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    You Are What You Eat

    I’m sharing an overview of a plant-based eating lifestyle. This is intended to clear any confusion about what people including (myself) mean when they say plant-based. FIRST THING FIRST: I am not a medical professional so please consult your healthcare provider before changing your eating habits.   Plant-based means food that comes from plants and doesn’t include animal ingredients such as meat, milk, eggs, or honey. Fruits: Any type of fruit including apple, bananas, grapes, strawberries, citrus fruits, etc. Vegetables: Plenty of veggies including peppers, corn, lettuce, spinach, kale, peas, collards, etc. Whole grains: Grains, cereals, and other starches in their whole form, such as quinoa, brown rice, millet, whole wheat, oats, barley,…

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    I Need Some Me Time How About You

    I know some of you all heard that song by Heather Headley, “I Need Some Me Time”. Well right now this is how I feel and here is the chorus of the famous lyrics. ” I need some me time, not some you and some I just some me time, oh I need some she time not some him and some her just some free time, that’s all, and that’s all. If you want to hear her song because it is soo needed and so relaxing you can listen to it here. Here are some things that I do and want to share with you all. Establish A Routine Get…

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    Kiss My Asparagus

    Asparagus, officially known as asparagus officinalis is a member of the lily family. It has been valued for years for its unique flavor, rich texture, and medicinal qualities. Asparagus has detoxifying properties and contains antioxidants that strengthen the heart and blood vessels. In Chinese medicine it is to be suggested that people with respiratory illnesses, and ease menstrual problems. Asparagus is a good source of nutrients including: -Vitamin A – Vitamin C – Vitamin E – Vitamin K – Fiber – Folate What Is It Good For? Supports The Gut – (better overall digestive tract function) – Asparagus contains insulin, a prebiotic that encourages healthy gut flora. Also has mild…

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    Most Common Post Symptoms of COVID-19

    The CDC is currently working to learn more about the whole range of short and long term health effects associated with post COVID-19. It is becoming more evident that people who have recovered from COVID-19 will go on to experience symptoms that lingers well past testing negative for the virus. Long haulers is the term being used for these individuals who has these symptoms. While most individuals recover and return to normal health, some individuals can have symptoms that can last for weeks or even months after recovery from COVID-19. The CDC is continuing to work to identify how common these symptoms are, who is likely to get them, and…

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    AVO-CAN-DO

    Let’s talk about avocados and their benefits. Avocado keeps joints supple, helps lower blood pressure, helps improve fertility, and much more. The avocado has the distinction of being the fruit with the highest fat content. The avocado also contains monounsaturated oils ( the good fat) which lowers blood pressure and can also help to lubricate your joints. The avocado’s benefits doesn’t just stop with your health but it is also a good hair mask, the avocado’s fatty oils can help strengthen and add a shine to your hair as well. You could puree an avocado to create a hair mask or you could possibly use avocado oil. What Is It…

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    What is a Homemaking & Companionship?

    What is Homemaking & Companionship? A Homemaker/Companion is a person who helps clients to maintain the home, and who assumes the duties customarily undertaken by the homemaker. A Homemaker/Companion does not render any hands-on personal care to the client. A Homemaker/Companion reports patient concerns to his or her supervisor. Most people prefer to be cared in the comfort of their own homes for as long as possible, rather than going to nursing homes or other in-patient facilities. The elderly population are increasingly relying on home care. Patients who need assistance with everyday tasks and household chores, as opposed to medical care, can keep their expenses down by employing Homemaker/Companions to…

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    The Goodness Of An Apple

    “Let Food Be Thy Medicine & Medicine Be Thy Food” – Hipprocrates Apples: Helps balance sugar levels Tackles diarrhea and constipation Helps strengthen bones Helps lower cholesterol Green Apples – Contain malic acid, useful digestive aid. Red Apples – Antioxidants, which can protect against neurological damage associated with conditions, such as alzheimer’s disease are higher in red apples. Yellow Apples – The pectin in yellow and all other apples helps lower the body’s absorption of excess dietary fats. Some fun facts about apples: 1. Eating apples can aid in brightening teeth. While not a substitute for toothpaste, the acid in apples actually helps clean and brighten teeth. The crunchy inside…

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    NATIONAL STRESS AWARENESS DAY

    National Stress Awareness Day on the first Wednesday in November aims to identify and reduce the stress factors in your life. Everyone has stress. Some stress is good for us. It helps us to respond to changes in life. Stress is our body’s way of protecting itself from harm. However, too much stress causes harm to our health and relationships. Identifying the stressors impacting our physical and mental health is important. Sometimes, health problems are the cause. But our health can also be affected by external stressors such as physical abuse, stressful work environments, financial stress, or other family health issues. Once we identify the causes of stress in our…

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    October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. Doctors are continuing to do research around breast cancer, they have not yet identified a specific root cause for why some women develop it. What they do know is that certain lifestyle-related risk factors, such as what you eat and how much you exercise, can impact your chances of developing breast cancer as well as certain hormones and whether or not you have a family history. To sum it all up up, stay informed about potential breast cancer risks, early detection is key. Some Interesting Facts On Breast Cancer In…