BeHealthy

Signs of bad health can manifest in your mouth

How do you monitor your health? It seems the most common thing to do is schedule an appointment with a general practitioner or take your blood pressure on your own. Most pharmacies and supermarkets like WalMart and Target offer this service and many people think by doing so they’ve done their part. A yearly check up is always the best choice, but there are other ways that your body might be telling you there is a problem that needs follow up.

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Protect your skin from the Sun

Much has been said of the dangers of the sun's UV rays - to avoid being exposed to them for long periods of time and to avoid tanning at all...if possible. Sounds pretty simple right? But summer is right around the corner and that means Sunday Fundays at the beach and...

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Hibiscus Flower Tinga

Hibiscus Flower "Tinga" INGREDIENTS 3-4 cups of hibiscus flowers 5 tomatoes 2 chopped onions Olive oil Pepper 2 cups chicken broth 1 small can of marinated chipotle salt Optional: cinnamon, cloves, garlic PREPARATION TIME: 90 minutes In a pot, boil three or four cups...

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Water is health

WATER IS HEALTH, CHEERS TO THAT Much has been said about how important it is to drink water and to stay hydrated. Some nutritionists suggest drinking no more than two liters of water a day, others recommend drinking more than eight glasses every day. Some even suggest...

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Small steps to a cancer free life

February 4th has been declared World Cancer Day. Every month we write about the risks and symptoms of the different types of cancer and how to try to prevent them. In broad terms, you can prevent this disease by having an active, healthy lifestyle. Today we will be...

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A Healthier You

We are halfway through the first month of the year. This means we are still trying to finish our list of resolutions and build the courage to actually do them. Many list “being healthy”, “exercise more” or “a healthier diet” as their main plans for the year. They’re...

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Quinoa Cakes

INGREDIENTS Cooked quinoa, one cup 3 cups egg whites Spinach, amount to taste 4 stalks of green onion, diced 1 red pepper, diced 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled Black pepper Sea salt 2 lemons Crushed red pepper Olive oil Pam, olive oil Muffin pan PREPARATION - Time: 45...

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Halloween vs Diabetes

Halloween and Day of the Dead festivities are this weekend and that means sugary temptations will be all around. For most people, this is just an excuse to splurge on their sugar and calorie intake, but for anyone living with diabetes it’s a sugar control marathon. If...

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Preventing breast cancer one meal at a time

Consume colorful produce: Try adding spinach, tomatoes, carrots, beets...the more colors the healthier you’ll feel! Eat less saturated fat: Red meats, butter and dairy are good, but it’s best to consume them in smaller quantities. Switch it up with olive oil and white...

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Psoriasis​ awareness month

What is the first thing you do when you wake up? Wash your face, brush your teeth, look in the mirror? Often times we don’t like what we see and begin pinpointing our imperfections. What if every day we found new lesions or red marks on our skin? Sounds stressful...

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World Hepatitis Day

As of today, there are approximately 400 million cases of hepatitis B or C in the world. It is estimated to be ten times more contagious than HIV. It is too high a figure that could be reduced if we learn to take care of our health and ultimately prevent diseases such...

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