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The dreaded ‘C’ word…CANCER

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The Interview Magazine

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Every February 4, individuals around the world recognize World Cancer Day.  Through conversations about awareness, prevention and treatment, the global population unites to raise the profile of the disease that affects tens of millions of people worldwide.  Cancer is a catch-all term for a large group of diseases characterized by the

Healthy Goals

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Ramat Lawal-Unuigbe

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The start of the New Yearis often a time of reflection and great optimism; reflection on the past year and what we hoped to achieve, and optimism for the new possibilities the year holds.  Perhaps you have already committed to a New Year resolution, which is a good starting point, but resolutions tend to be all or nothing, black or white.

THRIVE! In Pursuit of Wellness

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Ramat Lawal-Unuigbe

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Health discussions often centre on a disease state. As a matter of fact, most people when asked about their health status often refer to their physical health.  Physical health relates to anything concerning our bodies as physical entities, but the state of our health is more encompassing, involving more than the physical.

Heart To Heart About Your Health: Blood Pressure

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Elizabeth Joseph-Williams

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Hypertension is synonymous with a busy lifestyle. Modern lifestyle factors associated with affluence, physical inactivity, salt-rich diets with processed and fatty foods, and alcohol and tobacco use are responsible for a growing burden of hypertension.

Minerals For Health

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Elizabeth Joseph-Williams

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Like vitamins, minerals are important for the body. All minerals are important; however, they are classified as either macro minerals or trace minerals (micro minerals.

Minerals are necessary for:

THE BASICS OF VITAMINS AND MINERALS FOR HEALTH (II)

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Elizabeth Joseph-Williams

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… Continued from last edition

Water-soluble vitamins

THE BASICS OF VITAMINS AND MINERALS FOR HEALTH

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Elizabeth Joseph-Williams

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All of the body functions, including the healing of wounds, immune system function and oxygen movement round the body, are made possible by vitamins and minerals. Vitamins and minerals are referred to as essential nutrients because they are important for numerous roles that help the body to function properly.

Heart Health - Part II

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Elizabeth Joseph-Williams

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… Continued from last edition

Cholesterol and the Heart

Heart Health - Elizabeth Joseph-Williams

Heart Health - Elizabeth Joseph-Williams
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Elizabeth Joseph-Williams

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The heart pumps about 5.7 litres of blood throughout the body and beats about 60 to 80 times per minute in an adult. The heart is responsible for taking deoxygenated blood through the veins to the lungs where oxygenation occurs.

Pregnancy Health - Elizabeth Joseph-Williams

Pregnancy Health - Elizabeth Joseph-Williams
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Elizabeth Joseph-Williams

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Getting a healthy diet is an important part of living healthy at any time, but if you're pregnant or planning a pregnancy a healthy diet is especially vital. Healthy eating and getting the right amount of nutrients during pregnancy will help your baby to develop and grow healthy.

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