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Six Ways to Love Your Heart

Feb 11,2019

The health of your heart is something everyone should be concerned with. Heart disease is the leading cause of death among men and women in the United States. Fortunately, you have the power to control many of the top risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease. Here are six simple ways…
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Cholesterol Basics + Five Foods to Improve Your Numbers

Feb 04,2019

Cholesterol can be confusing. What’s good? What’s bad? How can I improve my numbers? These might be questions you’ve asked yourself. Caring about your cholesterol and the general health of your heart is an important first step. Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that is found within every cell of…
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The Heart of the Matter

Feb 01,2019

Some interesting facts about our Circulatory System The human body’s circulatory system consists of three independent systems that work together—these include the heart (cardiovascular), arteries, veins, coronary and portal vessels (systemic) and lungs (pulmonary). The circulatory system uses its massive network of veins and arteries to transport blood, oxygen and…
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Episode 003: Featuring Gil Mertz

Feb 01,2019

Gil Mertz shares how forgiveness can transform your life and enlighten your health journey. Are you holding a grudge against someone? Or, maybe someone deeply hurt you and you’ve carried the wound for so long that it’s become a part of who you are. Perhaps it’s not about someone else…
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Nutrition Does Matter!

Feb 01,2019

A recent study on the benefits of fish oil and Vitamin D was released by the Council for Responsible Nutrition. The study results were also published by The New England Journal of Medicine titled The Vitamin D and Omega -3 Trial (VITAL). There are times when specific nutrients deserve our…
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Are “Sneaky” Snacks Keeping You Heavy?

Jan 28,2019

When I was asked to write an article on snacking I was reluctant at first because this subject is so controversial. Often, studies on snacking have been inconclusive. Should we eat three main meals a day and nothing else? Or three meals plus snacks? Research results are inconclusive. We do…
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Episode 002: Featuring Andy Baxter

Jan 18,2019

Andy Baxter, MES, PRCS dives into the importance of physical activity for health and longevity for those over the age of 50. In this episode, Andy Baxter shares his extensive knowledge of physical training for an aging population. He provides proven strategies for overcoming the mental and physical roadblocks to…
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What Story Do You Choose

Jan 16,2019

“I hope my life lessons can benefit you, and lead you to make healthier financial choices, too!” You may have heard the easiest way to find out what’s important to someone is to check their checkbook. With online banking and many options for electronic payments, I actually only write about…
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Whole Person Approach to Joint Health

Jan 14,2019

The CDC projects that by 2040 nearly 78 million U.S. adults will be diagnosed with some form of arthritis. But arthritis isn’t the only concern; any damage to your joints can lead to loss of mobility, stiffness and discomfort. The joints in your body are made up of many complex…
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Can Supplements Really Reduce Your Inflammation?

Jan 14,2019

The short answer: yes and no. To understand this answer, you first need to know the basics of inflammation and what to really expect from dietary supplements. What is inflammation? Before you start working to reduce inflammation levels, you should be familiar with the different types of inflammation and their…
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