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Can What You Eat Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease? This Diet May Help

This post was originally published on this siteThis tip is courtesy of Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging. Start your free trial for more healthful food suggestions! To help minimize your risk of Alzheimer’s disease, stick with the Dr. Weil-recommended Anti-Inflammatory… Continue Reading →

Evening Primrose Oil – A Natural Anti-Inflammatory Option

This post was originally published on this siteYou have likely seen it on the shelves of your drug or health food store, but do you know what evening primrose oil can do for you? This natural source of gamma-linolenic acid… Continue Reading →

6 Simple Ways To Get Fit, No Matter How Big Your Family Is

This post was originally published on this siteWhether or not you have kids, staying fit is important to overall well-being. To help promote healthy weight in both kids and adults, try these five tactics – all are family friendly, and… Continue Reading →

The Legacies of Spring

This post was originally published on this siteCelebrating Mothers’ Day & Commemorating Memorial Day Reflection 1: Celebrating Mothers’ Day Most of us didn’t really know our mothers beyond their roles. If they’re gone, we may experience regret and an unending… Continue Reading →

Travel Getting In The Way of Fitness? Don’t Let It – Try These Suggestions

Regular exercise can invigorate the body and mind, help keep off extra pounds, minimize the risk of illness (including Alzheimer’s, heart disease and diabetes), help to regulate hormones, inspire creativity, boost your mood and increase longevity. Unfortunately, travel – frequent… Continue Reading →

The Legacy Of Immigration

This post was originally published on this siteNot long ago I witnessed a citizenship ceremony: American and Minnesota flags waving proudly as 174 new citizens from 51 countries were marched in by local fire and police; were welcomed by our… Continue Reading →

4 Ways To Stay Healthy While Traveling

For many of us, vacation is a time to rest, explore and indulge. But with a break from the routine schedule, healthy habits can sometimes be compromised. Try these simple tips to stay healthy and feel great while traveling. Move… Continue Reading →

Eating To Avoid Colon Cancer

This news comes from a Chinese study that investigated the effect of diet on the risk of colon cancer. Researchers matched 833 colon cancer patients to 833 healthy men and women of the same age and same residential area and… Continue Reading →

Push-Ups Signal Heart Disease Risk

A new study from the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health found that middle aged men who can perform more than 40 push-ups in a row without stopping within two minutes have a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular… Continue Reading →

The Benefits Of Dark Chocolate – A Good Day To Treat Yourself!

I have long recommended eating dark chocolate in my Anti-Inflammatory Food Pyramid, and with good reason: dark chocolate provides polyphenols with a high antioxidant activity, and of all the chocolates, has fewer unhealthy fats and sugars. Recent research is also showing… Continue Reading →

The Legacy of Reading

What better way to celebrate life, to share values, to let ourselves be known to the next generation, than by sharing our love of reading: sharing our fond memories of librarians and libraries, (of visiting those humbling places that held… Continue Reading →

Good And Bad Migraine News

First, the good news: a new investigation from France found that women with migraines are at lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. This finding came from reviewing data on more than 70,000 women in that country who responded to… Continue Reading →

The Legacy Of Our Voices

When I chose the topic of using our voices for January of the new year, I remembered the mystical moment that I heard a voice, never before or since. I was listening to a teacher reading a poem about legacies… Continue Reading →

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