Fitness & Well Being

How to Increase Good Cholesterol

How to Increase Good Cholesterol

 

Deciding what to do about cholesterol is a controversial subject but we walk you through the options with opinions from a variety of voices.

 
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Shortly after World War II, doctors and researchers discovered that cholesterol is a component of arterial plaque. It wasn’t long after this disco

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Benefits of Drinking Water

Benefits of Drinking Water

 

We take you through six reasons why you'll want to make sure you drink enough water.

 
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You’d think that most Americans would know to drink plenty of water throughout the day. But some estimates reveal that three-quarters of all Americans are dehydrated. In case you’re one of them, here are the&n

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Iron for Vegetarians

Iron for Vegetarians

 

Mixing plant-based iron sources with foods that are also high in Vitamin C can increase iron absorption.

 
POPEYE'S FAVORITE: Bags of spinach at a grocery store. Spinach is an excellent source of iron, but is high in oxalic acid that can hinder the body's absorption of iron. (Photo: David McNew/Getty Images)

How to Reduce Stress

How to Reduce Stress

 

We've got tips for how you can alleviate the pressure created by too much stress.

 
OM: Meditation can help reduce stress. (Photo: riabaeck/Flickr)
Having a heart-pounding, nail-biting, blood-pressure skyrocketing kind of day? Or week? Or past several years? It's time to learn how to reduce stress.
 

How to Increase Metabolism: 8 Quick Tips

How to Increase Metabolism: 8 Quick Tips

 

Here's the skinny on boosting metabolism, along with 8 simple ideas for burning more calories.

 
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For those who struggle with weight and low energy, learning how to increase metabolism will result in safe and effective fat loss, an increase in muscle tone, an elevated sense of mental well-bein

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How Do You Relieve Stress?

I excercise - 31.3%
I nap - 18.8%
I eat or cook - 0%
I listen to music - 18.8%
I meditate or prey - 12.5%
I read - 6.3%
I don't do anything... I'm so stressed! - 12.5%

Total votes: 16
The voting for this poll has ended on: 31 Oct 2014 - 00:00

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