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4 Healthy Staples of the Ugandan Diet

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One look at the Ugandan diet, and you will find many, MANY differences from our Western diet. There are many healthy foods consumed in Uganda that deserve a place of prominence in our American world. Replacing some traditional American ingredients with these foods can be a great way to improve your balance of micro and macronutrients. Here are some...
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5 Components of a Healthy Diet in Japan

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Japan is known for being one of the healthiest countries in the world. In fact, it has the highest longevity rate on Earth, with more people living beyond 100 years old than any other country. Diet definitely plays a role in their long lives and good health. In fact, one study [1] found that the Japanese dietary guidelines led to a lower total mortality...
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Top 5 Healthy Ingredients from the Indian Diet

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For those of us who have lived our entire lives in the same country, our own Western diet is all we’ve ever known. We’ve eaten the same foods, struggled with the same health issues, and only in the last few years have we begun to experience an influx of cuisines and food cultures from around the world. And boy have we been missing out! You’d be amazed...
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Top 10 Summer Products You Need in Your Beauty Routine

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Summer is here! The weather is beautiful, temperatures are rising, the sun is high, and it’s time to head to the great outdoors to enjoy every minute of our favorite season of the year. But don’t forget to take care of your body… Lots of time out in the sun can burn and dry your skin and hair and increase wrinkles. Hours spent enjoying your favorite...
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11 Travel Essentials to Keep You Healthy and Glowing!

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Travel can be exhausting—long hours sitting on a cramped plane, waiting at an airport, or trying to find your way around a new city. If you’re not careful, it can take a serious toll on your health. There’s the fatigue that comes from travel. The digestive problems you get from eating new, processed or unfamiliar foods. The skin issues you get from...
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The Psychological Effects of Dieting: A New Frame of Thinking

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When you think of dieting, you probably believe it’s a good thing. A positive change that helps you to approach your eating habits to make them healthier. But what if that’s not the case? What if “dieting” as we know it can actually have a negative psychological effect on our minds, which in turn leads to higher weight gain in the long run? Pretty scary...
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7 Actions that Can Help Reduce Your Environmental Imprint (with no effort)

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How big is your environmental footprint? Are you unknowingly causing a lot of damage to the environment through all of your daily habits: driving a gas-guzzling vehicle, generating a lot of plastic and food waste, burning through natural gas and electricity, and so much more? The truth is that most of us have a larger environmental imprint than we realize!...
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The Psychology of Habits and 6 Tips on How to Build Healthy Positive Habits

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How closely do you pay attention to your daily habits? For the average person, the answer is “not much”—after all, they’re habits, so they’re things we do without really thinking. According to an article published by University College London [1], “Habits are behaviours which are performed automatically because they have been performed frequently in...
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The Perfect Morning Routine in 7 Steps for a Successful Day

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Starting your morning off right can lead to a very successful day! Not only will you be in full control of your day, but you’ll have started off on the right (read: positive) foot. How you start your day often has a huge impact on how it shapes up. If you want a great day, here’s the morning routine you should always start with. Seven simple steps,...
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3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Health, Confidence and Mood [A Personal Story]

11.19.2019 0 comments By Erika Austin, Ph.D.
In high school, I remember caring about being “skinny” or doing what I could to try to be. Like most young, impressionable girls, I fell for what society was telling me was an ideal. As we get older and wiser, we learn to question an imposed ideal.
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