Meridee Smith Strehlow

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Five Reasons to Eat Watermelon

Studies link the summer treat to many health benefits.<p><b>Big, sloppy slices of watermelon served at a picnic table are the quintessential summer snack—sweet enough to be dessert but, as several recent studies remind us, good for our health as well. (And only 84 calories per wedge!)</b><p><b>1. It soothes sore</b> …

6 Ways to Improve Your Yoga Practice

Feeling more like a distracted dog than a downward-facing dog? These tips from yoga instructor Drisana Carey will help keep you in the moment next time you hit the mat<p>For many people, it’s hard to imagine finding peace in your local yoga studio—much less in the middle of a bustling metropolis. But …

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How to Deal With Major Life Changes

I used to think I knew how some caterpillars become butterflies. I assumed they weave cocoons, then sit inside growing six long legs, four wings, and …

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 units, …

Keeping the Junk Out of Your Life

While you may hate to admit it, diet and nutrition play major roles in staying slim. When beginning an exercise regimen or weight-maintenance program, you might have the motivation to make it to the gym once or twice a day in an effort to keep the extra pounds away, but will fall short when it …