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  • Easy Winter Activities for Retirees

    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
  • High Blood Pressure: Causes and Natural Ways to Combat It

    It is estimated that about one out of every four people in this country have hypertension. Each year, there are 2 million new cases of high blood pressure diagnosed and the number seems to be rising. It is also the most chronic illness that we as Americans face today. So, what is going on in our bloodstream to cause this rise in the tension of our arteries, and are there ways to fix it? View Post
  • The Mighty, Mighty Pumpkin Seed

    Pumpkins are a fall staple that do not often get used to their full potential. Yes, we carve them into jack-o'-lanterns and decorate them for Halloween and even make mouth-watering recipes with them, but what about their seeds? Most people just throw them out, not realizing that they are chock-full of health benefits. View Post
  • Blood Pressure: What Causes it and New Technologies

    Each year, there are 2 million new cases of high blood pressure diagnosed and the number seems to be rising. It is also the most chronic illness that we as Americans face today. So, what is going on in our blood stream to cause this rise in the tension of our arteries, and are there ways to fix it? View Post
  • Stress, Women, and Diabetes

    Stress plays a key role in our lives and typically helps us overcome day-to-day challenges. It alerts us, allows us to prioritize and focus on tasks at hand. But stress can also cause health complications if we experience it too much and too often, otherwise known as chronic stress.

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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
  • 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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