. Move your body. You can’t underestimate the power of experiencing the strength of your physical body in healthy ways. Find healthy movement that you enjoy and try to participate in it at…

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Top 10 Brain Foods

Top 10 Brain Foods

by Daily Health Post on March 22, 2013Boost your brain power and keep your cognitive processes running smoothly into old age with these top ten brain foods.1. Olive OilDrizzling your salad with olive oil or using it to sauté veggies may help preserve your brain’s overall health and function as you age. A 2010 study found that diets rich in monounsaturated fats, found in olive oil, can improve scores on test of overall cognitive function as well as verbal memory.2….

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Cilantro: More Than An Herb, It Can Purify Water Too

Cilantro: More Than An Herb, It Can Purify Water Too

By Alexandra Sifferlin     Sept. 12, 2013 The next time you find yourself facing some questionable drinking water, look for some cilantro. At least that’s what a team of U.S. and Mexican researchers made up of undergraduate students suggest. The research team, lead by Douglas Schauer of Ivy Tech Community College in Lafayette, IN, along with colleagues from the Universidad Politécnica de Francisco I. Madero in Hidalgo, Mexico, have been studying the region of Tule Valley near Mexico City…

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5 ways to drop your soda habit

5 ways to drop your soda habit

By Keri Gans, Special to CNN    June 27, 2013 Editor’s note: Keri Gans is a registered dietitian/nutritionist, media personality, author of “The Small Change Diet” and spokeswoman for the Aetna “What’s Your Healthy” campaign. (CNN) – Despite recent heightened awareness about its many negative effects on our health, whether it’s to get through the mid-afternoon slump or paired with lunch or dinner as our beverage of choice, many of us still reach for soda daily for a jolt of…

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How to get healthy: 20 simple changes

How to get healthy: 20 simple changes

By Kat Tancock Make these twenty small changes to your routine to get healthy the easier way. You’re already making healthy choices every day: You never leave home without eating breakfast, you’re diligent about getting eight glasses of water a day and you’ve perfected your flossing technique. But for every good habit you have, a tiny upgrade can reap huge benefits. “Small tweaks can take your health and wellness to that next level,” says Michelle MacLean, a holistic health coach…

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The Skinny On Coconut Water

The Skinny On Coconut Water

Healthy Or Hype? By Jen Hazen, Designed by Gabriela Alford nutrition facts Mmm, coconut water. Super-hydrating! Potassium-rich! All natural! There’s no shortage of talk about Mother Nature’s tropical cocktail these days, but any “healthy” drink that gets so much buzz — and is so ridiculously tasty — makes us wonder if it’s too good to be true. Depending on who you ask, coconut water is a miracle beverage…or barely better than soda. So before you reach for another bottle of…

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7 Foods that Help to Quench Your Hunger

7 Foods that Help to Quench Your Hunger

By Iryna Ostapets    Guest Writer for Wake Up World    6th April 2013      Weight loss is one of the most common personal challenges among today’s generation, with a majority of people in many developed countries suffering from obesity. The abundance of poor food choices and a sedentary lifestyle are the culprits of our health problems. There are a lot of tasty foods that can actually increase the body’s appetite. But in order to reduce weight, we have…

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