Category Archives: Heart Health

Health and Fitness: No Gym Membership Required

How well your heart and lungs, function and, in turn, how they allow your muscles to perform during physical activity is referred to as your cardiorespiratory fitness. I’m sure you will agree that is very important. You don’t need a … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Good as Gold

You may be aware that we have different types of fat in our bodies – white, brown and even beige. Brown fat is metabolically active and actually helps your body burn fat. I spoke in this past post about what … Continue reading

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Benefits of Intermittent Activity

Most of us have heard of the benefits of intermittent fasting. We’ve also heard of the dangers of sitting too much. Well this research shows the benefits of short, periodic bouts of movement – what I am calling intermittent activity. … Continue reading

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Heart Health: Ways to Monitor

I am a huge proponent of being proactive and seeking to prevent problems before they develop. A healthy heart is critical to overall health and a long, active life. Most of us are familiar with checking blood pressure to stay … Continue reading

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A Surprising Food for Brain Health

I wonder if this fact will surprise you as much as it did me: A study of 1,787 adults revealed that out of 49 whole foods, cheese was “by far” the most protective food when it comes to avoiding age-related … Continue reading

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3 Surprising Benefits of Niacin

Niacin, also called vitamin B3, is a water-soluble vitamin that is found naturally in certain foods, is added to processed foods and can also be bought as a supplement. All the B vitamins are important for health and I routinely … Continue reading

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Surprising Stress Reliever

For many years now the very first thing I do every morning after scraping my tongue and rinsing my mouth, is to drink 16 oz of water with ¼ tsp of Himalayan Crystal salt. It hydrates me after a long … Continue reading

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Surprising Connection Between Obesity and Vitamin D

Vitamin D3 has been in the news a lot over the last year as it is one of the best ways to protect yourself against COVID-19. It is an important nutrient for so many reasons including strong bones, immune function … Continue reading

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Longevity: Can You Spare 11 Minutes

I am sure I don’t have to tell you that being active will increase your lifespan and help you stay healthier longer. Sitting too much and being sedentary increases not only your risk of developing disease but also of early … Continue reading

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Exercise: How Much and How Often

Regular exercise is a given if you want to stay fit and healthy. Exercise impacts every part of your health from weight loss and management to cardiovascular health and blood sugar management. You may wonder just how much exercise you … Continue reading

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