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Recent headlines have brought breast cancer conversations to the forefront. We are hearing of more women taking, what I believe is, extreme measures to avoid breast cancer. The question I am asking myself, “Is having a double mastectomy the best choice if you are at high risk of developing breast cancer?” Before I go too […]

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Why is it a big deal? Anti-aging is the big deal. It sounds simple to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables but in practice is it? The World Health Organization has affirmed that a lack of fruit and vegetable intake is a primary force in driving the worldwide chronic disease epidemic. Data collected from 10 […]

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Welcome to this issue of "Living a Healthy Fit Life"     Editor's Note –   Carotenoids – Colors of Life Today is a beautiful sunshiny day with a gentle breeze. Larry and I just got back from taking a stroll out in the woods of our property. We sat on a log in the […]

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Welcome to this issue of "Living a Healthy Fit Life"     Editor's Note – This past week we survived a blizzard which blew snow into drifts. That meant the deck, steps onto the deck, and walkways had to be cleared. I help some but Larry does the bulk of it. I worry about him […]

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    Discovering respiratory allergy health triggers   Discovering respiratory allergy health triggers and responses can make life easier for many people. Over 7% of the U.S. population deals with allergies serious enough to seek medical treatment and many more deal with them on a minor, annoying level. What are some common triggers and ways of responding […]

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  Healthy care giving for an elderly parent with dementia is now a common occurrence as our parents are living longer.  The challenge of needing to take over the health care of an aging, elderly parent is a huge responsibility we are honored to fulfill.  However we do have to learn when more is too […]

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    Your brain needs lubrication to be healthy and function properly.  It is a known fact that omega-3’s and other whole food factors are associated with cognitive (brain) development and brain health.   My husband was talking to his 95 year old mother (who has mild dementia) on her cell phone.  He asked her […]

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It’s Date Night!

February 14, 2012

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  My husband, Larry, wrote today’s article.  Yes, we have been married 50 plus years so why this …?   IT’S DATE NIGHT     Everyone probably has as idea what a date night might be, but maybe this idea might be a little different twist on a date.  Relationships are one of the most […]

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    “Glycemic” in health terms has to do with the amount of sugar, mainly glucose, in something. Most of us know what a roller coaster is from our experiences at amusement parks. Roller coasters go up, down, make circles vertical or horizontal, and make sharp turns suddenly. Even when you know what is coming next on a […]

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  How about a weekend get away to rekindle your marriage relationship with vigor and health? That is what we did last weekend!   Going back a few years my husband came up with a great idea, “A weekend away from home at home.”   At the time he worked away from home during the week. All […]

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