Category Archives: My Health

Why is Water so Good for Us?

Who hasn’t heard that you should drink more water. I certainly have, but I also have a hard time getting through a recommended amount every day. I realize that almost two thirds of my body is made up of water, … Continue reading

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A Little Taste for the Heart

I read an article posted on the HealthCentral Network, about alcohol, and cardiovascular health. Since I also wonder how much alcohol is the right amount for my heart, cardiovascular system, and cholesterol, but is also wrong for my liver and memory, … Continue reading

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The Importance of Sleep

Sleeping is a necessity, not a luxury. A good night’s sleep is just as crucial to maintaining wellness as is a healthy diet and proper exercise. The Importance of Sleep Sleep is a restorative process. While we’re sleeping, our brain … Continue reading

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Dietary Supplements are a Necessity.

The USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion released a draft report for its 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans last week. This  report that ultimately form the basis for 2010’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Within the report’s language, dietary supplements … Continue reading

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Protein Powder: How Much do you Know?

Most people know that they need protein, and that people who work out need more. But there seems to be confusion on the reason we need protein, and over the amount of protein needed. Protein powder is generally regarded as … Continue reading

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Fish Oil can do a Body Good!

I have come to love fish oil As a recent quintuple bypass survivor, one of the things I learned in rehabilitation was a need to maintain a well balanced lifestyle. One piece of that was to keep Cholesterol and Triglycerides … Continue reading

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What are Nutrition Supplements Good for?

Nutritional Supplements contain such nutrients as proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins minerals. They’re called nutritional supplements because they are designed to improve your nutrition. Food or nutritional supplements help us compensate for a particular nutrient deficiency in our body. A complete … Continue reading

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Does Low Potassium Signal High Blood Pressure

As I am sitting here eating my banana I remembered reading recently an article by Megan Rauscher in My Health. She wrote about a correlation between high blood pressure and low potassium levels. At least half of the population tested … Continue reading

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Testosterone Support

Testosterone is the key male hormone and a lack of it can cause numerous health problems including impotence – but you don’t have to use testosterone replacement therapy which is expensive, you can simply boost levels naturally with these proven … Continue reading

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L-Arginine Boosts Metabolic Health

L-Arginine is a essential amino acid that plays an important role in cell division, the healing of wounds, removing ammonia from the body, immune function, and the release of hormones. Therefore Nitric oxide (NO), produced by the cell lining the … Continue reading

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