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BY Heather Alexander

When it comes to exercise, the most important thing is that you do it. But if you like high-intensity exercise, research suggests that doing it in the evening might disrupt your sleep.

That’s because high intensity exercise can affect your internal body clock, known as your circadian rhythm.

“High-intensity exercise is anything that gets your heart rate up to a level where you’re only able to say a few words, but you can...

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BY Heather Alexander

When it comes to strength training, the idea of becoming bulky is off-putting for some people.

If you don’t want big muscles, a class...

BY Heather Alexander

Acupressure is an ancient practice from traditional Chinese medicine. It can seem mysterious because the theory is based on pressure points...

BY Heather Alexander

If our weight loss expert had to give you one tip to help you achieve your healthy eating goals, it would be this: Avoid empty calories.

That’s because empty calories come at a high price. They can take up a large portion of your daily caloric allowance, are likely to be stored as fat and may increase your risk for diseases like cancer.

“Empty calories come from foods that provide a lot of calories but lack many of the nutrients...

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BY Heather Alexander

Almost everyone has at least one mole, and you may already regularly check your moles for signs of change.

That’s a good idea since...

BY Heather Alexander

When it comes to vegetables, whole grains, legumes and fruit, many dietitians will tell you to make sure you eat the full rainbow of colors...

BY Heather Alexander

For many of us, summer brings bug bites. And that may mean itchy, red bumps that can lead to skin discoloration that lasts for months....

BY Heather Alexander

When it comes to a healthy diet, you don’t need to quit carbs or fat or even sugar.

But your dietitian will suggest you limit processed...

BY Heather Alexander

If you’ve seen reports about the carcinogen benzene being found in sunscreen, you may be wondering what it means for your sun-safety routine...

BY Heather Alexander

Before you buy sunscreen, it’s important to understand what sun protection factor, or SPF, means. That’s the number you see on the bottle...