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Category Archives: Prevention

10,000 Steps?

We’ve all heard it – you need to walk 10,000 steps per day to be healthy.  Even your Fitbit type devices are pre-programmed to make sure you reach this goal.  But is it true? According to research published in JAMA Internal Medicine, you may not need 10,000 steps per day.  The study measured over

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Inflammation

Healthy Inflammation Response Inflammation is necessary to trigger healing.  But long-term inflammation can be the cause of many chronic diseases, including high blood pressure, heart disease and joint pain. Ways to Support a Healthy Inflammation Response Diet: Avoid sugars, soft drinks and artificial sweeteners. Sugar, in all its forms, and artificial sweeteners can cause

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Winter Dy Skin

For those of us who live in the Pacific Northwest, wet, damp weather is a fact of life.  So why do we still have dry skin?  Dry skin can be caused by either the environment or internal factors.  Let’s look at the causes and what you can do about them. How the Environment Dries

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