Tag: Healthy Strategies; Healthy Living; Health

Shoulder Health Yoga

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This set of exercises takes your shoulders through their full range of ration, which is important to do regularly to ensure the longevity of our functional movement and to avoid injury. These movements also bring a lovely sense of openness to the front of the body. You might need a belt or scarf for these

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Carmen Melgoza’s Fitness & Wellness Transformation

Inspires Her Latina Social Media Following to Do The Same Carmen Melgoza had a successful accounting career, but a sedentary lifestyle and a broken relationship took their toll. Her fitness journey and absolute determination to lose 50 pounds are nothing short of inspirational. Driven by unbounded passion and a work ethic shaped by a migrant

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Track Your Health With a Food Journal

Ever wonder where your calories come from, why you may be feeling fatigued, or how you are gaining or losing weight? You may not realize all that you eat in a day, and one way to figure it out is to start a food journal. Food journaling can hold you accountable for what you eat,

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Your Nutrition Questions Answered

You asked – we answered! What foods can I eat to boost my immune system? Sandra Lopez • Pleasanton, CASupporting your immune system is especially important during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Picture your meal plate. Fill half of it with vegetables and fruit, the other part with protein-rich foods such as eggs, chicken, fish and

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Balance Your Mood with Acupuncture

Many people nowadays are seeking alternatives to medications for mood issues such as anxiety and depression. Acupuncture is a promising option for those who are looking to treat mood issues without the side effects of medications. Acupuncture originated in China thousands of years ago and is based on the principle that mental health disorders are

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Take Control of TV Binge-Watching

Have you ever caught yourself watching a television series and repeatedly said, “Just one more episode.” I’m guilty! Nowadays, almost any movie and TV series can be streamed directly to your devices. It seems as if we were meant to consume content in a binge-watching fashion. Current events and governmental stay-at-home policies have surely increased

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Telehealth – Technology that Keeps You Healthy

I think we can all agree that 2020 isn’t the year we thought it was going to be. We had New Year’s resolutions, goals, hopes and dreams for the new decade; we were expecting 2020 to mimic the roaring 1920s not a repeat of The Great Depression. As much as the year has been problematic,

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Fresh & Spicy – 3 Summer Perfect Arugula Recipes

While warmer temperatures are typically associated with hydrating fruits like watermelon, one overlooked summer ingredient is arugula. This leafy green known for its fresh, tart, bitter, and peppery flavor, originated in the Mediterranean and has a unique nickname: garden rocket. For those looking to lose weight and improve bone health, one cup of arugula has

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What Does Wellness Really Mean?

Is it about going to yoga classes, deep breathing, Pilates, smoothies or nature? Is it about how you feel in your own skin? Is it about the number on the scale or the results of your blood tests? There are so many articles about health and wellness that it’s easy to start “should-ing” ourselves. I

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Prevent Health Issues and Maintain Good Health with Moxa

When you walk into an acupuncture clinic, you may smell a strange earthy aroma in the air – this is moxa. Moxibustion, commonly known as moxa, is a type of traditional Chinese medicine often used during acupuncture treatments for a variety of health issues. It involves burning an herb called Ai Ye (mugwort or wormwood)

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