Study Shows Number of Times a Person Gives Birth May Affect Aging

These effects were found only after a person had gone through menopause.

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Mindful Eating & 3 Ways to Cut Out Sugar

“I realized after all my hardships that I am an emotional eater and when under extreme amounts of stress, I seek comfort in food. Once I became aware that I was actually doing this I was able to change and develop tools to cope.”

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Awesome Mother’s Day Ideas That Aren’t Elbow Macaroni Crafts

I treasure every elbow macaroni craft, but sometimes you end up hoping for something a little more…well, awesome.

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15-Minute Workouts That Actually Work

Busy parents rejoice! These fitness ideas pack most of the punch of a standard workout—in half the time!

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Science Basically Confirms Kids Have Endless Amounts of Energy

Oh, and they’ve been awake for at least 10 hours already.

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On the Run: D.C.’s Best Turkey Trots for Kids

Sign up now and bring the whole family to one of these races, from fun after party fetes to totally tot-friendly jogs.

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Eating Spicy Food Can Burn More Than a 100 Calories a Day

A recent study found a way to actually burn calories while eating!

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How to Workout in Under 10 Minutes (Because Let’s Get Real)

Photo: Author’s Own
How many times have you said the words, “I just don’t have enough time to workout today” or “I’m just too tired to drive to the gym after working all day”? If you’re anything like me, chances…

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Science Says You Should Do THIS Before Your Holiday Splurging

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Do you know what happens to your heart and blood vessels after you pig out on junk?
(Warning: It’s scary!)

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A couple hours after ingestion of food high in saturated fat, triglyceride levels increase, blood…

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Turkey Trots and What Not: My Attempt at Creating Healthier Thanksgiving Day Traditions

Photo: Jen Setteducato
Unless you consider heated arguments and empty Budweiser cans a Thanksgiving Day tradition, I wouldn’t say that I’ve experienced much of it at my house growing up. Not that I didn’t look forward to mom’s delicious dinner…

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5 Simple Tips To Avoid the Hangries

The following is shared from one of our favorite moms, Amanda Carlisle of AFewShortcuts.com.
We are always on the go during the Summer. The one thing that happens more often than I would like to admit is someone gets hangry.…

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Picky Allergies

Ok everyone, so my 4 year old, loves eating, like all day! She’s healthy and nowhere near being overweight, her metabolism seems to just burn through calories way fast. Any who, I love to try and have snacks prepared for…

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