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Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away?

Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away?

We have all heard the saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”, but where did this saying come from? Originally used in Wales in the 1860’s, the saying has been modified over the years from the original version “Eat an apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning ...

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Why is sleep so important?

Why is sleep so important?

Why is sleep so important? 

Sleep is an extremely important part of human health. Effects of poor sleep quality or interruptions include sluggishness, low attention span, decreased sociability, depressed mood, decreased deep sleep, decreased caloric ...

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Why Should I Practice Meditation?

Why Should I Practice Meditation?

Meditation has been practiced for many years and is considered a type of mind-body complementary medicine. Meditation can help reduce stress, tension, worry and provide a sense of calmness to one’s day or situation. During meditation, you focus your attention...

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What’s the difference between prebiotics and probiotics?

What’s the difference between prebiotics and probiotics?

Prebiotics are fibers found in plants that stimulate the growth of healthy bacteria in the gut. Prebiotics are not digested, but they do pass through the digestive system to ultimately become food for bacteria. Probiotics contain live organisms that add to the heal...

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What is Strength Training?

What is Strength Training?

Strength training uses weight machines, dumbbells, bands, balls, etc., to target specific muscle groups and increase muscular strength and endurance. Muscular strength is measured by one’s ability to lift a maximum amount of weight one time. Muscular endurance is...

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