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Walk, Run, Hike or Cycle to Live Longer

Walk, Run, hike or cycle to Live Longer

Walk, run, hike or cycle to live longer. Women and men can reduce the risk of getting breast cancer and colon cancer resp. simply by walking 30 minutes a day… There are many health benefits if you walk, run, hike and/ or cycle. Research shows that you’re likely to live longer if you walk at …

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Gone Bananas – Why They Are Good For You

What Are Bananas? Bananas are a tasty and convenient source of some important nutrients. People have grown this tropical fruit since ancient times, and its health benefits have been promoted for more than a century.   You can eat bananas raw or mixed in your favorite smoothie. You can enjoy your own homemade peanut butter–banana sandwich, …

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Health Benefits of Eating Bananas

Chili Peppers May Extend Your Life

Chili Peppers May Extend Your Life

Sweet Potatoes: Why You Should Make These Healthy Spuds Your Buds

Sweet Potatoes: Why You Should Make These Healthy Spuds Your Buds

1/12 Antioxidants Aplenty Not all sweet potatoes are orange. Their skins and insides can be white, yellow, brown, red, pink, and purple. The range of color brings different nutrients to the table. Purple-fleshed sweet potatoes are thought to contain super-high levels of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agents. As these substances pass through your system, they balance out …

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Do You Know the Benefits of Walking?

From preventing heart attacks, strokes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, breast cancer, colon cancer and depression – many of us are not paying sufficient attention to the benefits of walking. Research shows yo’re likely to live longer if you walk at least: 5.5 miles/ week or 10.5 or 15.5 miles/ week? Answer: 5.5 miles/ …

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The Best Foods to Eat to Replenish Electrolytes

These fruits, veggies, dairy, and whole grains can provide the nutrients your body needs without the added sugar you don’t want. By HOLLIS TEMPLETON in Runner’s World Most of us can get away with gulping water after a workout, but some—those of us training for fall marathons or just running over an hour in humidity—need to …

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Beet Juice Can Make Even Trained Cyclists Faster and More Powerful

“THE BENEFITS AREN’T JUST FOR NEWBIES—YOU JUST NEED TO ADJUST THE DOSE TO GET THE BOOST, TOO” Read on… I have long extolled my love for beets, and my belief in the power of the nitrate-rich ruby roots to boost performance on the bike. After all, there was good evidence that backed me up: Drinking beetroot juice …

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6 Reasons Why You Should Add Deadlifts to Your Workout

We don’t know a more epic way to show off your strength than picking up a stacked barbell from the weight-room floor. The classic strength exercise engages one of the most innate human movement patterns (hinging forward at the hips) and works everything from your glutes and hamstrings to your core, lats, and shoulders. It also lets you move more pounds than …

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Health Benefits of Nut Butters

From prevention of strokes, heart attacks and cancer… to giving you healthy skin – were you aware of the benefits of nuts, seeds and nut butters? Read on… 1/15 A Word of Caution Food allergies affect 5% to 10% of people. Peanuts (which are legumes, like beans and peas), and tree nuts, like pecans and …

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