13 - Legumes

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Want to decrease your risk of having a hip fracture? Eat more beans!

01 - Nuts

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When it comes to your health, it’s okay to go a little nuts. Especially since heart disease is so prevalent in our country.

05 - Laughter and Memory

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When we laugh, the stress hormone, cortisol, decreases and thus, our short-term memory will improve.

04 - Standing

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It may seem harmless, but sitting for extended periods of time could lead to serious health problems.

03 - Pomegranates

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Drinking a daily glass of pomegranate juice can halve the build-up of harmful proteins linked to Alzheimer’s disease.

11 - Colon Cancer

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Green vegetables with dried fruit, legumes and brown rice may build a protective barrier against colon cancer.

02 - Reusable Grocery Bags

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Reusable grocery bags may also carry dangerous bacteria.

06 - Avocados & Almonds

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Let’s focus on two foods that we should eat if we want to lose weight—avocados and almonds.

07 - Water

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Drink at least five glasses of water every day to lower your risk for heart disease.

08 - Mediterranean Diet

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Research shows that we should eat fatty foods. That is, the healthy ones like olive oil, to fight bad cholesterol.

09 - Spiritual Health

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Depression is the biggest single mental illness in America.

10 - Vegetarian Diet

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Want to decrease your chances for chronic disease? Researchers found that a vegetarian diet does just that.

14 - Nutrition in Pregnancy

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One out of every five pregnant women in the United States goes to bed hungry.

12 - Aerobic Exercise

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Whether it’s a Zumba class, kickboxing, or going outside for a jog, aerobic exercise has several health benefits.