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Dr. Nicolle Martin
Hello and welcome to Motivation and Mindset Mondays! Today, let’s talk about walking meditation. When you think about meditation, you may automatically picture yourself sitting down, but meditating while walking is another useful option. Walking meditation is a refined form of mindfulness meditation that involves walking slowly and focusing on your breathing. Walking meditation is thought to…
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Hi! It’s Healthy Supplement Sundays! Today we’ll talk about vitamin C. Find out what vitamin C is and what it does in your body, what foods provide it, and about vitamin C supplements. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. As one of the nation’s most acclaimed primary care…
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Hello and welcome to Cancer Prevention Saturdays! Today we’ll talk about breast cancer risk in American women. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. As one of the nation’s most acclaimed primary care and public health physicians, she is a nationally recognized author, speaker, researcher, consultant and media personality. She…
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Hi! Welcome to Fit, Food, and Fun Fridays! Today we’ll talk about easy activity boosters to include in your daily routine to stay in shape. As more and more cautions of living a sedentary life are publicized, you may feel challenged to discover ways to incorporate more physical activity into your everyday life. In the busy…
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Welcome to Diabetes Prevention Thursdays! Today, let’s talk about foods you should avoid with diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic medical condition, but one that can be managed with diet and doctor-recommended treatments. It is important that not only do you eat the right things, but you avoid the wrong things. Here are some foods…
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It’s Wellness Wednesdays! We’ll talk about a sure-fire process to break your addiction to electronic devices. Do you love your electronic devices? Electronic devices are very stimulating and potentially addicting. While there are some people that routinely misplace their cell phone and couldn’t care less about finding it, there are many others that won’t even go…
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Hello. This is Heart Health Tuesdays! Today, we’ll talk about the most common dangers of high blood pressure. Brief high blood pressure spikes aren’t usually anything to get too concerned over, but if your blood pressure remains high for a long time, you may experience some adverse side effects. Certain resulting issues from ongoing elevated blood pressure…
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Hello and welcome to Motivation and Mindset Mondays! Today, let’s talk about some tips for better meditation. Meditation isn’t complicated. However, it can still be difficult to meditate effectively and gain the most benefits from your time meditating. It’s a simple thing that requires a lot of experience to master. Meditation can help you de-stress and find…
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Hi! It’s Healthy Supplement Sundays! Today we’ll talk about multivitamin and mineral supplements. Find out what multivitamin/mineral supplements are, what they do in your body, and about multivitamin/mineral supplements. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. As one of the nation’s most acclaimed primary care and public health…
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Hello and welcome to Cancer Prevention Saturdays! Today we’ll talk about breast cancer prevention. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. As one of the nation’s most acclaimed primary care and public health physicians, she is a nationally recognized author, speaker, researcher, consultant and media personality. She is the Founder…
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Hi! Welcome to Fit, Food, and Fun Fridays! Let’s get real here… In today’s society, it’s easy to feel as though thin is beautiful, as many women have been taught from an early age that being thin is the only way to be beautiful. But thin is not always beautiful. If you have been feeling insecure about…
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Welcome to Diabetes Prevention Thursdays! Today, let’s talk about adding certain foods and supplements to your diabetes diet. Diabetes is a condition that affects the body’s ability to regulate blood sugar levels which, in turn, can cause complications. Diabetes can be a scary diagnosis, but there are things you can do to manage it. While medication…
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It’s Wellness Wednesdays! We’ll talk about quitting smoking in 30 days or less. Cigarette smoking is an unhealthy and costly habit that can lead to lung cancer, heart disease, and death. Nearly one in five deaths in America is the result of smoking. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, this unhealthy habit causes…
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Hello. This is Heart Health Tuesdays! Today, we’ll talk about how to recognize high blood pressure and its symptoms. High blood pressure is often considered a silent or invisible condition because its symptoms are very mild. But don’t let this fool you. Even though it may feel like you don’t have a problem due to this ‘lack’…
