health benefits of owning a pet

Happy Pets, Healthy Guardians

Non-pet owners will never understand, but for the sake of their own health, maybe they should try.

A new Swedish study confirms numerous other studies that have demonstrated the health benefits of owning a pet. The study, published this month in the journal Scientific Reports, tracked more than 3.4 million middle-aged and older adults in Sweden for 12 years.

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sitting is dangerous

The Hidden Danger In Your Chair

The construction of chairs and sofas today is much different from that of a few decades ago. Every one of them is overstuffed, sending the not-so-subtle message: come, sit, stay in super-relaxing comfort.

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gluten dangers

The Dangers of Going Gluten-Free

Approximately one percent of the population suffers from celiac disease, and their reaction to the gluten in even a small crouton can be diarrhea, abdominal bloating and pain, fatigue, seizures or migraines, severe weight loss, and many other unpleasant and even dangerous symptoms.

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