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How to recognise the signs of addiction – Health Article

Signs of addiction: how to recognise the addictive personality and when it is becoming a problem. Addiction can be a crippling illness, one from which many never recover. To recognise the signs in someone early on can be an important factor in helping them to find solutions, relevant treatment or prevent a more serious problem from developing. Addiction is not a simple term; first of all there are many types whether substance-based or behavioural, with a range of harmful conditions…

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Why You Shouldn’t Use Evening Primrose Oil – Health Article

Photo by Pixabay By Danielle, contributing writer Many midwives and natural birthing mothers have used evening primrose oil (EPO) to induce labor or soften the cervix. However, there’s little evidence that it does those things, and it may even have a negative side effect on laboring mothers. Let’s look deeper. What is EPO? Evening primrose oil is a plant that’s native to North America and sold in most health food stores in oil or capsule form. It is loaded with…

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8th grade tech balance | The Health Teacher – Health Education Article

September 3, 2018 Hi guys! This unit, we’re going to be looking at the influence of technology and media on our personal and family health. After reflecting in your journal, here are the resources you’ll need! Brainstorm in your group on the chart paper. What is the impact of technology and media on our health and wellness? Make two columns- one for the opportunities and one for the challenges. Read the article: Fortnite Debate Formulate your thought on the issue and decide…

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The Top 5 Styles of Carriers for Baby Wearing – Health Article

Baby carriers are a great way to keep your little one close to you. In my opinion, the closeness of carrying your baby is about as near as you can get to the feeling of having your baby inside the womb. There’s something about the closeness of baby wearing that I just love. I’ve always enjoyed “wearing” my babies, especially as a welcome part of the “Fourth Trimester”. If you’re interested in wearing your baby, then you might feel confused…

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Is ‘five-a-day’ enough for a growing child? – Health Article

Is ‘five-a-day’ enough for a growing child? How do we really give our children the best diet? Diet. Not something that used to be associated with children but more a desperate attempt to drastically change the way people eat to lose weight. Nowadays the world is far more conscious of what is fuelling our bodies and minds. Especially when it comes to children, they need to be nourished and nurtured as well as educated as to what is healthy and…

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The latest on vaping and e-cigarettes…. – Health Education Article

September 20, 2019 Vaping is a huge issue, in school communities, and in the news. The November issue of Choices Magazine features a story on how the makers of JUUL’s- the most popular brand of e-cigarettes- and all of the tricks they used to introduce nicotine addiction to a whole new generation of teens. Read the article online here: What Juul is Hiding This is only a snippet of a Health Education Article written by als Read Full Article

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The U.S. receives a “C” for its infant health – Society for Public Health Education – Health Education Article

What would be the consequences if your child came home with a report card with D or F grades? In my house, I would take drastic and immediate action. Each year the March of Dimes examines how well our country is doing in terms of infant health. Using the preterm birth rate as its measure, the nonprofit assigns a letter grade. On Monday, November 4, the March of Dimes issued report cards to the nation and to each state. The…

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Coping With Holiday Stress Naturally – Health Article

The countdown to Christmas seems to start on December 26. Do you feel it too? The rat race begins as the last one ended! I secretly cringe when the first person, round about September starts giving me the Christmas countdown. As if the pressure to get through the holidays with my sanity isn’t enough, I have to start thinking about it in September?! Don’t get me wrong — I love the holidays just as much as the next person —…

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Allergies and allergy testing – Health Article

Allergic? Often the solution which gets overlooked when suffering from something: it could be as simple (or complicated) as being allergic to something you eat or a product you use. Whenever we feel off colour, not quite right, or downright awful (mentally and or physically) we initially try to self-diagnose, we put it down to something. I am stressed and tired, I have a cold, I am run down, I’m not sleeping well, I haven’t been exercising enough, etc. We…

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Vaping advocacy activity | The Health Teacher – Health Education Article

