A Low Sodium Diet

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There are many reasons why you may need a low sodium or even sodium-free diet.

A low-sodium diet can be part of a medical treatment for some conditions and is recommended as part of a heart healthy diet.

Here is a wonderful article that lays out everything, everyone should know about

following a low-sodium diet.

Here is the link…

Low-Sodium Diet Guidelines

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5-Minute Power Workout of the Week: Swimming

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There are two great things about exercising in the water:

It’s great for your heart and you keep cool at the same time!

With the hot and hazy dog days in full swing, that sounds just about perfect right now.

When you get in the pool, stand in water about chest deep to get the most from this interval workout:

 

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 5-Minute Power Workout of the Week: Swimming

 

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Labor Day Grilled Potato Packets

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Grill these potatoes up quickly and easily for your Labor Day celebration or any other time you’re grilling.

They come together fast and taste delicious!

You won’t have any leftovers.

Enjoy!

Here is the link…

 

Grilled Potato Packets 

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Fitness Basics

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fitness basics

 

 

Starting a fitness program may be one of the best things you can do for your health. After all, physical activity can reduce your risk of chronic disease, improve your balance and coordination, help you lose weight — even boost your self-esteem.

And the benefits are yours for the taking, regardless of age, sex or physical ability.

The Department of Health and Human Services recommends that healthy adults include aerobic exercise and strength training in their fitness plans, specifically:

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Fitness Basics

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Stocking a Heart-Healthy Kitchen

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If you want to eat a heart-healthy diet but are not sure what staples you should

keep in your home, check out this heart-healthy kitchen essentials guide.

 

With the help of this guide, you can start stocking up on nutritious foods

to help you reduce your risk of heart disease.

 

Here is the link…

Stocking a Heart-Healthy Kitchen

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