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Track Exercise and Housework Activities Every Day to Help Keep Your Exercise Program Challenging


I find that tracking my exercise program is just as important as tracking my food intake. As with recording my food intake, I have the greatest success when I make it a point to track all of my exercise activities every day. Tracking lets me know what types of activities I am doing and how lon...

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Link Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Dementia Confirmed

Link Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Dementia Confirmed

Vitamin D has been shown to improve a number of brain disorders, including dementia and its most severe form, Alzheimer’s disease,1 the latter of which now affects an estimated 5.2 million Americans.2

The latest mortality statist...

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Boost Your Brain Health Naturally

Boost Your Brain Health Naturally

Ninety-three percent of Americans believe maintaining brain health is very or extremely important, according to an AARP survey; however, few are aware of the many holistic approaches available to do so.1

Contrary to popular belief, your brain doesn't h...

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Worrying About Your Health Can Make You Sick

Worrying About Your Health Can Make You Sick


Worrying about your health can be a self-fulfilling prophesy, researchers warn, raising your risk of heart disease and death. Anxiety and neurotic traits have also previously been linked to a higher risk for Alzheimer's disease.

For most...

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My life as a caregiver

It's hard being a caregiver. My Mum lived with us for 6 years after my father died, then a gentleman she didn't know, but somehow relatives knew of him, called. And proposed over the phone. And flew out an married Mum! He was 90 at the time and she was 84.

They flew to South Carolina and ...

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Don’t subject yourself to other’s idea of how things ‘have to be done’. If your way works, do it!

Don’t subject yourself to other’s idea of how things ‘have to be done’. If your way works, do it!..............................................................................................................................................................................................................

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50 miles to 50 km on 50th birthday

When I was approach my 50th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I read about this person that celebrate his birthday each year by running one mile for each year and he had his kids help him by running with him part of the way. So, I decided that I would c...

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Cooking Methods May Affect Diabetes Risk Factors

Cooking Methods May Affect Diabetes Risk Factors.

If you have diabetes risk factors, such as elevated insulin levels and obesity, changing the way you cook may benefit your health, according to a study in the October 2016 issue of Diabetologia. Researchers focused on substances called advanc...

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you found what in your shoe?

You Found What in Your Shoe?


Did you wake up this morning, December 6th, to a shoe filled with treats, and perhaps even a present waiting for you? If you answered YES, you're likely someone who knows about St. Nick's Day. If not, and you're wondering what I'm talking about, I know the fe...

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Healthy eating during the holidays

Ten Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

Be realistic. Don’t try to lose pounds during the holidays, instead try to maintain your current weight.

Plan time for exercise. Exercise helps relieve holiday stress and prevent weight gain. A moderate and daily increase in exercise can help partial...

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