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Whether you’re searching for help with nutrition or a few quick tips for dealing with sunburn, you can find it all in our diverse, always helpful collection of women’s health articles. While cancer health is still a large focus here, this section was created as an informational women’s support group where fighters, survivors and loved ones can write about and discuss the issues they care about in an empowering, supportive setting.

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Giving Thanks For Cranberry’s Healthy Benefits

Health Benefits of Cranberries

Many people load up on cranberries around the holiday season. Who doesn’t enjoy homemade cranberry sauce or a fresh cranberry salad? But many people forget that the health benefits of eating cranberries are available throughout the year. This amazing red berry is a rich source of phytochemicals that make it …

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Caring For Aging Parents

Parents have always been the caregivers. They worked, provided food and shelter, and raised families. As our parents age, they face a reversal in that role and find themselves needing care. This can be a difficult change for aging parents to accept. In many cases, aging parents do not want …

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Winter Fitness – Exercising In Cold Weather

Exercising in Winter

For many people, the onslaught of cold winter weather is a sufficient reason to put the brakes on a regular outdoor exercise program. However, this does not need to be the case, as exercising in colder weather can be just as enjoyable as warm-weather exercise when you wear the correct …

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Whole-Grain Popcorn: Is It As Healthy As Vegetables?!

Is Whole Grain Popcorn as Healthy as Vegetables

Most people don’t think of popcorn as a health food. Imagining this salty treat may conjure up the of hot popcorn movie theater style – freshly popped corn in a cardboard cup doused with artificial butter and packing over a thousand calories. There’s certainly nothing healthy about this picture. Surprisingly …

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Tips For Sticking With a Fitness Routine

Fitness and Exercise

Have you ever experienced this situation? You eagerly start a new fitness routine with much enthusiasm and the very best of intentions. The first week you work out until you reach the point of complete exhaustion. Finally, you’ve so sore and exhausted you’ll find almost any excuse to not work …

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Exercise Can Help You Feel Better Physically and Mentally

Exercise Can Help You Feel Better

Regular exercise is one of the easiest ways to feel better both physically and mentally. Exercise can help us look better by losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight, and it can decrease the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Physical activity can also help ward off …

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Vitamin D: The Vitamin That Could Save Your Life

Vitamin D Could Save Your Life

It seems that vitamin and nutritional supplements have come under scrutiny lately as some studies have shown that certain vitamins when taken in supplemental form not only don’t work but may increase the risk of disease. Fortunately, there’s an inexpensive vitamin supplement that seems to have a significant impact on …

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Fall Fitness

fall-fitness

Change is inevitable as we (reluctantly, if summer lovers) move into the fall season. In addition to the changing color of the leaves, is the changing dynamic of our lives. This inescapable change in nature can have a direct effect on health and fitness if not prepared. Without the extended, …

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