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The Health Benefits of Drinking Tea

The Health Benefits of Drinking Tea

Research shows that drinking tea can help protect us from serious diseases and improve our overall health. Of course adding sugar, cream, or milk means adding calories and that can negate the health benefits. So keep it simple.   Here are some ways tea consumption can keep you healthy and happy.   Diabetes – Antioxidants
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Can a Short Walk Boost Your Mood?

Can a Short Walk Boost Your Mood?

Numerous studies over the years have confirmed the many health benefits of walking including managing diabetes, high blood pressure, and weight, as well as lowering the risk of dementia, cancer, osteoarthritis, and more. Now a recent study finds that walking can also be good for the mind and soul by significantly boosting your mood.  
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Living With Diabetes During The Holidays

Living With Diabetes During The Holidays

‘Tis the season for family, festivity, and food—lots of food. Temptations are everywhere, and parties and travel disrupt daily routines. What’s more, it all goes on for weeks.   How do you stick to your diabetes care plan when everyone around you seems to be splurging? Here are 5 tips that can help:   Holiday-Proof
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New Exercise Recommendations for Sedentary Lifestyle

New Exercise Recommendations for Sedentary Lifestyle

So just how much exercise is enough to make up for the hours spent sitting at a desk on the job or on the couch watching movies? A recent study recommends a ratio of 30 minutes of physical activity per 4 hours of sitting, one hour of per eight hours, etc. Researchers analyzed data from
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Flu Vaccine Reduces Risk of Hospitalization by More Than Half Among Retirees

Flu Vaccine Reduces Risk of Hospitalization by More Than Half Among Retirees

A new CDC study published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases (CID) provides more evidence on the benefits of flu vaccination among older adults. The study looked at flu-associated hospitalizations among people 50 and older during past flu seasons and found that people who had gotten a flu vaccine reduced their risk of flu-associated hospitalization
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