H2O, Hydration & More: Coconut Water

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Coconut water is a liquid that forms naturally inside the shell of a coconut. It’s a common drink in many tropical countries and is becoming more popular in the U.S. Some companies market it as a natural sports drink. Why do people drink coconut water? In many countries, coconut water is thought to have health […]

10 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp

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Alzheimer’s isn’t inevitable. Many experts now believe you can prevent or at least delay dementia — even if you have a genetic predisposition. Reducing Alzheimer’s risk factors like obesity, diabetes, smoking and low physical activity by just 25 percent could prevent up to half a million cases of the disease in the United States, according […]

Calcium Supplements Have Been Shown to Increase Heart Risks

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Calcium supplements taken to increase our bone strength, has been shown to increase the risk of heart attacks by as much as 30%! How can this be? There was a study done by the Women’s Health Initiative, which was a 15 year research project started by the National Institutes of Health. It was started by […]

Greener By The Minute: Plastic Water Bottle Risks and Myths Debunked

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For years we’ve heard different health risks related to plastic and water bottles. These days it is simply much cheaper and more environmentally conscious to buy a reusable bottle to store your H2O instead of buying water bottles from your local store. But aren’t water bottles from brand likes Pure Mountain, Dasani, and Fuji supposed […]

Commit to Growth and Challenge Yourself with Every Opportunity

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It never ceases to amaze me that although I have arrived in so many aspects of my life, I am never finished.  I have come to peace with the reality that my work won’t be done and I won’t be finished until I am dead, yet I still get excited when I complete a task […]