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The Truth About Protein

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Anyone that works out on a regular basis knows how important it is to maintain a healthy diet for best results. Most people are aware working out requires a diet rich in protein. Even if you don’t work out, odds are you’ve heard of protein shakes. Drinking protein shakes every day may not have the…

Household Safety: Preventing Poisoning

As careful as people are about preventing poisoning, it still happens more than you might think. In fact, it’s the number one cause of injury death, having killed more people than car accidents. It’s estimated that 50 percent of all poison exposures happen to children under the age of six, while 92% of poison-related deaths…

Treating High Blood Pressure at Home

Treating High Blood Pressure

Many Americans suffer from high blood pressure (also referred to as “hypertension”). Hypertension is a huge risk factor for heart disease and stroke as well as other dangerous health problems. This means if you have high blood pressure, you need to treat it. Fortunately, there are ways of treating high blood pressure at home.  High…

Is Weekend Sleeping-In Bad for Your Health?

Sleeping-In

After a hard week of work, it’s not surprising that many people try to sleep-in during the weekend. The importance of sleep is well known, but sleeping-in may not actually be a healthy habit. Sleeping-In on the Weekend Won’t Help A study was recently conducted at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. It focused on…

What You Need to Know About High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

Your blood pressure is measured as part of routine doctor office visits, but do you actually know what your blood pressure reading means? You’ve know high blood pressure is a bad thing, but why? Understanding what having high blood pressure means could help encourage you to live a healthier lifestyle and lower your risk for…