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4 Exercise Tips for Diabetics

4 Exercise Tips for Diabetics

Exercising is one of the best things you can do to manage diabetes. Here’s how to do it safely. If you have diabetes, one of the best things you can do to improve your health is to exercise. Physical activity not only helps you lose excess weight, but it can improve your sensitivity to insulin and lower blood glucose levels.…

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Lower Your Risk of Heart Failure by Adding Fatty Fish To Your Diet

Lower Your Risk of Heart Failure by Adding Fatty Fish To Your Diet

Fatty fish is one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Salmon, sardines, herring and mackerel are great sources of the omega-3 fatty acids, which have major benefits for heart health. Getting enough of these fats on a regular basis is especially important for diabetics, who have an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. A number of observational studies…

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NYC Giving 10,000 NYCHA Seniors Free Tablets To Stay Connected to Family

NYC Giving 10,000 NYCHA Seniors Free Tablets To Stay Connected to Family

Mayor De Blasio announced that 10,000 seniors living in NYCHA developments will be receiving tablets through a partnership with T-Mobile. The idea is to provide devices that will allow seniors to stay connected to their families. The tablets will be internet-enabled. The obvious problem with this initiative will be training seniors on how to use the tablets. The city believes…

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5 Foods To Help Boost Your Immune System During Coronavirus

5 Foods To Help Boost Your Immune System During Coronavirus

During this Coronavirus pandemic it is more important than ever to eat healthy foods that contain Vitamins C and other vitamins. Everyone should use this time to improve their eating habits.  Start by adding the following food items to your diet. Red Bell Peppers – Very high in Vitamin C. According to US Dept of Agriculture, 1 cup of red…

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Don’t Abandon Healthy Eating During Coronavirus Pandemic

Don’t Abandon Healthy Eating During Coronavirus Pandemic

As Americans empty grocery shelves over fears of possible shortages during the coronavirus pandemic, one nutritionist says healthy eating doesn’t have to fall by the wayside. There is no need to hoard because there is plenty of food in the United States and food distributors are working to keep shelves stocked, said Diane Rigassio Radler, director of the Institute for…

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Foods To Ease Stress & Depression

Foods To Ease Stress & Depression

Salmon for long term health By Rachele Kanigel Can the foods I eat really affect my mood? You bet. If you’ve ever recovered from a stressful day with a bowl of Haagen-Dazs, you know they can — and science backs you up. A number of studies over the past 25 years have found that healthy, well-balanced diets can offer strong…

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Things To Know About The Coronavirus & Household Solutions That Work As Disinfectants As Per the CDC

Things To Know About The Coronavirus & Household Solutions That Work As Disinfectants As Per the CDC

How COVID-19 Spreads Person-to-person spread The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet). Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.…

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Socializing for Seniors Can Be a Lifesaver

Socializing for Seniors Can Be a Lifesaver

By Chris Woolston, M.S. When Marge Burger’s husband died of a heart attack seven years ago, she made a sad discovery: Widows don’t get invited to many dances. Or card games. Or dinners. “I still had loyal friends, but I just didn’t seem to fit in,” she says. Like many seniors her age, the 74-year-old resident of Portland, Oregon, slipped…

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