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Hello and welcome to Motivation and Mindset Mondays! Today, let’s talk about journaling your life, because it’s worth recording! Journaling isn’t just for teenage girls. Powerful and successful people regularly keep journals. A journal can record your life and serve as an emotional release. A journal can serve as a record for your children. It’s also…
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Hi! It’s Healthy Supplement Sundays! Today we’ll talk about folate. Find out what folate is and what it does in your body, what foods provide it, and about folate supplements. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. As one of the nation’s most acclaimed primary care and public health…
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Hello and welcome to Cancer Prevention Saturdays! Today we’ll talk about breast cancer screening. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. As one of the nation’s most acclaimed primary care and public health physicians, she is a nationally recognized author, speaker, researcher, consultant and media personality. She is the Founder…
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Hi! Welcome to Fit, Food, and Fun Fridays! Today we’ll talk about about the regular mealtime miracle for weight loss success. If you want to lose weight and eat healthier, the solution could be as easy as watching the clock. A recent study found that adults who eat on a regular schedule have healthier diets overall. Food is…
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Welcome to Diabetes Prevention Thursdays! Today, let’s talk about a few diabetes concerns that came to light through research. Humans are responsible for the way they respond to life, but it’s quite difficult to control the environment’s impact on our health and our medical conditions such as diabetes. It’s well known that the wrong foods can overwork…
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Hello and welcome to Motivation and Mindset Mondays! Today, let’s talk about the surprising health benefits of bathing. Soaking in a warm tub doesn’t just feel good. Bath time can provide a wide variety of mental and physical health benefits. We all know how good it feels to soak in a nice warm tub – especially after…
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Hello. This is Heart Health Tuesdays! Today, we’ll talk about what can you do to avoid developing heart disease. Heart disease can have serious consequences for your overall health. It increases your risk of having a stroke or heart attack, which can be life-threatening. Luckily, avoiding heart disease doesn’t necessarily need to involve surgical procedures or complex…
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Hello and welcome to Motivation and Mindset Mondays! Today, let’s talk about visual journaling.  you were a child, you probably drew pictures showing how you felt about having a new baby brother or learning to swim. Now that you’re grown up, you can still use art to process your emotions and reduce stress. We all have…
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Hi! It’s Healthy Supplement Sundays! Today we’ll talk about dietary supplements for weight loss. Learn about weight-loss dietary supplements, what they do, the ingredients in them, how they are regulated, and if they can be harmful. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. As one of the nation’s…
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Hello and welcome to Cancer Prevention Saturdays! Today we’ll talk about what you can do to reduce your risk of breast cancer. You can help lower your risk of breast cancer in several ways. You need javascript enabled to view this content or go to source URL. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine…
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Hi! Welcome to Fit, Food, and Fun Fridays! Today we’ll talk about weight loss strategies for convenience eaters. If you’re a convenience eater, you need a diet that works with your lifestyle. Our culture is inundated with the message that you must eat fast and on the go (snacks and, in some cases, food “on the…
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Welcome to Diabetes Prevention Thursdays! Today, let’s talk about controlling type one diabetes at home. Finding out that you or your child has type one diabetes (T1D) is something no one wants to hear. The thought of being dependent on insulin by injection or pump can be overwhelming, even though it’s your best line of defense. Diabetes…
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It’s Wellness Wednesdays! We’ll talk about the surprising connection between your immune system and your personality. You might think that boosting your immune system is all about taking vitamin pills and watching your blood pressure. The truth is that protecting yourself from illness depends on your mind as much as your body. The Human Body is an…
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Hello. This is Heart Health Tuesdays! Today, we’ll talk about the common types of medications used to combat heart disease. If you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease, you’re not alone. Nearly half of all American adults are affected by cardiovascular disease. So, it’s important to make every effort to improve your heart health and minimize your…
