A Guide To Gift Shopping That’s Good For Your Health

grounded. Socks specially made for doing yoga provide the grip needed to hold poses and maintain balance during practice.

Everyone can use better balance, making training items like a foam roller, balance board or stability ball great choices. Many come in fun colors.

A powerful blender or juicer is great for making fast, high-energy breakfasts. But if an appliance isn’t in your budget, how about a reusable water bottle to carry their smoothie?

And if food is on the gift list, skip the donuts and put together a healthful basket of extra-virgin olive oil and flavored vinegars, nuts and dark chocolate, or a windowsill herb kit.

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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission offers tips on buying exercise equipment to help you make safe and smart gift choices.