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CNN.com: Should you take a dietary supplement to prevent disease?

CNN.com: Should you take a dietary supplement to prevent disease?

If you’ve been more concerned about your health lately, you might be wondering if taking a nutrition supplement containing vitamins, minerals or a combination is worthwhile. It’s estimated that more than half of Americans take one or more dietary supplements

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CNN.com: Brownies, truffles and pasta: Healthful food swaps you will love

CNN.com: Brownies, truffles and pasta: Healthful food swaps you will love

When I think of healthy food swaps, I’ll be honest: Most of the time, I’m uninterested. I’m the type who would rather have a tiny portion of the real thing than a larger portion of a less satisfying diet substitute.

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CNN.com: Why a wellness routine is your top priority amid protests and the pandemic — and how to start

CNN.com: Why a wellness routine is your top priority amid protests and the pandemic — and how to start

  As states gradually reopen even as the pandemic wears on, many of us are concerned about our health and well-being. Especially now, with some continuing to stay at home and social distance while others join the throngs at nationwide

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CNN.com: Practice sun safety to stay healthy outside during the pandemic

CNN.com: Practice sun safety to stay healthy outside during the pandemic

  As we welcome sunshine and warmer weather after being hunkered down for weeks, many of us will be more excited than ever to spend time outside. But whether you are simply looking for some fresh air during a walk

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CNN.com: How to eat less meat and more plants

CNN.com: How to eat less meat and more plants

  Whether you enjoy meat on a regular basis or savor a steak once in a while, one thing is true: Many people love meat. The average American consumes about 222 pounds of red meat and poultry per year, according

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CNN.com: How much water do we really need to drink?

CNN.com: How much water do we really need to drink?

  Here’s some welcome news: Water can work wonders for your health. The humble liquid comprises about 60% of our body weight and allows our internal organs to perform at their best. Water regulates our body temperature, keeps our joints

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CNN.com: Pandemic parenting advice from a single mom

CNN.com: Pandemic parenting advice from a single mom

  The coronavirus pandemic has presented many of us with an overwhelming amount of stress — but for a single parent juggling multiple roles, the stresses of parenting are even more intensified during a pandemic. A single parent to an

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CNN.com: How to use Adele’s birthday picture as inspiration instead of frustration

CNN.com: How to use Adele’s birthday picture as inspiration instead of frustration

  During a time when many of us are stress eating or simply enjoying an extra glass of wine or scoop of ice cream to savor what we can these days, waking up to Adele’s celebratory Instagram birthday picture and

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CNN.com: Should CBD become a part of your wellness routine in these troubling times?

CNN.com: Should CBD become a part of your wellness routine in these troubling times?

  Elana Frankel had retreated to bed rest for a year, having been shocked out of modern life with a traumatic brain injury. “After I finished a round of anti-seizure medications, there weren’t any other pharmaceuticals available to help me

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CNN.com: Foods to boost your mood, now that you really need it

CNN.com: Foods to boost your mood, now that you really need it

  It’s all too easy to reach for comfort foods when feeling stressed or anxious. Consuming that extra scoop of ice cream or another handful of chips or cookies, however, can cause feelings of guilt — and even more stress

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