Minerals: Sodium, Potassium, Calcium, and Magnesium

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SALTSENSE

Sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium. These four electrolytes play a vital role in the functioning of our heart and indeed every part of our body. The heart ticks along peacefully when their blood level is within the normal range. But, when their levels are abnormal, the effect on the heart can be very deleterious, even leading to death. Continue reading

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LIFESTYLE

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PARENTSDOTCOM

“If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.” Hippocrates

The term “lifestyle” refers to the way we conduct our day-to-day lives. A healthy lifestyle includes a socially active environment, adherence to a healthy pattern of food and beverage consumption, and requisite physical activity with adequate rest, sleep and relaxation. A healthy lifestyle promotes a healthy body weight, and also helps control and prevent hypertension, diabetes and heart disease.  Continue reading