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Love the body you're in with recipes, fitness, meditation, and everything needed to live a long and happy life.

James Porterson2 years ago
Plaque is Wack
Dental plaque doesn't seem like the stuff controversies are made of. No one says anything good about it, and everyone agrees that the gum disease and tooth loss connected with the plaque buildup that ...
David McCleary2 years ago
How Exposed Is Your Immune System to Chemicals in the Air?
As citizens of the 21st century, we are guinea pigs in an unprecedented worldwide experiment. No one is in charge of the research, nor have we been asked to participate in the experiment. But we all h...
Samantha Bentley2 years ago
Choosing A Personal Trainer
I was never a hugely active person up until about 6 years ago, in the sense that I wasn’t really aware of how to eat properly and I had never set foot in a gym. I ran cross country while I was at scho...
Banji Ganchrow2 years ago
Holy Crap I'm 40: Aquasize Edition
Turning 40 is an adventure. Everything I have eaten or learned or cried over or loved has taken me to this age. My mother would always say that, "The alternative is worse." Which basically means that ...
Izzy Erlich2 years ago
What Is Wisdom?
When very young laboratory rats are exposed to highly stimulating environment they become brighter, healthier and more active. Moreover, their brains actually weigh more and contain many more cells th...
David McCleary2 years ago
Herbs for Health
Herbal and holistic health practitioners have been extolling the healing values of certain plants for centuries, but until recently most western doctors dismissed herbal preparations as worthless and ...
Alicia Springer2 years ago
History of Morihei Ueshiba's Aikido
Aikido was founded by master Morihei Ueshiba who lived to be 86 years old. Born outside Osaka, Japan in 1883, Ueshiba travelled to Tokyo in his late teens to seek martial arts training. Although he in...
Mackenzie Lu2 years ago
How Tension Affects Beauty
Notice how a president ages in office? A year in the White House with all its concomitant pressures can make a man look five to ten years older. Few of us have the worries of a head of state, but in t...
David McCleary2 years ago
The Cold War Against Aging
Mice spend several periods of the day in a torporlike state during which their body temperature dropped from a normal 102 degrees Fahrenheit to as low as 88 degrees Fahrenheit. Diet restriction have l...
Alicia Springer2 years ago
Things You Must Have in Your 40s
What we need in our forties is the amalgamation of decades of our must haves. When we are babies, we need the basics like food, diaper changes, human interaction and some toys. When we are teenagers, ...
Alicia Springer2 years ago
How to Keep Your Hair 
When Delilah ordered her servants to scalp Samson, it was probably just an act of chivalry curiosity. She wanted to find out whether he would still be able to stand up for her as, even in those days, ...
Mackenzie Lu2 years ago
Evolution of American Martial Arts Training
Throughout the martial arts community, it seems that there has been a slow dissipation in the role of traditional values, in many cases, there has even been total abandonment-a disturbing observation....
Mental Health Insights
Conventional wisdom has it that no matter how hard your work day is, you're supposed to turn into a sociable family member when you get home and "communicate" with your spouse. But a New York Universi...
Kara Gott Warner2 years ago
The Mantra of Making
Funny how a random conversation with a fellow knitter turned into a comparison of the unexpected similarities between the mechanics of knitting in the round and how to use prayer beads. If you're fami...
David McCleary2 years ago
Get Out of Bed
Ideally, the only reason why a healthy person should take to their bed is because what he or she has in mind cannot comfortably be undertaken by standing up. Bed is a superb place to sleep and have se...
Danielle Banner2 years ago
Amazing Facts About the Human Body
Most people fart about 14 times a day. Now look around your office or home. How many farts occur daily in that space? *Cringe* I’m not trying to gross you out here! I’m trying to inform you with amazi...
James Porterson2 years ago
Should You Use Disinfectants?
One common—and ironic—way to contract an infection is to spend a few days in the hospital. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), near 5 percent of all patients come down with an infectio...
Banji Ganchrow2 years ago
Motivational Quotes to Help You Lose Weight
Losing weight is not easy. Those of us that have had a lifetime of struggling with our weight are fully aware of this fact. Ask any person with a weight issue what the first thing they do when they wa...