Holiday

How to Stay Healthy During Holiday Travel

It’s hard to believe, but the holiday season is here once again. For many people that means traveling by plane to see family and friends—and being exposed to all kinds of germs along the way. A few years back, Dr. Jonathan Temte, with the University of Wisconsin, surveyed 641 air travelers and found…

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Three Steps to Preventing Digestive Upset

…the holiday season around the corner, you may find that your usual healthy diet flies out the window as you're tempted with sweet or fatty foods you wouldn't normally eat. This often results in digestive upset such as gas and bloating. If you find that this becomes an issue for you this holiday season…

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5 Warming Foods for Digestive Health

…increasing circulation, dispelling the cold by raising body temperature, and help with bloat after eating. Eating warming foods can help keep off Holiday weight thanks to the science of dietary thermogenesis, where warming foods raise your body’s metabolic rate. As we move into the Fall, there should…

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Safe Grilling Tips

…few minutes prior to grilling. * To keep meat from charring, keep flipping it until it's cooked through. You May Also Be Interested In * Perfect holiday chicken and veggie kabob recipe * Substitutions and cooking tips to make your kitchen healthier

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Weekly Update for December 16, 2013

…those especially interested in digestive health and healthy diet please visit my Tumblr minisite! This week’s issue covers: * Four Ways to Fight Holiday Food Cravings * The Science Behind Cranberries and Urinary Health * A Waist to Hip Ratio Guide Also, coming up on my blog this week: * The Power of…

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Weekly Update for December 9, 2013

…healthy diet please visit my Tumblr minisite! This week’s issue covers: * Fight the Flu with Vitamin D * Beating Metabolic Syndrome * Avoiding Holiday Heartburn Also, coming up on my blog this week: * The Excess Acidity Primer – Wednesday, December 11 * The Best Sleep Position – Friday, December…

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Why Health Nuts Eat Nuts

…eating nuts. Obviously, chocolate-covered nuts or those cooked in oil or found in candy are a totally different animal. From now until after the holidays you can take advantage of the bounty and start stockpiling. Each type of nut has a different oil and mineral content, so be sure to eat a variety…

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Weekly Update for November 18, 2013

…interested in digestive health and healthy diet please visit my Tumblr minisite! This week’s issue covers: * 5 Ways to Fight the Daze During the Holidays * Six Steps to Prevent Kidney Stones * How to Deal with Food Allergies and Intolerances Also, coming up on my blog this week: * How Stress Is Making…

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Interval Training for Weight Loss

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Before and after the holidays, there’s always a big push to start an exercise program to work off extra pounds. If you’re headed down that path, you’ll be far more successful if you use what’s called an interval exercise program rather than strictly…

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