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Vitamin D Deficiency Can Negatively Impact Your Health & Well-Being

The National Institutes of Health (NIH)- Office of Dietary Supplements, defines vitamin D as a “nutrient found in some foods that is needed for health and to maintain strong bones. It does so by helping the body absorb calcium (one of the bone’s main building blocks) from food supplements.” Healthline explains that vitamin D is

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Healthy Eating During the Holidays

This year, due to COVID-19, health experts are all advising against large holiday gatherings and are instead advising that we limit our holiday celebrations to members of our own households and to consider meeting virtually with extended family members and friends. However, we might still be tempted to overcompensate with our food and beverages even

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Holiday Fitness Tips

Last New Year’s Eve, you may have made a resolution to get into shape and to stay healthy. It is now the end of the year and time to make an assessment. Have you? Perhaps, like most people do, you started the year off strong and lost momentum as time went on. Now we are

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U.S. Study Finds Significant Gender and Racial Disparities in Secondary Stroke Preventative Measures

At the 2019 International Stroke Conference in Hawaii, researchers from the University of Kansas School of Medicine presented data they have been analyzing since 2015, of 18,269 stroke patients in the United States. For each patient, they noted: exercise, diet, smoking cessation, body mass index, blood pressure, medication use, and alcohol intake. The researchers concluded

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