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For A Strong Immune System, Do These 5 Things

We all have an immune system that protects us from foreign substances that could harm the body. Some people’s bodies are better than others at fighting foreign substances, AKA antigens. Antigens include bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi. When those organisms are detected by the body, they trigger the immune system, which works to destroy the […]

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2020, COVID-19, Quarantine 15

Happy New Year and goodbye to 2020! Most people would probably describe 2020 as a pretty bad year. Certainly there were some shining moments. Some people graduated from high school, college, grad school… Others got married. Babies were born. Yes, good things happened but everything was overshadowed by COVID-19 and the need for social distancing and […]

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6 Ways You May Be Hurting Your Immune System, Brain And Body

One of the most important things you can do to avoid and fight COVID 19 is to strengthen your own immune system. Start by avoiding anything that could be hurting your brain and body, and weakening your immune system.Here are six things to stop doing right now…Being SedentaryStart moving! A sedentary lifestyle often leads to […]

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Stress and Your Body

Stress isn’t only about what happens in your mind. Multiple body systems deal with stress in one way or another. Let’s look at how the major body systems react to stress.When your nervous system detects stress or fear, a message goes to your brain telling your adrenal glands to release cortisol.You breathe faster, your heart […]

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Use Tech To Get Fit In 2019

Looking for high tech gear to help you get in shape? If you’re the gadget loving type, check out the Suunto fitness watches. The Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR or the Suunto 3 Fitness Watch could be the ideal gift — for yourself!. You’ve gotten through the holidays, with the wrapping, packing and gifting, the […]

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How To Sneak Healthy Benefits Into Your Holiday Social Calendar

Have you been feeling pressured to meet for cocktails, cookies, and other less than healthy fare during this busy holiday season? Feel like you’ve been cheating on your diet, and giving up the healthy habits you worked so hard to cultivate? Getting together with friends and family for season gatherings doesn’t have to be  a recipe […]

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