Meditation practices can be intimidating for a lot of people. In fact, just stepping foot inside a yoga studio is enough to send some people running for the door.
But, an estimated 1 in 3 American adults dies every year from heart complications, and the simple act of sitting down and focusing for a few moments may help you beat these odds.1
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Coenzyme Q10, or CoQ10 for short, occurs naturally in the body. It provides energy to cells, and is also an antioxidant that helps protect them from damage. Unfortunately, most of us don’t produce enough of this enzyme as the years go by. In addition, people with health issues such as heart disease and diabetes don’t have enough CoQ10 in their bodies. Whether you get it through diet or through the use of supplements, these are just a few of the benefits your body may be able to realize when you make sure you have an ample supply of this substance in your system.
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Summer’s almost here! And that means showing off a lot more skin. So, it’s only natural that you want to build muscle and tone up for swimsuit season!
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Many people associate a diminishing libido with a fading attraction to their partners. But perhaps it’s not them, it’s you. Is the way you live causing a lack of interest in sex? Several lifestyle factors can contribute to a diminished sex drive. If you find your libido needs a jumpstart, there are changes you can make in your life that may help.
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If you feel like you don’t eat nearly enough salad and oatmeal to fulfill your daily fiber quota, you’re not alone! While nutrition is best consumed through healthy foods, sometimes it’s also helpful to boost your intake with a supplement. To up your fiber ante, you might want to consider acacia fiber. This phenomenal plant food, also known as gum arabic or acacia gum, can do wonders for your digestive health.
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A clean bill of health is easy to maintain when we are young. However, as we age, it can become more difficult to stave off common health problems that usually hit by middle age. For men, this can include heart attack, stroke, prostate problems, gallstones, broken bones, as well as vision and memory loss.
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The UN released their annual World Happiness Report last week, and the happiest country in the world is…Denmark.
The U.S. came in at No. 13, up from No. 15 last year.
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High blood pressure is something that concerns all of us. If left untreated, it can lead to serious health problems.
And we all have those times when our BP goes through the roof. Like sitting in traffic, standing in line at the DMV, and…well, you know what I mean.
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Today I’m going to touch on a subject that nearly everyone is interested in: Eating Less and Losing weight.
Now, I’m sure you’re familiar with many of the health benefits you can gain by dropping a few pounds.
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Brain exercises? Just like your biceps need an exercise regime to stay, so does your brain. Although you may not love going to the gym, brain exercises are pretty fun… and really effective to boost cognitive functions, including memory, speed, calculation, concentration, and more. Also known as neurobics, brain aerobics can be performed by anybody at any age. Like cross-training for your brain, neurobics are a great way to retrain your brain to develop new neurological pathways and improve mental fitness. But that’s not the only way to prevent memory loss and boost mental fitness.
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