Throughout life we have moments when we are up and down. It is important to cherish the good times and not allow ourselves to fall into a depression when we are down. Depression is a common but serious illness caused by a combination of genetic, biological, environmental and psychological factors.
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• 1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
• 1/2 pound Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed
• 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
• 4 cans (8 ounces each) no-salt-added tomato sauce
• 3 ounces sliced turkey pepperoni
• 1 tablespoon sugar
• 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley or 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
• 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
• 9 ounces uncooked whole wheat spaghetti
• 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
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Have you heard the recent news on stem cell research and therapies? Various companies have been conducting studies for decades, but not until recently did the science behind it move one step closer to exciting new possibilities. These stem cell treatments are a type of cell therapy that bring together new cells into the adult bodies for possible treatments of cancer, diabetes, neurological disorders and other medical conditions.
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Being an active person has shown to contribute immensely to your health. Exercise can energize your mood, relieve stress, help you manage symptoms of illness and pain, and improve your overall sense of well-being. No matter your age or current physical condition, you can benefit from exercise!
Regular physical activity lowers your risk for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer’s and dementia, heart disease, diabetes, colon cancer, high blood pressure, and obesity. Inactivity often can cause adults to lose the ability to do things on their own and can lead to more hospitalizations, doctor visits, and use of medicine for illnesses.
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For those of you trying to overcome the winter blues — never fear, spring is here! Spring cleaning is a tradition for most that provides a fresh opportunity to clean, purge, and organize all areas of your home.
Start off by creating a checklist to stay focused on the areas that need the most attention. Think of areas where you spend most of your time. Afterwards, you can also work on areas like your garage and/ or attic. Plan ahead and purchase all the cleaning supplies and materials you need. Staying engaged will allow you to maintain a high level of motivation.
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Depression is a condition of general emotional dejection and withdrawal with sadness greater and more prolonged than that warranted by any objective reason.
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• 3 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
• 4 celery ribs, chopped
• 2 medium carrots, chopped
• 2/3 cup golden raisins
• 1/2 cup chopped cashews
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• 1/2 cup sour cream
• 3 tablespoons lemon juice
• 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
• 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
• 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
• 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
• 1 package (12 ounces) broccoli coleslaw mix
• 2 large red apples, juliennned
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For many of us, our pets are part of the family; a companion, a best friend! Spending quality time with your furry friends can have a positive impact on your mood and health. Pets can be calming and help fight our daily stress.
Research shows pets can lead you to have a healthier heart and lower your blood pressure. People with pets are generally happier, more trusting, and less lonely than those who do not have pets. They also tend to visit the doctor less often for minor problems. One reason may be that your pet gives you a sense of belonging and meaning. Continue reading “Save on your Pet Care”