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Do this one simple thing to manage your diabetes

diabetes, exerciseWithout question, walking is an effective and low-cost form of aerobic exercise that most everyone can do. As a doctor, I try to take a walk every single day. It’s a great way to clear your head and does so much for your health.

Walking fights fat, boosts energy levels and even protects your heart. But if you … Read More

The food you need now to protect your memory

brain, dietBarbecuing is a great way to maintain flavor and enjoy delicious meats such as chicken, pork or steak. It’s important to get in your protein for overall health, but don’t just stick to the the barbecue staples and try grilling up some fish.

Another reason I’d recommend fish as a healthy alternative to grilling up a steak or … Read More

This common indulgence poison for many seniors

liver, alcohol, healthNo one likes to think they can be swayed by advertizing. I’m just as smart and skeptical about product claims as the next girl, but sometimes those subliminal messages that are everywhere have us sold before we know it – hook, line and sinker.

An expensive pair of shoes or face cream is one thing, but when something … Read More

Natural fix for digestion that actually works

DIGESTION, BACTERIA, EXERCISEIf you weren’t finding the time to get in a little extra exercise every day, there is a new reason why you should start. According to a study in the journal Gut, exercise can do wonders for your digestive health.

Why is keeping your digestive system in peak condition so important? For your personal comfort, for one … Read More

When your hearing gets really bad…

brain, hearing lossHas your hearing taken a hit from too many rock concerts in your past? Yes, those were the days…

It’s no surprise that loud noises can be bad for your ears and contribute to hearing loss. But you might not know exactly how severe the damage could be.

New research is now showing those loud noises could be … Read More

Disease-fighting power of this humble vegetable…

blood pressure, diabetesAlthough fall means the days will get cooler and shorter, those harvest vegetables are now in season – and they have so many health benefits to offer.

One vegetable, in particular, packs a punch when it comes to providing you with your daily intake of vitamins and keeping you healthy right through the winter. This superstar food is … Read More