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When Should You Start Taking Care of Your Health?

Feeling invincible at a young age and believing that you can get away with a certain amount of abuse without suffering immediate consequences can be a miscalculation. The truth is that instead of neglecting your health needs because you are too busy or are having too much fun, you should lay the foundation for a long, healthy, and fulfilling life while you are still in your prime.

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Growing Old Has Its Upsides, Too

Old age is no laughing matter. Inevitably, it comes with decline and decay, perhaps disability and loss. On the other hand, there are also opportunities to enjoy one’s later years when they are no longer occupied with goals and ambitions, tasks and duties, and the good opinion of others.

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Think Yourself Healthy

There is nothing magic about eating right, exercising regularly, getting enough sleep, or managing stress. We all know that those are crucial elements of a health-promoting lifestyle. So why are so many of us seemingly unable to make them a reality? As some experts suggest, it may all be a matter of thinking styles, of getting into the right mindset.

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Price and Convenience Remain Top Priorities in Most Consumers’ Food Choices

Food is not cheap. High quality food can be prohibitively expensive. Even people who want to improve their diet may be prevented from doing so because of the costs involved. There are ways to stretch a limited budget, but that takes time, knowledge and careful planning. For most consumers, money foremost determines what goes on their plate. No nutritional guidelines or recommendations can ignore that simple fact.

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Health-Conscious or Self-Obsessed? In Terms of Diet and Lifestyle, Millennials Want To Do Better Than Their Parents

Millennials are said to be particularly discerning in their choices, from where and how they like to work to what they shop for and what they eat. But this insistence on always having one’s needs met is sooner or later bound to encounter a reality check, experts warn. In an era of exceedingly high expectations, millennials are already experiencing unprecedented levels of anxiety and depression, leading all too often to dysfunctional behavior, including towards diet and lifestyle.

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How Do You Know You Are Getting Enough Healthy Fat?

Even doctors and other health experts are often confused about fat, clinging to myths and misconceptions that prevent them from understanding the latest science on losing weight and achieving optimal health. You are, of course, familiar with many of these myths: Fat makes you fat, fat contributes to heart disease, fat leads to obesity, and so forth. But, simply put, these and other fat myths are big fat lies. Thankfully, the importance of fat is finally starting to catch on.

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Why Some People Never Seem to Get Sick

Winter weather makes most of us apprehensive about getting a cold or the flu, and often enough those fears are justified. No matter how religiously we wash our hands, keep our distance from others who already have the sniffles, or try to fortify our immune system with extra doses of vitamins, it seems to be a losing battle year after year. Yet some folks never appear to get affected. They just sail through this treacherous season without a hitch. How do these lucky few do it?

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