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Morning Links: Pomegranate Beauty Products May Help Winter Skin


Attention, Weight Loss Junkies: – Yo-yo and crash dieting could have negative long-term effects on your physical and mental health, including depression. (Health Key)

Seen The King’s Speech? – One writer’s account of how he conquered his speech disorder, a stammer like that of King George VI. (The Guardian)

Fruit on Your Face – Washed-out winter skin happens every year, but these 4 nighttime beauty products harness the antioxidant power of pomegranate for your mug’s benefit. (Well + Good NYC) … More »

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Morning Links: Pomegranate Beauty Products May Help Winter Skin

Can Green Tea Cure the Common Cold?


Cold and flu season herald big sales for cough syrup and sore throat lozenges, but it turns out that green tea could be just as good a solution. The antioxidants in green tea are a natural immune-booster, and there are plenty of other solutions that don’t involve a prescription or trip to the pharmacy at all. Yahoo!’s Shine compiled a list of the most effective ways to fight a cold, and here’s our synopsis of what really works: … More »

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Can Green Tea Cure the Common Cold?

5 Lazy Ways to Be Healthier Right Now (Sleep! Gossip! Drink Wine!)


In a world where it seems like almost everything has the potential to be bad for us, staying healthy can often feel like a full-time job. Luckily, a lot of lazy things you already do during a normal day may have some surprisingly awesome health benefits. Here are five pleasant surprises:

7:30 a.m.: Sleep Through Your Alarm

So you didn’t hear your alarm and woke up a full 47 minutes after it went off. Here’s some good news: You’ll be more refreshed than someone who pressed the snooze button. In fact, whoever came up with the old “you snooze, you lose” saying must have been a reformed snooze-button addict, because it is scarily spot-on. When you hit “snooze,” you lose out on quality sleep – which, according to sleep researchers, is just as important as quantity. Hitting “snooze” every seven to nine minutes means that the sleep you’re getting isn’t providing much benefit, because it’s not enough time to get in and out of recharging REM sleep. So staying in bed for that extra hour doesn’t help refresh you. At all. … More »

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5 Lazy Ways to Be Healthier Right Now (Sleep! Gossip! Drink Wine!)

Selective Eating Disorder and Embracing That Migraine: Morning News Roundup


I’ll Pass: If you’re extremely fussy about what you’ll eat (and you’re over the age of five), you could have selective eating disorder. (via YumSugar)

What’s Up, Doc? If you eat carrots regularly, you’re protecting yourself from cancer and heart disease. (via The Mirror)

The Plus Side of Migraines: If you’re a woman who gets migraines, you could recover more quickly after a stroke. (via American Heart Association Newsroom) … More »

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Selective Eating Disorder and Embracing That Migraine: Morning News Roundup