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Blue Notes:  Ten Quick Tips to Reduce Heart Disease Risk Alcohol intake: High intake of alcohol increases your risk of high blood pressure due to its high caloric content that may lead to weight gain.  Alcohol can also weaken the heart muscle leading to cardiomyopathy that can lead to heart failure.  Minimizing your alcohol intake…

Start Getting Your HEALTH ON!

Purple Notes: Ten More Quick Tips to Reduce Heart Disease Risk Cholesterol Levels A buildup of bad cholesterol (low density lipoproteins – LDL) and triglycerides in the blood can cause clogging of the arteries which leads to coronary heart disease.  Be very conscious of the kind of fat you eat and stay away from foods…

Relax & Refresh: Squash Stress with These Tips

Work obligations, social anxiety and a stressful family life can lead you down a path of unhappiness and even hopelessness. However, there are many strategies to de-stress that doctors and even celebrities vouch for. Here are some tips you can use when you’re overwhelmed and stressed out. Meditation You may think of meditation as new-age…

Chronically Dehydrated?

Yeah! You probably thought, “Nope!  Not me, I drink fluids a lot!”  “I am always drinking something.” What do you mean by fluids?  Coffee?  Juice?  Soda? Water?  Perhaps tea?  Water is the main fluid that hydrates you and puts a brake on cascading events that lead to chronic illness.  Our body fluid isn’t made up…

The Importance of Good Form While Exercising

You’ve probably seen the lady hanging over the bars on the elliptical, or the guy who barely bends his arms while doing chest presses. Hopefully you know by now that when you do a squat, your knees should not extend beyond your toes.  Seem a bit nit-picky? Maybe, but proper form is important while exercising. …

Do Your Homework Before Buying Your Next Best Pair of Athletic Running Shoes

When you’re on the trails, track or streets, you don’t want to have to be worrying about your feet. Finding the right pair of running shoes can be considered an art form in some running circles. There are many things to consider when selecting the best kicks for all terrains and seasons. However, it’s also…

Free Health Applications for Your Phone

Summer is almost here.  This is a great time to get active and health oriented.  Let your phone do more.  Check out these free or low cost mobile applications (Apps).  Mobile Apps are ideal assistants for health, fitness, wellness, and general well-being. Mobile Applications: Stress Reduction & Mindfulness Breathe2Relax Mindfulness Coach com (free version, you…

The Busy Epidemic: Making Time for You

“I am busy.”  “I am really busy.”  “I was busy.”  “I have been so busy.” Busy!  Busy!  Busy!  The new buzz word of our generation. In these current times, using the word “busy” or being busy all the time seems like the cool thing.  It creates the impression that if you aren’t busy, something is…

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