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    10 Items You Should Never, Ever Microwave

    1. Eggs A quick-cook hard-boiled egg may seem like an easy snack, but the risk is not worth the reward! Nothing is worse than cleaning up an exploded egg. Also, they’re so hot once they’re done cooking, you can’t even eat them.

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    10 Exercises That You Should Never Do

    10. Arm Circles with Weights While it might look (and feel) like you’re getting a good workout by swinging your arms around in a circle, doing this exercise with weights can actually be detrimental to your health. Over time, this can lead to shoulder pain, or worse – shoulder impingement syndrome. 

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    10 Biggest Myths in the Fitness Industry

    10. “You need to train yours abs every day to get a chiseled six-pack”  Unfortunately, doing 1000 crunches won’t give you the ab definition that you want. You can have the strongest core, but at the end of the day “six-pack” visibility comes down to low body fat. You probably heard the saying, “abs are made […]


    10 Foods you Should be Cooking With

    10. Turmeric  There are a lot of ways of cooking with turmeric, which is what makes it an amazing spice to have in your cupboard. You can add it to scrambled eggs, tofu, rice, roasted vegetables, soups and pretty much anything else. Besides making your food taste great, turmeric is also full of health-promoting properties.

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    10 Warning Signs of High Blood Pressure

    10. Understanding hypertension  The best way to find out if you have high blood pressure is to actually take a blood pressure reading. You can do this with your doctor, or at home — there are many easy to use devices available. After getting the reading it’s important to understand what it actually means. The easy to read […]


    10 Ways to Protect Your Skin and Prevent Skin Cancer

    10. SPF is only half the story  The SPF label on your sunscreen only tells you how good it is at blocking UVB rays, which are primarily responsible for sunburn. What SPF doesn’t tell you, is its effectiveness at stoping UVA rays, which penetrate deeper into the skin and can cause dangerous cell modifications.

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    10 Best Diets

    10. Weight Watchers The Weight Watchers diet got its rise in popularity thanks to celebrity endorsements from the likes of Jessica Simpson, Jennifer Hudson and Jenny McCarthy. The wide appeal of the diet can be attributed to the way it’s structured. The unique points system was a great way to make dieting fun, thus helping […]

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    10 Signs Your Heart is Not Healthy

    10. Chest Discomfort Chest pain and discomfort is one of the most common signs of heart danger. In most cases it could be nothing serious, but sometimes it could indicate a blocked artery or serve as a warning for a heart attack. In either case, if you feel pain, tightness, or pressure for more than […]

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    10 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease

    10. Take responsibility for your health As you’re probably aware, cardiovascular disease is one of the largest killers in the United States. More than one in three people die prematurely due to heart disease. When it comes to heart health, it’s very important to take responsibility for your health and educate yourself on your risk.