Is There Such a Thing as a Healthy Fat? Yes!

Posted by The CareSync Team

Sep 14, 2016 9:00:02 AM

You usually hear, "Avoid fat!" But there is a healthy source your body craves. Omega-3 fatty acids can help your body’s cells work properly, reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke, and reduce joint pain and stiffness associated with rheumatoid arthritis. They are also thought to play a role in improving memory as we age, keeping short-term memory sharp, and lowering the risk for dementia.

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Topics: American Heart Association (AHA), healthy eating, heart health, diet, recipes, omega-3s

Secrets to Healthy Aging Made Simple

Posted by The CareSync Team

Sep 2, 2016 8:30:00 AM

You know that saying, you’re only as old as you feel? In honor of September being Healthy Aging® Month, let’s commit to taking that to heart by implementing a few secret and not-so-secret tips for feeling and staying healthy, vibrant, and “young” as we age.

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Topics: healthy living, health tips, fitness & exercise, healthy eating

Juicing for Your Health

Posted by The CareSync Team

Aug 31, 2016 9:22:24 AM

For some adults, eating fruits and vegetables has been a struggle since childhood. Maybe taste got in the way when we were younger and pickier about what was put on our plate. Perhaps convenience was the issue when we were older and trying to run out the door to work. But as we get older and leading a healthier lifestyle gets higher on our radar, we realize we need to incorporate those nutrient-rich foods in our diet one way or another. Thankfully, there’s a delicious and convenient way to do it: juicing.

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Topics: health tips, healthy eating, heart health, recipes

Salmon, Orzo, and Almonds ... Oh My!

Posted by The CareSync Team

Aug 8, 2016 10:05:51 AM

Eating the right foods plays a key role in keeping your heart, mind, and body healthy.

In this post, we'll discuss the many health benefits of including salmon, orzo, and almonds in your diet, then share the perfect recipe from Health.com that brings them deliciously together, Salmon Scallopini With Almond Orzo.

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Topics: American Heart Association (AHA), health tips, healthy eating, recipes

Which Foods Are Good or Bad for You? The Answers May Surprise You!

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jul 7, 2016 12:35:27 PM

Should you pick up or put down that granola bar? It depends on who you ask. 

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Topics: healthy living, health tips, healthy eating, recipes

Back to Basics: Better Health Made Easy

Posted by Russell Dumas, BSN, RN

May 9, 2016 8:57:27 AM

Need to get healthy? Maybe your doctor has told you to improve your physical fitness in order to prevent or even delay heart disease, diabetes, or certain cancers. Maybe you want to lose weight or have more energy. No matter what your reason or even your age, getting started may be easier than you think.

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Topics: family health, healthy living, patients, caregivers, health tips, fitness & exercise, healthy eating

6 Surprising Foods That Contain Gluten

Posted by The CareSync Team

Apr 10, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Do you need to be gluten-free? Awareness of celiac disease has greatly accelerated in recent years, and so has the availability of gluten-free options in health food stores, supermarkets and restaurants.

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Topics: health tips, healthy eating

4 Easy Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Posted by Amy Gleason

Feb 6, 2015 3:37:40 PM

Where would we be without our heart? It provides us with oxygen and nutrients, carries away waste from our body, and is responsible for countless love songs. Here are 4 ways to make sure that you're treating your heart as well as you can: 

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Topics: family health, healthy living, health tips, healthy eating, observances & holidays

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