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Friends Life Care invites you to listen to this webinar from the dedicated professionals at Philadelphia Integrative Medicine.  You will hear about risks for cardiovascular disease, testing options, important lifestyle interventions and more.

Heart disease is not just about low serum cholesterol. Blood sugar, blood vessel health and body composition are also key determining factors in heart health. As the leading cause of death in the US, heart disease can be prevented and even reversed through integrative interventions.

Watching this webinar can provide you with imp…

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seniors performing qigong on World Tai chi and Qigong Day

If there is one thing we want as we age, it is energy. Thanks to research in neuroscience,  there is evidence that suggests that we can  regulate  and balance the brain’s networks and generate energy through mindful relaxation, mindful awareness and mindful movement. As a result, we can potentially preserve and sustain our energy as we get older, to bring about not only longevity but also a good quality of life. Qigong (pronounced chee gong), a Chinese system of physical exercises and breathing training, is one type of mindfulness practice that can help in achieving th…

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“Stand up straight!” How many times have you heard those
words in your life? Chances are the answer is a lot. Most of us accept that
good posture is important, (see “Why it Matters”
below), but often we’re more likely to notice someone else’s postural shortcomings than sense our own. Even when
we make an adjustment, such as bringing our shoulders further back, typically
they drift right back to where they were as soon as we stop paying attention.
What’s a well-intentioned person to do?

The answer is paradoxically simple and complex and requires
a whole-bod…

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Detoxifying Foods

By Etta Hornsteiner
detoxifying foods, smoothie

Why do we eat? Yes, it’s a real
question. And there are many answers. We eat to satisfy hunger. We eat to
remain healthy. We eat because we like food or certain foods. We eat for
comfort. Now we can add to these answers: We eat to detoxify our body. Strange?
Not really.

In my last blog,
I discussed how the human body has a built-in detoxifying system that is so efficient
and effective that there is no real need for us to invest routinely or occasionally
in detoxifying products. Instead, says Harvard
Health, if you’re generally healthy, you should “concentrate
on g…

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Join us for a free webinar on the important topic of Loneliness

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