Positive Effects Exercising Has On Your Health

Why Exercise? Everybody knows that “exercise is good for you” and that “you should exercise more”, but have you heard about the reasons why this is so? Read on to learn more (and once you know all the benefits you can get from exercising, you may just feel more motivated to start!) Improved Sleep Take […]

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Tips for Preventing Childhood Obesity

Tips for Preventing Childhood Obesity Today, around one in five children in America is obese. Obesity is a serious condition linked with other chronic health conditions (e.g. asthma, arthritis, diabetes, heart disease), bullying, social isolation and low self-esteem. This article provides a list of simple strategies that families, teachers, and childcare workers can use to […]

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How Seniors Can Prepare for an Upcoming Doctor’s Appointment

Dress Wear comfortable clothing that can easily be pulled up or down, in case the doctor needs to examine your body. Consider bringing a jacket or cardigan in case the waiting room is cold. And don’t forget your glasses or hearing aids if you need them. Medications Bring all your medication bottles (or a detailed […]

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4 Ways to Help Boost Your Immune System

How does the Immune System in the human body work? The immune system consists of many organs, glands, and lymph nodes. They help produce and store cells and antibodies that attack infections such as bacteria and viruses. This prevents us from getting sick, or if we are sick, helps us recover faster. Various aspects of […]

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Alternatives to Unhealthy Breakfast Foods

Everybody likes a delicious and satisfying breakfast in the morning. Unfortunately, so many of America’s favorite breakfasts can be unhealthy, putting people at risk of obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and heart attacks. Keep your body happy, healthy, and energized with some of the nutritious breakfast options below. Breakfast: Fruit-flavored yogurt Healthy Alternative: Plain yogurt (and […]

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