Category Archive: Heart Health

Over 40? These Problems can sneak up on You

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1/16 Outsmart Your Age More than 9 in 10 older adults have some type of chronic disease, and almost 8 in 10 have more than one. So chances are, you’ll have one sooner or… Continue reading

Sunday Hiking and Walking – Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve – 3 June 2018

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A beautiful sunny day. Chilly at first 3C (37.4F) at 5am gradually warming up to 20C (68F) by midday. No wind and clear blue skies throughout. It was a small and fit group… Continue reading

Fatty Fish that are high in Omega-3s

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1/15 Fabulous Fats Also called oily fish, fatty fish are the best sources of two of the three most important omega-3s (EPA and DHA). These fatty acids are considered the good fats, unlike… Continue reading

Sunday Hiking and Walking – Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve – 6 May 2018

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It was a glorious day for hiking: blue skies and a pleasant 10 – 22C (50 – 72F). Thanks to all who participated and thank you to Ilona and Jan for co-hosting. A beautiful… Continue reading

Why is Cheese Healthy

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Cheese is Good for Oral Health because it gives you Calcium for Strong Teeth When it comes to sweetening your breath, cheese stinks. But it can strengthen your teeth. Cheese is packed with… Continue reading

Avocado Salad

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  Toss avocado pieces into a spinach salad with salmon, tuna, or egg. You might also add cucumber and tomatoes. Sprinkle some olive oil. Easy to prepare, delicious and nutritious.  

Grapefruit Avocado Salad

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  Grapefruit avocado salad is delicious. Try avocado with pink grapefruit, watermelon or cantaloupe (melon).

Health Benefits of Avocados

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1/15 It’s Easy Being Green They’ve been the darlings of social media, and they’ve been called “America’s new favorite fruit.” Turns out, avocados are popular for good reason. Not only are they delicious,… Continue reading

Bigger Arms for Better Health and Longer Life?

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11/14 Arm Yourself When doctors kept track of 4,000 men between ages 60 and 79 to figure out their body composition, they found that along with slimmer waists, bigger arms seemed to predict… Continue reading

14 Best Foods to Fight Muscle Cramps

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1/16 Eat to Beat Them Muscle cramps happen when your muscles tense up and you can’t relax them. While painful, usually you can treat them yourself. Exercise, dehydration, and menstruation are common causes.… Continue reading

Raw or Cooked? How to Get the Most Out of Fruits and Veggies

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1/13 Biggest Bang for Your Produce Buck If you’re trying to work more fruits and vegetables into your diet, make sure you get the most out of them. How they’re prepared can make… Continue reading

Inexpensive, Healthy Foods

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1/15 Lentils Serving size: ½ cup cooked Cost per serving: Around 20 cents Calories: 115 They’re little, but they pack in protein — 9 grams per serving. They’re also low in fat, so… Continue reading