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From eggs to citrus fruit to pizza, here are the foods dietitians turn to for a boost. (Dreamstime/TNS)

Eat right: 5 things dietitians eat when they want to boost their mood

You probably already know that what you eat and drink can influence your mental well-being. From everyday stressors to anxiety, depression, ADHD and chronic stress, the nutrients you put into your body have the potential to help or hinder the way you feel and think. With that in mind, we asked a handful of dietitians …

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Study suggests this particular exercise can boost memory

Study suggests this particular exercise can boost memory

Ah, the burpee. Who hasn’t been forced against their will to perform far too many strenuous repetitions of this exercise? Touted as the ultimate full-body workout that requires no equipment, gym teachers and drill instructors everywhere swear by its effectiveness. As grueling as it can be, your lousy gym instructor might be right: New research …

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Boost your metabolism and lose weight with this strength routine - Eat This Not That

Boost your metabolism and lose weight with this strength routine – Eat This Not That

“I want to lose weight, but my metabolism has slowed down.” As a trainer, I hear this so often. First, let’s break it down. Your metabolism is what your body goes through to turn food into energy. Basically, it’s the amount of calories your body needs to perform essential functions (respiration and cell restoration), process …

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Can exercise boost your immunity?  Yes, but overexercise might reduce it

Can exercise boost your immunity? Yes, but overexercise might reduce it

You’ve probably heard the advice: one of the best things you can do to stay healthy – especially as cold and flu season approaches – is to stay physically active. This folk wisdom has been around for ages, but until recently, researchers didn’t have much data to support this idea. Now scientists studying risk factors …

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