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Fast food slows down fertility

By Editorial Staff ToYour Health According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 6 million women ages 15-44 have difficulty getting pregnant or staying pregnant. Infertility, defined as not being able to get pregnant after one year of trying (for women under age 35) and after six months for women age 35 

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Healthy is happy: The power of exercise

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com “Happiness does not come from doing easy work, but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best effort.” — Theodore Isaac Rubin, American psychologist and author. When you’re unhappy, exercise may be the furthest thing from your mind. For many people, 

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Your baby’s medication may lead to childhood allergies

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com No parent wants a child to develop allergies to any food or substance, but sometimes it happens outside of anyone’s control. The tendency to develop allergies is often hereditary, passed from parents to offspring. But the risk of suffering an allergy can certainly be reduced. Here’s a risk-reduction story all parents 

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Elderly Fitness: Good for the brain

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com Staying fit during your golden years doesn’t just have physical benefits, such as a reduced risk of suffering a debilitating fall. An increasing body of evidence links fitness with a healthy brain as we age. The latest evidence: a study published in Scientific Reports that found elderly men and women with 

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Counting calories just got easier

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com When it comes to weight loss, calories are your best friend and worst enemy, depending on how you look at it. That’s because the amount of calories you consume versus how many you burn determines whether you lose or gain weight, pure and simple. Consume high-calorie foods all day, and you’ll 

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Top 5 Healthy Habits (We Tend to Ignore)

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com For the sake of this discussion, let’s assume you’re exercising regularly and eating a balanced, nutritious diet – the two most common habits people think of when they hear the phrase “healthy habits.” In fact, we’re also not going to delve into the topics of sleep and stress, both of which 

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Exercise: Better than weight loss for heart disease?

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Since being overweight / obese is a major risk factor for heart disease, one would assume weight loss would be a primary method to reduce disease risk or prolong years of life for people 

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Weight loss 101: Slow things down

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com When it comes to weight loss, we often hear about the need to speed things up – train faster, train harder, train with more intensity and pace to burn as many calories and as much fat as possible. Well, research actually suggests slowing down may be a beneficial way to lose 

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Boost your baby’s immune system

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com Anyone with an allergy, which is generally caused by an immune system hypersensitivity, knows the frustration that accompanies it, whether it’s an allergy to a particular food, pollen, type of grass or any one of countless household irritants. Some allergic reactions result in rashes or other “minor” symptoms such as sneezing 

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Pieces to the lifelong fitness puzzle

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com We’re all searching for answers to the question, “How do I stay healthy for as long as possible?” Researchers keep finding key pieces to the puzzle, especially applicable to anyone who’s reached the age of 40 and is looking to maintain their fitness in the coming decades. The latest: A comprehensive review 

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