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Age may be “nothing but a number,” but we’re all at the mercy of Father Time. While we can’t stop getting older, we can be proactive now and prevent debilitating age-related diseases later in life.
No wonder fat has gotten such a bad rap. With all the buzz around processed foods, trans fats and obesity, it’s easy to forget that your body actually needs fat to function properly.
We all know that staying up late tonight will impact us tomorrow. But what about the long-term effects? As this infographic from HealthCentral.com states, “Just one week of insufficient sleep...
HellaWella’s Media Mash is a weekly feature listing the latest and most interesting health-and-wellness stories we’ve read in the past week, pulled from the Web and linked for your convenience.
If you think the current attack on the soda industry is unwarranted, this infographic from the Center for Science in the Public Interest might change your mind. The numbers speak for themselves: The...
It’s easy to believe something so many people constantly proclaim is true — especially when most of us aren’t experts who would know otherwise. Considering the overwhelming amount of misinformation...
HellaWella’s Media Mash is a weekly feature listing the latest and most interesting health-and-wellness stories we’ve read in the past week, pulled from the Web and linked for your convenience...
In Woody Allen’s “Whatever Works,” Larry David’s character complained in a very Larry David fashion, “Christ, if I have to eat nine servings of fruits and vegetables a day to live, I don’t wanna live...
A charity walk is a great way to enjoy the fall weather, get some exercise and support a good cause. We’ve rounded up some of the best around the country to inspire you to get going. Autism Autism...
With all the labels you see in the bread aisle — “Made with whole grains,” “100% whole grain,” “whole wheat” — it’s difficult to know which kind is actually the best for you. Make your next grocery...

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