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Simple ways to follow a low-glycemic eating plan for better health

(BPT) – Adopting a diet that mainly consists of foods ranking low on the Glycemic Index (GI) can help you have a consistent energy level, feel calmer, improve cholesterol levels and lose weight. So, why aren’t more people following a low-glycemic diet and reaping these health advantages? Some say a low-GI diet is hard to […] Read more

The simple plan that can keep your cholesterol in check

(BPT) – For legendary TV personality and Emmy-award winner Regis Philbin, everything changed on a seemingly ordinary day back in 1992. While in Miami shooting a television commercial, the popular host – who usually plowed forward with his various commitments as though nothing could stop him – experienced something that day that Read more

Turning 65? Choosing the right Medicare Part D plan starts with 4 simple rules

Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. (BPT) – If you’re turning 65 in 2017 or 2018, you’re one of 10,000 people who become Medicare-eligible each day. Choosing Medicare prescription drug coverage can be confusing, especially for the first time. You may have questions about which plan fits your healthcare needs Read more

6 simple steps to avoid distracted driving

(BPT) – Mobile phones have become an essential part of life for most people, helping them stay connected and increase productivity. However, this technology can also be a distraction when driving, which puts everyone on the road at risk. More than one-quarter of all car crashes involve phone use, both with handsets and hands-free, the Read more

This simple test can set you on the road to a lifetime of better health

(BPT) – Here’s a sobering statistic for you: 20 percent of all deaths in the United States can be attributed to poor lifestyle factors and behavioral choices. It’s difficult to swallow, but fortunately new research also finds that those who take the time to establish a simple screening routine improve their chances of modifying Read more

5 simple ways parents can make the world gentle for baby

(BPT) – The big day has finally arrived and your newborn is here. Your baby is as perfect as you imagined and you’re filled with a love you never knew existed. Even before she or he arrived, you started making more careful choices and looked for gentle alternatives with natural-based ingredients for your little bundle […] Read more

Simple ways to add physical fitness to your daily routine

(BPT) – Being resourceful with your daily routine can deliver big payoffs when it comes to increasing your activity level. Incorporating physical fitness into your everyday activities can save you time and also burn calories, and it doesn’t have to take much time or effort. ‘For many people, the biggest obstacle to getting more Read more

Simple ideas to get in shape for summer

Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. (BPT) – Getting in shape for summer is more than just feeling good in a swimsuit. It’s being healthy so you can participate in all the fun activities that come along with the warmer weather. From hiking to swimming, you don’t want to miss out […] Read more

5 simple steps to be your best at any age

(BPT) – They say you’re only as young as you feel, and if you’re an older American, the ability to feel young a little while longer is always appealing. Having a youthful state of mind goes a long way toward accomplishing this goal, but you can’t ignore the importance of solid physical health. To improve […] Read more
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8 simple steps to help seniors, caregivers better manage medications

(BPT) – Modern medicine can work wonders. However, in order to be effective, medicine needs to be taken safely, according to prescribing guidelines, and patients and health care providers need to be vigilant about the dangers of drug interactions. When it comes to medication use, seniors take more prescription and over-the-counter drugs than Read more
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