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15 Heart-healthy Foods to Work into Your Diet

Tags: Catalyst, heart healthy diet, Mediterranean diet, omega-3, snacking

Eating a wide range of vegetables, fruit, fish and other foods can help lower your risk of developing heart disease. Here are our dietitian's favorite heart-healthy foods.


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The Truth About Dry Brushing and What It Does for You

Tags: digestive health, skin, skin care

Dry brushing, or daily body massage with a dry, stiff-bristled brush, has been said to increase circulation, detoxify, help digestion and even improve the appearance of cellulite. Find out what's true.


How Many Eggs Can You Eat to Stay Heart-Healthy?

How Many Eggs Can You Eat to Stay Heart-Healthy?

Tags: breakfast, cholesterol, eggs, healthy diet, morning, saturated fat

You may love eggs for breakfast. But how often should you eat them, especially if you're worried about cholesterol? Our expert shares diet and cooking tips.


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What You Should Know About Dirty Lemon Wedges at Restaurants

Tags: bacterial gastroenteritis, bacterial infection, diabetes, flu, germs, immune system, renal failure, wash hands

Lemon or lime wedges in restaurant drinks may flavor your drink, but if they aren’t clean and handled properly, they can also add bacteria that can make you ill.


Fridge, Freezer or Pantry? 10 Tips for Keeping Foods Fresh

Fridge, Freezer or Pantry? 10 Tips for Keeping Foods Fresh

Tags: diet, food safety, healthy diet

You’ve returned from the farmer’s market or grocery store with a haul of healthy food. Now you wonder, where do I store it all?


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Why Do We Yawn, Hiccup and Get Goosebumps?

Tags: hiccups, sleep

Learn the truth behind why we yawn, hiccup and get goosebumps. It’s probably not what you think.


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Do You Have Sports-Related Back Pain? Know When to Call a Doctor

Tags: back pain, chronic back pain, exercise, joint pain, spine, sports injuries, strains and sprains, workout

Find out what you need to know about sports-related back and spine injuries. It's important to know when to treat these injuries on your own and when to seek help.


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Breakfast: Is It Still the Most Important Meal of the Day?

Tags: breakfast, healthy diet, morning, weight gain, weight loss

Two studies came out in recent months that seemed to say eating breakfast did not play a role in weight loss. They surprised many because for so long we all thought that we had to eat breakfast to be healthy and to lose weight.


How Acupuncture Can Offer You Natural Fertility Help

How Acupuncture Can Offer You Natural Fertility Help

Tags: acupuncture, fertility, infertility, infertility treatments, pregnancy

If you are receiving fertility treatments or concerned about your ability to get pregnant, consider including a natural, complementary practice thousands of years old: acupuncture.


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Eat These Foods to Boost Your Immune System

Tags: diet, healthy diet, immune system, minerals, vitamins

Want to fight off that illness that’s spreading around the office or your kid’s school? Start by boosting your immune system with the foods on your plate.