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Clearing Your Pantry and Rebooting Your Diet

https://youtu.be/xCsazQ4PnRE As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many of us have found comfort through food, while isolated within our homes. With food prices on the rise and financial situations changing, many of us have taken this as an opportunity to relax a bit, turning to sugary and salty snacks cheap, easy meals. As a balanced diet … Continue reading Clearing Your Pantry and Rebooting Your Diet

Staying Healthy with the Seasons through Healthy Restocking

https://youtu.be/GkvHklKPypA With our kitchens now clear of over-processed junk food, it's time to restock with healthy, nutritious food. As we begin to write our grocery lists, it's important to be mindful of the seasons. Nature's cycles affect not only the weather but also our health and mental well-being. Staying Healthy With the Seasons is the … Continue reading Staying Healthy with the Seasons through Healthy Restocking

How to Get Your Life Back on Track

https://youtu.be/XHPJCEBsbiI We've all had moments of weakness that interrupt our routine. Whether it's breaking your exercise routine after a long day of work or having a weekend binge, throwing off your nutritious diet, it feels like your old unhealthy habits are rearing their heads again. For whatever reason, you fell off your diet plan, skipped … Continue reading How to Get Your Life Back on Track

Walking Your Way to A Stronger Immune System

https://youtu.be/Y_DFC9f8nbY Exercise plays a vital role in maintaining a healthy immune system. Of all forms of exercise, walking is the easiest, safest, and least expensive. It's simply a matter of lacing up your sneakers and heading out. With many gyms and even parks still temporarily closed, walking is a perfect way to make sure you're … Continue reading Walking Your Way to A Stronger Immune System

Chinese Herbs in Helping Treat Coronavirus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0y0UJGOVu0 Currently, to treat COVID-19, there is only one FDA approved treatment (remdesivir) and a drug going through a clinical trial, hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine, a malaria medication, interactions with drugs used to regulate the heartbeat. It may also cause direct myocardial toxicity and worsen cardiomyopathy, a problem that can lead to heart failure. Additionally, remdesivir, an … Continue reading Chinese Herbs in Helping Treat Coronavirus

Improving Your Mental Health and Immune System

https://youtu.be/CbWOlhu_nUk The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the importance of having a strong immune system. As we've learned, building up our body's defenses goes beyond the well known basic needs, including taking care of one of our most important organs, our brain. While we know that if a problem occurs in one organ it can affect … Continue reading Improving Your Mental Health and Immune System

Masks Work: Improving Your Experience

https://youtu.be/rMcPNPKWL0M The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on January 30th, 2020. During this time, the CDC has strongly recommended that you maintain a six feet distance from others and wear face masks while in public. While this hasn't been an easy adjustment, there's now strong evidence that our … Continue reading Masks Work: Improving Your Experience

COVID-19 Impact on Heart Health

https://youtu.be/RMSpIKt3-cU It's been almost five months since the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global health emergency. Even after all this time, there is still constantly new information learned about this virus. Originally, it was thought that COVID-19 was primarily a respiratory disease, but as more patients have contracted the virus and been … Continue reading COVID-19 Impact on Heart Health

Enriching Your Life Through Friendship

https://youtu.be/De4KisCXJ-o What sounds like the perfect Friday evening for you? Maybe you like the idea of a loud, rambunctious dinner party, playing card games or dancing to music with your close friends. Perhaps you prefer a quiet evening at home, curled up in bed with a good book and a beloved pet. Regardless of which … Continue reading Enriching Your Life Through Friendship

Strengthening Your Immune System with Vitamin D

https://youtu.be/ZgILqLT7bOs For many of us, the COVID-19 outbreak and lock down have meant more time indoors and less sun. Unfortunately, this can contribute to a vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D, also known as the "sunshine vitamin", helps our immune systems stay balanced. It plays an essential role in our immune health, as low levels can … Continue reading Strengthening Your Immune System with Vitamin D