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Valentine’s Chocolate is Heart Healthy (in Moderation)

So Valentine’s Day is here…… Did you get some chocolate?The chocolate we enjoy today is very different from the cocoa that was eaten more than 2,000 years ago. Cocoa was first used by the Maya and Aztecs as a medicinal drink. The natural plant product, cocoa, and the processed food product, chocolate, are quite different. Chocolate is a combination of cocoa, sugar, milk, and other ingredients to form a solid food product. Chocolate is often viewed negatively because it is relatively high in…See More
Feb 13, 2010
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The Bottom Line on High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure or hypertension is called the silent killer because it can cause damage to your heart and blood vessels even though you may not have any symptoms. One out of three adults in the United States has high blood pressure. Many people think of high blood pressure as an older persons disease, however an alarming increase has been observed among children secondary to inactivity and obesity.High blood pressure can lead to kidney disease, heart attacks, strokes and heart failure (an…See More
Jan 17, 2010
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Dec 26, 2009
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Healthy Holiday Tips

Well, the Holidays are almost upon us and if you are anything like me…you are thinking about some of those delicious holiday treats and holiday gatherings with family and friends. Almost every event that you attend over the next several weeks will tempt your will power!!With all of the holiday hustle and bustle, exercise is often one of the first things to be cut from your busy routine. But remember even walking as little as 10 minutes a day can have a beneficial effect on your blood sugar,…See More
Dec 12, 2009
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You Are What You Drink

So you are probably wondering…..do the beverages I drink really make that much of a difference? They are only liquids, right? Liquids “go right through me” so how much of an ill effect can they have?You have probably heard the old saying “You are what you eat?” Well, it is true, but “You are what you drink” also!Beverage Guidance PanelThe Beverage Guidance Panel is a group of nutrition experts from the United States, which formed several years ago. The purpose of this group was to review the…See More
Nov 25, 2009

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Carolyn Strimike and Margie Latrella are board certified nurse practitioners
specializing in health and wellness promotion and disease prevention. They have over 40 years of nursing experience between them. They are dedicated to addressing the physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual components that promote good health.

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Valentine’s Chocolate is Heart Healthy (in Moderation)

Posted on February 13, 2010 at 6:39pm 0 Comments

So Valentine’s Day is here…… Did you get some chocolate?

The chocolate we enjoy today is very different from the cocoa that was eaten more than 2,000 years ago. Cocoa was first used by the Maya and Aztecs as a medicinal drink. The natural plant product, cocoa, and the processed food product, chocolate, are quite different. Chocolate is a combination of cocoa, sugar, milk, and other ingredients to form a solid food product. Chocolate is often viewed negatively because it is…

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The Bottom Line on High Blood Pressure

Posted on January 17, 2010 at 12:05pm 0 Comments

High blood pressure or hypertension is called the silent killer because it can cause damage to your heart and blood vessels even though you may not have any symptoms. One out of three adults in the United States has high blood pressure. Many people think of high blood pressure as an older persons disease, however an alarming increase has been observed among children secondary to inactivity and obesity.



High blood pressure can lead to kidney disease, heart attacks, strokes and heart… Continue

The 2 Minute New Year's Resolution

Posted on December 26, 2009 at 1:38pm 0 Comments

A New Year's Resolution only takes about 2 minutes to make but then you have a whole year to break it. This year why not make a REALISTIC healthy resolution you can keep.



You may want to:

• Quit smoking

• Lose weight

• Eat healthier

• Exercise more



We all have made resolutions that we don't stick to - a couple of days, weeks or months go by and we start falling back into some of our bad habits… You may get bored with an exercise routine or diet, get a… Continue

The Christmas Coronary - Holiday Heart Attack

Posted on December 26, 2009 at 1:38pm 0 Comments

The Holidays are a joyous time to celebrate and spend time with family and friends. But they have also been found to increase the risk for heart problems. Heart related deaths and heart failure hospitalizations rise sharply around the winter holidays. Several triggers for this increased risk have been reported in recent studies:

• Our normal routine is disrupted - we may be traveling, eating and drinking differently, under more stress and exercising less

• Cold weather can also be a… Continue

Healthy Holiday Tips

Posted on December 12, 2009 at 10:07pm 0 Comments

Well, the Holidays are almost upon us and if you are anything like me…you are thinking about some of those delicious holiday treats and holiday gatherings with family and friends. Almost every event that you attend over the next several weeks will tempt your will power!!



With all of the holiday hustle and bustle, exercise is often one of the first things to be cut from your busy routine. But remember even walking as little as 10 minutes a day can have a beneficial effect on your… Continue

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At 4:09pm on January 10, 2009, Dr. Gina M.-S. said…
Thanks for adding me as a friend!!! I hope we can collaborate on various health issues!
At 5:45pm on January 8, 2009, Jim Canto - medXcentral said…
Welcome aboard, Carolyn. Glad to have you here. Stay tuned as we grow. - Jim
 
 
 

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