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Raspberries Raspberries belong to the rose family of plants which houses other fruits including apples, apricots, blackberries, cherries, peaches, strawberries and pears. Raspberries are the third most popular berry among US consumers. There are 200 species of raspberries and can be placed in three groups, red raspberries, black raspberries, and purple raspberries. Mature red raspberries…

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Relaxation Techniques to Reduce Stress

Relaxation Techniques to Reduce Stress We all face stressful situations throughout our lives, but no matter what the cause, stress floods your body with hormones. Your heart pounds, your breathing speeds up, and your muscles tense. Here are some relaxation techniques that can help you evoke the relaxation response and reduce stress. Breath focus. In…

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Deadly Ties Between Stress and Heart Disease

The Deadly Ties between Stress, Heart Disease and Other Afflictions Lester Adler, M.D. We’ve all been there. Stuck in traffic. Late for a plane. Missed an important call. Lost your keys. We’ve all had these: worries about security, family, finances, terrorism, anger, loneliness, low blood sugar and hurt feelings. Which means we’ve all had this:  STRESS….

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