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Hello and welcome to Motivation and Mindset Mondays! Today, let’s talk about meditations that make house cleaning more fun. Some people love to clean while others fail to see the attraction. No matter how you may feel about dusting and vacuuming, a meditative approach can make tidying up more fun and satisfying. The benefits of mindfulness meditation…
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Hi! It’s Healthy Supplement Sundays! Today we’ll talk about dietary supplements for exercise and athletic performance. Find out what dietary supplements for exercise and athletic performance are and what they do in your body, what foods provide them, and about dietary supplements for exercise and athletic performance. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified…
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Hello and welcome to Cancer Prevention Saturdays! Today we’ll talk about antioxidants and cancer prevention. Here is a fact sheet about antioxidants, substances that may protect cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as free radicals. Free radical damage may lead to cancer. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine and Preventive…
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Hi! Welcome to Fit, Food, and Fun Fridays! Today we’ll talk about gaining the willpower to lose weight. You can lose weight if you set your mind to it! Are you ready to take action to achieve the body of your dreams? The biggest barrier you face is actually your self-discipline and willpower. Being overweight is a health…
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Welcome to Diabetes Prevention Thursdays! Today, let’s talk about some basic reminders for caring for type two diabetes (T2D) at home. Maybe you or a loved one was just diagnosed with T2D. Or perhaps you’ve been struggling with it for years. Either way, it’s hard to be diagnosed with a chronic condition. It changes your psychological…
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It’s Wellness Wednesdays! We’ll talk about the surprising link between abdominal fat and vitamin D. Junk food and a lack of exercise may be the most obvious reasons for having a large waist, but a new study suggests one more factor that might surprise you. Researchers have discovered a strong connection between low levels of vitamin…
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Hello. This is Heart Health Tuesdays! Today, we’ll talk about how to recognize the symptoms of a heart attack. Many people who suffer from heart disease don’t know they have it until they experience a heart attack. Some heart attacks can seem to come out of nowhere, with almost no warning before they occur. However, most have…
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Hello and welcome to Motivation and Mindset Mondays! Today, let’s talk about meditations on becoming more deliberate in daily life. Have you ever tried to be more deliberate and thoughtful in your life? I think most people believe that deliberate and thoughtful actions are straightforward and simple: if we simply try harder and smarter we can accomplish…
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Hi! It’s Healthy Supplement Sundays! Today we’ll talk about why iron is so important for health. Find out what iron is and what it does in your body, what foods provide it, and about iron supplements. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. As one of the nation’s most…
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Hello and welcome to Cancer Prevention Saturdays! Today we’ll talk about tea and cancer prevention. Here is a fact sheet that summarizes the results of studies about tea and cancer prevention. Includes information about the ingredients of tea and safety considerations regarding tea consumption. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine.…
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Hi! Welcome to Fit, Food, and Fun Fridays! Today we’ll talk about the surprising benefits to meal repetition. Have you ever considered eating the same type of meals each day? It makes meal planning and shopping easier, and depending on your food choices, supports weight loss as well. There are many benefits to eating the same things…
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Welcome to Diabetes Prevention Thursdays! Today, let’s talk about diabetic weight-loss tips and tricks to promote remission. Type two diabetes (T2D) is a chronic condition without a cure, and it happens when you become more and more resistant to insulin, which is supposed to regulate your blood glucose levels.   On a positive note, research into…
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It’s Wellness Wednesdays! We’ll talk about 8 tips to boost your immune system. You might be sabotaging your immune system without even know it. Many common lifestyle habits can have a negative effect on the health of your immune system.   A poor immune system can leave you more vulnerable to illnesses like the common cold…
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Hello. This is Heart Health Tuesdays! Today, we’ll talk about advances in treating cholesterol to manage heart disease. Even though our bodies need cholesterol, too much of the ‘bad’ kind of cholesterol, called low-density lipoprotein (LDL), can cause serious health issues. These include plaque deposits that increase your risk of heart disease, heart attacks, or stroke. Just…
