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Migraine Mineral

Many people suffer frequent headaches, and often they can be severe. Migraines can be debilitating, and sometimes even over-the-counter pain relievers don’t help—but a mineral may. According to the March ’12 Better Nutrition, “Low magnesium levels are linked to more ...

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Play 20 Questions

If you want to make a good impression, just ask; that is, ask questions. According to the April ’12 Reader’s Digest, “The book The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology [states that] inquisitive people can create stronger relationships because they openly show ...

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Brain Gains

Did you know that your brain uses 20 percent of your energy but makes up  only 2 percent of your bodyweight? How about this one: Your brain is about 78 percent water, so staying hydrated is important for brain function. Interesting ...

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The Write Stuff

Depression can be relieved by expression. According to the July ’11 Prevention, “Studies in 2006 and 2008 found that when people suffering from depression engage in expressive writing, which forces them to focus on their troubles, their depression tends to ...

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Immune Boon

According to the March/April ’11 Well Being Journal, a new study involving 1,000 subjects showed that those who were regular exercisers recovered from a cold in almost half the time as it took subjects who exercised no more than once ...

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Craving Crusher

Do you dream of doughnuts or candy during the day? Simply sniffing perppermint may kill the craving. According to the September ’11 Health, inhaling minty freshness frequently throughout the day caused subjects in a study at Wheeling Jesuit University in ...

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