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Diet Challenges With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis can mess with your appetite, and your medications can make you gain weight. Follow these tips to improve your relationship with food.

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.

Hops Can Help Reduce Stress and Improve Sleep

Hops have a sedative effect that can help you sleep better. But before you reach for a beer, try these other ways to get a healthy dose of hops.

By Martin Reed

Healthy ways to ditch the stress eating

When I am stressed, the first thing I look for is something sweet to eat. My brain immediately wants the comfort of chocolate brownies to help avoid all the uneasy feelings from any kind of stress. Sound familiar? You are not alone Here are some meth...

By Lisa Gulley

Caffeine, Adrenal Glands and Stress

Many Americans religiously depend on caffeine to get them through their day. Unfortunately, most don’t realize the impact coffee and caffeinated sodas can have on their adrenal glands, which ultimately manage the body’s ability to stay balanced when ...

By Kara Bauer

Achieving Healthy Weight Gain

While most Americans struggle to lose weight, there are some who are underweight and unable to gain enough weight to stay in the healthy range. While certain individuals may inherently have a high metabolism, others may have an illness or chronic con...

By Patrika Tsai