September 26, 2019 *Stickers designed by Jennifer, Grade 8 Hey 8th graders! You’re going to try and combat all of the tricks used by JUULs on social media by creating a genius campaign of your own. After reading this article from the (upcoming!) November issue of Choices Magazine, What JUUL’s Hiding, you’re going to get to work creating a clever message- either with a social media post, laptop sticker, infographic, any other method- to let your friends know about the real…

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The top nutrition, fitness, and health trends (and insights) for 2020. Key findings and proven solutions for better client results. – Health Article

Great information is valuable. But knowing exactly what to do with it? That can be priceless. Which is why our first-ever nutrition and fitness trends report doesn’t just cover the trends. It also provides actionable takeaways you can use with your clients. Not just in 2020, but right now. To create this report, we analyzed data from nearly 15,000 Precision Nutrition clients and used it to identify the most interesting (and useful) trends. You’ll not only learn what people really…

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How We Get All Our Homeschooling Materials {Affordably} – Health Article

I know lots of people who spend hundreds on homeschooling materials for their kids each year. I just can’t bring myself to do that.  I know we won’t use most of it.  I know we’ll pick and choose what works for us.  And, I like to have a wide variety of different things to choose from.  So, I just don’t buy curriculum-in-a-box. But, as I said, I do want a lot of things around.  I’m going to share with you…

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Natural ways to improve your daily life – Health Article

Since I began writing this blog for the School of Natural Health Sciences I have found myself making natural alterations to our family’s daily routine which have been positively life-changing. For me, a holistic approach to health, and life, is the first option. I much prefer to reap the benefits of nature than dive straight into a pharmaceutical solution. So, once I began researching into holistic therapies I became inspired to incorporate the concepts and remedies I was writing about…

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Will a high-protein diet harm your health? The real story on the risks (and rewards) of eating more protein. – Health Article

Will protein help me lose weight? Should I eat it at every meal? Could too much damage my kidneys? At Precision Nutrition, our inbox is filled with questions about the pros and cons of eating more protein. In this article we’ll set the record straight, so you can finally separate the facts from the fiction. ++++ Maybe you’re a protein promoter. You buy protein powder in “bucket with a handle” format. You know the protein counts of every food you…

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National Cancer Control Month & National Minority Health Month – Health Article

April is both National Cancer Control Month & National Minority Health Month    At Cook For Your Life we are not necessarily in the business of cancer prevention, rather we aim to be the primary cooking resource for those touched by cancer including patients, caregivers, and survivors. However, time and time again, amidst fad diets, and diets that promise to “cure” cancer we remain true to the idea that the first step to healthy eating is cooking at home –…

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Is It Normal? Postpartum Edition – Health Article

If you thought pregnancy was riddled with questions about what’s normal and what’s not, just wait until after you give birth! There are some common things women experience after the birth of their sweet babies, but which of them are normal postpartum and which are not? Prolonged Bleeding All women go through a period of postpartum bleeding once their new baby arrives. Usually, women will have somewhat heaving bleeding for the first few days, then it tapers off from a…

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Spiritual Wellness. What does it mean to have it? – Health Article

Spiritual Wellness. What does it mean to have it? What exactly is it? And who can help inspire and influence you in a positive way, daily? For many, spirituality is sometimes hard to define. We can’t touch it or hold it, and sometimes it just doesn’t seem tangible. Wellness in its spiritual format is fast becoming a regular terminology in many westerners’ lives. No longer is this just a buzz word for people who are looked up to and respected…

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Support Dan Lenard and Donate to Cook For Your Life! – Health Article

Yacht designer Dan Lenard started his adventure on January 20th from Cadiz, Spain: A transatlantic crossing departing for Miami, USA and expected to arrive around February 14th. His mission is to raise awareness and money for two amazing non-profit organizations – Cook For Your Life and Water Revolution Foundation. Since 2007, our client Cook for Your Life has provided in-person/online healthy cooking classes for people who’ve been touched by cancer for free. The Water Revolution Foundation was recently established by…

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Best Toddler Pillows For Your Little One – Health Article

