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What’s On Your Plate? The Five Food Groups And Healthy Eating
Eating a healthy diet has numerous benefits for your overall health, adding up over time with each conscious choice you make to eat a variety of fruits, vegetables, grains, proteins and dairy or fortified milk alternatives.
Cutting Back On Alcohol Is Good For Your Health
Sure, it’s fun to enjoy an alcoholic beverage from time to time, but when regular drinking becomes a part of your lifestyle, or excessive drinking becomes your norm, it’s time to step back and assess your drinking habits for several reasons.
Sign Up To Be An Organ Donor; You Could Save A Life
Human organs are important to specific bodily functions. Several organs can be successfully transplanted from one person to another. These include the heart, kidneys, lungs and the liver.
How To Lower Your Risk For Heart Disease
Family history, health conditions and lifestyle choices can contribute to heart disease. These include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, diabetes, a diet high in saturated fats, lack of exercise, smoking and alcohol abuse. Many risk factors for heart disease, however, can be minimized by adopting healthy habits.
How To Improve Your Health With Exercise
If you feel like your stamina has decreased after a sedentary winter, take heart knowing that the days are growing longer with each spring day, making it easier to get outside and get moving again. Even the smallest changes can start to make a difference in your heart health, circulation, respiratory function, muscle strength – all the important ways being physically fit benefits your overall wellness.
Heart Health Month: Are You Experiencing A Heart Attack?
Red hearts are everywhere in February, not only for Valentine’s Day but also because it’s American Heart Month, a great time to focus on your heart and, with the help of your primary care provider, to educate yourself about cardiovascular health and disease.