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Infographic: Tips to Help you Fulfil your Fitness-Related New Year’s Resolutions

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Happy 2017! Often, every new year comes a whole list of New Year’s resolutions aimed at making us better, stronger, more attractive, and more successful. For the large majority of us, those new goals start with fitness, which explains all of the jam-packed gyms at the start of any year. However, the hard reality is that   …Continue Reading


Infographic: 7 Superfoods to Eat During Pregnancy

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Congratulations, you’re expecting! Now that you’ll be eating for you and your growing baby, you’ll want to fuel your body with the most nutritionally-rich foods possible. The foods you eat during your pregnancy won’t only fuel your energy, but also support baby as he or she develops bones, brain tissues, and new organs. The following infographic,   …Continue Reading


Infographic: Reduce Back Pain with Spine-Stabilizing Exercises

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Many of us have sedentary jobs, but not only that, a large majority commute to work and Netflix and chill most evenings. So it shouldn’t really be surprising that back pain affects roughly 80-percent of American adults, with low back pain considered one of the most common disorders in the U.S., according to research from the National Institute   …Continue Reading


Video: Energy Refresh for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

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For patients living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), daily energy management can be very challenging. The following video from Joint Decisions, was created as part of an educational initiative to support and empower people living with rheumatoid arthritis. Watch as Rhonda Waters, performance coach from Johnson & Johnson’s Human Performance Institute, provides education and tools to   …Continue Reading


Infographic: A Guide to Chimney Safety to Keep Santa and Your Family Safe!

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A chimney fire is a frightening experience that affects roughly 110 families per week during the cold, winter months. However, according to Chadwicks.ie, Ireland’s building materials experts, chimney fires are hazards that can be easily avoided thanks to the following chimney safety tips—including a reminder to get your chimney regularly and professionally inspected, indoor hearth fire and burning precautions,   …Continue Reading


Video: How to Healthfully Spend the Holidays Alone

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Many individuals, either by choice, due to the recent passing on of loved ones, or due to distance are spending the holidays alone. Regardless of the reason, spending the holidays solo can be difficult both physically and mentally. Luckily, Kati Morton, therapist and the creator of a fantastic YouTube mental health community, offers some helpful tips on how   …Continue Reading


It’s Winter Solstice: SAD and the Winter Blues Infographic

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December 21 will mark the 2016 winter solstice (or Yule). This annual astronomical phenomenon lands on the shortest day and the longest night of the year. To many the winter solstice is considered a “turning of the year”, which is often celebrated as daylight hours begin to increase. Basically, many who suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD)   …Continue Reading


Video: Your Guide to Baking with Gluten Free Flours

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Just in time for holidays! Cookies, pies, fruit cakes, and gingerbread houses, oh my—it’s Gluten-free Baking Week, from December 18 to 24, 2016. If you or someone in your family are gluten free due to a food allergy or food sensitivity, Alicia Woodward, Editor and Chief at Gluten Free & More Magazine assures us that gluten-free baking goes far   …Continue Reading


Infographic: The Health Benefits of Coffee vs. Tea

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Decisions are hard, especially when it comes to an energizing cup of coffee or a soulful cup of tea. Still, many people take sides when it comes to these two popular brews. Are you a coffee connoisseur? Or a tea time devotee? Still, the benefits of both coffee and tea are undeniably plentiful when it   …Continue Reading


Video: Keeping Older Drivers with Medical Conditions Safe on the Road

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Older Driver Safety Awareness Week spans December 5th to 9th, 2016. Let us start by saying, not every older adult with a health problem is an unsafe driver. Most are, in fact, very safe drivers. However, as we age, we experience health issues and changes in mental, sensory, and physical abilities that can impact the way we   …Continue Reading