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10 great reasons to put on the teakettle

Not too long ago, the folks here at Freedom Home Care read a blog about some of the benefits of drinking coffee. For some odd reason, coffee seems to be a guilty pleasure, so it was great to hear about all of its heart-friendly attributes. Tea, on the other hand, has always been touted as the more sophisticated drink of choice. Perhaps it’s the way the Brits delicately drink it with their pinky finger pointing out or perhaps it has something to do with its ancient roots. Either way, we thought that we would dedicate a few blogs to what
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The importance of maintaining a healthy diet – even after a heart attack

A recent study revealed that not only does a healthy diet reduce the risk of a first-time heart attack; it can also reduce the risk of repeat heart attacks for those who already have heart disease. Most people understand the importance of a healthy diet, but according to the study, it’s wise to maintain that healthy way of living and especially so after suffering from a heart attack. “At times, patients don’t think they need to follow a healthy diet, since their medications have already lowered their blood pressure and cholesterol—that is wrong,” Mahshid Dehghan, a study author and a
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