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Reduce Sodium in Your Diet for Good Health

Reduce Sodium in Your Diet for Good Health

Our bodies need some sodium since it is a nutrient, but overdoing it can lead to health problems. The difficult part is that sodium “hides” in foods such as processed and fast foods. The amount is high in restaurant foods, so watch what you eat when you go out to dinner. Too much sodium in your diet can lead to high blood pressure. The pressure within your veins and...

Posted on October 25, 2016Read More

Is Your Thyroid Making You Sick?

Is Your Thyroid Making You Sick?

The thyroid is a powerful part of your body. The thyroid is a gland that regulates hormones which affects the metabolism. If it is off, even a little, it can make you feel miserable. Disease of the thyroid is actually pretty common since it becomes a problem if it is functioning too low or too high. Unless you are well versed in the implications of an off-balance thyroid, it...

Posted on July 19, 2016Read More

Gout: The Disease of Kings

Gout: The Disease of Kings

Gout is a very painful form of arthritis that attacks your joints. It affects about 4 percent of adult Americans, normally men more than women. This disease is formed when your body has high levels of uric acid. This uric acid becomes crystallized in the joints, causing swelling, pain, and stiffness. Gout is a term that most of us associate with medieval ailments or a...

Posted on April 01, 2016Read More
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