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The biggest healthy food trends predicted for 2017

NZ Herald – Each year we’re bombarded with a host of new superfoods that promise to transform everything from our skin to our hair and even our waistlines.

17 Ways To Quit Smoking In Honor Of The Great American Smokeout

The Huffington Post – Lindsay Holmes

It’s time to show smoking the door. The habit, which can cause cancer, stroke and heart disease (not to mention it’s expensive), may not be easy to kick but it’s essential. Once you do, your health drastically begins to improve. Just in the first 24 hours without cigarettes, your chance for heart attack decreases.

3 Holiday Health Tips

Pharmacy Times – Jennifer Gershman, PharmD, CPh

From flu prevention to travel health, here are 3 tips for offering great advice to patients.

How Michelle Obama Always Puts Health and Wellness First

VOGUE – Without a doubt, Michelle Obama will go down as one of the most impactful First Ladies in American history. Among her many accomplishments, the December Vogue cover star stands out for her commitment to health and fitness—not only for herself and her two daughters, but for the entire nation, as her Let’s Move! campaign can attest.


Superfood or Super Hype?

Consumer Reports – Janet Lee

Some think turmeric and other foods have special healing powers. Here’s the truth about what they can and can’t do for your health.

Staggering before and after photos show what happens when you stop drinking alcohol

Express – Claudia Cuskelly

ALCOHOL can be hard to give up but these before and after photos provide the ultimate motivation

5 surprising health benefits of chewing gum

The Health Site –  Anuradba Varanasi

Since our childhood, chewing gum has been looked at as a bad habit though it is a common habit among children and adults. However, the myth that chewing gum is bad for your health is not entirely true.

Scientists have found a way to predict whether babies will develop asthma or allergies

QZ.com – For a while now, it’s been clear to scientists that the collection of bacteria that dwells in our digestive tract plays a part in the way we break down food, respond to infections, and even our moods. But these associations have, so far, been just links, and not predictors.

35 Amazing Wheatgrass Benefits for Health, Hair, and Beauty

Organic Authority – Emily Monaco

If you haven’t jumped on the wheatgrass bandwagon yet, it’s not too late. Yes, OK, wheatgrass can seem like the kind of health trend you chalk up to hipsters, treehuggers, and more-or-less-obsessed health and fitness enthusiasts, but if folks are wheatgrass obsessed, it’s for good reason: wheatgrass juice is perhaps the healthiest food out there, and wheatgrass benefits run the gamut, from increased energy levels to improved overall health to head-to-toe beauty.

The Best Back Exercises for Preventing Injury and Reducing Pain

LIVE SCIENCE – Rhachael Rettner A healthy back is important not just for exercising and playing sports but also for performing everyday tasks, from tying your shoes to cleaning the house. Certain exercises can help prevent back injuries, but it’s important to know which ones will help you and which ones could actually lead to injury.


Health Tips On the Go!

Improve Posture

  • 1.Avoid slouching. Be aware of your posture as you walk, sit, and drive, keep shoulders squared and head pulled back and up.

  • 2.Imagine a thread pulling the top of your head toward the ceiling. Visualization can help improve your sense of position.

  • 3.If your job requires you to sit for long periods, take frequent breaks to stand, stretch and shake it out.

  • 4.Maintain a strong core to help support proper posture. Add core-training exercises to your daily routine.

  • 5.A firm mattress and ergonomic pillow help achieve proper back support while you sleep, so you'll stand straighter in the a.m.

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