Gabriella Patel

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These days, we seem to have to make a conscious effort to get outside. We get used to using comfortable air conditioning, but it is important to get to the outdoors and enjoy the sunshine! Many Americans find themselves deficient in what is commonly referred to as the sunshine vitamin, otherwise known as vitamin D. Keep Reading

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We frequently hear about how we need to consume more calcium, but very little is mentioned of magnesium. Although we only need a small amount of magnesium per day, more than 55% of Americans don’t get enough on a daily basis! This vital mineral is extremely essential to a vast assortment of body functions, as more than 300 reactions that occur in our bodies need Magnesium to function well. Keep Reading

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Generally, most of us know that brushing well and flossing daily will likely keep our teeth strong and healthy, lasting us for years to come. What many of us don’t know is the small things that may have an effect on keeping our teeth strong. Keeping your teeth in top condition long-term is difficult enough! Here are some things that you may have not thought of that could be destroying your teeth! Keep Reading

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Are you planning on heading out for a hike or a bike trip? That tempting store trail mix usually has added unhealthy ingredients like sugar and unhealthy fats. What you want in a good trail mix is a snack that is non-perishable, easy to carry, high in calories to give you energy, low in carbohydrates, and if you have a sweet tooth, just enough sweetness to make it great tasting! Plus, when you make your own trail mix, you can make sure you like every food you put in it!

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Get a Grip!

by Gabriella Patel on May 27, 2015

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We all know (or we should know) by now how important it is to maintain a healthy level of physical fitness in order to live a healthy quality life, maintain our cardiovascular system, and keep our bodies strong in order to thrive into our later years. Keep Reading

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There are basically two kinds of backpacking food. There are freeze-dried backpacking meals, available in many delicious varieties but at relatively higher prices. Or food at your local grocery store, also with a wide variety of tasty choices, but with less cost. Keep Reading

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If you have dry skin, you know that lotions and moisturizers help. However, other causes of dry skin can happen as a result of frequent bathing, use of harsh soaps, aging, or certain medical conditions.

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Post image for Differentiating Isolation and Compound Exercises

Exercises can be categorized as either single-joint (isolation) or multi-joint (compound) exercises. For best results, it is often recommended to implement both of these types of exercise into your daily workout regimen. Keep Reading

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Ever stop to think about what you wore just yesterday? Sometimes you just can’t seem to remember that person you met two days ago, or you want to go see a movie with that one actor that stars with that one actress? What was the name of that one song? And where are your car keys? Keep Reading

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It goes without saying that grabbing some food on the way home at a sandwich shop or some other restaurant becomes increasingly more expensive than occasionally hitting the town for some eats. Going to the grocery store takes time, effort, and a little patience as you (sometimes) have to learn how to cook up a few things. Keep Reading

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