Posts Tagged ‘food’

Five tips to prevent holiday heartburn and other tummy troubles

The goodies in the break room … the holiday parties … the family feasts … all those rich foods and the excessive snacking might not just lead to weight gain. For many of us, this is the time of year when we also suffer with more bloating, gas and heartburn. Tummy troubles can also keep…

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Your hour-by-hour Thanksgiving survival guide

There’s a lot to enjoy about Thanksgiving, but feeling stressed isn’t one of them. Neither is that bloated feeling you get after stuffing yourself with holiday foods. This year, here are some hour-by-hour survival tips to help you ride out the day feeling more relaxed and less over-stuffed. The night before: Get a full night’s…

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You can influence how well our body ages

Your lifestyle has consequences on your physical health as well as your mental wellbeing. How you live impacts how well you live. Aging successfully means that you will be able to continue doing the things you enjoy for as long as possible. So it makes sense to avoid the habits known to accelerate aging, and…

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Functional Foods

Hippocrates wisely stated back in 400 BC, “Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food.” Modern research has validated this doctrine. Today we know that what we eat is a major determinant of our health, and that food provides both nutritive and healing properties. In recent years there has been significant research on…

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