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Hello and welcome to Motivation and Mindset Mondays! Today, let’s talk about lessons learned from grief. Whether it’s the death of a loved one, divorce, or the loss of a job, we all have to deal with grief at some point. Grief is a normal healing process. After all, your life has been permanently changed when you…
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Hi! It’s Healthy Supplement Sundays! Today we’ll talk about thiamin and why it’s good for us. Find out what thiamin is and what it does in your body, what foods provide it, and about thiamin supplements. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. As one of the nation’s most…
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Hello and welcome to Cancer Prevention Saturdays! Today we’ll talk about what you can do to reduce your risk of ovarian cancer. There is no known way to prevent ovarian cancer, but there are few things that may lower a woman’s chance of getting ovarian cancer. You need javascript enabled to view this content or go to…
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It’s often hard to keep up with a demanding life and still find time to work out. You may be wondering what will happen if you stop doing regular workouts. This is a common question. Unfortunately, there are negative consequences to not exercising anymore. So the answer, more accurately, becomes a matter of what you’ll be…
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 Understanding the type of diabetes you have is part one of this journey. However, research in the pursuit of a cure for type one diabetes (T1D) and type two diabetes (T2D) has unveiled more interesting treatment supplementation options.   No one deserves to suffer from the potential complications of this debilitating condition, and using the…
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Joints form the connections between your bones. Your joints help support your body weight and allow you to move comfortably. You use them for everything from bending your leg to nodding your head. Some joints, like the ones in your skull, don’t even move. Others, like your elbows and knees, carry a heavy work load.…
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Your diet plays a huge role in your overall health, especially when it comes to preventing and managing heart disease. Common causes of heart disease, including high blood sugar and high cholesterol, are made worse by a poor diet. If you eat meals high in processed sugar, sodium, and fats, your heart will suffer for it. Therefore,…
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The most challenging and meaningful part of your meditation practice may begin after you rise up off your cushion. If you take the insights you acquire during meditation and apply them to your daily routines, it can change your life! After all, you probably meditate for less than a half hour a day, which leaves a…
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Hi! It’s Healthy Supplement Sundays! Today we’ll talk about choline. Find out what choline is and what it does in your body, what foods provide it, and about choline supplements. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. As one of the nation’s most acclaimed primary care and public health…
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Breast cancer is one of the most frightening diseases faced by today’s women. In fact, breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women, after nonmelanoma skin cancer. About 13% of American women will develop breast cancer at some point in their lifetime. And, it is the second leading cause of cancer death among…
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Hi! Welcome to Fit, Food, and Fun Fridays! Today we’ll talk about easy ways to cut calories every day. If your goal is to lose weight rapidly, then it’s crucial to control your calories. The success of your weight loss journey depends on your ability to cut calories on a daily basis. Luckily, it’s not difficult to…
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Welcome to Diabetes Prevention Thursdays! Today, let’s talk about the biotechnical race to cure diabetes – part 2. Some advancements in research have potentially brought us closer to the goal of finding a cure or better method of treating type one (T1D) and type two diabetes (T2D). Both conditions can lead to serious complications. Let’s see…
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It’s Wellness Wednesdays! We’ll talk about detoxing with infrared saunas. Infrared saunas are the latest detox craze.   Infrared saunas promise a fast and easy way to detox your body. There are standalone saunas you can purchase for the home, or you can go to one at a spa. Are they safe and worth trying?  …
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Hello. This is Heart Health Tuesdays! Today, we’ll talk about heart disease’s connection to arrhythmias. Normally, your heart beats at a steady pace between about 60 to 100 beats per minute (bpm). However, in some cases, your heart may beat faster, slower, or in an irregular rhythm. This is known as heart arrhythmia. In many cases, a heart arrhythmia is…
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Hello and welcome to Motivation and Mindset Mondays! Today, let’s talk about 15 ways to be more comfortable during meditation. Meditation is a powerful tool for achieving inner peace and relaxation. It can help you manage stress, find greater sleep, and release endorphins. Meditation is good for your mind, but sometimes your body needs a…
