♫ … I’m sittin’ on the dock of the bay, watchin’ the tide roll away

How about you? Feeling thirsty? Have a headache? Maybe a little tired? These are the obvious signs of DEHYDRATION, but there are many more! According to an article in the “Healthy Living Newsletter,” author Nancie George claims that there are other more unusual signs of dehydration. Bad Breath.  Dehydration can prevent your body from making enough saliva, which causes bacteria…

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Every Breath You Take

And I’ll bet you just took one or two breaths without really noticing! Breathing is one of those incredible automatic functions of the human body. But, what about when you are STRESSED! When we feel stressed, our breathing rate and pattern changes.  It’s part of the “fight-or-flight” response. That means, we take small, shallow breaths, use our shoulders rather…

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♫ Sugar, Ah…Honey, Honey

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Let’s talk about SUGAR!  Do you sometimes find yourself wanting to pull off the road at the closest convenience store to pick up a candy bar or another sweet treat?  (And the worse part is…you’ve just had a full meal!)  Or you just feel like you need a soda to get through the rest of the day.  Let’s face…

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♫… Searching for my lost shaker of salt… ♫

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  It’s Summer!  Time for Jimmy Buffet music and maybe some margaritas with a little salt on the rim!   And… a great time to talk about SALT! Do you wonder if you are consuming too much salt?  Is all salt created equal?  Stay with me for a little bit and I will give you answers to these questions and more….

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