The 920 | Healthy Living

Healthy Living – April 2021

Sleep: The Ultimate Energy Boost by Gayle CottrillJust like other animals in nature, humans need sleep to survive. But what is it about sleep that is so important When we sleep, our bodies repair our organs, muscles, and even blood vessels. Some hormones and chemicals are also created to help our immune system and help us grow, which is why sleep...

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Healthy Living – March 2021

Healthy Hearts by Gayle CottrillAccording to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. The heart is one of our most vital organs, and it’s imperative we do what we can to keep it as healthy as can be, not only to try to prevent heart disease, but also to help us live our lives to the fullest. Here are some of the...

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Healthy Living – Jan/Feb 2021

Five Tips for Sticking to Your Exercise Routine by Gayle CottrillWith the holiday season over and a new year ahead, this is the time of year we often feel determined to set our goals and follow through with our resolutions. Each year many of us set a goal for our health. Maybe it’s eating out less, getting more sleep, drinking less caffeine or...

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Healthy Living – December 2020

Pay Attention to Your Food by Gayle CottrillMost of us understand the importance of having a healthy diet. We know that we should eat more fruits and vegetables and limit our consumption of junk food. What might not be talked about as much is that how we eat is just as important as what we eat. Below are four things that we can do to help ensure...

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Healthy Living – November 2020

Healthy Living – November 2020

Substitutions for Healthier Baking and Cooking by Gayle Cottrill Canned food and boxed mixes have made cooking and baking convenient and easy for our busy lifestyles. However, many of these items are high in sodium and preservatives. Even some of our homemade recipes can call for high amounts of unhealthy ingredients. Choosing to cook from...

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