Healthier Hearts Come from Being Optimistic

Good news for everyone who sees the cup as half full – your heart is healthier than those who see it as half empty! A new study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign published in Health Behavior and Policy Review which looked at the relationship between optimism and cardiovascular health found there to be a positive correlation. A correlation of as much as  double the chance of being heart healthy than their pessimistic friends.

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Healthy Heart – Healthy You!

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Doing This Each Morning Can Help You Lose Weight

We are always looking for a simple way to lose those extra pounds, right?

An article in the Women’s Health Magazine shared that researchers from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine recently published results from their study in the journal PLOS ONE, that doing one thing early in the morning can promote a lower BMI (Body Mass Index) like those in their study. No difference their diet or their level of activity, the participants who spent a few minutes doing this all had lower BMI. Remarkable!

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Soaking Up Rays of Morning Sunshine

Here’s what to do:

Spend 20 to 30 minutes soaking up rays of the morning sun, between 8:00 am and 12:00 noon every day. [Read more…]

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