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Is There Such A Thing As A Healthy Snack?
Friday, January 20, 2017      9 comments

TAKE CHARGE! Whether your between-meal hankerings are for sweet or savory snacks, something crunchy or something to sip on, smart choices can help keep you going all day long without wrecking your healthy-eating regimen. The American Heart... Read more
My Recommendation
Thursday, January 19, 2017      20 comments

Today I received a phone call from a Health Professional who works for our Health Insurance Program. She calls every 2 months to check on my current health and to see if she can be of help in any way. I also have her number if I would need to ... Read more
A Bit Of Lightness From Maxine: How Cold Is It?????
Wednesday, January 18, 2017      21 comments

1. It's so cold my hot flashes are starting to feel kind of good!!! 2. Does shivering count as exercise? 3. It is so cold, I am shaking as bad as a couple of jelly donuts at a Weight Watchers meeting! 4. I'm snowed in! Nothin... Read more
The Final List Of Healthy Foods To Try If You Aren't Eating Them Already
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      14 comments

42. Tofu: The range of benefits hoped for from tofu and other soy products has been called into question, but tofu can still be a smart substitute for meat in your meal planning. It's a good source of protein and calcium if it's been prepared... Read more
How Many Of These Foods Do You Eat On A Regular Basis? Healthy Foods
Monday, January 16, 2017      20 comments

32. Prunes: Prunes aren't just your mom's constipation cure. A half-cup of dried prunes does provide a quarter of your daily fiber, sure, but you're also getting potassium and vitamin A, plus vitamin B6 and powerful antioxidants. 33. Qu... Read more
Do You See Any Of Your Favorites? More Healthy Foods
Sunday, January 15, 2017      22 comments

21. Kale: Here's another vitamin-A powerhouse as well as a way to up your intake of dark green vegetables. Like most leafy greens, kale is a source of lutein. A mere half-cup of cooked kale also rewards you with almost seven times the recomm... Read more
More Healthy Foods That Should Be On Your Menu
Saturday, January 14, 2017      17 comments

11. Broccoli: You probably don't need any convincing that broccoli, the classic "good for you" vegetable, is a healthy choice. But one of the biggest changes in the government's new food pyramid is an increased emphasis on dark green vegetabl... Read more
Healthy Foods You Can Say Yes To
Friday, January 13, 2017      21 comments

1. Acorn Squash: A source of lycopene, folate and vitamins A and C, winter squash of all sorts also gives you dietary fiber. Plus acorn squash, for example, is rich in potassium---almost 900 milligrams per cup. 2. Almonds: A good sourc... Read more
Myths About Mental Illness (Final Myth)
Thursday, January 12, 2017      14 comments

Myth #4: You can't recover from mental illness. The Facts: Many people do make it through mild or moderate episodes of mental illness and never experience them again. Others with more serious conditions are able to successfully control t... Read more
Myths About Mental Illness (Part 3)
Wednesday, January 11, 2017      12 comments

Myth #3: Mental Health Problems Breed violence. The Facts: There's a big disconnect between our perceptions and the evidence, says Jeffrey Swanson, PhD, a psychiatry and behavioral sciences professor at Duke University School of Medicine.... Read more
Myths About Mental Illness (Part 2)
Tuesday, January 10, 2017      10 comments

Myth #2: If you have a mental illness, you can't hold down a job. The Facts: While it's true that those with a serious mental illness are less likely to be working, many people are able to manage their conditions and find success at work.... Read more
Myths About Mental Illness
Monday, January 09, 2017      16 comments

Myth #1 You can "snap out" of mental health problems. The Facts: You can't just magically think your way out of a mental illness, whether it's mild or severe. This idea is pervasive---and damaging, because it creates unreasonable expecta... Read more
This Is A Keeper
Sunday, January 08, 2017      18 comments

This Is A Keeper............... I grew up with practical parents. A mother, God love her, who washed aluminum foil after she cooked in it, then reused it. She was the original recycle queen before they had a name for it. A fat... Read more
WATCH OUT!!!
Saturday, January 07, 2017      13 comments

Watch Out For These Migraine Trigger Foods: While migraine triggers vary, these foods are common dietary culprits. Tracking your migraines in a journal can help you isolate foods that may be your personal triggers. *****Alcohol, espec... Read more
5 Migraine Headache Myths, Busted (Part 5)
Friday, January 06, 2017      16 comments

Myth #5: Migraines usually stop after menopause. The Facts: Migraines can improve or go away after menopause, but unfortunately that's not true for everyone. Studies show that 40 percent of sufferers stop having attacks by age 65. Befor... Read more

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