Positivity Health Benefits

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For some people being positive is a natural thing. They have a way of looking at the world through a different lens. But the truth is that positivity can be cultivated. And once you find out how powerful it can be there’s no doubt you’ll want the positivity health benefits. “An attitude of positive expectation…

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Why Drink Water?


Are you into drinking enough water every day? Here’s why you should be. Your Body’s Main Ingredient For starters, think about these figures, “up to 60% of the human adult body is water,” and “according to H.H. Mitchell, Journal of Biological Chemistry 158, the brain and heart are composed of 73% water, and the lungs…

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Red Wine Benefits

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Are you a red wine drinker? If you’ve followed health news and updates over the years, you’ve definitely seen discussions about the possible benefits of drinking a glass of red wine day. Here are several surprising red wine benefits that may just be a glass away. While this is just a partial list and far…

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Heart Disease Signs That You May Have Not Considered

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Another week into American Heart Month, this week Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center focuses on signs and symptoms of heart disease. Heart disease is dangerous and very common. Often, people only realize issues after receiving a disease. While not every form of heart disease has noticeable symptoms before it hits, there are several signs and symptoms…

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How Laughing Helps Your Health

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“Whoever said laughter is the best medicine was right – it’s also the glue that holds friendships together. To laugh together at life’s ridiculous turn of events makes those events bearable. To laugh at the funny things in life makes life wonderful. The real gift is having a friend to share … laughter with.” ― Ellen…

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Omega 3 Benefits

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Do you have enough omega 3 in your diet? These fatty acids are one type of fat you should definitely consider getting enough of. They pack great health benefits and are relatively easy to get hold of. Sources of Omega 3 Natural There are several types of omega 3 fatty acids. EPA and DHA, which…

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Pomegranates For Diabetes And Other Health Conditions

One of our specialties at Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center is diabetes management. You definitely know about the importance of maintaining low sugar levels, but do you know that sweet pomegranates are good for people with diabetes? Pomegranates for Diabetes Yup. Pomegranates, while sweet, don’t affect you like other fruits with sugars. According to Professor Michael…

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Going Bananas: The Benefits Of Bioactive Compounds In Bananas

“Never interrupt me when I’m eating a banana.” Ryan Stiles Did you know that bananas are good for your heart? How about for your blood pressure and cancer? Yup, this fruit has serious health potential and you may want to consider adding it to your diet today. But it doesn’t end there. Bananas are also…

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