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Ways to keep Fit and Healthy at 50

Health is integral to our well-being all through life. We need to look after it whether we are in our twenties, thirties or fifties. The older we get the more important it is to include exercise and good nutrition in our lives. With age, our fitness levels tend to deteriorate, …

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Brief History of Massage

According to ‘The Encyclopedia of Complementary Medicine’ (Woodham and Peters, 1997), “Massage may be the oldest and simplest form of medical care.” But anyone who has experienced the gentle or firm healing touch that eases pain and hurt, needs no expert to convince them of its power. Massage goes back …

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What is Solar Dermatitis

Solar dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin (dermatitis) caused by the sun (solar). It is also called sun rash or sun allergy because the skin reaction is triggered by exposure to sunlight, specifically to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Individuals may experience mild skin reactions with symptoms which disappear …

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Osteoporosis

OSTEOPOROSIS AND NEW BONE GROWTH Osteoporosis is the primary reason so many elderly citizens of the U.S.A. spend their declining years in a nursing home. It is epidemic in our aging society with 1 in 10 suffering from its debilitating effects. That is in excess of 28 million Americans. Some …

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What are some Negatives of using Home Remedies

Traditionally, home remedies have involved treatments that were all-natural, herbal, had few side effects; tried and true methods passed down through generations. However, modern times have made home remedies more inclusive and all-encompassing: natural foods, herbal or nutritional supplements, over-the-counter (OTC) medications. Internet knowledge, self-diagnosis, self-medication, and self-help, have made …

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Buying a Pilates Exercise Mat

The pilates mat is designed to provide a stable foundation upon which to carry out your exercises. The average pilates workout incorporates a series of balancing moves that call for a sturdy yet pliable support. There are also several exercises that call for you to roll and stretch which means …

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Nutrition in Collard Greens

Collards greens, that long time staple of southern cooking, is beginning to expand its range and acceptance into northern kitchens as well, and the taste and versatility of this slow cooked treat is only one of the reasons that this is happening. It turns out that the broad, fleshy leaves …

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