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Each year, more than a million Americans have heart attacks and about a half million people die from heart disease. Having high cholesterol raises your risk for having a heart attack or developing heart disease. Everyone needs a little TLC! TLC stands for therapeutic lifestyle changes. These include a...
 
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Cut fruits and vegetables at the start of the week. Getting in your 5-A-Day of fruits and vegetables is easier when these items are ready to go. • Make lunch for tomorrow while you are making dinner tonight. This will help you maximize the time you spend in the...
 
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As we age, many of us develop problems with our vision. Almost half the people over age 75 have cataracts, which cloud the lens of the eye and blur vision. Cataracts are the leading cause of impaired vision in the elderly. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), in which a ‘blind spot’ develops in the center of ... Feast For Your Eyes
 
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Rice is the staple food for two-thirds of the world’s population. While commonly thought of as an oriental food, rice has been grown in the United States for more than 300 years. For many people, the only rice ever tried was white, precooked (minute) rice. What a shame. As...
 
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On May 15, 2001, the National Cholesterol Education Panel (NCEP) issued significant new clinical practice guidelines on the prevention and treatment of high cholesterol levels in adults. This is the first major update of the NCEP guidelines since 1993. An executive summary of the Third Report of the NCEP...