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Beyond strong bones—ALL that vitamin D does for you!

  DEC 30, 2016 BY SHERRY BRESCIA It helps regulate blood glucose and insulin levels, lowering your risk of Type 2 diabetes. It prevents depression by helping to regulate your hormones. It protects you against cardiovascular disease. It helps prevent cancer. It protects you against autoimmune diseases like MS, lupus …

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Don’t Be a Victim of This Addiction!

I saw an advertisement for Coca-Cola recently that showed a blissful-looking woman drinking a bottle of Coke and the slogan underneath was the company’s current, “Taste the Feeling.” Then I went to Coke’s website and saw where you can actually type in how Coke makes you feel on a number …

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7 Tips to Healthier Eating

  DEC 15, 2016 BY SHERRY BRESCIA 1. Eat a tossed salad every day. 2. Avoid eating proteins and starches together in a meal.  Pair meats or starches with veggies. 3. Choose oatmeal or scrambled eggs over processed breakfast cereals, pastries or bagels. 4. Avoid low-fat foods, sugar-free foods, artificial …

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Top 10 foods for a strong, sharp immune system

Help keep your immune system sharp and strong with these 10 delicious, super immune boosting foods! 1. Red bell peppers—red bell peppers have twice as much vitamin C as an orange or grapefruit. 2. Garlic—garlic has been praised for centuries for its infection-fighting properties. 3. Ginger—in addition to fighting colds, …

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8 Tips to Elevate Fitness

(www.bodybuilding.com)You’ve been hitting the gym and seeing great results. But now you want more.Curious about how the pros get and stay in world-class shape? Sometimes just a few tweaks to your approach are all you need to start making remarkable progress. Each of these tips can help you become a …

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10 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

10 Tips to avoid holiday weight gain The holidays will soon be upon us and that means many people will grow to hate their bathroom scale even more than usual. But it doesn’t have to be that way!  Holiday weight gain does not have to be a given.You CAN sail …

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Exercise Phobia!

  Here is just a brief summary of the wildly impressive health resume of exercise: The impressive resume of regular exercise 1- Watch the pounds slide off This is the most obvious–exercise burns calories and that means losing weight and keeping it off. 2- Happy heart Exercise helps improve your …

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Benefits of Exercise

(everydayhealth.com)Feel younger, live longer. It’s no slogan — these are actual benefits of regular exercise. People with high levels of physical fitness are at lower risk of dying from a variety of causes, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Physical Fitness: What the …

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Staying Cool During Outdoor Workouts

(www.bodybuilding.com)Heat and humidity can complicate your efforts when you take your training outdoors. Here are 12 tips to keep you cool and improve your performance on the hottest summer days!Long days and warm weather are an open invitation to exercise outdoors, but there are extra precautions you have to consider …

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Health & Fitness: Your Knee Injury May Be a Torn ACL

    A common injury caused during contact sports like football or basketball is called an anterior cruciate ligament injury(ACL injury).  The ACL is one of many structures that stabilize the knee during movement.  This injury usually causes swelling and pain in the knee making it feel unstable, or like …

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St. Lucia Read This: Seven Easy Ways To Lower Blood Pressure!

7 Easy ways to lower your blood pressure Avoid processed foods Avoiding processed foods helps you naturally eliminate two of the biggest culprits behind elevated blood pressure—salt and sugar. Although you’re probably not surprised to hear about salt, you may wonder about sugar.  There are actually three ways that sugar …

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Joanne Wilfred’s Condition: What St. Lucians Should Know!

Joanne Wilfred’s death sent shock waves throughout St. Lucia and its diaspora. Many have taken to social media to express their disappointment at such an untimely demise. St. Lucia Sports Online understands that efforts are being made to have her funeral on the 21st of September 2016,  in the community …

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Seven Steps to better sleep

  It’s an interesting phenomenon that two of the most common complaints that people report to their doctors are excessive sleepiness and too little sleep! A number of St. Lucians are sleep deprived. This article may provide some assistance! One can fuel the other and cause a vicious poor sleep cycle.  Now, we all occasionally …

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