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CNN.com: Will summer camp be safe in 2021? Here’s what you need to know

CNN.com: Will summer camp be safe in 2021? Here’s what you need to know

The thought of summer camp in the not-too-distant future will likely bring smiles to many parents’ faces. After all, splashing in a pool, getting messy with arts and crafts, and running around a soccer or baseball field is probably a

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CNN.com: 8 eating habits that can interfere with sleep

CNN.com: 8 eating habits that can interfere with sleep

Food choices can make all the difference when it comes to getting a good night’s rest. If you struggle with falling and staying asleep, or wake up feeling tired, it might be time to take inventory of what you’re eating

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CNN.com: 9 food ideas to help you sleep well

CNN.com: 9 food ideas to help you sleep well

Did you know that what you eat can affect your sleep? That’s right — there are foods that can help us enjoy a blissful night’s rest, while other foods and eating habits can prevent us from getting our needed zzz’s.

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CNN.com: 12 lifestyle habits to reduce stress during a pandemic

CNN.com: 12 lifestyle habits to reduce stress during a pandemic

People have been living in a storm of stress during the ongoing pandemic and political turmoil, which has had a negative impact on our well-being. A little bit of stress is good, and essential for survival, but severe or prolonged

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CNN.com: Foods that can reduce stress

CNN.com: Foods that can reduce stress

Stress levels may be high these days, but did you know that what we choose to eat can help to reduce stress, ultimately allowing us to take charge of our mental health? “Instead of thinking of food as ‘stress eating’

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CNN.com: How to eat well in 2021

CNN.com: How to eat well in 2021

This year will be marked as a year of continued uncertainty, anxiety and — if you’re like many people — a lot of stress-related eating. There is no need to stress about stress eating, though. As most of us await

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CNN.com: 7 ways to snack better during the pandemic

CNN.com: 7 ways to snack better during the pandemic

Chips, cookies, munchies: There is so much snacking going on. It’s no shock that many of us reach for cookies, candy, chips and other indulgences during stressful times, whether it’s due to the pandemic, the resulting economic downtown or a

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CNN.com:  How to cope with stress eating through the 2020 election

CNN.com:  How to cope with stress eating through the 2020 election

Many of you are drinking and eating your feelings through this nail-biting election week. And it’s not just munching at home. Fast food chains have been opportunistic about election-related stress eating, offering free comfort food to help you cope. But

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CNN.com: Stress eating lately? The ‘hunger meter’ can help

CNN.com: Stress eating lately? The ‘hunger meter’ can help

Eating when feeling stressed has become a reality for many of us during these unsettling days, even among people who don’t usually reach for food when feeling anxious. Whether your stress stems from anxiety regarding your children attending school in

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CNN.com: 6 healthy lower-sugar recipes

CNN.com: 6 healthy lower-sugar recipes

Six healthy lower-sugar recipes courtesy of Lisa Drayer  

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