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May 19, 2020 10 tweets 4 min read
Do you know there is a direct relationship between your diet, physical activity, and overall health and wellness?

During this pandemic, it is important that we continually find ways to stay healthy as much as possible. Today, we would be sharing a variety of foods and nutrients you can adopt to your diet moving forward.
Oct 31, 2019 8 tweets 5 min read
Do you know making just a few changes in your lifestyle can help you live longer? Living a healthy lifestyle not only helps one live longer but also helps prevent chronic diseases and long-term illnesses.

Today, we discuss 7 steps to developing a healthy lifestyle. 1. Maintain a healthy weight: Determine whether you are overweight by checking your body mass index. If you are, it can lead to a higher risk of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, stroke & certain cancers. Read more
Oct 29, 2019 4 tweets 3 min read
Today is #WorldStrokeDay

Here are four essential facts about stroke:

1. Stroke is what occurs when blood flow to the brain is obstructed (usually by a blood clot) and the cells in the brain begin to die, or when there is bleeding in the brain. 2. Stroke has a cause. It isn’t just a disease that occurs to anyone. There are actually factors that constitute risk that predisposes a person to stroke.

Some of these factors are:
•High blood pressure
•High salt diet
•Being overweight
Read more
Oct 8, 2019 9 tweets 5 min read
According to a report by the CDC, every 4 minutes, someone dies of a stroke. Of these deaths, estimates are that about 3/4 of strokes happen to people over the age of 65.

So, you may be asking yourself how do you minimize your risk of stroke? According to Minna Masor, neurosciences clinical coordinator at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, there are 7 things that you can do to help reduce your chances of having a stroke.
May 16, 2019 8 tweets 5 min read
Being healthy should be part of your overall lifestyle goal. This is because living a healthy lifestyle can help prevent chronic diseases and long-term illnesses.
Few steps to help you get started with developing a healthy lifestyle include: 1. Maintain a healthy weight: Determine whether you are overweight by checking your body mass index. If you are overweight, it can lead to higher risk of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease & diabetes. Read our healthy weight loss tips here
Mar 27, 2019 7 tweets 4 min read
Did you know some foods — even healthy ones — when taken together with medications can affect the way the medicine works?
Some examples of popular foods and beverages that can interact with medications and make them less effective include: 1. Alcohol: Alcohol often has harmful interactions with prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs, & even some herbal remedies. Alcohol interaction with medications may cause nausea & vomiting, headaches, drowsiness, dizziness e.t.c. Read more
Jan 30, 2019 5 tweets 3 min read
Do you know there are four things that you can do today, to make your diet healthier and reduce your risk of developing certain diseases? According to WHO, the following are things you can do to maintain a healthy lifestyle. 1. Eat less salt and sugars: When cooking and preparing foods, limit the amount of salt and high-sodium condiments (e.g. soy sauce and fish sauce). Why? Because people whose diets are high in sodium have a greater risk of high blood pressure. Learn more
Jan 14, 2019 8 tweets 4 min read
It’s natural for anyone trying to lose weight to want to lose it quickly.
Evidence, however, shows that people who lose weight gradually & steadily (1 to 2 pounds weekly) are more successful at keeping weight off (CDC).
Tips on how you can lose weight the healthy way include: 1. Eat small, healthy meals frequently: Five small-serving snacks per day is better than three hearty meals. Eating more frequently, and in small servings, can prevent over-eating. Learn more
Nov 28, 2018 5 tweets 3 min read
Have you ever seen someone choking and got confused on the next action to take to help? Below are some tips on how you can be of help to someone choking.

Step 1: Obtain consent from the victim. Step 2: Lean the person forward and give 5 back blows with the heel of your hand.
Oct 16, 2018 11 tweets 4 min read
Cancer of the Testes (aka testicular cancer) is a type of cancer that affects the testes. Testicular cancers are rare, accounting for 1% of malignancies in men. Click here to learn more about testicular cancer. For unknown reasons, the number of men diagnosed with testicular cancer has been said to increase over the last 40 years. However, death rates continue to slowly decline. Read our article on testicular cancer to learn more