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oolong tea benefits

Oolong Tastes Delightful Can It Actually Help You?

What You Need To Know About Oolong Tea Origin: Oolong tea has been produced in China for centuries by harvesting the plant and allowing the leaves to brown in sunlight.  Form: Normally in tea bags, loose leaf, or powdered form as well as bottled. Potential Benefits: Weight Loss Cardiovascular Disease Hypertension Dental Health Type 2 …

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3 Reasons to Visit First US Spa Berkeley Springs

First US Spa Berkeley Springs Twenty-five years ago, Tim and Nancy started out married life with a honeymoon in the first US Spa Berkeley Springs, WV. It was an easy decision for a young couple just starting off and watching every penny. Berkeley Springs was an easy drive from Ohio (and many other states), inexpensive …

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most common nutritional deficiencies

What Are Most Common nutritional Deficiencies?

Most Common Nutritional Deficiencies If we look around America (and many other Developed countries) we see people, on the whole, are well-fed. However, many Americans are not fed well. There are, of course, “food deserts” where nutritional food loses shelf space to beef jerky and beer. However, the most common nutritional deficiencies are not limited …

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popcorn health benefits

What Are Popcorn’s Health Benefits?

Popcorn Health Benefits Perhaps it’s just the allure of the weekend speaking but popcorn is a delight! We don’t mean the highly-processed drenched-in-some-goop-that resembles-butter with way too much salt type of popcorn. No. We mean the air-popped, as-Nature-intended popcorn. When prepared appropriately, we even get to enjoy the many popcorn health benefits. Really? Benefits from popcorn? …

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plant based diet can reduce type 2 diabetes risk

A Plant-Based Diet Can Reduce Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Plant Based Diet Can Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk It is readily apparent that a plant based diet can reduce type 2 diabetes risk. Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health promotes a plant based diet for type 2 diabetes and a new study from Sweden’s Karolinska Institute adds support for a plant based diet. Type …

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nature improves wellbeing

Exeter Medical: Two hours of nature per week improves wellbeing

Nature Improves Wellbeing New research shows what it intuitive to many… nature improves wellbeing. This study from Exeter Medical even puts the optimum number of hours in nature at two hours per week. While it may be intuitive that nature improves wellbeing, we too often think that any healthy exposure to nature must a week hiking …

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Flexitarian Diet

What is the Flexitarian Diet? A Plant-Based Eating Plan That Allows Meat

Flexitarian Diet There is on-going debate about what we should eat. However, there is wide agreement that a plan-based diet packs a number of health benefits. The challenge has been integrating a plant-based diet into a modern Western lifestyle, especially the US love for meat. The Flexitarian Diet tries to strike that balance between vegetarian …

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gaining more weight

What can we do to keep people from gaining more weight? – Harvard Gazette

Stop Gaining More Weight Overall, babies are not born obese. With (too many) exceptions, we enter this world healthy. That tends to remain the norm as we suckle breast milk and continue to grow. But at some point diet and lifestyle change away from healthy eating. We eat processed food that is loaded with fats …

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fruit vegetables benefit mental physical health

Fruit and vegetables may be important for mental as well as physical well-being: Consuming more fruit and vegetables can improve your mental well-being, according to a new study. — ScienceDaily

Fruit Vegetables Benefit Physical Mental Wellbeing It might make one wonder why articles and studies constantly need to pop up to remind us that fruits and vegetables can benefit our wellbeing, both physical and mental. After all, fruits and vegetables and whole grains have been staples of the human diet until perhaps the last 50 …

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baking bread brings wellbeing benefits

Real Bread Week: These are the wellbeing benefits of baking your own loaf | Irish Examiner

Baking Bread Brings Wellbeing Benefits Baking bread brings wellbeing benefits beyond just better, non-processed bread. The act of making bread can instill a sense of accomplishment, even if its not a work of beauty.  Sliced white is all very well, but a slab of real bread from the bakery, smeared with butter and apricot jam, …

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