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Six Bad Habits You Should Break

Six Bad Habits You Should Break

1. You Forget to Floss You can brush your teeth until they sparkle, but unless you floss, too, bacteria and food particles stay stuck between your pearly whites. Fluoride in water and toothpaste only cleans the surface of our teeth, explains Clark Stanford, DDS, PhD. The leftover bacteria can lead to tooth decay and gum…

Burn Some Calories

Burn Some Calories

If you want to keep your heart healthy, get moving. The good news is that you don’t have to run a marathon or spend every waking hour working out in the gym to reap the benefits. And those 30 minutes don’t have to be spent sweating on a treadmill or madly pedaling an exercise bike….

How Do You Like Your Eggs?

How Do You Like Your Eggs?

On average Americans eat 100 eggs per year. Our favorite breakfast: 53 percent say eggs on Sunday morning. According to Dr. Beryl West, how you like your eggs reveals a lot about your personality: Sunny-side up — You are an optimist and easy going. Hard-boiled — You’re a no-nonsense type. You’re quick to form opinions. Soft-boiled — You’re…

Get Your Brain Working Better

Get Your Brain Working Better

(Redbook) Exercising regularly, getting plenty of sleep, and eating a balanced diet are your first steps to a stronger, healthier mind. For extra credit, squeeze in these easy tasks as often as you can: Take a new route to work “The brain works largely out of habit,” says Ian Robertson, Ph.D., distinguished scientist at the…

Greenest Cities in America

Greenest Cities in America

With October being National Energy Awareness Month and New York recently becoming the first city to unveil a plan that upholds the Paris Climate Agreement among nearly 250 cities that pledged to do so, WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017’s Greenest Cities in America. To determine which cities promote a “green” lifestyle, WalletHub’s analysts…

Your Eating Habits Reveal Your Personality

Your Eating Habits Reveal Your Personality

Meat and Potatoes Eaters 25% of American households make these their main meal. These people are solid citizens – conservative, resistant to change and devoted to keeping faith with traditional values. They ate what their parents ate. Their attitude is – What was good enough for my folks is good enough for me. Junk Food…

7 Afternoon Pick Me Ups

7 Afternoon Pick Me Ups

It’s 3pm. Your head nods. Your eyes slide shut — for just a second or two. You yawn. It’s the dreaded afternoon slump. Instead of reaching for a candy bar or sugary soda to boost your energy level, try one of these seven pick-me-ups from Virgin HealthMiles. Can’t find the time to exercise 30 minutes…

6 Tips to Get Rid of Clutter

6 Tips to Get Rid of Clutter

Just as the birds fly north, a sure sign that spring is around the corner is an overwhelming urge to clean out your closets and cupboards — and maybe the basement and garage while you’re at it. It’s time to get rid of the clutter. VirginPulse offers six tips to get you started: 1. Get…

Your Phone is Hurting Your Health

Your Phone is Hurting Your Health

(Time) Millions of smartphones are sold daily and the average American spends well over three hours a day on the phone. We stay plugged in while we eat, sleep, and even while we use the bathroom. It’s safe to say we’re addicted to our phones. But staying connected at all times is taking a serious…

Fastest Growing Cities in America

Fastest Growing Cities in America

With economic growth expected to slow in the short term after a devastating hurricane season, WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017’s Fastest-Growing Cities in America. To determine where the most rapid local economic growth occurred over a period of seven years, WalletHub’s analysts compared 515 U.S. cities across 15 key metrics. The data set…

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