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Surviving the Holidays with Diabetes: It’s Easier Than You Think

November 15, 2019

Surviving the holidays with diabetes. Living well with diabetes is a 24/7, year-round challenge of balancing nutrition, physical activity, and medication. This is especially true during the holiday season. The sheer volume of food, particularly ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Diabetes, Holiday Food Preparation, Holidays, Meal Planning, Nancy Gal, Non-starchy Vegetables, Nutrition

Don’t Blame the Salt Shaker

July 26, 2019

Many Americans consume too much dietary sodium. This can increase their blood pressure leading to hypertension, heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, and blindness. While sodium is an essential nutrient needed to sustain life, the long-standing ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: American Heart Association, Gal, Good Health, Healthy Eating, Nancy Gal, Reducing Sodium, Salt, Sodium Chloride, USDA Nutrient Database
Blue Water bottles are part of a hurricane preparedness emergency kit.

Do You Have an Emergency Supply of Drinking Water?

June 22, 2019

An adequate supply of clean drinking water is an absolute priority during any emergency. A normally active person needs at least one gallon of drinking water daily. That would include about two quarts for drinking and the remainder for ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Work & Life
Tags: Boil Water, Clean Drinking Water, Drinking Water, Emergency Water Supply, Florida, Florida Hurricane Season, Gal, Hurricane Preparedness, Hurricanes, Nancy Gal

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