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Calcium-Rich Foods

Calcium-Rich Foods

Calcium is an important mineral for ensure we have strong and healthy bones. A majority of our body’s calcium is stored in our bones. However, when we don’t get enough calcium, the body will take any stored calcium (from our bones) to other parts of our body. Since our bodies cannot produce calcium…

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#BoneHealthMatters

#BoneHealthMatters

Did you know that our bodies cannot produce calcium on its own? It is a mineral that we must ingest. Did you know that calcium does not stay in our bodies? We lose calcium everyday through our skin, nails hair and urine. Did you know that when we don’t get enough calcium from our diet or vitamin regime…

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Support for Bone Health

Support for Bone Health

Have you ever thought about if you have strong and healthy bones? Do you have concerns about breaks or fractures as a result of a fall or injury? Maybe you have a bone related health illness and want to know how to prevent or reverse the disease? Supporting your bone health can advance your overall health…

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The Truth About Calcium

The Truth About Calcium

Calcium is an essential nutrient needed for our body functions. It is most known for helping to build strong and healthy bones. As children grow, there is an emphasis to make sure that they have enough calcium and vitamin D for the bones to be able to grow healthy and strong. This in turn, will provide a more…

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The Importance of Immunizations

The Importance of Immunizations

August is National Immunization Awareness Month- a time to highlight the importance of vaccines for people of all ages. A vaccine stimulates the immune system to provide active acquired immunity to a certain disease. Vaccines are designed to prevent a disease rather than treating it by helping the immune system…

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Must Have Essentials for Home Fitness

Must Have Essentials for Home Fitness

In light of the novel coronavirus pandemic and the transition to doing our daily activities at home, we have had to pivot and find creative ways to stay connected while being apart. This has been possible by one of man’s greatest invention, the internet. During this time…

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Summer Hydration with Food

Summer Hydration with Food

Proper hydration is essential for our health and well-being. This is particularly true for older adults and seniors. This is because as we get older our bodies retain less water, which can make one may not feel regularly feel thirsty until they are very dehydrated. So why is important to keep hydrated? Not drinking enough water…

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Summer Fun During a Pandemic

Summer Fun During a Pandemic

It’s Summer time! It’s the time of the year where we go on vacation and spend time outdoors with family and friends. However, our lives have and continue to be turned upside down by the novel coronavirus. We want to stay safe while keeping healthy, while still wanting to have the simple joys of life. Summer time is definitely one of them. So how can we still enjoy…

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Health & Technology New Normals

Health & Technology New Normals

The instantaneous shift from physical meetings to online meetings, this is how fast the coronavirus has transformed our lives. We have been forced to pivot our ways of doing things into a virtual space. Video conferencing platforms such as Zoom, Skype, Google Meets/Hangouts, Microsoft Teams to name a few have been in increased use over…

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#BlackAgingMatters

#BlackAgingMatters

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. This is a time to raise awareness of the importance of mental health for our overall well-being and to educate the public on how to seek help. Mental health refers to cognitive, psychological, emotional and social wellness. Each year, millions of Americans face the realities of living…

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