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  • Blood Pressure

Ways to Naturally Lower Your Blood Pressure

By |April 2, 2014|Categories: Advice, Retirement Planning|Tags: , , , |

High blood pressure is a risk factor for a number of serious medical conditions, including heart disease and stroke. Nearly 1/3 of all American adults currently have high blood pressure. Studies have shown that some simple lifestyle changes can help prevent high blood pressure and even lower blood pressure.

Lower Your Blood Pressure

The main risk factors of high blood pressure or hypertension include being overweight or obese, excess sodium in the diet, too little potassium in the diet, little to no exercise, excess alcohol intake, and stress.

Recent research found that a plant-based diet is one extremely effective way to lower[…]

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  • Meatless Monday

Meatless Monday: How One Day Makes a Difference

By |June 10, 2013|Categories: Advice, Psychology|Tags: , , , , , , |

Meatless Monday is a movement across the nation that encourages people to cut out meat from their diet for just one day a week. Meatless Monday aims to improve your health through your diet – give it a try!

Why Meatless?

Meatless Monday is a non-profit initiative of The Monday Campaigns who, in association with the Johns Hopkins’ Bloomberg School of Public Health, wants “to help you reduce your meat consumption by 15% in order to improve your personal health and the health of the planet”.

Meat production has a huge impact on our environment because of the high amount of resources that animals[…]

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