Rhonda Zonoozi Exercise Physiologist & Health Coach Exercise can help reduce the stress that ails you Stress carries a lot of baggage.  Frayed nerves.  Upset stomach. Rapid heartbeat.  Sleeplessness.  The list goes on. Unless you’re a Buddhist monk in deep meditation, chances are that stress is a frequent, and sometimes unwelcome, companion in your life, no [...]
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Theresa (Tracy) Garrett Registered Dietitian Nutritionist & Certified Diabetes Educator (As seen in the Sun City Independent and Surprise Today) I’ve been reading about turmeric and its healing properties. What can you tell me about it? The ancient spice turmeric is enjoying a golden moment in nutrition circles these days and for good reason. The [...]
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Rhonda Zonoozi Exercise Physiologist & Health Coach (As seen in the Sun City Independent and Surprise Today) I’ve started dozens of exercise programs in my life and I’ve ended up quitting all of them. Do you have any advice on how to stick to it? I’m going to answer your question with a question. Why are [...]
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Primary heart disease risk factors Smoking High cholesterol High blood pressure Physical inactivity Obesity Diabetes A heart-to-heart talk with a noted cardiologist about the Sun Health Care Transitions Program and its impact on post-cardiac-event success No ifs, ands or buts, a cardiac event is very scary.  But as frightening as the initial event can be, [...]
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JoDee Chenaur Acupuncturist Cupping is a therapeutic technique used in traditional Chinese medicine that gained attention during last summer’s Rio Olympics when some athletes – most notably swimmer Michael Phelps – were spotted with cup marks on their backs and shoulders. In general, cupping involves placing small jars on the skin and releasing the air [...]
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Breast cancers are attributed to being overweight and obesity Cancer-fighting foods Broccoli Canola oil Cauliflower Citrus fruit Fish, high in omega-3 fatty acids Flaxseed oil Low-fat yogurt Salmon/tuna Tomatoes Walnuts Whole grains/beans   Foods to avoid Butter Cheeses made with whole milk Fatty meats Fried foods Lard Palm and/or coconut oil Processed foods Shortening Whole [...]
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Healthy Holiday Eating Tips The holiday season just wouldn’t be quite as delightful without some special, baked goodies using recipes that have often been handed-down from mom, grandma and even great-grandma. But with just a few tasty tweaks, these yummy treats can become healthier.  Here’s how: Instead of butter, use equal parts cinnamon-flavored no-sugar-added applesauce. [...]
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