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Hi! It’s Healthy Supplement Sundays! Today we’ll talk about why vitamin B12 is important for health. Find out what vitamin B12 is and what it does in your body, what foods provide it, and about vitamin B12 supplements. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. As one of the nation’s…
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Hello and welcome to Cancer Prevention Saturdays! Today we’ll talk about ways to reduce your risk of lung cancer. You can help lower your risk of lung cancer in the following ways. You need javascript enabled to view this content or go to source URL. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine and…
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Hi! Welcome to Fit, Food, and Fun Fridays! Today we’ll talk about how to look skinnier without losing weight. We all want to look skinnier, don’t we? Don’t worry, you can look skinnier without losing any weight. Just by improving how you look and feel, you can feel more confident and attractive, too. Even if you’re not…
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Welcome to Diabetes Prevention Thursdays! Today, we’ll look at the biotechnical attempting to cure diabetes. Diabetes has become a global epidemic, affecting 422 million people, an increase from 100 million 24 years ago. With this trajectory, it’s become clear that developing a cure is a high priority.   The biotech industry is making tremendous strides, especially…
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It’s Wellness Wednesdays! We’ll talk about developing a healthy bedtime routine. Sleep is important, and it is possible to have a good night’s sleep. When you are sleep deprived, there are many negative health effects, including high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease. And if you don’t sleep well, it can also make you feel…
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Hello. This is Heart Health Tuesdays! Today, we’ll talk about 3 major complications caused by heart disease. If you have heart disease, your heart is less efficient at pumping blood. The blood vessels throughout your body, which facilitate blood flow to various organs, may be damaged as well.These conditions can have significant harmful effects on your heart…
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Hello and welcome to Motivation and Mindset Mondays! Today, let’s talk about the top 5 reasons prayer and meditation can benefit your everyday life. It’s no secret that stress can be very unhealthy. As we grow older, the incidence of depression increases, as does the risk of heart disease and other diseases. Many experts believe…
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Hi! It’s Healthy Supplement Sundays! Today we’ll talk about calcium. Find out what calcium is and what it does in your body, what foods provide it, and about calcium supplements. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. As one of the nation’s most acclaimed primary care and public health…
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cancer prevention overview
Hello and welcome to Cancer Prevention Saturdays! Today we’ll give an overview on cancer prevention. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. As one of the nation’s most acclaimed primary care and public health physicians, she is a nationally recognized author, speaker, researcher, consultant and media personality. She is the…
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Hi! Welcome to Fit, Food, and Fun Fridays! Today we’ll talk about the portion control solution for dieters who’ve tried it all. Restaurants and grocery stores are dishing up bigger portions today. That’s one reason why you may be eating more than you realize if you’re looking up single servings on standard calorie charts. In fact, those…
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Welcome to Diabetes Prevention Thursdays! Today, let’s talk about the pros and cons of various traditional diabetic medications. Diabetes is no different from other chronic conditions in that it also requires treatment with medication. Type one (T1D) diabetics have to rely on insulin because their bodies cannot produce this glucose regulating hormone.   Type two (T2D)…
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It’s Wellness Wednesdays! We’ll talk about the top 5 health screenings for men over 50. As we age, there are necessary medical screenings that should be conducted on an annual or semi-annual basis. In order to live a healthy and fulfilling life, it’s crucial to be proactive and check your body to prevent life-threatening illnesses.  …
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Modern medical knowledge is constantly improving as scientists work to develop a better understanding of the intricate systems at work in our bodies. This includes how our hearts function and the effect heart disease has on our bodies. As we learn more about the processes that ensure our hearts function properly, heart disease treatments improve. This…
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Hello and welcome to Motivation and Mindset Mondays! Today, let’s talk about taking charge of your feelings through nondirective meditation. If you’re troubled by strong feelings and memories, nondirective meditation may help you sort things out. A recent study found that this form of meditation is more effective than regular rest or other kinds of meditation…
