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Here's Everything Experts Want You to Know About Burning Belly Fat — Including What WON'T Work

09/09/2019 06:00am | 685 views

What Burns Belly Fat?

 

When you get right down to it, there are two steps to losing belly fat. One: a good diet. Two: consistent exercise. Of course, that's a little more complicated and challenging than it sounds.

Belly fat is stubborn and frustrating, but it's not permanent. There are concrete and achievable steps you can take to chip away at the fat around your belly area, and we talked to experts from both sides of the aisle — exercise and diet — to plot out your plan for belly-fat-burning success.

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Preventive Care

Interpretation Services Now Available at Select Banfield Pet Hospital Locations

05/06/2019 06:00am | 1109 views

Starting today, Banfield Pet Hospital launched a 60-day interpretation services pilot in six of its Southern California-based hospitals, as well as its call center that serves all Banfield clients across the U.S. and Puerto Rico.  

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Should You Start Using Magnesium for Sleep?

31/05/2019 06:00am | 801 views

By Cassie Shortsleeve

 

If you've ever had problems falling (or staying) asleep, you're likely well-acquainted with using melatonin—a.k.a., the supplement form of your body's sleep hormone—to help you doze off.

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Mental Health

Why It's Important to Schedule More Downtime for Your Brain

15/04/2019 06:00am | 896 views

Time off is what your brain thrives on. It spends hours every day working and managing the constant streams of information and conversation that come at you from all directions. But if your brain doesn't get a chance to chill and restore itself, your mood, performance, and health suffer. Think of this recovery as mental downtime—periods when you're not actively focusing on and engaged in the outside world. You simply let your mind wander or daydream and it becomes reenergized in the process.

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What Is Ulcerative Colitis

06/04/2019 06:00am | 883 views

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri, MD

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a disease that affects your large intestine, or colon. It causes irritation and swelling called inflammation. Eventually that leads to sores called ulcers in the lining there.

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