Category: Articles of Interest

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Symptoms of Diabetes

Diabetes, also called Hyperglycemia, is a problem that causes blood glucose (sugar) levels to rise higher than normal. Insulin is a hormone that is needed to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy...

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Are Gel Manicures Hazardous?

Gel Manicures…love them right? Best thing since chocolate chip cookies? They last forever and on day 14 still look like you just had a manicure 🙂 I too am a gel manicure lover and...

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Fast Food FYI

Next time you’re sitting in the drive thru of your favorite fast food restaurant…consider these facts….. Fast food is inexpensive, convenient, mass produced and pumped full of flavor enhancers and colorings to make it appealing...

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Laughter is the Best Medicine

One of the best feelings in the world is a belly laugh…one where your side hurts, your eyes water and you can’t catch your breath. Everything from a slight giggle to a side splitting bout...

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Benefits of Owning a Pet

Pet owners know how much their furry friend improves their quality of life. But it’s not all about the unconditional love the give…although that actually provides a wellness boost..there are an array of proven health benefits including...

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Strong Bones

Our bones remain strong into our early adulthood. As we hit our 30s, they slowly begin to thin out. In women, this process accelerates after menopause, but there are ways to put on the brakes. One...

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Cold vs Warm

Iced or room temperature? When it comes to deciding between ice water and warm water for hydration, the good news is that in most cases there is not a major difference in their effect on...

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Uses for Lemon Peels

You squeeze a lemon into your water or a recipe..and off the peel goes into the trash.  Lemon peel contains even more vitamins, nutrients, and health benefits than lemon juice. Here are some health benefits: Regulates...

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Blood Pressure Readings

When you go to the doctor…they take your blood pressure and then tell you what your Blood Pressure is….do you understand the numbers? Systolic is the top number…the highest of the two. It measures the...

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Aloe Vera..the Wonder Plant

Aloe Vera leaves are succulent and form a dense rosette. Many uses are made from the gel from inside the plant’s leaves. Aloe Vera produces at least six natural antiseptics, which are able to kill...