The Diabetic Holiday Survival Guide

How to enjoy the Holiday’s without overindulging The holidays can be the best of times or the worst of times for a pre-diabetic or diabetic individual—or for anyone worried about gaining weight. You will be Read More

Complete Guide to Leaky Gut Syndrome

Are you not feeling like yourself? Perhaps you have bloating or cramps, are always tired, have sensitivities to certain foods, or suffer from headaches and overall body pain. Any combination of these symptoms can get Read More

Hypertension News Center

Hypertension, more commonly referred to as high blood pressure  is a common condition that affects the body’s arteries. If you have high blood pressure, the force of the blood pushing against the artery walls is Read More

Heart Health News Tips

Adding Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Lower Risks for CVD Snacking on fruit after breakfast, fruit during lunch, vegetables during dinner and dairy after dinner was associated with lower risks for CVD and all-cause mortality, according Read More

How to Achieve Emotional Stability

Emotional stability has become the goal for many. It refers to achieving emotional balance in the face of difficult situations. Since stress levels have been increasing across the world, especially in this time of economic Read More

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Our condition spotlight section focuses on health issues that generally last longer than one year. Often referred to as chronic diseases they require ongoing medical attention or limit activities of daily living or both. Chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. They are also leading drivers of the nation’s $3.8 trillion in annual health care costs.

Many chronic diseases are caused by a short list of risk behaviors:

Tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke.
Poor nutrition, including diets low in fruits and vegetables and high in sodium and saturated fats.
Lack of physical activity.
Excessive alcohol use.

By making healthy choices, you can reduce your likelihood of getting a chronic disease and improve your quality of life.