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Build a Healthy Lifestyle" is the theme for this year's National Nutrition Month. Building a healthy lifestyle really means putting a lot of small “blocks” together to create one strong “structure” for good health. Your blocks are based on adopting a healthy diet, exercising and avoiding habits like smoking...
 
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Heart disease is the leading cause of illness and death in the U.S. Many factors increase your risk of heart disease and heart attack: age, gender, family history, cigarette smoking, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, and inactivity. While you cannot control some risk factors, a heart-healthy...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 
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Most people think of exercise as a way to keep cholesterol under check and to assist with weight loss. While exercise without weight loss has little influence on total or LDL cholesterol, research indicates that aerobic exercise does seem to change the type of LDL that the body produces. Small, dense LDL is very atherogenic. ... Exercise and Cholesterol
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September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Several studies have shown that diet and exercise are important for prostate health. They help boost the immune system, speed up recovery time from cancer treatment and improve the overall quality of life. Here are 7 suggestions for prostate cancer prevention and treatment: 1. Consume a low-fat diet. ... Prostate Cancer Awareness
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Remember your friends and sweetheart on Valentine’s day with a gift for their heart. You will celebrate both Valentine’s Day and February as American Heart Month. The benefits received from giving something fitness or health related can be ongoing and plentiful. Small gifts are really big gifts when they...