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10 Healthy Foods That Further Your Life Expectancy

Go nuts, dish on fish, get your greens—there's a reason nutritionists don't scrimp on these healthy food groups in their meal plans<p>Adding spice to …

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Super Summer Detox Salad

Monday just gave me a knowing wink, then passed me a giant serving of this summer detox salad.I’m not sure who cued Mr. Monday into my Friday night …

Food

Get Your Groove On: 5 Benefits of Dancing

Shares 431<p>Hello divas! I hope that you had a fabulous weekend and are enjoying your holiday. My weekend was fantastic as I completed my training to …

A New Exercise Method Proven to Make Workouts Fun

If somebody told you that there was a workout that didn't require much effort but was fun and yielded awesome results, you'd <i>probably</i> have some doubts . . . and understandably so, because it sounds way too good to be true! But according to <b>The New York Times</b>, there's a new exercise method that is …

6 Steps to Reenergizing Your Mind During the Workday | Inc.com

Sometimes you simply can't add another thought because your mind is so full. A moment of silence isn't only set aside for practices to show respect. A moment of silence can be a way to reenergize and refocus for mental healing. Many entrepreneurs have a mind full of mess rather than practicing …

Meditation

20-Minute Exercises For Your Heart, From Dr. Oz

Is there a heart-healthy exercise that you can do every day, even if you only have 20 minutes? According to Dr. Oz , Daytime Emmy Award winning host of "The Dr. Oz Show," the answer is yes! Even if you only have 20 minutes to squeeze in a workout on the fly, there are a few full body workout …

The Top States For Healthy Eating And Exercise

Vermont residents have the rest of the country beat when it comes to healthy eating and exercise, according to a new Gallup-Healthways survey.<p>The highest percentage of residents in Vermont reported frequent exercise and frequent produce consumption in 2013: 65.3 percent for the former, and 67.8 …

5 Nutrients Even Healthy People Forget About

Healthy eating is like an insurance policy for your body, but it's no guarantee. Don't skip these essential, yet oft-overlooked, vitamins and minerals<p>…

Study Finds Negative Reaction to Stress Increases Inflammation in the Body

Bad news for Debbie Downers! Responding negatively to to minor everyday stress ups your chance of gaining weight and coming down with a variety of diseases, found a new study in the journal <i>Health Psychology</i>.<p>Reacting badly to little things that can stress you out on a daily basis (see: a standstill …

Research

Mami Talks: 8 Tips for Healthy Summertime Skin and Hair

Summer days are filled with fun quality time with family and enjoying trips to the beach, playing in the parks, barbeque, outdoor sporting events and more. While parents, especially mothers, worry about protecting their children from potential harmful sun rays and keeping them well hydrated during …

Start Your Day Healthy: The Benefits of Breakfast

<i>by Carra Richling</i><p>It's been well-documented that breakfast is the most important meal of the day in regards to its impact on our health and our daily well-being. Skipping meals, especially breakfast, has been associated with excess body weight, hypertension, insulin resistance, and elevated …

Nutrition

30 Healthy Choices to Make Before 30

30 Health Choices All Women Should Make By Age 30<p>See how many you can check off so far<p>Make healthy behaviors a habit while you're still young, and you're more likely to hold onto them throughout your life. To that end, here are 30 health choices every woman needs to make by time she reaches the big …

5 No-Equipment Back Exercises You Need in Your Life

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Chris Ryan for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Hunching over laptops and smartphones for hours on end does your back no favors. In fact, it's one of the biggest -- and most important -- muscle groups we're guilty of ignoring. And the issue isn't just aesthetics (though a toned back can help you …

INFOGRAPHIC: Here's Why Exercise Really Makes You Happier

There's a science behind why your workouts boost your happiness. Learn how to optimize your fitness routine for even more joy.

Desk Yoga to Improve Your Posture

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Poor posture can cause back, neck and shoulder pain and negatively impact your productivity -- poor posture. While a healthy spine has a slight S-shaped curve, the majority of us slouch into a C-shape when sitting at our desks.<p>"The human …

Yoga

14 Popular Snacks You Can Make at Home

One of the easiest ways to save money at the grocery store is to shop the perimeter. Not only does avoiding all those packaged foods cost less, but …

Meet four food bloggers who are on a mission to get us all eating healthily

Food bloggers are shaking up the industry with can-do attitudes and a resourceful approach to cooking.<p>CALL them what you want: the green goddesses, …

Foods Good for Hair

14 Foods for GORGEOUS Healthy Hair<p>Eat these foods to have an amazing hair day <i>every</i> day<p>You know the phrase “You are what you eat”? Well, you can say the same for your hair. “Your hair very much reflects your general health, and your general health is influenced by your nutrition,” says Elizabeth …

10 Best Workout Songs to Kick Off Summer 2015

Even if you've already sculpted a chiseled body just in time for the summer (nice one!), you still have to work hard to maintain it. To make your …

Ricky Martin

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Fountain Of Youth: 5 Tibetan Exercises You Should Be Doing Every Day

Aside from yoga, a workout I love for enhancing flexibility is the Five Tibetan Rites, also known as the "Fountain of Youth," because this practice …

10 Easy Ways to Detox

The word detox makes us think restriction, hunger and mood swings. We asked health experts how to reap the benefits of a cleanse without actually committing to one.<p><b>Start your mornings with a glass of room temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock …

Starbucks Pours Money, And Health Hype, Into Pricey Juice

Most Americans don't get the 4 to 6.5 cups of fruits and vegetables we're supposed to consume every day, per government guidelines. But companies that make juice, especially high-end, "fresh" juice, are ready to come to our rescue.<p>The relatively new "super-premium" juice marketers are pushing more …

10 Healthy Foods That Give You Energy

<b></b>10 Healthy Foods That Give You EnergyForgo the energy drinks and cups of coffee to boost your energy. Instead, try incorporating these 10 healthy …

Nutrition