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Woman's hands holding an apple and a glazed doughnut. (Photo: Getty Images)

Spoonful of Sugar

Hold the Added Sugar The sugar in fruit is different from the sugar in a doughnut, according to Kara Shifler Bowers, a registered dietitian and project manager at Penn State PRO Wellness.   “Natural sugars in fruit are different because fruits carry fiber as well as many
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Woman in a brown winter jacket standing at the cornery of a snow-covered road. (Photo: Joseph Pearson/Unsplash)

Winter Skin Blahs

How to Repair Your Dry Winter Skin Every year it amazes my how quickly my skin goes from fine to super dry winter skin. I am dry, cracked and in pain. If I bump my hand on something, I am sure to be bleeding. I asked skincare experts from estheticians to dermatologists for their
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Kombucha is a naturally fermented tea that can help restory your microbiome -- helpful bacteria in your digestive tract. (Photo: Penn State)

Drink Up

Kombucha: Restore Microbiome Naturally Kombucha is the “in” health drink lately, available from local producers, in stores, online and many people even make their own version of the fermented tea. Kombucha (pronounced kom-BOO-cha) can help restore the body’s natural microbiome
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