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5 Tips to Tell if You Are Healthy

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At the beginning of each new year, there is a lot of talk about getting healthy. Millions of people set goals to improve their health and fitness. The problem is that many people don’t know what the signs of health are and how to tell if they are healthy to begin with. The good news is that there is no one thing that determines how healthy someone is. Rather, it’s a variety of factors that come together that point to someone being reasonably healthy or not. Knowing some of those signs can make a world of difference in striving for good health and fitness.

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Avoiding the Impacts of Flu and Cold Season on Autoimmune-Related Ailments

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Flu and cold season is quickly approaching and there isn’t a soul looking forward to it. While even the healthiest of individuals can be hit hard with the symptoms of the influenza virus and bacterial infections, those with autoimmune diseases are at even greater risk. Research has shown that inflammation, which is caused by the immune system becoming overactive, increases in the winter. Results from one study conducted on the correlation between seasons and human health revealed that genes promoting inflammation were increased in winter while genes suppressing inflammation were simultaneously decreased in the winter.

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Farm to In South Florida

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Anyone who has rushed fresh cobs of sweet corn from the field to their grill, or inhaled the intoxicating aroma of a newly picked strawberry knows that seeking out locally grown foods can be extremely rewarding. But eating local has other positives as well: It supports the community’s economy, helps the environment and, as many experts would agree, is often the healthier choice.

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