Category Archives: Heart Health

Heart Health: Statins or Positivity

Statins are the treatment of choice of most physicians for reducing risk of cardiovascular disease. I have shared in the past of my husband’s experience in changing his diet and how it positively impacted his cholesterol levels and heart health. … Continue reading

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Heart Health: Best Exercise

According to exercise scientists and cardiologists, regular exercise alters the look and function of the human heart, particularly the left ventricle. This chamber of the heart receives oxygen-rich blood from the lungs and pumps it out to the rest of … Continue reading

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Nutrition: Water Quality and Tea

I am a tea lover and green tea has long been a favorite both just because I like it and for its numerous health benefits. But I learned something about a simple way to amplify those health benefits. Rather than … Continue reading

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Lifestyle: The Healthier Alternative to Sitting

Ok so we’ve been told that sitting is more dangerous to our health than smoking, so we have adjusted our habits. Many people have incorporated standing desks into their daily work routine. We set our timers and get up at … Continue reading

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Healthy Aging: Can You Spare 10 Minutes a Day

Incorporating movement and staying active daily is key to remaining independent and fit in later years. As we age, being able to do simple things like hurrying across a street or even just getting dressed and out the door in … Continue reading

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Gut Health: What’s Sunshine Got to Do With It

“Do not go outside without sunscreen and a big floppy hat to protect your face!” We have been hearing these instructions for years. Watch out for too much sun exposure. While you certainly don’t want to get burned, maybe we’ve … Continue reading

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Heart Health: Move Over Apples

We are all familiar with the saying, an apple a day keeps the doctor away. And there are lots of studies that have been done on the numerous health benefits apples provide. What if I told you there is another … Continue reading

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Nutrition: Are You Missing This Important Nutrient

You may not be familiar with this one – choline. So, we should probably clarify exactly what it is. You may see it often grouped with B vitamins. While choline is an essential nutrient, and your liver makes small amounts, … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: How to Change Your Perspective on Exercise

Several weeks ago I did a blog about the health benefits of regular exercise for women over 50. You can access it here. I don’t think too many people would argue that exercise isn’t an important part of living a … Continue reading

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Diabetes: Are You Deficient in This Mineral

When you think about a mineral that is critical for managing glucose levels you may immediately think of chromium. It is used by our bodies for carbohydrate, fat, and protein metabolism, and is essential for maintaining normal blood sugar. However, … Continue reading

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