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Smarter Snacks
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Smarter Snacks

Choose smarter snacks. Many foods that claim to be a great nutrition value aren’t. A good example is when bran muffins and cereal bars are packed with unhealthy fats and added sugar. Fat-free foods can contain lots of added salt […]

Osteoarthritis: The Most Common Form of Painful Arthritis
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Osteoarthritis: The Most Common Form of Painful Arthritis

When joint cartilage wears away, bone rubs against bone, causing osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis seriously impairs the quality of life for nearly 27 million Americans. Given that osteoarthritis is so disabling, painful, and common, lots of quack “cures” are out there, from […]

Green Tea: Health Benefits
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Green Tea: Health Benefits

In the past 20 years, thousands of studies have shown green tea’s significant health benefits. The benefits start with the catechin content. Catechins are antioxidants that fight and may even prevent cell damage. Heart Health A 2013 review of many […]

Omega-3s
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Omega-3s

Omega-3s are critical fatty acids that promote good health, yet the body doesn’t make this vital fat, so you need to eat omega-3-rich foods several times a week to maintain an adequate supply. Omega-3s support both heart and brain health. […]

Anxiety and Diet
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Anxiety and Diet

According to Daniel K. Hall-Flavin, M.D. at the Mayo Clinic, “Coping with anxiety can be a challenge and often requires making lifestyle changes. There aren’t any diet changes that can cure anxiety, but watching what you eat may help.” There is a link between anxiety and diet, but be cautious of claims that certain foods will have a significant impact.

It Is As Simple as Hopes & Dreams
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It Is As Simple as Hopes & Dreams

It Is As Simple as Hopes & Dreams A Few Easy Steps and You Become the Person You Want To Be You have no way to change the past, no one can change your past, but you have total control […]

Jingle Bell Run/Walk
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Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Seattle’s Jingle Bell Run/Walk is Sunday December 8. Race start is Westlake Center in downtown Seattle. Seattle’s Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a fun and festive way to start your holiday by helping others. This is a community event, […]

How to Relieve Stress
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How to Relieve Stress

How to Relieve Stress The Washington Post reports that 54 percent of Americans are concerned about the level of stress in their everyday lives…Managing that stress is the key to staying healthy, how to relive that stress is the key […]

Magic Tree House
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Magic Tree House

Magic Tree House We all have an image in our mind of the perfect American family, the perfect family in Washington State; it is much like the really magical tree house in the photo. It really does exist for some […]

Benefits of Running
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Benefits of Running

Benefits of Running The benefits of running as a form of exercise are well documented.  The fact that it requires almost no equipment, it is not demanding to learn, and there are lots of events to choose from if you […]