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    Does your mom like to garden? Would she enjoy pretty pots of flowers for her patio instead of a cut flower arrangement that won't last much beyond a week? This Mother's Day, think about stunning blooming plants that can be grown in the garden or in a container on the porch. Monrovia, the leading grower of...
     
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    It's no surprise to learn that students' top five favorite after-school snacks are cookies, fruit, chips, pizza, and sandwiches. So, while kids are clearly not always making healthy choices (kudos to the fruit fans), the five finalists for Sodexo's Future Chefs: Healthy After-School Snack Challenge may...
     
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    Colon cancer is 90 percent preventable, yet approximately 24 million Americans who should have a colonoscopy screening have not done so. Medical experts recommend that men and women older than 50 (45 for African Americans) get screened for colon cancer because they are at the highest risk of developing the...
     
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    Contrary to popular belief, more healthy kids’ meals were ordered after a regional restaurant chain added more healthy options to its kids’ menu and removed soda and fries, researchers from ChildObesity180 at Tufts University Friedman School reported in the journal Obesity. Including more healthy...
     
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    Golf is considered a year-round sport, but for many golfers who live in cold-weather states, spring has become the kick-off season to hit the green. Before teeing off, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) encourages participants to ease into the sport and prepare their bodies for those 18 holes....
     
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    Most older people know the importance of aerobic activity. But fewer realize another type of exercise is crucial for preventing injuries and debility. Throughout May, Brookdale teams will visit seniors in their homes to introduce them to resistance training, which is necessary to offset age-related muscle loss that...
     
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    INRFOOD is giving people more control of their nutrition, beginning with a better understanding of what goes into today's foods and how dietary decisions directly affect peoples' health and wellness. With its assortment of practical tools like calorie counting and ingredient analysis, the company's new,...
     
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    The revolutionary lifestyle brand for women, BodyLab by Jennifer Lopez, has just announced their nationwide #BeTheGirl Challenge encouraging women to be the girl of their dreams. The four-week registration period began on April 27th. In an effort to combat the rising rate of obesity in the United States, the...
     
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    More than 1 in 3 Americans say that they have purchased more snacks that are considered "healthy choices" over the past year, and they are increasingly turning to convenience stores for these healthy purchases, according to survey results recently released by the National Association of Convenience Stores (...
     
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    One of the country's largest suppliers of authentic Dead Sea salt, San Francisco Salt Company, is supporting those affected by psoriasis by sponsoring several events hosted by the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF). NPF is a nonprofit, voluntary health agency dedicated to curing psoriatic disease and...