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    • JUNE 2, 2020
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    Heart Disease Prevention

    Heart Disease Prevention

    When it comes to preventing cardiovascular disease, fitness is a powerful weapon. That’s because a sedentary lifestyle is one of the risk factors for heart disease. According to Marla Mendelson, MD, cardiologist and medical director of the Program for Women’s Cardiovascular Health at Northwestern’s Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute in Chicago, Illinois, every woman should make fitness a

    • MAY 18, 2020
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    Meal planning

    Meal planning

    Meal planning for a family, a challenge on its own, can be more so now with seclusion at home, more people to feed with different tastes, and more food stores with limited groceries and shopping times. There’s also the uncertainly of bare shelves, with normal staples of a nutritious diet unavailable, at least temporarily. It’s

    • MAY 11, 2020
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    Home-cooked meals with less salt

    Home-cooked meals with less salt

    With more people staying at home these days, there’s more opportunity to prepare homemade meals. Although home-cooked meals tend to be much lower in salt than what you’d get from a restaurant, you still need to be careful, says Liz Moore, a dietitian at Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). Why worry about salt?

    • MAY 5, 2020
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    Think running is not for you? Try this

    Think running is not for you? Try this

    Research suggests that you don’t have to run far, fast, or even that often to reap the rewards from running. For instance, a meta-analysis published online Nov. 4, 2019, by the British Journal of Sports Medicine looked at 14 studies involving more than 232,000 people, and found that running only once a week for less

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