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You don’t have to be getting married or making a commitment to experience cold feet. Often this condition is simply due to cold weather or exposed feet and toes, but some people can experience cold feet even when the weather is very warm – and some have cold feet year-round. If you tend to get […]

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Yerba Maté tea is made from the dried leaves of Ilex paraguariensis, an evergreen shrub that grows in Central and South America. This Latin tea is said to brim with antioxidants, and new evidence suggests that it can bolster bone strength in postmenopausal women. A study from Argentina compared 146 postmenopausal women, some of whom […]

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Verb: Felicitate (fih-LISS-uh-tayt) Definition: 1. To consider happy or fortunate. 2. To offer congratulations to. Sample sentence: The other swimmers where encouraged by their coach to felicitate the winner of the race.

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Verb: Yuppify (YUP-uh-fye) Definition: To make appealing to yuppies: also to infuse with the qualities or values of yuppies. Sample sentence: While rent prices in the city have fallen, the neighborhoods that were relatively recently yuppified remain too expensive for most city residents.

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While there are a host of vision supplements on the market, the compounds now under investigation that have proven to protect against disease were folic acid, vitamin B12 and vitamin B6. Researchers tested the vitamins for more than seven years in 5,205 women who didn’t have age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss […]

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Noun: Abeyance (uh-BAY-unss) Definition: 1. A lapse in succession during which there is no person in whom a title is vested. 2. Temporary inactivity: suspension. Sample sentence: Our plans to go for a bike ride were in abeyance until the weather cleared up.

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Even if you are diligent about packing healthful foods when traveling, or finding restaurants with nutritious choices when eating out, there may be times when your healthy dining options are limited. While it’s a good idea for you avoid eating fast food entirely, if you must, please keep these natural health tips in mind when […]

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Adjective: Bosky (BAH-skee) Definition: 1. Having abundant trees or shrubs 2. Of or relating to a woods Sample sentence: As we drove away from the city, apartment buildings gave way to homes with yards, then at last to a bosky landscape dominated by tall trees.

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Vitamin D + Exercise = Fewer Falls. That’s the conclusion from a review of 54 studies that included data from more than 26,000 seniors. Investigators from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force analyzed the studies in an effort to determine the best recommendations primary care physicians could make to patients age 65 and older in […]

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Adjective: Livelong (LIV-lawng) Definition: Whole: Entire Sample Sentence: They worked hard all the livelong day and finally fell into their beds, exhausted and well past sundown.

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