COVID-19: boost immunity with vitamin D3

According to medical reports those patients who died from Covid-19 coronavirus were the ones who had a vitamin D blood level of 15 ng/mL or less while those who survived had vitamin D blood levels of more than 30 ng/mL.  Vitamin D is essential for the functioning of the innate and adaptive immune system and […]

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COVID-19

To Reiterate, up to 80% of the general population who are infected recover without any need to seek care.  Coronavirus affects different people in different ways. Most infected people will develop mild to moderate symptoms such as: • Fever • Tiredness • Dry cough • Aches and pains. • Nasal congestion. • Runny nose. • […]

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Every one desrves Respect

Bus drivers, fast food workers, grocery store workers, delivery drivers, garbage collectors, sanitation workers, etc., are the ones taking us through this crisis, making sure we have the essentials to survive on and even risking their health.  Never look down on anyone for the job they have. A job with minimum wage is not indicative […]

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COVID-19

NYC:  103, 208 cases 6,898 deaths While we cannot stop this pandemic because it has its own course and will stop when it wants to stop, we can do something to stop it spreading thus preventing more sickness and deaths.  We all have to protect ourselves the best way possible. Everyone should consider themselves as   a […]

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Dangers of Tobacco Use

With all of the good reasons to stop tobacco use, why is it so hard for so many people to stop using it. Smokers want to quit, and many people stop smoking and never go back. But for the majority of people its not that easy to stop. Many of you struggle to stop smoking […]

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Antibiotics: Bacteria vs Virus

If you take antibiotic when you have a viral infection, the antibiotic attacks the beneficial and non-disease-causing bacteria in your body. Allowing potentially harmful bacteria to replace the harmless ones

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Smoothies are Healthy

Best Time to Have a Smoothie: In the Morning. If you typically have a hard time getting started in the morning, prepping your smoothie ingredients in your blend cup or pitcher in advance makes things easier.  Before and After a Workout.  Lunch On-The-Go.  Satisfying Your Sweet Tooth.  For Sleep and Relaxation.

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DASH DIET

Hypertension can be controlled through lifestyle modifications and Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension (DASH).  The DASH eating plan requires you to make no special food preparations, and instead provides you with daily and weekly nutritional goals. This plan recommends:  That you eat more vegetables, fruits, and whole grains Include fat-free or low-fat dairy products, fish, […]

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Vitamin D Can Reduce the Risk of Uterine Fibroids

Growing up our parents told us to drink lots of milk to promote vitamin D needed to build strong bones. Well, it turns out vitamin D is not just good for healthy bones but is effective in preventing uterine fibroids. A study published in the journal of medicine found that vitamin D addition in women with […]

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Diarrhea; Main Risk is Dehydration in Children

Diarrhea makes the body lose too much water and minerals called electrolytes. That leads to dehydration. Babies can get dehydrated very quickly; within a day or two after diarrhea starts and it can be very dangerous, especially in newborns. If your baby is younger than 3 months and has a fever as well as diarrhea, call […]

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Diarrhea Does Not Always Need Medicine

Everyone reading this have experienced bouts of diarrhea at some points in their lives. Also, many people will reach for Imodium the moment a loose stool appears.  Before you take that next Imodium pill, note that few episodes of diarrhea are not an indication for unnecessary use of antibiotics.  Diarrhea is often your body’s way […]

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Wash Your Hands After Using the Bathroom: Every Single Time!

We all know what we’re supposed to do after using the toilet.  Yes, wash our hands.  Using the bathroom requires a lot of touching: opening the door, lifting the lid, wiping and flushing. You get germs on your hands with any one of these efforts. So, if you don’t wash your hands … well, think […]

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Eats Oats for Improved Mood and Great Sleep

Food makes us feel good. Besides tasting great and nourishing the body, food also has an influence on appetite and mood.

Research demonstrates that certain foods affect powerful mood-modifying brain chemicals called neurotransmitters.

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Red Meat Can Increase Your Body Odor

Perhaps you love red meat? Or perhaps you do not like it at all?  Read meat often gets a bad reputation when it comes to your health; you hear about how it shortens your lifespan and can even cause you to have a larger appetite, but a less well-known effect of red meat is that […]

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Baby Formula Must be Disposed after Feeding

Whether you choose to make a bottle just before each feeding, choose to pre-make and refrigerate enough to use for the day, know this: Prepared formula should be consumed or stored in the refrigerator within 1 hour If prepared formula has been at room temperature for more than 1 hour, throw it away;  don’t save it […]

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