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3 Tips for Teen Skincare During Summer Keeping your skin clean and healthy is important, especially during summer. Teenagers may experience increased oil and acne due to rising temperatures and humidity, and having a regular skincare routine can help ...
Symptoms & Causes of Allergies According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, allergy is the fifth leading chronic disease in the U.S. with as many as 30 percent of adults and 40 percent of children affected. Allergies are your immune ...
Importance of Sleep for Our Day-to-Day Function With the fast-paced life most Americans lead, a good night’s sleep is becoming a luxury. While we already know the sluggish feeling and difficulty in carrying out important tasks due to lack of ...
Bringing Back Your Cheer When the Holidays are Over Getting back on your normal routine after the holidays can be pretty difficult. With all the warm and fuzzy feelings the holidays bring, it is normal to feel stressed when it’s over. This ...
Are Your Batteries Always Running Low? As we go about our day, there are many tasks that require our full attention and focus. However, there are days when our energy levels are simply running low and can prevent us from doing our jobs or daily ...
If you have ever felt a burning pain or discomfort in the upper middle part of your stomach or if you feel liquid rising up to your throat that leaves a sour, acidic taste in your mouth, then you may have been experiencing acid reflux. Almost anyone ...
The Truth Will Set You Free As more people are becoming health conscious, the number of food myths that going around the mill seem to be multiplying. Admit it—we’ve all heard some well-intentioned food advice from a friend of a friend ...
Calories play a big role in weight management. Our body only needs a specific number of calorie intake to maintain our weight—eating more than the needed calories can lead to weight gain. Your average calorie intake depends on your personal ...
We already know that exercise is important in maintaining your overall fitness and health. Some people think that to maximize its benefits, you have to do your workout at a particular time. While there are some who swear by the advantages of an early ...
Is there anything better to eat on a hot summer than a delicious, fresh salad? Today’s post offers our top tips for how to eat well during the summer months using fresh ingredients that are packed full of nutrition. Why Eat Salads? When many ...
Eating seasonally has many benefits, both nutritionally and financially. In America, we’re used to having access to what foods we want when we want them. While this can be convenient, it can also deter shoppers from the benefits of fruits and ...
For years now, research has been done on the benefits of sports drinks compared to the benefits of water when exercising. As the product of a billion-dollar industry, sports drinks are highly marketed and pushed as the go-to drink for activity. As ...
Water is essential to our survival and overall health. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that water composes up to 60% of the human body. Many health benefits are connected to drinking enough water. The benefits of drinking water include: ...
Planning to lose weight is a great thing—so long as you have a realistic, attainable plan to enact. One of the most popular New Year’s Resolutions is losing weight. Whether that entails going to the gym more, running the trails, or ...
In the United States alone, around 25 million people suffer from asthma. Just over a fifth of these are children. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has established May as the “National Asthma and Allergy Awareness ...
How Much Water Should I Drink Every Day? It’s so important to drink water—but you already know that! It’s one of the most frequently cited pieces of advice you’re likely to hear. Everyone from doctors to movie stars to health ...
We all know how it feels to wake up on the wrong side of the bed—but what about when you don’t even get a chance to “wake up” due to insomnia? If you can’t remember the last night you had restful sleep, it’s time ...
Neck and Shoulder Stretches to Relieve Tension For anyone working in an office or other sedentary job, neck and shoulder tension is a chronic problem. It’s no surprise either that sitting for a minimum of eight hours a day has a negative effect ...
Are My Kids Spending Too Much Time in Front of the Screen? Parents now have a new concern that previous generations did not have to worry so much about: Whether or not their kids are spending too much time in front of TV, computer, and phone screens. ...
Winter Activities in San Gabriel Valley San Gabriel Valley has plenty of winter activities going on from November through January and February of the New Year. While the Christmas tree may be taken down, the lights around the shopping malls packed ...
When it comes to physical fitness, stretching is a crucial part of the workout routine. Too many athletes and active people neglect stretching, causing themselves undue pain while risking severe injury. However, when it comes to stretching, there are ...
Christmas is the highlight of the year for people all over the world. Celebrating with family, reminiscing about cherished memories, and enjoying good food all makes for a wonderful time. A description of the holiday season matches a description of ...
An annual physical is a once-a-year trip to the doctor to check on your overall health and wellness. It provides an opportunity for your physician to catch any diseases or conditions early on before they cause you pain or illness. It’s also a ...
Fall is upon us! And with the passage of the seasons, we can look forward to the best marker of time there is: seasonal food. Eating seasonally has recently become the “fashion,” and why shouldn’t it be? Naturally-ripened produce ...
Seems like everywhere we look we see commercials or social media posts about new workouts. How do we know which workout will work best for us? In this blog post we’ll introduce you to some of the most popular workouts. These workouts are all ...
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