29
Jan

Salt is Bad, and so is the Salt Shaker

Eating too much salt can be bad for your health.   It increases the water stored in your body, which can raise your blood pressure. And the higher your blood pressure, the more strain there is on your heart, arteries, kidneys and brain. The American Heart Association recommends limiting salt to 2,300 milligrams (mg) a day, and if you have heart disease …

3
Jan

Ready to Turn Your New Year’s Resolutions into New Habits?

Did you make a New Year’s resolution? Will you keep it?   According to a recent Forbes magazine, less than 25% of people actually stay committed to their resolutions after 30 days, and only 8% accomplish them.   Common New Year’s resolutions are to eat, drink, smoke, and weigh less, and make more money. Sound familiar? These …