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The Curious Power of Bone Broth

By: , – Thrive Market
2/2/2016  12:00:00 AM   :  11 comments   :  8,648 views

What do Kobe Bryant and ancient South Americans have in common? They're both big fans of the nutrition world's hottest new trend.

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Four Healthy Changes That Start in Your Kitchen Cabinets

By: , – Lea Schneider
2/2/2016  12:00:00 AM   :  5 comments   :  13,500 views

Keeping that promise you made to yourself to kick off your healthiest year yet becomes possible when you're armed with more than just good intentions. If you're one of the many people who committed to a healthier lifestyle, both for yourself and for your family, the key to success may just lie in feng shui-ing your kitchen. Making the right changes to your kitchen cabinets could be the extra push you need to eat healthier in the coming year. 

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Inside the Trainer's Toolbox: 30 Must-Have Items

By: , – Melissa Rudy, Health & Fitness Journalist
2/2/2016  12:00:00 AM   :  3 comments   :  9,129 views

The most important ingredient in any successful fitness routine is motivation. By focusing on why you want to lose weight or embrace a healthier lifestyle, you'll be much more likely to overcome obstacles, silence excuses and slam-dunk your goals.

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Are High Heels Hurting Your Feet?

By: , – SparkPeople Blogger
2/1/2016  12:00:00 AM   :  4 comments   :  5,668 views

Are you a high heel addict? Or even an occasional heel abuser? If so, you'll need to take extra-special care of your feet to keep them feeling good and free from muscle cramping and shortening, according to Brian Hoke, sports physical therapist and Vionic Innovation Lab member. 

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Home is Where the Swimming Is

By: , – Alicia Capetillo, Staff Writer
2/1/2016  12:00:00 AM   :  16 comments   :  11,869 views

When a back injury prompted her to head to the gym at age 40, it took Lucy Parsons (CRAZYMAMA46) 20 minutes to get from the car to the front door at her local YMCA. At more than 400 pounds, Parsons had been struggling with a sciatic nerve issue that caused a loss of feeling and movement in her left leg. Back surgery and feelings of depression and anger followed, leaving her feeling like she didn't have any options.

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From Cauliflower to Crickets: Foods Stepping into the Spotlight

By: , – Elizabeth Lowry, Staff Writer
1/29/2016  12:00:00 AM   :  8 comments   :  9,927 views

Acai berries. Chia seeds. Kale. Coconut water. Fat.
Before you start singing the childhood tune, "one of these things is not like the other," think again. Yes, you read that correctly--fat is the latest in a long line of up-and-coming foods predicted to trend in 2016.

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