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Eating Heart-Healthy

It can be hard to sort through everything you need to know when eating heart-healthy. Here is some of the things you should look for when choosing a recipe and purchasing ingredients:

Weight Control

Controlling your weight is key to the prevention and treatment of heart disease. Shedding excess weight can decrease the risk of heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol and much more.

Fats, Sodium & Whole Grains

Here’s what you need to know about fitting fats into your diet.

Call 911

You wake from sleep.  It’s dark outside, your wife is sleeping peaceful, and you don’t feel well.  Your chest aches, you can’t catch your breath, and you feel a little nauseated.  Maybe you shouldn’t have eaten those spicy enchiladas for supper, or … maybe it’s your heart.  You take antacids, but you start to feel worse.  What do you do?  Do you wake your wife and drive yourself to the ER?  No, call 911.

EXERCISE PROGRAM COULD PRODUCE POSITIVE BENEFITS THAT WILL LAST A LIFETIME

A message from Ken Johnson, President & CEO of HRHS

The holiday season has passed and for many, the aftereffects may include a few extra pounds gained because of a larger-than-normal intake of calories is consumed at family gatherings and parties.  

To further complicate matters, January is traditionally the coldest month of the year producing below freezing temperatures, which are less than conducive for outdoor physical activity.

11 Ways to Combat Holiday Stress

Ever notice how the most wonderful time of the year can quickly turn into the biggest nightmare of the year? Holiday stress can happen to even the most seasoned holiday expert. There are several major factors that may cause a more stressful holiday season including over commitment, over indulgence, family conflicts, high expectations, and the interruption of regular routines. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you combat holiday stress:

1. Increase Sunlight Exposure

Exercising At Any Age

Regular exercise and physical activity are imperative to the physical and mental health of almost everyone, including older adults.

Being physically active can help you continue to do the things you enjoy and stay independent as you age. Regular physical activity over long periods of time can produce life time health benefits. That's why health experts say that older adults should be active every day to maintain their health.

In addition, exercise and physical activity can reduce the risk of developing some diseases and disabilities that develop as people grow older.

A Tempting Dose of Holiday Reality

Holiday festivities tend to be a time of temptations, a time where even the most health-conscious individuals indulge in a large variety of foods. There may be 20 different dishes in front of you and your goal may be to try every single one, twice. This article wasn’t written to discourage such behavior, but to aid and warn in the health risks and signs to watch for.

Large meals increase the risk of heart attacks, gallbladder pain, drowsiness, fatigue and much more.

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