Nutrition: how to keep it simple

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The official month set aside to observe our nutrition may have come and gone, but that doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t continue to give our bodies our undivided attention throughout the year. Sure, New Year’s resolutions help to get us in the goal-making mood with hopes of a “summer body,” but life eventually gets in the way and we find … Read More

Don’t overlook your eye health

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Eyes are often taken for granted. We usually only bother to worry about the health of eyes when issues start to arise with our vision. Which is why during National Save Your Vision Month, we want to take the opportunity to share a few tips on things you can do that’ll help keep you seeing clearly. Eyes are often taken for … Read More

DTY Talks with Janora Ware about beating MS

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We explored multiple sclerosis (MS) recently and wanted to get a more detailed perspective on this debilitating and incurable disease. This is episode number 10 of DTY Talks, we’re speaking with Janora Ware, an artist, wellness advocate and mother of 4 battling multiple sclerosis, a rare incurable disease that affects the central nervous system. She speaks to us about what exactly … Read More

Nutrition bars: the new fast food

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Fast food doesn’t always come by way of a drive-thru window with a combination of over-fried mystery meat and potatoes scorched by trans fats. With all of various types of diets and eating styles today, it’s evident that Americans are becoming more health conscious; however, that doesn’t mean that we have any additional time to spend on finding or preparing … Read More

The heart of the matter: February is American Heart Month

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February is Black History Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the contributions made by African Americans in our country. It’s also a month to acknowledge our hearts—and not just on Valentine’s Day. February is American Heart Month, and with the ever-changing news about what’s good and what’s not, what to eat and what to avoid—you know, the fad diets … Read More

Women’s health: a unique path to wellness

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Being a woman can feel like a blessing and a curse. On one hand, women are responsible for life itself and are often the backbone of not just families but entire societies. On the other hand, women are constantly faced with a myriad of prejudices individually and as a whole that can affect both personal and professional results. And then … Read More

Fall allergies and how to beat them

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Fall brings to mind cool weather, beautiful foliage, and pumpkin spice everything. But autumn can also bring about some unwanted side effects that a trip to Starbucks and Trader Joes just can’t cure: allergies. Ragweed pollen reaches its peak around mid-September, and considering the increase in mold and airborne irritants, the fall season tends to be one of the worst … Read More

The grain debate: the deal with today’s wheat

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Before Elizabeth Hasselbeck talked about her struggles with Celiac disease on a 2007 episode of The View, few Americans knew what “gluten” was or what “gluten free” meant. Today, products free of gluten are everywhere. More and more of us are starting to pay attention to what’s going on with our bodies and making food choices that don’t cause problems … Read More