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4 TSA-Approved Airport Snacks for Healthier Flying

Contrary to popular belief, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) does not prohibit you from taking snacks into the airport from home. Sandwiches, dried fruit, pizza, seafood, cereal, hard cheeses, candies, and even live lobsters carried in special sealed, spill-proof containers can be brought along with you on your flight in your carry-on. Instead of opting […]

5 Tips to Prevent Side Stitches

“Sides stitches” are nasty muscle cramps that pop up in the sides of the abdomen, and they have the potential to ruin any athlete’s game or race. Side stitches can range from annoying to unbearably painful, so athletes should take as many steps as possible before practices or events to prevent them from creeping in. […]

The Halal Diet: What You Need to Know

“Halal” is an Arabic word meaning “lawful” or “permitted.” The opposite of “halal” is “haram,” which means “unlawful.” Similar to how members of the Jewish faith must maintain a Kosher diet, many members of the Islamic faith follow a special halal diet that only includes foods specified as permitted in the Qur’an (the Muslim scripture). […]