Monthly Archives: August 2021

Curb Sugar Cravings

Excess sugar in the diet can cause multiple health problems including obesity, diabetes, dyslipidemia and heart disease.  Many people crave sugar and find it difficult to stop eating sweet foods. You may be consuming excess sugar even if you are not adding sugar to foods or eating cakes, cookies or sweets. Sugar is  hidden in […]

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Breathe Away Your Troubles

Deep breathing has been recognized as  a method of managing stress since it can affect our physical, mental and emotional health. It signals the brain to relax and calm down. Deep breathing works because it activates the parasympathetic nervous system and stimulates the vagus nerve, which results in effects such as decreased heart rate, slowed […]

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Hypertension Tips

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, affects about 45% of the adults in the United States. Hypertension is defined as  blood pressure at or above 130/80 mm Hg. Stage 2 hypertension is at or above 140/90. High blood pressure is a risk factor for both heart disease and stroke. Hypertension  can be a silent […]

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Are Heavy Metals Harming Me?

Heavy metal poisoning or heavy metal toxicity is becoming a problem in our modern polluted world. Potentially harmful metals include mercury, lead, arsenic, cadmium, nickel, aluminum, uranium and thallium. Long-term exposure to these environmental metals contribute to chronic diseases and cause physical, muscular and neurological degeneration. Heavy metals originate from dental fillings, our water supply […]

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