Feeling the Winter Blues? It Could Be Major Depressive Disorder with Seasonal Pattern

Many of us may feel more sad than usual in the wintertime as the days get shorter and the temperature outside drops. We may feel like “hibernating” and isolating ourselves within the house. And to some extent, that’s what winter is all about! It can be a restorative time for us to hunker down and recover from busier times in the year. But when mood or behavior changes start to affect your daily life, it may be more than just the change in season.

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The importance of fiber in your diet

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When it comes to healthy eating, and creating a meal plan that promotes nutrition and sustenance, it can be hard to find where to start. It is all too common to be consumed by advertisements and articles claiming this diet is better than that one, you need to eat this and not that, and so on. No matter what your resolution may be -- to lose weight or eat clean -- adding or keeping fiber in your diet is essential to your nutritional goals.

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Dieting vs. lifestyle changes

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If you have ever had the goal to lose weight, you have probably tried to diet. However, there is a difference in watching your diet versus going on a diet. And there is a difference in going on a diet versus changing your lifestyle. If you're looking to lose weight and be a healthier you, it's time to look at your lifestyle instead of the latest diet trend.

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How to develop a healthy habit

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Every year, when January rolls around, New Year's resolutions are made. These resolutions are often goals to get fit, eat better, or lose weight. Most resolutions fail by February, which is all the more reason to make your resolution a habit. Make better choices easier by creating a healthy habit.

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