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Pets Are Good for the Heart!

If you love dogs and cats, being around them probably puts you in a better mood. But did you know that being a pet owner has actual measurable benefits for your heart health? 1. Improved Health Status of Heart Patients Dogs ease anxiety and improve the health status of hospitalized heart failure patients. 2. Anxiety […]

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Are You Dealing with Adrenal Fatigue?

Fawne Hansen writes on her blog, that over the past couple of years researchers have been studying the impact that stress may have on our body, in addition to the mental effects. It is often believed that stress effects only mental health, but this chart shows the results and the shocking amount of deterioration it […]

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Holy Guacamole!

Avocados are extremely nutritious and a delicious way to add good fat to your menu. There are many recipes and ways to enjoy avocados, but Guacamole is one of my favorites. It’s very easy to make and it tastes great on anything from chips to a topping for baked chicken or fish! I hope you […]

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Pedicures … A Necessary Luxury

Foot care means more than a coat of polish. Each foot is a network of many sensitivities. There are 26 bones, 33 joints, 20 muscles, and more than 100 ligaments, and each foot has a super-structure of nerve endings numbering in the high thousands. No wonder pedicures, reflexology, and other foot treatments are more than […]

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10 Reasons to Love Spinach

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What is Your Blood Pressure?

Use the blood pressure chart below to see what your blood pressure means. Blood pressure readings have two numbers, for example 140/90. The top number (140) is your systolic blood pressure. (The highest pressure when your heart beats and pushes the blood around your body.) The bottom number (90) is your diastolic blood pressure. (The lowest pressure when your heart […]

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Common Myths for Women And Heart Disease

One of the biggest misconceptions about heart disease is that it’s mostly men who have them. The fact is, heart attacks kill more women than ALL cancers combined … and that includes breast cancer, which many think is the number one health risk for females. Myth: Heart disease is for men, and cancer is the biggest […]

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5 Heart Healthy Tips

Heart disease may be a leading cause of death, but that doesn’t mean you have to accept it as your fate. Although you lack the power to change some risk factors — such as family history, sex or age — there are some key heart disease prevention steps you can take. You can avoid heart […]

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Nature’s Medicine Cabinet

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Lose Water Weight With Celery

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