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Holiday Hacks & Hints: Part Two

November 25, 2022 |

 FOOD COMA: Is It Real? Imagine you’ve just finished enjoying a large meal such as a traditional holiday meal, say at Christmas, Thanksgiving or Easter.  You get up from the table and then quickly find yourself a comfortable place to relax…because all you want to do is rest and maybe even take a good nap. …

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Holiday Hacks and Hints: Part One

November 11, 2022 |

The Holiday Effect Did you know that there are more heart attacks during the December holiday season than at any other time of the year?  It has been observed that, on a day-to-day basis, heart-related deaths are 4.7% higher from December 5th to January 7th each year.  Additionally, within this time there are two peaks…

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The Spectrum of Leafy Greens

October 28, 2022 |

Leafy greens are undoubtedly healthy!  Most everyone is aware of this fact by now.  We see it in headlines, in the grocery store produce section, in magazine and book titles.  Still, people have questions.  What is the healthiest leafy green?  Should I eat greens every day?  How much?  And what about iceberg lettuce?  Is it…

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THE BASICS: The Problem With Depending Only On a Pill To Combat Diabetes

October 21, 2022 |

As we age, our bodies begin to show evidence of the ravages of time.  Faced with symptoms like increasing blood pressure or rising blood sugar, a person can start to feel overwhelmed and to dread the next blow to their health.   Many people begin to amass a collection of medications, one to decrease their cholesterol,…

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Alleviating the Agony of Neuropathy

October 7, 2022 |

Neuropathic pain is what you would feel if your nerves were lacking in blood supply.  There are a myriad of nutrients required for every cell in the body to carry out its functions and these important particles are transported by the blood to all body cells.  Oxygen is one of these vital molecules, an essential…

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My name is Debra Harley (BScPhm) and I welcome you to my retirement project, this website. Over the course of a life many lessons are learned, altering deeply-rooted ideas and creating new passions.