Health

Which Is Healthier: Sweet Potatoes or White Potatoes?

Which Is Healthier: Sweet Potatoes or White Potatoes?

Potatoes are America’s favorite vegetable. Sweet potatoes, while not as popular as white potatoes, are thought to be healthier… but are they? When you compare the health benefits of the two different types of potatoes, that’s not necessarily the case. Let’s take a look. Nutritional Comparison A medium sweet potato …

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Ways to Get Fit If You Don’t Like Working Out

Ways to Get Fit If You Don’t Like Working Out

Do you ever look at people who go to the gym for fun and wonder why they put themselves through such torture? Don’t worry, it’s totally OK if you do. While there are plenty of people out there who love running on treadmills, pumping iron, and pushing their bodies to the …

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What to Do When You Need to Shut Off Your Brain

What to Do When You Need to Shut Off Your Brain

My brain races a million miles a minute. I am always thinking about something. Heck, even when I think I’m not thinking about something, I’m thinking about how I’m not thinking about something. Were you able to follow that? Things get even worse for me around bedtime, as my brain …

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Foods to Eat This Winter To Keep You Healthy

Foods to Eat This Winter To Keep You Healthy

When I think of winter my mind immediately goes to overindulging. Between Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the insane amount of sweets available, my diet definitely goes down the drain between the months of November and January.  And, because I don’t necessarily take care of my body during the holiday season, this …

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What is Self-Care and What Isn’t? How to Avoid Unhealthy Habits

What is Self-Care and What Isn’t? How to Avoid Unhealthy Habits

Instagram influencers and millennials love to throw the term “self-care” around, but often times it can lead to unhealthy habits and bad coping skills. While it’s important to take time for oneself and to focus on self-betterment, the term self-care can be confused with self-indulgence. We’re all trying to get …

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Foods That Will Help Boost Your Immune System

Foods That Will Help Boost Your Immune System

Now that we’re officially heading into flu season, it’s the perfect time to focus on boosting your immune system. While no supplement or food will cure a disease or keep you 100% safe from a virus, there are certain foods that can work to keep your body strong. In fact, …

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