Flu Vaccinations 101

Posted by Gail Verderico on Oct 12, 2015 8:30:00 AM

All about the Flu Vaccination

It’s that time of year again: flu season. Homes and workplaces across the country are already experiencing the first wave of influenza. Almost everybody gets infected with it at some point in their lives. For most, it amounts to a few days of the usual unpleasant symptoms: fever, sore throat, cough and body aches. But influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death.

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5 Strategies for Managing Sodium in Your Diet

Posted by Gail Verderico on Aug 10, 2015 8:00:00 AM

We all want to eat healthy, yet still enjoy comfort food once in a while. Because of this, one aspect of nutrition that might slip by is daily salt intake. Do you know how much salt you consume on a regular basis, or how much sodium your favorite foods contain? Like most nutritional issues, salt intake is about balance. Because of the negative effects, you should be aware of your daily salt intake.  Try these five strategies to help reduce your sodium intake.
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Top 7 Heart Health Foods

Posted by Gail Verderico on Jul 13, 2015 8:00:00 AM

A growing body of research indicates that you can maintain  or improve your heart health by eating certain foods. In fact, eating heart healthy foods can improve your quality of life at all ages, and when you consume cardiovascular superfoods, you can reduce your chances of heart attack and stroke.  Here are our top seven foods for heart health.
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