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The value of mindful eating is not in its utility as a weight-loss tool but in its ability to create a better relationship with food.

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Distracted eating (Elvis Swift / For The Washington Post)
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No food, beverage or supplement can magically shrink away your fat cells or boost your immune system.

  • Cara Rosenbloom
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  • 3 days ago
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Physical sun blockers like zinc and titanium oxide can get the job done without harming the environment.

  • Lindsey M. Roberts
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  • Perspective

Look for products made with organic olive or avocado oil. Or, grab some eggs and just get cracking.

FDA approves first generic version of EpiPen

The new drug could be substituted at the pharmacy counter for EpiPen.

Children who lived with smokers are more likely to die of lung disease as adults, study says

Nonsmokers who were exposed to secondhand smoke as children were 30 percent more likely to die of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

A traumatic brain injury may increase the risk of suicide, study says

"People should not be sent out of ER without a follow-up.”

A former baseball player himself, he sees problems with the pressure youth sports put on children’s bodies and spirits.

  • Sharon Van Epps
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  • Aug 8
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  • Opinion

They reward the already healthy. Employers will probably keep them anyway.

  • Perspective

Developing your aerobic system can pay off in the long run.

  • Carolee Belkin Walker
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  • Aug 7
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  • Perspective

A recent study shows that a Mediterranean diet with some red meat can be healthful.

  • Amby Burfoot
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  • Aug 6
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Consider taking a running tour, doing a body-weight routine or joining a gym as a guest.

  • Perspective

Try bean salad in a Mason jar. Or miso soup packets. Or mash up a protein and veggie mix in a plastic bag.

Whether you’re still in the sleepless-nights phase or the shuttling-between-activities phase, exercise can seem impossible. Here are some tried and true ideas.

  • Perspective

The goal is to raise children who trust their own instincts when it comes to food.

  • Perspective

Here’s what to look for if your child is taking a studio fitness class.

  • Zara Abrams
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  • Jul 18
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  • Perspective

A new study suggests diet could delay the onset of menopause.

  • Jae Berman
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  • Jul 17
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  • Perspective

Keep your family and guests healthy with these best practices for grilling and serving.

  • Perspective

These five recipes provide hydration, electrolytes, antioxidants and natural sugars.

  • Perspective

We know being outdoors is good for us. “Grounding” advocates say contact with the Earth’s surface provides specific benefits.

  • Carrie Dennett
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  • Jul 10
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  • Perspective

Pay attention to your blood pressure, fiber intake and hours of sleep and exercise.

  • Cara Rosenbloom
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  • Jul 3
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  • Perspective

Your digestive tract, your teeth and even your face can be adversely affected by this common utensil.

  • Christy Brissette
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  • Jul 3
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I tested half a dozen apps to fight digital addiction. These helped me kick my Youtube habit (for now).

Aerobic activity takes more effort than swallowing a pill but offers positive side effects.

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