Wellness

3 Foods That Can Help Burn Fat

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by Lisa Druxman, Wellness Contributor Weight loss can be difficult to achieve, but the process becomes even harder the older we get. Our metabolism slows down and our bodies just do not handle fats and foods as well as they once did. Unlike fad diets, certain foods and natural essential oils and herbs can be an effective aid in losing...

Tired of the Same Old Gifts? (Try These Ideas)

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by David Pollock, Wellness Contributor Is it just me or does it get more and more difficult every year to find those special gifts that stand apart from the traditional mall fodder as unique or original? A candle even for a candle lover seems predictable, overdone and just plain blah after so many seasons of giving. The same can be said...

6 Steps to Gently Get Your Man to Meet Your Emotional Needs

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by Doug Noll, Wellness Contributor He’s a hunk, fun, nice, and treats you like a queen. As long as things between you are light and easy-going, life is good. When you need intimacy, he finds other places to be and things to do. Sound familiar? The problem is classic: a man can be emotionally unavailable when needed the most. Fortunately, we know the...

The Many Health Benefits of Almond Milk

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Almond milk is loaded with nutritional and lifestyle benefits that we should all be paying attention to, IF you get the unsweetened kind.  Some of almond milk's benefits include: Almond milk is dairy-free and can be used as an alternative for dairy and soy milk. Almond milk can help with weight loss and management. Almond milk is a good option...

Avoid These Thanksgiving Regrets & Enjoy

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For most people, Thanksgiving is a time of giving thanks, getting together with those you care about, celebrating, sharing, and eating lots of food. Enjoying a Thanksgiving meal can mean consuming foods and beverages that you do not normally eat, but can also be a time of overdoing it and spending the following week trying to make up for...

What is Early-Onset Dementia?

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by John DenBoer, Wellness Contributor Dementia is a general term for an overall decline in cognitive function that includes Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, frontotemporal dementia, and dementia with Lewy bodies. As the disease progresses it causes memory, language, and reasoning skills to deteriorate. Although typically associated with adults over the age of 65, approximately 5% of patients develop an early-onset form...

10 Things That Age People Faster

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by Fred Fletcher, Wellness Contributor While it is normal for people to age as they get older, it is not normal to be the victim of premature aging. This can happen when people are (because of bad decisions or through harmful environmental factors) exposed to  harmful things unnecessarily. The human body is a wonderfully created piece of equipment and it can...

Knowing This Could Save the Life of Someone You Love

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This information is especially important for anyone who has a family member with a heart problem or is at risk for heart problems. You probably know about the defibrillators doctors use. You’ve seen them on TV. The doctor yells, “Clear!” and places paddles on the chest of someone having a heart attack, shocking their heart into beating once again. It...

Medical Marijuana: What You Should Know

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You’ve probably heard of medical marijuana by now. What do you really know about it? While medical marijuana has become widely accepted in many U.S. states, it is still illegal under federal law. Up until recently, studies have focused on tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the compound in marijuana that produces the telltale “high.” However, the spotlight has recently shifted to another compound found in...

Mind Sex Brings Passion Into Your Marriage (don’t avoid it)

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Mind sex is not about playing a game or manipulating your partner. Mind sex is mental foreplay before sex, and some men have mastered this already in their marriage while others have no idea what it is. It's amazing, and you need to give it a try. Dawn Michael from Wellness.com has all of the details you need to know to incorporate...

How Pomegranate Helps Clean Your Arteries

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Arteries are responsible for carrying oxygen-rich blood throughout the body. When you have healthy arteries, blood flows through the body quite easily. As you...