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Evеrуоnе knоwѕ thаt the hеаrt is a vitаl оrgаn. Unfortunately, mаnу people сhооѕе tо ignоrе thiѕ ѕimрlе, but important fасt whеn deciding whаt fооdѕ tо еаt. Hеаrt disease is еxtrеmеlу рrеvаlеnt in tоdау’ѕ ѕосiеtу аnd аlѕо рlауѕ a hаnd in thоuѕаndѕ of deaths every dау in this country. Tоdау, let’s tаlk about ѕix fооdѕ thаt аrе good for уоu, аnd gооd fоr уоur heart. Thе first fооd is blueberries. Bluеbеrriеѕ аrе dеliсiоuѕ and еаѕу tо find. Thеу mау bе рurсhаѕеd frеѕh оr frozen from a lосаl grосеrу ѕtоrе оr frоm vendors at a farmer’s market. Thеу аrе rich in аntiоxidаntѕ, whiсh dо a number of things. Thеѕе аntiоxidаntѕ hеlр tо decrease thе bаd сhоlеѕtеrоl, also knоwn as LDL, thаt lines аrtеrу wаllѕ аnd mау еvеntuаllу саuѕе ѕtrоkе аnd heart disease. And, thеу аlѕо hеlр tо соuntеrасt the harmful еffесtѕ оf…

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Stress is the number one cause of most, if not all pains and diseases. The three types of stressors are: a) chemical-what we eat and breath b) mental stress-relationship, finances, work, etc c) physical stress – sports injuries, falls, traumas, car accidents This information is about the physical stress most people do not know about. It causes the most damage to the spine and leads to chronic issues such as arthritis and ongoing muscle and joint pain. It’s repetitive stress. In today’s workplace, about 86% of people sit at the computer. Even worse, surveys revealed that after work, an average person sits another 3-5 hours when driving, eating dinner, reading and watching shows/movies and sleep for 8 hours leading to a sedentary life of 21 hours. This repetitive lifestyle has been labeled sitting disease, which is the major cause of…

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Eating and exercising through the decades: A Fort Lauderdale chiropractor tells how to live well in your senior years To keep your back and joints healthy as the decades progress into your 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s, you should visit a Fort Lauderdale chiropractor to discuss the best plan for your particular lifestyle and health issues. When it comes to aging, your chiropractor will recommend certain ways in which you can learn to live better, so that growing older doesn’t interfere with living your life. Each decade comes with the same message: Eat right, exercise right, to live right. As we age, our bodies start to send us messages that we never heard before – or maybe we heard what our bodies were saying, but chose to ignore their wisdom. In your 60s, healthcare professionals advise packing your meals with…

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Listen: Your bones and joints are sending you a message. They’re telling you it’s time to concentrate on a more healthful diet. When you eat mostly bad fats, sugars and processed foods you are sending your body a message – that it’s OK to not perform optimally. Most importantly, it signals a downturn in personal health, a spiral that could make you a prime subject for disease of the bones, muscles and joints. The bottom line is, changing your diet could change your life.  Nutrition is a vital component to great health. The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) states that bone, muscle and joint health are closely related – and it’s true. These systems work in sync and any loss of integrity to one system affects the other. “A healthy diet can help you prevent and manage osteoporosis and related musculoskeletal…

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