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Hi! It’s Healthy Supplement Sundays! Today we’ll talk about vitamin B6. Find out what vitamin B6 is and what it does in your body, what foods provide it, and about vitamin B6 supplements. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. As one of the nation’s most acclaimed primary…
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Hello and welcome to Cancer Prevention Saturdays! Today we’ll talk about ways to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. There are effective ways to reduce your risk of colorectal cancer. Read on… You need javascript enabled to view this content or go to source URL. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family…
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Hi! Welcome to Fit, Food, and Fun Fridays! Today we’ll talk about getting rid of environmental triggers that make you gain weight. Environmental Triggers: A common reason why people gain weight is the unconscious habits they have developed throughout their lives. Our brains are hardwired to associate certain foods with certain emotions, even if we don’t consciously…
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Welcome to Diabetes Prevention Thursdays! Today, let’s talk about diabetic complications that promote research and development. Diabetes is a long-term condition that can possibly be reversed in some cases, and in other cases, it can be managed more efficiently to avoid potential complications. Learning about the dangerous complications of diabetes can help you take precautions to prevent…
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It’s Wellness Wednesdays! We’ll talk about some reasons why you should consider eating vegan for a week. Being a vegan has long been associated with health and wellness, and its popularity is growing, especially among those who do not consider themselves to be a part of the “lifestyles of health and wellness” crowd. And while…
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Hello. This is Heart Health Tuesdays! Today, we’ll talk about the 5 major causes of heart disease that you should avoid. So many of the choices you make every day can impact your heart health. Choosing to exercise and eat right every day is a decision that helps keep your heart in good working order, while opting…
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Hello and welcome to Motivation and Mindset Mondays! Today, let’s talk about 16 practical tips for meditation beginners. Meditation, particularly mindfulness meditation, has become extremely popular over the last few years. While meditation can be very simple, there are several common mistakes and misconceptions about meditation that you’ll want to avoid if you’re new to the…
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Hi! It’s Healthy Supplement Sundays. Today we’ll talk about pantothenic acid. Find out what pantothenic acid is and what it does in your body, what foods provide it, and about pantothenic acid supplements. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. As one of the nation’s most acclaimed primary…
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Hello! Welcome to Cancer Prevention Saturdays! I am Dr. Nicolle and I help busy professionals minimize their use of medications and maximize their health using integrative therapies and lifestyle change. Today we’ll talk about what you can do to reduce your risk of skin cancer. There are easy ways to protect yourself from UV rays and…
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Hi! Welcome to Fit, Food, and Fun Fridays! Today we’ll talk about what every baby boomer ought to know about going to the gym. Visiting a fitness center can be intimidating. You find yourself surrounded by people years younger than you and wonder about which exercise equipment you can use safely. Fitness centers have become an increasingly…
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Welcome to Diabetes Prevention Thursdays! Today, let’s talk about type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. If someone is asked to describe their health, they’ll usually say that they’re diabetic. Most people don’t mention whether they have type one or two diabetes. Both conditions cause the body to struggle with glucose storage and usage. Glucose is…
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It’s Wellness Wednesdays! We’ll talk about the impact of lifestyle choices on short-term memory loss. Short-term memory loss can be a serious issue, and it’s not always easy to determine the exact cause. This is why it’s important to take a holistic approach when it comes to dealing with this condition.   The brain is a complex…
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Hello. This is Heart Health Tuesdays! Today, we’ll learn about your heart to prevent heart disease. Your heart is directly involved in supplying all of your organs with the oxygen they need to function properly. Without it, your body would completely shut down. Using the skeletal and muscular systems, the heart pumps oxygen-rich blood throughout the…
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Hello and welcome to Motivation and Mindset Mondays! Today, let’s talk about how to end your meditation sessions. Now that you’ve started meditating, you may be wondering how to end your sessions. The way you use those final moments can make your practice more beneficial. Meditation isn’t like other types of physical activity. It can feel unnatural and…
