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Care: You know you are supposed to take care of yourself, and yet sometimes it gets hard to remember all of the things you are supposed to be doing, or maybe it’s all new to you and you need a little help. This section will give you a leg up on exercise, what to eat, why certain things are good for you (see “HOT TIPS”) and how to get started on the path to wellness. It can be overwhelming, and sometimes it takes awhile to get used to, so keep checking back here for some guidance and helpful information.

HOT TIP: Natural Anti-Inflammatory?

A common herb is a natural anti-inflammatory – that’s a bonus. Just add it to dishes, smoothies or take a supplement (like me!). Find out more from one of our favorite health activists.   Chronic low-grade inflammation has been linked to the development of many age-related health conditions. Although this process may not be noticed View Post >

Foods to Help Insomnia

 We can all use a little help falling asleep sometimes, and for a few of us, that’s just about every night. Insomnia’s the best, right? Not. Try these suggestions from Shape Magazine the next time you need a dose of the zzzz’s…     Snack on these one hour before bed to help you get View Post >

Benefits of Strength Training

  Do you think cardio is the best way to lose weight and stay fit? Strength training is not only a major element to a healthy lifestyle, there are many more benefits than you have probably considered. We loved this feature from a Harvard Medical Review Special Report.     Strength Training Builds More Than View Post >

HOT TIP: Go Greek!!

  HOT TIP! The Mediterranean isn’t just a spectacular place to visit. It’s also one of the healthiest diets in the world, so it’s no surprise that it has multiple benefits.    Women who follow a Mediterranean diet in their 50s and 60s have 46 percent greater odds of surviving past age 70 with no View Post >

Heart Healthy

  We are fans of Dr. Andrew Weil’s approach to healthy living. Here are his suggestions for eating right for optimal heart health. Let’s take good care of those giving hearts of yours.  😀     For people battling high cholesterol, choosing meals wisely can be a challenge, but it is essential. Restaurants, parties, even View Post >

Easiest Home Detox Ever

   We love these tips from Health.com on the easiest ways to detox your home.   Green your home We carefully watch what goes into our mouths and on our bodies—organic this, petroleum-free that. But when it comes to keeping a healthy home, knowing what to do isn’t so easy. In fact, the average house View Post >

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