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Next time you get blood work, ask this one question

blood, heartMaybe you are the type of person who isn’t in a rush when it comes time to have your blood taken. You wouldn’t be alone. The idea can make the best of us a little queasy.

Regardless of any fears of the needle, knowing your blood type is more important than you may realize. So the next time … Read More

If you lack energy, these foods could be the reason

ENERGY, ENERGY, ENERGY, SUGAR If you’ve managed to get in your eight hours of sleep last night and still can’t get through your day without reaching for numerous cups of coffee, sleep may not be to blame.

Of course, rest is important for your energy, but what you eat also plays a huge role in keeping you going and enjoying the activities … Read More

Brushing and flossing are good for your brain?

Alzheimer's disease, cancerMost people know the bare basics of dental hygiene. If you don’t brush and floss regularly, it can lead to a number of issues ranging from tooth decay to gum disease.

However, there is a whole other area you may not have considered. New information has surfaced showing a connection between oral hygiene and Alzheimer’s disease.

A healthy … Read More

4 signs you’re not ready for flu season

FLU, IMMUNE SYSTEMYes, I just had my flu shot this week. I’m primed to make it through the season of probable sickness without being sidelined to the couch with a box of Kleenex and easy access to the bathroom.

Sit me down right next to someone who is hacking away and feverish with sweat – with no escape route available … Read More

Simple answer to thinking more clearly (and protecting your memory)

HEALTHY EATING, MENTAL HEALTHSometimes it might seem like feeling blue or having a low mood is a regular part of your day as the colder weather and shorter days start to close in.

Certainly there have been several studies that have shown that there are many lifestyle factors that can impact our mental health, too. But one that might surprise you … Read More

The drink with the most heart health benefit

ANTIOXIDANT, CARDIOVASCULARYour morning routine might look something like this: You roll out of bed, yawning and knowing full well if there is any hope you will start your day off right, you require a cup (or three) of coffee.

Well, I don’t hold anything against a great cup of coffee, but there’s mounting evidence that switching to tea as … Read More

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