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How to Make Valentine’s Day Special Without Leaving the House

Another day in quarantine, another day at home. But as long as you’re with your love, is there anywhere else you’d really want to be this Valentine’s Day anyway?

Although Valentine’s Day is synonymous with overpriced dinners and cutesy strolls through the town, staying home this year doesn’t mean Valentine’s Day has to be any less special.

On the contrary, your efforts could be even more memorable this Valentine’s Day, since they come straight from your heart rather than your wallet.

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The “SAD” Truth About How Cheat Days Could Impact Your Health

Added sugars. Saturated fats. Sodium. Mmm, tasty, right? These are the food groups The U.S. Department of Agriculture says our population is over-indulging in.

But hey, they can’t hurt in moderation, right? Alright, alright. If balance is key, then surely cheat days shouldn’t make too much of a difference, no?

Well, according to a study in the Neurobiology of Pain journal, eating healthy most of the time (five days a week) might not be enough to curtail the negative impact cheat days could have on your health.

More specifically — the impact cheat days could have on your ability to heal from inflammation, which is a staple of chronic pain.

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