Ten Essentials of Health and Wellness

10 Essentials for Health and Wellness Let the elements of healthy living enhance your life: Trivita.com Essential #1: Breathe Deeply Inhale a full measure of reviving air, hold, then release stress and toxins. A healthy immune system is dependent upon deep breathing. Your lymphatic system powers the immune response in your body, and lymph fluid…

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Complete & Incomplete Proteins

Complete and Incomplete Proteins    What are proteins and what do they do? Proteins are large, complex molecules that play many critical roles in the body. They do most of the work in cells and are required for the structure, function, and regulation of the body’s tissues and organs. Proteins are made up of hundreds…

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Preventing Falls

Tips to Keep You on Your Feet Each year millions of Americans, especially older adults, go to the emergency department after an injury from a fall. “These falls can cause serious injuries—back fractures, hip fractures, as well as head trauma,” says Dr. David B. Reuben, a healthy aging expert at the University of California, Los…

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Quercetin

According to Dr. Axe (2017) and WebMD (2017), Quercetin is a plant pigment or polyphenol from the flavonoid group that is found in many plants, vegetables, fruits and grains. It is contained in foods such as apples, onions, berries, buckwheat tea, green tea, tomatoes, broccoli and red wine (Dr. Axe 2017). According to ( WebMD,…

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Mouth Microbes

The Helpful and the Harmful Article taken from www.nih.gov Do you know what’s in your mouth? It’s home to about 700 species of microbes. These include germs like bacteria, fungus, and more. “Everybody has these microbes in their mouth,” says Dr. Robert Palmer, an NIH expert on oral microbes. Some microbes are helpful. Others can…

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Test Your Credit Score Knowledge

Credit profile, score, assessment: if you’re thinking of taking out a home loan, these are important terms you’ll need to learn more about. What is a credit score? All credit active people have a profile. This is a summary of your history with every credit provider you’ve ever dealt with, and serves as a record…

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Protect your Credit while Traveling this Summer

The summer travel season is officially here. During the summer we all like to relax and unwind while traveling with our families and friends. While you are unwinding don’t be too careless about protecting your identity. Travelers in unfamiliar locations are often targeted by pickpockets, aggressors and identity thieves. Even though you let your hair…

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How High Should my Credit Score Be?

Here are a couple of general rules for your consideration. Your minimum credit score needs to be at least 650. If your credit score is below 650 then there are ways to fix it. Here’s how it works… A. You can challenge anything in your credit report. If the merchant can’t provide proof of their claim,…

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Fats, the good, bad and the Ugly

Fats the Good Bad and Ugly Ronda Herbert, PhD Saturated fats A saturated fat is a type of fat in which fatty acid all have single bonds. Most animal fats are saturated. Saturated fats are fat molecule that have no double bond between the carbon molecules because they are saturated with hydrogen molecules. Unsaturated fats…

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