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I will do my best today, because I want to do it, not because I have to do it and not because I am trying to please others.

   
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Best Ways to Lower Blood Pressure Without Medication

According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease is the number one killer in the United States. More than 2,600 people die of heart disease every day, which translates into one cardiovascular death every 33 seconds. Is this because the average American consumes a diet high in fat, cholesterol, calories and salt, and sedentary and stressful lifestyle?

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How to Keep Your Food Safe

With the recent listeria outbreak from tainted cantaloupes which has left 13 people dead in another deadly United States foodborne illness epidemic, it is more and more important for consumers to take extra precautionary steps in preventing such foodborne illnesses from occurring. There are several easy steps that you can take, many of which begin at the supermarket, grocery store, or any other place where food is purchased, to better ensure safety. According to the Center for Disease and Control Prevention, 76 million Americans report to have suffered from foodborne illnesses each year. That estimates to roughly 325,000 hospitalizations and 5,200 deaths nationwide each year.

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How Music Effects Your Diet – Listening Your Way To Weight Loss

Music is truly a powerful tool – even when it comes down to seemingly mundane matters.

Without music; movies would lose some of their appeal; being placed on hold via telephone would be little more frustrating; and our commute back and forth to work would be much more redundant.

No one can deny the powerful effect music has on an individual.

Whether this effect be positive or negative however, often depends on the type of music listened to.

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How to Prevent Age Related Vision Loss

Today about 30 million Americans age 40 or older suffer from some level of age-related vision loss. Taking good care of your eyes is a vital aspect of healthy aging. Prevention and treatment can keep your eyes healthier and your vision clearer than your grandparents or great grandparents enjoyed. The three most common age related vision loss risks people face as they age are glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration.

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What Is So Bad About Fried Foods?

It should come as no surprise that greasy and fried foods affect our health in many negative ways. First of all, it makes you gain weight. Weight gain can lead to obesity, which can lead to high blood pressure, heart problems, diabetes, and even death. Secondly, greasy and fried foods have high cholesterol. In excess, this can lead to serious problems, especially because cholesterol buildup can block the blood flow in the arteries, leading to heart failure or causing a stroke, the number one cause of death in America.

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