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Don't Let High Altitude Ruin Your Holiday Trip
 
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.
 
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
 
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
 
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Beginners' Yoga Class Better Than Going It Alone

The best way to learn yoga is in a beginners' class, yoga experts say. If you try to teach yourself at home, with a book or videotape, you risk injuring yourself if you get the postures wrong. Look for a class with no more than 15 students, so the instructor can keep a close eye on each person in the class.