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Heart Scan

According to the American Heart association someone in the United States has a heart attack every 40 seconds. A heart attack occurs when the heart muscle doesn’t receive enough blood flow resulting in damage to the heart muscle. Making healthy lifestyle choices such as exercising regularly and eating a diet low in saturated fat can […]

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Makeover Your Holiday Recipes

Traditional holiday dishes can be rich in fats, calories, and sodium leading to unwanted weight gain during the winter months. To enjoy a healthier holiday season, try these recipe makeover tips: Reduce Fats and Calories When baking muffins, cookies, cakes, or breads, replace half the fat, oil, or butter with applesauce. Use low fat or […]

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Supplements: Are They Safe?

Did you know that dietary supplements are not reviewed for safety and effectiveness by the United States Food and Drug Administration? Despite this fact, more than 60% of Americans take dietary supplements! Here are some important things to consider before taking a dietary supplement: What is a dietary supplement? Dietary supplements come in many forms, […]

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The Benefits of Sunscreen

The summer months have officially arrived which means spending more time outdoors. Enjoy the great weather, but make sure you protect yourself from harmful UV rays by wearing sunscreen. An effective sunscreen will prevent sunburn, reduce risk of developing skin cancer and prevent early signs of skin aging. According to the American Academy of Dermatology […]

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