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Group Exercise Workouts Taking the Nation by Storm

The Active Times | Posted 04.26.2015 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Just like with fashion or technology, trends within the world of fitness come and go. Click Here to see the Complete List of Group Exercise Workout...

5 Reasons to Take Your Yoga Practice Outdoors

Riva Gdanski | Posted 04.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Riva Gdanski

As the weather gets warmer and the sun shines brighter, the thought of practicing in a dimly-lit or crowded yoga room can feel uninspiring. So how do...

3 Key Nutrients For Better Brainpower

Posted 04.26.2015 | Healthy Living

By Nancy Christie When it comes to what we eat, we usually worry more about our waistlines than our wisdom. But a diet that contains a wide ass...

The Truth About Gluten

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 04.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

What we have learned is that what is more important than minimizing your gluten intake, is what you are replacing it with. A well-balanced diet full of whole grains, vegetables, fruits and lean protein will do the trick. And you have to be wary of gluten-free products.

Eat for Your Heart's Content

Margaret Marshall | Posted 04.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Have you been told by someone to "Eat to your heart's content?" Usually this phrase is used when you are a guest in someone's home and they want you...

What 2 Weeks of Soda Can Do to Your Heart

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Sugary drinks are linked to obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes -- and the more soda people drink the more likely these outcomes....

30 Short and Simple Ideas for Soothing Self-Care

Sarah Rudell Beach | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Rudell Beach

We know self-care is important. We've all heard "you need to put on your own oxygen mask first!" But self-care often gets pushed to the bottom of ...

Learning to Thrive on a College Campus

Melissa Piccoli | Posted 04.24.2015 | College
Melissa Piccoli

I soon realized that striving to simply become wealthy would not only make me unhappy, but also cause me to lose sight of a lot of things that are important to me.

Spring on Spring Street: A Tale of Rebirth

Melissa Levis | Posted 04.24.2015 | Women
Melissa Levis

I feel my hair bounce like a Breck commercial as I smile at puppies and passers-by. I imagine myself as the Italian girl walking through Florence in the black and white poster that hung in so many college dorms. That I look nothing like a hair model or 20-year-old Italian is moot. The sun on the street mirrors my mood and I give thanks to the great gift of time.

5 Nutrition 'Rules' That Should Make You Skeptical

Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living

By Janet Helm for U.S. News We all know about the book and movie with “shades of grey” in the title. That phrase may conjure up certain images ...

Is Your Life Today Not How You Want It to Be? Read This Comeback Story

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Mercedes Maidana

(Photo used with permission by Shannon Marie Quirk) This post is to hopefully inspire you to never give up on your dreams. I am a professional bi...

5 Ways To Overcome Your Kitchen Fears

Katie Cavuto MS RD | Posted 04.23.2015 | Taste
Katie Cavuto MS RD

Are you curious how you can tackle your kitchen fears and make cooking feel fun and approachable? Here are five tips that will make whipping up a healthy meal much less scary.

Dare to Live Big

Mila Atmos | Posted 04.23.2015 | Impact
Mila Atmos

I have found that the journey to your destination may not be a straight shot, yet the experiences along the way are perfectly valuable. Making mistakes and changing course are simply a part of life.

The Key To Better Sleep Could Be In Your Head

Firas Kittaneh | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Firas Kittaneh

How we think about sleep, what's on our minds before bed and certain evening activities can affect rest. If you tend to be a sleep procrastinator or often find yourself missing important hours of sleep, it may be time to take a look within.

5 Ways to Go Green Beyond Giving Up Almond Milk on Earth Day

Susan Liang | Posted 04.27.2015 | Green
Susan Liang

You've probably heard it all by now. Almondgate, the Devil Eats Marzipan, the 1.1 gallons of water it takes to grow an almond -- which is a lot, but a little misleading when it isn't put into perspective.

The Secret to a Joyful Life

Frank Niles, Ph.D. | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Frank Niles, Ph.D.

My daughter just turned 7. She loves life. Whether it's splashing in a fountain, painting her latest masterpiece, or reading for hours alone in her r...

Welcome to Cancer Land

Holly Cara Price | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Holly Cara Price

Cancer has changed my life in every conceivable way. What I had considered important became not so much. Other things -- family, friends, long summer afternoons, laughter -- suddenly became extremely important.

How To Retire To This Tropical Asian Paradise | Posted 04.22.2015 | Fifty

Each morning I wake to a symphony of songbirds and roosters. Somehow, my wife, Nancy, usually sleeps through this, but for me it's the start of another relaxed day in retirement -- in Thailand.

5 Ways to Cultivate Purpose and Intention for an Authentic Life

Toneka Etienne, Ph.D. | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Toneka Etienne, Ph.D.

Are you going through the motions of your life mindlessly? Is your life dictated by routine and 'sticking to a schedule,' with little room for spontaneity?

Date Kheer With Wild Rice and Dark Chocolate

Mira Manek | Posted 04.21.2015 | Taste
Mira Manek

This is great for a filling weekend breakfast or to serve as a hot dessert.

Put Down Your Phone! An Exercise in Happiness

Diane Passage | Posted 04.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

We've all heard it before. Maybe you've even told someone else that. I've heard it many times, and I say to myself that I'm not that bad so this doesn't apply to me. But it actually does, and if you have a smartphone that you carry with you, then this applies to you too!

The No. 1 Reason You Are Existing Instead of Living

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 04.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

Life hurts at times. You determine to live a better life and circumstances punch you in the stomach. Some take the punch and give up, others learn from it and use it as fuel to push them to greatness. I hope you use it as fuel.

A New Season of Collaboration and Possibility in School Health

Howell Wechsler | Posted 04.21.2015 | Impact
Howell Wechsler

Educational policy makers need to embrace what most researchers and educators have come to understand: academics and health don't need to be competing priorities, they complement one another. Healthy kids learn better.

Solid Investment Strategies -- Financial Plan vs. Gene Therapy Plan

Jess Ly | Posted 04.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Jess Ly

In our Western culture, the concept of having a financial advisor to educate and create a financial plan -- both to realize short-term goals and best ...

5 Women Inspiring Us To Reinvent

Posted 04.23.2015 | Women

Evolution. It’s as pivotal to a woman’s life as it has been to the development of our species. Moving from the role of singleton to life partner, ...