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Is alkaline water worth the hype?

Have you heard all the recent buzz about alkaline water? People claim alkaline water has powerful health benefits, from preventing cancer to boosting weight loss. All these health claims probably have you wondering — what is alkaline water and should you be drinking it? What is alkaline water? Alkaline water is water containing a higher …

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Reduce your risk of kidney stones with 3 simple lifestyle changes

To understand how to reduce your risk of kidney stones, you must first understand a little bit about the function of the kidneys. The primary function of the kidneys is to eliminate toxins, and they also play an important role in the maintenance of the mineral, acid and water levels in our bodies. Your kidneys …

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Hydration tips as football practice gets underway [Video]

As high school football practice kicks off in the extreme summer heat, athletes across the southern states expose themselves to the risk of heat-related illnesses. With summer temperatures reaching triple-digits, coaches must work together to keep their players hydrated. “Appropriate hydration before, during and after physical activity is an important ingredient to healthy and successful sports …

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