Exercise, the Best Medicine

Exercise, the Best Medicine

The evidence is growing- exercise extends and improves the quality of your life! Historically, doctors worked to keep people healthy and prevent disease. “Eating alone will not keep a (wo)man well. (S)He must also exercise.” Hippocrates wrote. The first doctors in the...

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Surviving the Terror on Halloween: Candy!

Surviving the Terror on Halloween: Candy!

Summer’s warmth made it easier to exercise outdoors. A plentiful supply of fresh fruits and vegetables, made healthy eating manageable. Now comes the challenging part of the year. The temperatures are colder. It is harder to embrace outdoor activities and we crave...

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Superfood Spotlight:  Butternut Squash

Superfood Spotlight:  Butternut Squash

With fall in full swing and frosty nights befalling much of the country it’s a good time to reassess our fruit and vegetable intake and tweak our habitual selections to bring in the warming experiences and tastes of the season.  When we begin to experiment and try out...

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What Kind of Exercise will Lower Blood Pressure Best?

What Kind of Exercise will Lower Blood Pressure Best?

High blood pressure is known as the ‘Silent Killer” for a reason.  Many people feel no ill effects at first and don’t even realize their blood pressure is creeping up into the Stage 1 Hypertension zone until they have it checked at a doctor appointment.  It may be a...

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