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  • The Health Benefits of Physical Activity: Weekend Warriors and Sedentary Behavior

    Currently physical inactivity has been identified as the fourth leading cause of mortality globally and the CDC report that an estimated 300,000 deaths in the US each year are related to physical inactivity and poor diet. View Post
  • Best Winter Activities for Retirees to Stay in Shape

    Don’t let yourself stay glued to the couch just because it’s cold outside. Here are some great activities that you can do during the winter to stay fit. This list includes both inside and outside activities that range from beginner to advanced fitness levels. View Post
  • Healthy Habits That Keep You Young

    Wondering how to stay young? From exercise to meditation, here are healthy habits that keep you young.

    The older you get, the more important it is to find ways to improve your overall health so that you can feel younger and maintain your independence. You don’t need to take huge steps to feel better; small changes are more than enough to support your physical and mental health. Here are several healthy habits that will keep you young.

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  • The Health Benefits of Ashitaba

    You won’t want to overlook what Ashitaba has to offer you. This plant has been around for many years, and is often considered to be one of the top medicinal plants available today. It’s sometimes dubbed the ‘longevity herb’ because it has so many healing qualities and those who use it may help themselves live a longer life.

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  • Blood Pressure: What Causes it and New Technologies

    Originally published on Health & Nature News Hypertension (aka “The Silent Killer”) is so named because it doesn’t give us any signs or symptoms to throw a red flag in front of us to tell us that something is wrong with our circulatory system. It is estimated that about one out of every four... View Post
  • 5 Steps To Promote A Healthier Brain

    As you go about your health promotion plan, whether it includes a diet plan, an exercise plan, a mindset strategy including meditation, or otherwise, it’s important not to overlook the brain in all of this. Many people have a strong tendency to consider their heart health, their bones and joints... View Post
  • Top 5 Drug-Free Ways To Lower Blood Pressure

    “You have elevated blood pressure,” your doctor announced. “You need to lower it, but I can’t give you a prescription.” Say what now? Unfortunately, this story is not unique. Almost 900 million people worldwide are living with hypertension today and 3.5 billion people have an elevated blood press... View Post
  • The Science of Dulse

    First Publish on Health & Nature News What is Dulse? Dulse, often referred to as Rhodymenia or Palmaria palmata, is a red alga of the Rhodophyta division that makes its home primarily along the Pacific and Atlantic coasts1. There are many variations of this particular alga which gives Dulse... View Post