Category Archives: Heart Health

Workout Wednesday

Do you have time to watch a 1-hour episode of Dancing with the Stars? Do you have time to browse your Facebook or Twitter News Feeds during a 30-minute lunch break? Do you have 10-minutes to play a silly, brainless mobile app game? You have time to … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday

Exercise: It Does Not Take Much Recent research at Tuft’s University discovered profound benefits associated with staying active during the 50 and better years. Even the smallest amount of physical activity can have a large impact on your health and … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

How do you “navigate” Thanksgiving dinner with wellness in mind? Optimize what you can. What side dishes can you “tweak” to make healthier? Instead of a rich green bean casserole with heavy cream or butter, try brussel sprouts roasted with olive oil … Continue reading

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Combat Stress by Eating Right

INFLAMMATION What is it? A natural process that occurs when chemicals are released in the body, which can be helpful for healing injury and fighting infection. However, when inflammation becomes chronic, there is an elevated risk of major diseases, such as: … Continue reading

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How Well Do You Know Your Heart?

February is National Heart Awareness Month! The basics, “Heart 411”: Heart + Blood  + Blood Vessels = Cardiovascular System + Trachea + Bronchi + Alveoli + Lungs = Respiratory System = Cardiorespiratory System: How the body provides oxygen and nutrients … Continue reading

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