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Alternative Approaches to Living with Diabetes

November 14, 2019 / Comments Off on Alternative Approaches to Living with Diabetes

According to the International Diabetes Foundation, there are currently over 42 million diagnosed cases of diabetes in North America alone. Of these, Type 2 Diabetes accounts for over 90% of them. So odds are if you aren’t dealing with diabetes yourself, you most likely know of someone who is. And the sad truth is this: in…

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Forget the Fluoride!

October 31, 2019 / Comments Off on Forget the Fluoride!

Think back to all the years you've regularly visited the dentist to ensure healthy teeth and gums. How many of those visits involved the use of fluoride to enhance your dental health? Probably almost all of them!  Unfortunately, fluoride has a dark side that many people don't know about and your dentist isn't telling you…

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LED Light Therapy

October 17, 2019 / Comments Off on LED Light Therapy

LED light therapy is receiving loads of attention these days.  Retailers are now promoting travel-sized lamps, full-size lights, pens, and other handheld devices that all come with a promise of providing several health benefits.   If you aren’t familiar with LED light therapy, LED stands for light-emitting diodes. Light-emitting diodes are semiconductor light sources with flowing…

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Connect as a Couple Through Finding Fun

October 3, 2019 / Comments Off on Connect as a Couple Through Finding Fun

Did you know that partners who do things together form a much closer connection through their shared experiences as compared to couples who don’t? Time invested in shared experiences or fun hobbies helps a partnership stay strong and resilient, even during the rough patches. Finding common activities that bring fun into a relationship can help…

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Being Bored is Boring!

July 25, 2019 / Comments Off on Being Bored is Boring!

All of us get bored sometimes. Whether it’s because we truly have nothing to do (not very likely…) or the task at hand doesn’t stimulate our minds or, truth be told, we just don’t want to do anything. Sometimes it can even be due to the escalating heat of summer during July and August. When…

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Attention Ladies: It Might Be Time to Ditch Your Bra!

April 4, 2019 / Comments Off on Attention Ladies: It Might Be Time to Ditch Your Bra!

Although not accepted as being societally appropriate, abandoning your bra wherever and whenever possible might actually be beneficial for your health. Even more importantly, it could reduce your risk of breast cancer dramatically. For the past 30 years, researchers have been investigating the possible link between breast cancer and bras. Before you take comfort in…

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5 Non-Toxic Products for Every Home

March 28, 2019 / Comments Off on 5 Non-Toxic Products for Every Home

Most of us aspire to having a home free of toxic chemicals, but a quick trip to the health food store makes that dream come crashing down. Shelves full of ‘all natural’ products, which basically means nothing, leaves the best of us feeling defeated and willing to defer the decision to another day. But today’s…

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Protecting Your Health as You Age

December 6, 2018 / Comments Off on Protecting Your Health as You Age

Getting older has its benefits for sure. Not only do we have the advantage of more life experience, we gain new perspectives on relationships, work/life balance and what’s truly important. Gone are the days of worrying about what someone else thinks about us, or whether we are up on the latest fashions. It seems to…

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Start With a Morning Plan!

October 18, 2018 / Comments Off on Start With a Morning Plan!

Is it time to hit the refresh button? When it comes to maintaining your health, sometimes ‘life happens’ despite our best intentions. Summer vacations, poor sleep, eating out, and poor planning can wreak havoc on your goals to lose weight, improve your endurance or change your diet. Once we blow it, the temptation to make…

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Breast Cancer Protection

October 4, 2018 / Comments Off on Breast Cancer Protection

As the leading cause of cancer in women, breast cancer awareness has become a national movement. October is the only time of the year you will find grown men wearing pink T-shirts or pink bands proclaiming “I Love Breasts” around their wrists. Countless numbers of individuals and non-profit organizations, including the well-known Susan G. Komen…

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