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Flu Shot- Should I get it?

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This year’s flu season arrived earlier and stronger compared to previous years. Thus far, 24 states and New York City are reporting high levels of flu infections. The State of New York and the City of Boston have already declared public health emergencies because of the high number of hospitalizations and deaths from the flu and its complications. Surprisingly, those who have already gotten the flu shot are also getting the flu. A recent CDC report revealed that this year’s…

 

Best Cures for Dry Skin

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One of the best cures for dry skin is extra virgin olive oil. Just add a few teaspoons of it to a bath or buy soap that already contains extra virgin olive oil. It is a quick, easy solution to a very common problem.One of the best cures for dry skin is extra virgin olive oil. Just add a few teaspoons of it to a bath or buy soap that already contains extra virgin olive oil. It is a quick,…

 

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Foods to Fight Aging

Consider these foods your anti-aging staples. As a rule, fruits and vegetables high in flavonoids and carotenoids, two powerful plant-based antioxidants, will remove the free radicals from your skin and body that cause you to age prematurely. A well-balanced diet can help you lose weight, live longer and feel fitter. But it can also help you look younger. Forget the fountain of youth. Load up a plate at the feel-better buffet and turn back the clock on a full (and…

 

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Ice It or Heat It?

By Michael Neely, DO The summer Olympics are in full swing and the world’s top athletes are competing for the gold. Most of these athletes have been training from a very young age, constantly challenging their bodies to achieve new levels of athleticism. The constant stress of training and competing placed on the body typically manifests itself in the form of soreness, swelling, and sometimes injury. Regardless of your level of athleticism, if you have ever worked out, run, or…

 

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Sleep

As many as 70 million Americans suffer from a sleep disorder and it’s one of the most common complaints received in the medical community. If you’ve been tossing and turning, take back control with this challenge. Discover how to regulate your sleep cycle to ensure you’re getting quality rest. Now’s the time to identify your biggest lifestyle choices that could be affecting how you sleep. Are you a smoker? If so, then this is just another reason why it’s time…

 

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Veggie Burger

Next time you’re craving fast food, try ordering a veggie burger. It is a tasty vegetable patty with all the burger trimmings, loaded with vegetables, whole grains, and typically run at about 320 calories! Some fast food chains don’t advertise their veggie burger, but it will be there, so just make sure you go in and ask for it!

 

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Animal Products

Choose one meal each day that you completely rid your plate of animal products – including eggs and dairy. Meat is a very concentrated source of calories and fat — so cutting out animal products for just one meal per day can help reduce your fat intake

 

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