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Science Proves – A Little Exercise Is Better Than None!

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As we age, our risk for heart disease can increase. Physical activity, along with good nutrition, is crucial to reducing heart disease risk. New research found that senior adults who were moderately inactive had a 14% reduction in cardiovascular events ...

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Make Healthier & Tastier Meals With These Herbs & Spices

Fresh and dried herbs and spices

Salt and pepper… the classic seasonings we add to nearly every meal. But what about the hundreds of herbs and spices just waiting to tantalize your tastebuds? Adding herbs and spices to dishes not only increases flavor, but could make ...

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Don’t Fall For These Sugar Myths (Your Health Depends On It!)

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There is a lot of information out there about health and about sugar. What should we believe… what’s really true? Let’s address a few myths about sugar. Myth # 1 – “I don’t eat too much sugar.” 75% of individuals ...

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These Simple Food Swaps Can Help Lower Blood Sugar And Body Weight

Homemade hummus with fresh vegetables

  Here are some tasty options that will satisfy you while helping you eat “cleaner”, and that will help you better manage your diabetes.  Mayo Alternatives Instead of mayonnaise on your turkey sandwich, try mashed avocado. Instead of cheese on ...

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Could Social Media Help You Lose Weight?

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Social media as a weight loss tool? It’s true! New research has found that individuals are more likely to achieve success with personal goals when they publicly commit to them. By making that public commitment (on Facebook or Instagram for ...

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Could These Foods Help You Live Longer?

Happy older man eating an apple

Food fuels the body. It can also heal the body, and now research is showing that certain foods can even extend the length (and quality) of our lives! Berries, olives, fish, vegetables, dairy, nuts, and whole grains have all been ...

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Forgetful? Boost Memory With These Tips

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Can’t remember where you left your keys? Did you forget to put milk on your grocery list… again? Drive right past the gas station on your way home when you noticed this morning that your tank is almost empty? It ...

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Even Short Walks Make A Big Difference!

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Research is now linking regular walks with lower risk of death from diabetes, heart disease, respiratory diseases, and some forms of cancer. While many Americans fall short of the recommended 150 minutes of physical activity per week, the great news ...

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Is Your Diet Missing These 7 Important Nutrients?

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Nutritional newsflash – the majority of American diets are missing seven or more essential nutrients! Before you reach for that bottle of supplements, why not try eating those missing nutrients for breakfast, lunch and dinner instead? Yes, the best way ...

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Are Salads Truly The Healthier Choice?

Salad bowl with quinoa, chicken, avocado, tomato

Trying to be healthier by eating salads? While it’s true that vegetables are nutritious, the “salad” most commonly enjoyed here in the U.S. is nothing but lettuce and creamy dressing… and healthy it is not. Salads do have the potential ...

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