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Think Before You Go Gluten-Free

Gluten-Free is all the rage now, but doctors warn it might not be s healthy as you thought.

If you’ve been diagnosed with celiac disease or other symptoms of gluten sensitivity, then go the gluten-free route. But if you don’t, going gluten-free can actually raise the risk of heart disease.

As always, consult your doctor before you decide to drop glutens from your diet.

Something Real Fishy Here!

Doctors are saying that taking fish oil tablets may be doing you no good! One of the reasons is that over-the-counter supplements are regulated at all.

Doctors recommend eating fish, not the pills.

Tips for Staying Warm This Winter

According to AARP, here are some dressing tips for cold weather:

1.) Wear a hat that covers your head (especially your ears) - research shows that when your head is warm, your whole body tends to stay warmer

2.) Mittens keep your hands warmer than gloves

3.) wool of synthetic socks keep your feet warmer

4.) An inner layer of natural fabrics like wook or silk tend to trap heat close to your body

Here's hoping you stay warm!

You Are WHEN You Eat

Research has shown that not only is eating the right food important, but it also matters when you eat them. Here are some helpful tips to get the most out of your meals.

Start Your Day With Protein – A donut may be tasty or you think starting with a high-fiber cereal may be healthy, but research shows you’re better off starting the day with protein. So think eggs, meat and/or nuts.

Make Your Big Meal Lunch – Loading up in the middle of the day instead of dinner may help with weight loss. Studies show your body burns twice as many calories after a big midday meal than a later one.

Fiber Near the End of the Day Can Help You Sleep Better – Avoiding after-dinner snacks cam also help you sleep better (as well as being better for your waistline).

Some Not-So-Smart Things About Smartphones

Most of us know that talking on our smartphones or texting while driving can be hazardous to our health. But there are other physical dangers if you happen to be spending so much time on your phone!

1. Text Neck: Medical professionals are reporting an increase in chronic stiff necks from people who spend too much time sending text messages on their smart phone. Believe it or not, there is actually an app called "Text Neck Indicator" that can alert you when you have your head in the wrong position for too long. Also, many of the vocie recognition software now available allow you to simply speak your text message while keeping your head upright.

2. Eyestrain: Staring at our computer screens or cell phone screen for too long can lead to eyestrain. While our phones, it's not just the light that the screen emits that can cause damage, it's also that the text is often much smaller than we really are comfortable reading.

3. Digit Fatigue: Like "Text Neck," too much messaging can put a strain on your fingers and that can lead to inflamation and even arthritis. Again, use voice command software to give your tender digits a break,

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