Healthy Living

More Americans are Practicing Yoga Than Ever Before

by Natalia Lima

New research shows that more people than ever are resorting to yoga and alternative holistic methods for health care in the United States. “The health practices of Americans tend to

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Second Public School in the U.S. Goes Vegetarian

by Natalia Lima

Following the footsteps of a public elementary school in Flushing, Queens, another public school in New York City has decided to go vegetarian. The Peck Slip School in lower Manhattan

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Study Finds Plant-Based Diets Lead to Weight Loss

by Anthony Marcusa

The evidence continues to pile up in support of veggie-lovers, as yet another new study this week found that plant-based diets are a great way to lose weight. Researchers published

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Studies Confirm Sedentary Lifestyle Leads to Shorter Life

by Amanda Just

Move like your life depends on it, because it does! Studies confirm that a sedentary lifestyle leads to increased chances of health problems and a shorter lifespan. Simply put, the

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‘Compassionate Fatigue’ More Common in Shelter Workers

by Natalia Lima

Every year, three to four million animals die in shelters across America because they couldn’t find a forever home. While that number is obviously disconcerting, it’s even more disturbing to

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Wendy’s Bans Soda from Kids Menu

by Natalia Lima

The fast food joint Wendy’s just got a little healthier — for kids at least. While the restaurant responsible for the ‘Baconator’ and ‘Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger’ doesn’t evoke thoughts of

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Take a 20-minute hike and live longer

by Amanda Just

Want to live longer? Take a hike! British researchers have found that a brisk, 20-minute walk every day can reduce early death risks. After analyzing over 334,000 European men and

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