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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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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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overnourished

New ‘planetary health diet’ can save lives and the planet, major review suggests | East Idaho News

Overnourished Can you get too much of a good thing? It may well be a sign of the times where many people are now “overnourished” while others go without proper nutrition. This imbalance is not just a public health issue but may also represent a pending global sustainability crisis. An international team of scientists has …

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food clock

It’s Not Just What You Eat ― But Also When ― That Matters – Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic

Food Clock Just like not all calories are created equal, neither are meal times. Our bodies are not mechanical but are organic and have a food clock. When we eat as well as what we eat greatly determines our health. Most of us know what we eat can impact our waistlines. But what about when we eat? Wellness guru Michael …

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Employee Financial Well Being

Why Leaders Need To Look After Their Employees’ Financial Well-Being

Employee Financial Well Being Employers should adopt employee financial well being as part of their initiatives to improve workplace health. Stress from financials impacts a significant part of the workforce according to new research. Do you have anyone in your team who is out of sorts? Perhaps they look overly tired or seem withdrawn? Are …

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