In honor of American Heart Month, my next few posts will be heart related. I’ll start with some fantastic heart facts, and several heartfelt quotes.
I’ll bet you didn’t know that:
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September 29th is World Heart Day, an annual campaign from the World Heart Federation
The goal of the World Heart Federation is to reduce the number of early deaths from cardiovascular disease throughout the world.
Celebrate World Heart Day by providing your heart with loving care. Continue reading
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The human brain has 100 billion neurons, each neuron connected to 10 thousand other neurons. Sitting on your shoulders is the most complicated object in the known universe. (Michio Kaku)
This is our brain.
It’s the only one we’ve got. As far as I know , there’s no such thing as a brain transplant. It’s up to us to make our brain as strong as possible as we age. Continue reading
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5 Ways to take positive action for your health’s sake
Make physical activity a part of your life. Have you ever heard of (non-exercise activity thermogenesis)? NEAT . NEAT is simply all the things you do that burn calories throughout your day: pace, fidget, lift and carry, stand, stretch, take a walk on your lunch break, climb stairs . . believe it or not, simple movement can make a difference in our health.
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