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Year: 2010


Research shows that eating a wide variety of fruits and vegetables protects you against cancer, heart disease, and the effects of aging. Experiment with a variety of brightly colored fruits and vegetables. Think of the rainbow when putting together a salad or vegetable tray.

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Health Tip: REST & RECOVER

Do NOT exercise when you are sick especially with fever.  When you are sick your body needs to spend all of its energy healing itself.  You will not derive benefits from exercising when you are sick and you may even slow your recovery.

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Health Tip: EXERCISE

Daily or almost daily aerobic exercise, such as brisk walking, running or a vigorous bike ride will improve your memory by stimulating the production of new neurons in the hippocampus.

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Health Tip: AMARANTH

Amaranth is a whole grain that contains more protein and is higher in calcium, magnesium and potassium than other grains.  If you are looking for something healthy and different, try amaranth as a breakfast cereal or side dish.

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