The Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

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We all know that animals are certainly wonderful companions that can encourage the development of responsibility, but have you ever considered the potential health benefits of owning a pet? There are a variety of emotional, physical, and mental gains that an animal can provide. The next time you try to convince someone to get a

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10 Signs of a Heart Attack

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A heart attack is one of the most frightening events you can imagine, and it can happen to anyone. It is the top killer in the United States, and (according to the American Heart Association) an American individual has a heart attack every 43 seconds. Most are preceded by a gradual process that involves a

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The Dangers of Fructose

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We all know to limit our intake of sugar, but the most pressing, silent toxin is in fact fructose. Fructose is one of the most— universally prevalent ingredients in processed foods. Meanwhile, table sugar (i.e. sucrose) is composed of both glucose and fructose. Sugar as a whole has its negative effects on chronic diseases, but

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8 Ways to Prepare Your Body Before Traveling

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While you open yourself to new experiences and memories by traveling, changes in your schedule and exposure to new places also increases your body’s susceptibility to catching illnesses. The following eight tips will help you travel healthily and safely. 1. Treat your skin Face masks will pamper your skin, making it feel nourished, rehydrated, and

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8 Unusual Uses for Nut Butters

8 Unusual Uses for Nut Butters

For those who are not allergic, nuts and nut butters are great plant-based sources of healthy fats and protein. All-natural or homemade nut butters serve as great spreads on sandwiches, but their uses extend beyond these obvious functions. Characteristics that contribute to their versatility include their high fat content, strong flavors, and creamy consistency. Here

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Learning to Live With Someone Else

Learning to Live With Someone Else

Given that each human being is unique, living with another person will require some sacrifices and considerations from both parties—whether you move in with a sibling, roommate, or significant other. Your childhood environments and personal values will influence how you each manage your own lives and space, so it can be challenging to bring two

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Healthy Alternatives to the 7 Most Addictive Foods

Healthy Alternatives to the 7 Most Addictive Foods

One of the most difficult obstacles that health enthusiasts have to overcome is learning to eat tempting, unhealthy foods in moderation. There are several substitute goods on the market, but sometimes these products don’t taste good or are full of filler ingredients that make them just as unhealthy—if not more so. Rather than approaching healthy

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To Detox or Not to Detox?

To Detox or Not to Detox

If you actively follow health enthusiasts on social media, you’ve likely heard of the word “detox.” Detoxification has become a major topic in mainstream health, and popular methods that social media influencers endorse include special teas, juice cleanses, and detoxification plans. The idea of a cleansed body and the ability to start afresh sounds appealing,

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