How to Support Blood Pressure Naturally

blood pressure health exercise aI have often been asked what one can do for high blood pressure. But recently, it seems I am getting that question more and more often. Whether it’s linked to stress (and who isn’t stressed), or diet, or even if it’s because of Grandma Lucy and your genes, there are many things that you can do to support your heart!

The American Heart Association now defines high blood pressure as 130/80 mm Hg or higher. However, the OPTIMAL blood pressure is 120 over 80, or lower. Continue reading “How to Support Blood Pressure Naturally”

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Relax – It’s Good For You

relax - it's good for you!Everyone knows that too much stress is bad for your health. Still, many of us leave little room to relax in our busy lives. Relaxation and stress management are required for good health and need to become part of the daily routine. Relaxation allows for improved digestion, detoxification, body repair and restocking the body’s reserves. Research continues to support the beneficial effects that come from relaxation: reducing anxiety, managing pain, decreasing symptoms associated with various health conditions, and overall disease prevention. Continue reading “Relax – It’s Good For You”

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6 Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System Naturally

immune health fallNow that fall is here, you might be looking to strengthen your immune system to avoid catching one of the many “bugs” that become more prevalent in colder weather. It never hurts to incorporate a few immune-boosting tips into your daily routine, even if you feel healthy – especially since COVID-19 is still impacting our communities.

If you want to boost your immune system naturally but aren’t sure where to begin, this guide is designed Continue reading “6 Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System Naturally”

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6 Powerful Ways to Bolster Your Immune Health

 

walk in nature to boost immune healthAs we move into cold and flu season, many people are wondering how to power up their immune system to stay healthy. The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on the importance of nutrition, lifestyle, and preventative strategies for strengthening immune health. Scientists and doctors are seeing the impact that poor diet and unhealthy lifestyle habits have on disease risk, severity, as well as long-term consequences. Now more than ever, it is critical that we make attaining and maintaining good nutritional status and healthy lifestyle practices top priorities. Continue reading “6 Powerful Ways to Bolster Your Immune Health”

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Protect & Boost Your Immune System With These 5 Lifestyle Practices & 10 Nutrients

citrus fruits for immune system boostKnowing how to keep your body healthy and protected against unwanted viruses is now more important than ever. The COVID-19 pandemic has made building a healthy immune system a priority in our lives. The pandemic is still ongoing, with no end in the foreseeable future, and the country is already moving into the fall cold and flu season.

You may be thinking more about ways to protect yourself and loved ones from these viruses. Continue reading “Protect & Boost Your Immune System With These 5 Lifestyle Practices & 10 Nutrients”

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