Health

Eat Healthy: Lettuce 101

  Did you know that lettuce actually started out as a weed? It popped up near and around the Mediterranean basin more than 4,000 years ago. Good ol' Christopher Columbus introduced lettuce to the new world, and from then on lettuce began to be cultivated in the...

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QUINOA, THE IMPORTANCE OF MAGNESIUM IN YOUR DIET

Part of my maintenance every month to keep my Multiple Myeloma, cancer of the plasma cells, (in remission) is to take a medication that gives me the absolute worst leg cramps in the history of the world. Of course they come at night and I hobble around the bedroom...

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HOW EXERCISE AFFECTS OUR MEMORY!

Exercise is known to affect our brains! Even a single, moderate workout may immediately change how our brains function. I read this article in the New York times on the importance of exercise and found it informative and helpful. https://nyti.ms/2GVUBp8

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FISH CAN HELP REDUCE YOUR STROKE RISK!

 If you are a seafood lover you will really appreciate this great article from www.verywell.com on how eating fish can help reduce your stroke risk! Please take the time to read this! If you would like the recipe for the salmon go to "RECIPES" and click on fish!...

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BRAIN FOOD: BEETS!

 Roasted Beet Salad! Health Benefits of Beets Beets are packed with essential nutrients, fiber, folate (vitamin B9), manganese, iron and Vitamin C and filled with antioxidants! Reduces inflammation, supports Brain Health, may have some Anti-cancer properties, helps...

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4 IMPORTANT STEPS TO TAKE AFTER A CANCER DIAGNOSIS!

4 IMPORTANT STEPS TO TAKE AFTER A CANCER DIAGNOSIS! This article was written for TIME by two woman I deeply admire and respect, Multiple Myeloma Foundation co- founder and chief missions officer Kathy Giusti and Vice Chair of the MMRF Board Lori Marcus. I was...

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Eat Breakfast to Fuel Your Brain!

Are you of those people who skip breakfast or don’t like to eat breakfast? Studies have found that eating breakfast improves short term memory and attention. Students who eat a balanced breakfast perform better in school than those who don’t. Foods at the top of...

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“DANGERS OF PROCESSED SUGARS”

FOOD FOR THOUGHT https://amzn.to/2Qj2Iih I wanted to share some of the research I did while writing “Food for Thought” Please take the time to read this, it may get you to stop and think before you continue to consume foods that are filled with sugar, too much salt,...

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ENCOURAGING FINDINGS ON ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA!

Brain researchers have developed a diet for your brain according to their findings that could help to prevent loss of memory, focus, and judgment associated with dementia and that would include Alzheimer's disease. "Could a pathogen be the cause of Alzheimer's...

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