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Our Immune System Is Our Defense Against The Flu

Our Immune System Is Our Defense Ag...

Fight The Flu! By Denise Folkerts There is a lot of anxiety about flu this season. Last year the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported thousands of confirmed cases of H1N1, (Swine Flu). One of the CDC’s primary functions is...
How Blood Pressure Affects Brain Aging!

How Blood Pressure Affects Brain Ag...

Blood Pressure and Brain Aging High blood pressure is a big problem with many people young and older. Here is some information on how BP affects the brain I read recently. High blood pressure (hypertension) is a common age-related...
How Hot Baths Help Your Health!

How Hot Baths Help Your Health!...

Are Hot Baths Healthy? Are hot baths healthy for you? Hot baths have a great many benefits, including: – Increased circulation – Relaxation (muscle and mind) – Detoxification – Soaking in a hot bath can even provide exercise-like...
Our Mom’s Journey with Alzheimer’s

Our Mom’s Journey with Alzhei...

Mom, age 89 with son Bill This testimony was written by a business associate/personal friend’s husband and his sisters. Our Mom had become bed-ridden, wore diapers and seldom recognized family or friends.  We bathed, dressed, and...
Solutions to Extend Your Life Through Diet.

Solutions to Extend Your Life Throu...

I read an article recently that was very informative on some of the food products we should include in your daily diets.  Green tea, red wine and dark chocolate — three colorful solutions that may help you live longer. IS there...
More News on H1N1 Virus

More News on H1N1 Virus...

We are at a critical moment in the fight against the 2009 H1N1 influenza. Between April and mid-November, we saw approximately 47 million cases of 2009 H1N1 flu, more than 200,000 hospitalizations, and nearly 10,000 deaths, with the...
Are You Pre-Diabetic?

Are You Pre-Diabetic?...

Maybe you don’t have diabetes, but you or someone you know may have pre-diabetes, a condition in which blood glucose levels are higher than normal but not high enough to be classified as diabetes. Pre-diabetes is estimated to affect...
Holiday Travel Tips

Holiday Travel Tips...

10 Tips For Stress-Free Holiday Travel After reading this article, I decided this was very good advice for holiday travelers. With a little advance planning, journeys during these peak travel times can be smooth and worry-free. Here,...
What Are The Health Benefits Of Protein?

What Are The Health Benefits Of Pro...

When most of us think about the health benefits of dietary protein, its role in bodybuilding comes to mind—and rightly so. No new body tissue can be built without it. However, research also suggests that the intake of high-quality...
How Much Protein Is Enough To Maintain a Healthy Body?

How Much Protein Is Enough To Maint...

Although no one-size-fits-all answer exists for that question and research on the topic is still emerging, the current recommended dietary allowance for protein is 0.8 grams per kilogram of body weight per day for healthy young adults....

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