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Hi! It’s Healthy Supplement Sundays. Today we’ll talk about Vitamin K. Find out what vitamin  K is and what it does in your body, what foods provide it, and about vitamin K supplements. Dr. Nicolle Martin Dr. Nicolle is double board-certified in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. As one of the nation’s most acclaimed primary…
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Meditation can bring a variety of benefits to your life. You can use it to gain more energy, focus your mind, relax your body, attain peace, rejuvenate your spirit, and many other things. However, meditation is primarily a way to rest and relax your mind. Meditation allows your mind to go into a deeper, more relaxed…
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Hi! Welcome to Fit, Food, and Fun Fridays! Today we’ll talk about how to lose weight fast with 10 great diet tips! We all want to know how to lose weight fast and have great health, but how do we do it? It’s a complicated problem and no one-size-fits-all solution exists. What works for one person…
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While diabetes undeniably comes with a variety of unfortunate side effects and symptoms, many are less severe than others. For example, you might have to change your eating habits or start exercising more.   More often than not, these are simply inconveniences, and don’’t actually pose any serious threat. However, there are a few symptoms…
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It’s Wellness Wednesdays! We’ll talk about a surprising truth about secondhand smoke. Smoked cigarettes contain several dangerous chemicals, including nicotine, carbon monoxide and tar. These pose risks to the health of non-smokers, who are exposed to them every day. An estimated 7,000 Americans die every year from secondhand smoke-related illnesses.   Secondhand smoke is a serious…
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Blood pressure readings are notated as the systolic pressure over the diastolic pressure.  The systolic pressure number is the highest pressure reading when the heart is in a state of contraction.  The diastolic pressure number is the highest pressure reading when the heart is in a state of relaxation.  So, the typical normal blood pressure…
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Hello and welcome to Motivation and Mindset Mondays! Today, let’s talk about meditation, wisdom, and cheese. Cheese?!? I know you’re thinking… what does cheese have to do with meditation? Just wait a sec… hear me out… Everyone knows that cheese goes well with wine, but you can also make it a partner in your meditation practice.…
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Hi! Welcome to Fit, Food, and Fun Fridays! Today we’ll discuss 4 strategies for developing an appreciation for exercise. Do you truly enjoy exercising? Or does it seem more like a chore? If the thought of putting your body through strenuous drills is keeping you from working out, then it’s time to switch things up. It’s a…
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Welcome to Diabetes Prevention Thursdays! Today, let’s talk about the top risk factors for a diabetes diagnosis. Diabetes isn’’t simply a random occurrence or something that you can just catch from strangers like other diseases. There are typically other risk factors involved that you need to watch out for that may lead to being diagnosed with…
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It’s Wellness Wednesdays! We’ll talk about the top 3 brain-boosting spices. What do you think of when you’re considering which spices to add to your recipe? Did you know that you can boost your brain power simply by eating certain foods that are rich in certain nutrients?  As you know, spices are tasty and easy to add…
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Hello. This is Heart Health Tuesdays! Today, we’ll talk about how smoking causes a rise in blood pressure. As a doctor, I tell my patients that tobacco and smoking causes a rise in blood pressure. There are other factors that will increase your blood pressure such as obesity, lack of exercise, poor nutrition and moderate alcohol…
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Hello and welcome to Motivation and Mindset Mondays! Today, let’s talk about the benefits of solitude. It’s easy to get caught up in the busyness of our lives. Life gets filled with obligations, work, extracurricular activities, social events, hobbies, and even family. We all must find time to relax and unwind, but we often have a…
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Hi! Welcome to Fit, Food, and Fun Fridays! Today we’ll talk about a surprising new ingredient for exercise motivation. Exercise motivation comes in many forms, from managing health conditions to wanting to look good for a high school reunion. Now, researchers have found an especially powerful resource by tapping into emotional memories. A recent study found that…
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Diabetes can be overwhelming and difficult deal with when you are first diagnosed. It may seem unfair, it may seem like too much, and it can all just seem very confusing. The best thing you can do is take a deep breath, understand what you’re dealing with, and then take the first steps towards addressing…
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