• Food safety tips

    Food safety tips

    Approximately 85 percent of food poisoning cases are caused by improperly handled food, according to the American College of Gastroenterology. Don’t let food poisoning ruin your celebrations this summer. Follow these tips for safe picnicking and snacking: Do not leave cold or hot foods out for more than two hours. If the temperature is above

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  • 25 Heart-Healthy Cooking Tips

    25 Heart-Healthy Cooking Tips

    To lower your risk of heart disease or to manage your existing disease, try these tips for preparing meals. Limit Saturated and Trans Fat Select lean cuts of beef and pork, especially cuts with “loin” or “round” in their name. Cut back on processed meats high in saturated fat, such as hot dogs, salami and

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  • Sun safety tips

    Sun safety tips

    Sunburns are becoming more common among U.S. adults. Sunburns aren’t just uncomfortable – they also can be dangerous. Getting sunburned even once can make you more likely to get skin cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With the summer season starting, it’s time to brush up on sun protection. The CDC

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  • Grilled Chicken Breast

    Grilled Chicken Breast

    Whether served straight from the grill or in a salad, chicken is at the heart of easy dinners that get you out of the kitchen quickly. Check out this great grilled chicken recipe! Directions Preheat grill on high, 5 minutes. Once hot, carefully use tongs to rub an oiled paper towel over grates to clean

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  • The Benefits, Joys and Danger of the Sunlight

    The sunlight gives both health benefits, and implies dangers. Here is a survey of how to get most benefits and avoid the dangers form the sunlight. THE SUNBEAMS GIVE MORE GOOD THAN BAD HEALTH EFFECTS WHEN USED WISELY For a long time we have been told to beware of the sun-rays and protect ourselves from

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  • Working Out to Relieve Stress

    Feeling anxious? Everyone responds to stress in different ways, but we all have one thing in common: Regular exercise reduces the harmful effects of stress. Stress affects each of us in different ways. Road rage, sleeping too much or too little, bingeing on TV or comfort foods, drinking more alcohol than usual, procrastinating, or chewing

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  • Beauty Foods That Will Keep You Young and Healthy

    Beauty Foods That Will Keep You Young and Healthy

    You have heard that old saying “Real beauty comes from inside”. Nutrition experts have proved that you truly are what you eat. Throw away french-fried potatoes and buttery beef burgers. If you prefer to look attractive and spirit young and fit, you will have to eat many kids of fruits and vegetables that have been

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  • How to Boost Your Energy Levels as You Age

    How to Boost Your Energy Levels as You Age

    The gradual loss of energy is one of the most unpleasant side effects of the ageing process. And it can be noticed at any age. Even a 30-year-old may complain that he no longer feels able to keep up with the younger guys at his soccer or boxing club. The middle-aged often say that, sandwiched

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  • 10 Fitness Tips to Help Prevent Heart Disease

    10 Fitness Tips to Help Prevent Heart Disease

    When it comes to preventing cardiovascular disease, fitness is a powerful weapon. That’s because a sedentary lifestyle is one of the risk factors for heart disease. According to Marla Mendelson, MD, cardiologist and medical director of the Program for Women’s Cardiovascular Health at Northwestern’s Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute in Chicago, Illinois, every woman should make fitness a

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  • Prevent Mosquito and Tick Bites

    Prevent Mosquito and Tick Bites

    Spending time together outdoors is good for the whole family. Don’t let bug bites ruin your fun. Most bug bites are harmless, but some mosquitoes and ticks spread viruses and bacteria that can make you sick. Some of these viruses and bacteria are very serious – and may be deadly. Mosquitoes spread viruses like Zika, West

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  • Stress and Junk Food: A Bad Combination

    Stress and Junk Food: A Bad Combination

    Up there with high cholesterol, high blood pressure and other major risk factors for heart disease, is stress. Studies have shown that anxiety, depression and other negative emotional states may help pave the way for heart disease by disturbing normal blood flow through the heart, causing arrhythmias (heart beats that are too fast, too slow

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  • Eating for good health

    Eating for good health

    Eating healthy food can lower your risk of developing health problems, help manage health problems like heart disease and diabetes, and also make you feel good. Your food choices can make a really big difference to your health and well being. Choosing healthy and nutritious foods is one way you can lower your risk of

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