​The delicate nature of your infant and toddler is the very reason why you must be careful in choosing which one is the best toddler pillow for him.  Your child’s bones and neck are still very fragile and one wrong choice can lead to serious issues for your child’s development and growth. This article intends to provide you the guide which you essentially need to ease your child in his toddler stage. We will be discussing the importance of using…

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The Precision Nutrition Level 2 Certification Master Class. – Health Article

Want to achieve total confidence in your coaching skills? Get (and keep) more clients? Grow and strengthen your business? If so, the Precision Nutrition Level 2 Certification is definitely for you. The Precision Nutrition Level 2 Certification is designed specifically for Level 1 students and graduates who realize that knowing all about the science of nutrition is never enough. Part master class, part graduate program, part mentorship, it’s the only course in the world that helps you master the art of…

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Colloidal Silver: Why It Should Be In Your Medicine Cabinet – Health Article

There are many things that you should have in your natural healing medicine cabinet. Many include colloidal silver at the top of the list! But what is colloidal silver and what can you use it for? Ancient civilizations knew that silver had antimicrobial qualities and used it to help heal wounds and purify drinking water. From the time of Hippocrates right up until now doctors have used silver in dressings to help with sanitary and quick wound healing. Even soldiers…

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the power of mind over matter – Health Article

Medical Hypnotherapy: a combination of hypnosis and a psychological treatment which can be used to treat a range of health conditions. The older I get the more I believe in mind over matter. The mind is such a powerful tool which is so often underestimated. We can literally control our body with the power of thought (involving an intricate complex system of nerves and neurotransmitters). We can utilise our brain power for far more than we are aware. The bulk…

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Cook for Your Life: Harvest Festival: Healthy Fall Cooking – Health Article

Cook For Your Life PresentsHarvest Festival: Healthy Fall Cooking Join us for a free hands-on cooking class exploring how to create healthy cancer fighting recipes to start your day, RSVP required, space is limited. Wednesday, September 11th, 201912AM – 2PM The Blavatnik FamilyChelsea Medical Center 325 W 15th StNYC NY 10011 To register, please contact Chelsey Schneider, RD, CDNPhone 212-604-6096Email Chelsey.schneider@mountsinai.org All proceeds will support Cook for Your LIFE’s no-cost, hands-on cooking programs and the free online cooking classes and recipes on…

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How to Tell if Your Doctor is Really Holistic – Health Article

Over the last decade or so, a new trend has emerged: the “holistic” doctors.  They’d usually MDs who claim to be more natural-minded than most.  Of course, parents have flocked to them, so heavily that many are booked months in advance or aren’t even taking new patients. But I’m not as optimistic about this trend as I once was. The mainstream has picked up on natural and holistic being very popular, and since they can’t stop it, they want in.  Which…

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10 Natural DIY Projects For Kids – Health Article

I don’t know about where you are, but where I am it is so cold right now! Freezing temps mean lots of time stuck indoors which leads to stir crazy kids. Keep your kids busy and their brains working with this list of 10 DIY’s for kids. Bath Bombs This how-to article goes over how you can make heart-shaped lavender-infused natural bath bombs for with your kids to make bath time more fun! Lots of skills are learned during this…

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Sustainability and the Mediterranean Diet – Health Article

We’ve all heard the praise for the Mediterranean diet and the abundance of health benefits it brings along. This diet is primarily constituted of plant-based foods, like whole grains, beans, fruits, vegetables and nuts, fish and seafood twice weekly, and a limited amount of red meat. Several studies have shown it improves heart health, weight loss and diabetes. Most recently, the Mediterranean diet was deemed the #1 best diet overall by US News! But with the rising concern surrounding climate…

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The Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification. – Health Article

The Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification is the world’s most respected nutrition education program. It gives you the knowledge, systems, and tools to really understand how food influences a person’s health and fitness. Plus the ability to turn that knowledge into a thriving coaching practice. Developed over 15 years, and proven with over 100,000 clients and patients, the Precision Nutrition curriculum stands alone as the authority on the science of nutrition and the art of coaching. Whether you’re already mid-career,…

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