Tag Archive: lifestyle

Jun 05

ABC’s of Heart Healthy Food

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Fruits and Veggies to Help Keep the Blood Pressure Down   Apples Apricots Bananas Broccoli Brussel Sprouts Cantaloupe Corn on the Cob  (use margarine, not butter) Eggplant Fruit Juices (except tomato) Honeydew Melon Nectarines Oranges Pasta Potatoes Raisins Rice Squash Unsaturated Oils Watermelon Do talk to us!  Let us know what you feel.  Your thoughts …

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May 30

Health Power Tips on Fighting the Stigma of Mental Illness

By Norma J. Goodwin, MD, Founder and President, Health Power Think a lot about the stigma associated with mental illness, and help to remove it, as the term mental illness is currently being overused, misused, and often misunderstood. As a result, there is often: – reluctance of self, family and even some professionals to acknowledge …

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Apr 14

Alcohol Abuse/ Alcoholism: Are You Just a ‘Social Drinker’? Think Again

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Most people give little thought to their drinking habits — or the risks they pose to both themselves and others. That’s unfortunate, since an estimated three in ten U.S. adults drink at levels that increase their chance for alcoholism, liver disease and a host of other physical, mental health and social problems. The problem is …

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Jan 03

It’s Time to Re-set Your Fitness Goals – For Real!

Since the holidays often provide the perfect cover for overdoing it with food, drink and friends – the average weight gain by adults during the end of the year holidays is 2 to 5 pounds — then the start of the New Year is the perfect time to commit ourselves to restoring physical order. Forget …

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Nov 29

Starting an Exercise Routine or Sport

Why Warm Up Before Exercising To start and activity/exercise program we need to get loose. In the mornings on arising we are stiff and have to loosen up. We stretch and move slower until we feel limber. To do so is easier in the summertime than in the wintertime. Stiff, cold muscles and joints are …

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