Healthy Living ~ Ditch the Inflammation

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In addition to cutting down on inflammatory foods, you can reduce inflammation by eating whole, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant-rich foods.
Eat plenty of these anti-inflammatory foods:
Brightly colored vegetables like dark green, red, orange and yellow
Fruits, especially berries, tart cherries and grapes
Avocados, olives, olive oil and avocado oil
Whole grains and high-fiber carbohydrates
Omega-3 fatty fish like salmon, tuna, sardines and mackerel
Nuts and seeds
Beans and legumes
Dark chocolate (85 percent cacao is best)
Green and white tea (black also has some antioxidants)
Red wine (in moderation)
Spices like ginger, turmeric, cayenne pepper and cinnamon
In addition to a healthy diet, be active, get enough sleep, drink plenty of water and find ways to lower your stress levels. The good news is that the things you can do to reduce inflammation also improve your overall health, so it’s a win-win! Source

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Longevity Tip ~ Regular Exercise

What if there was one thing you could do to live longer, have more energy, potentially avoid heart disease, cancer, stroke, and injury – all while boosting your sex life, mood, self-confidence, and body image. Would you do it? That one thing does exist. Unfortunately, there are too many of us who aren’t taking advantage of it. Exercise is one of the few activities you can do that can improve every aspect of your life, body, and mind. If you’re like many of us, you struggle to find the motivation to exercise regularly, but thinking about how it can improve your life may be just what you need to take that first step.

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