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Food & Mood: How to Help Manage Anxiety With Nutrition, According to Science

If you’re coping with anxiety or other stress disorders, it’s important to know that the food you eat can drastically affect your mood. There are certain foods you might want to avoid and others you could incorporate into your life to help mitigate the harmful effects of stress on the body. Discover nutritional ways to

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Life Lately: Our First Weeks in Edinburgh

Well, I’m here. We did it. I am officially a resident of Edinburgh, Scotland. As are my husband and two cats, Marcellus Wallace and Kiara Mala. The four of us are easing into a somewhat normal routine after putting nearly everything we own into storage (AKA various generous family member’s basements). Though, we haven’t actually

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A Weekend in Inverness

Our weekend in the Scottish Highlands: Inverness, Loch Ness, Glen Affric, and Aviemore. Our first week in Scotland has been a total blur. But we’re here, alive, and well — though a bit disoriented and jet lagged. The cats, however, seem to be adjusting quite nicely to their new home. I’m already back to work,

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Why Added Sugar Is Ruining Your Health

This article was originally published on MotivateHealth.com To eat a diet full of added sugar, one does not have to regularly guzzle soda or devour cupcakes. Added sugar is simply that: added. It is added to several unsuspecting products including foods considered “healthy” such as cereals, breads, fruit juices, granola bars, condiments, pasta sauces and

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It’s Time to Take a Break From Alcohol — Here’s How

This article was originally published on MotivateHealth.com. It’s no secret that alcohol is toxic to the body. From high blood pressure to lowering your immune system and raising your risk for certain types of cancer, drinking too much – on a single occasion or over time – can seriously derail your health. Read on to

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