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4 Reasons to Take Time Planning Your Meals Each Week

One of the simplest (and tastiest) ways to advocate for your own health is to plan and prepare meals for the week. This is a practice that my husband and I started more than 30 years ago when we were first married and were on an extremely tight food budget. We still make a specific meal plan every Sunday and shop for the ingredients we need to help keep our eating as clean as possible. Below are four reasons that planning your meals ahead of time will be well worth the effort.

Should You Be Drinking Bulletproof Coffee?

One theory is that bulletproof coffee will start your day off with a blast because of the energy derived from the MCT oil. 

Ultimate Reflux-Friendly Road Snacks

Avoiding high-fat or spicy foods at highway rest stops can be tricky. Fortunately for people with acid reflux, there are all kinds of healthy snacks to pack for a summer adventure.

Fruits and Vegetables That Are Safe to Eat With GERD

A diagnosis of acid reflux no longer means saying goodbye to some of your favorite foods. Certain fruits and vegetables, for example, because of their acidity, have commonly been restricted in the diets of acid reflux sufferers. 

5 Ways to Stay Healthy as a Caregiver

According to AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving, an estimated 43.5 million adults in the United States provide unpaid care to an adult or a child each year. These caregivers are a diverse group, coming from every age, gender, socioeconomic and racial/ethnic group.

Younger Menopausal Women May Be at Greater Risk for Fractures

Aging reduces bone strength. This matters because each year, 30 percent of individuals over the age of 65 suffer falls, which can lead to bone fractures. Researchers recently set out to discover if the age of menopause onset alters the fracture risk in healthy postmenopausal women receiving hormone therapy, calcium/vitamin D supplements or a combination of both.

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