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We all know that the foods we eat affect our weight and mood, but now it is time to consider how the foods we eat affect our body’s pH. Don’t worry, I won’t drag you back to high school biology, but it is important to

“Don’t stand too close to the microwave or you’ll go blind!” Is a phrase many of us have heard from our parents. Alternatively, perhaps we may even scold our children with the warning as the dish inside the microwave spins round and round. However, how

Summer has finally arrived! That means backyard cookouts, beach bonfires, and many chances for you to overindulge on meals and snacks that can mess with your summer body goals. If you’re looking to satisfy your taste buds while maintaining a trim waistline, look no further!

You know the saying, “Good health is only 30% exercise and 70% nutrition.” So although you are dedicating 30 min an hour of exercise most days of the week, the real results won’t come in until you address your urge to grab a sausage, egg,

In this issue’s Healthy Living section I will help you maintain your healthy lifestyle even if your friends or family aren’t up for the challenge.  When I began to make efforts to change how I was eating, I realized for the first time how much of

The morning’s third alarm has gone off on your cellphone and now you are realizing you will be late to work if you don’t get up and hustle ASAP! Late mornings do not often leave time for making fulfilling or even remotely healthy foods. Not

Religious practices are known to influence the life choices of its believers in the realms of interpersonal relationships, judgment of right from wrong and even dietary concerns. Islam only allows Halal foods while denouncing pork and alcohol. Sanskrit texts that dictate Hinduism forbid beef consumption

All across the country liquor control organizations are working to keep caffeinated alcoholic drinks off of stores shelves and out of the hands of young people. Statistics show that people who drink alcohol mixed with stimulating caffeine (energy drinks) are three times more likely to

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