Health and Fitness

Manipal Nurse: Walk for a healthy heart!

May 28, 2012 Nurse 0

Exercising for a healthy heart is as simple as walking! Studies show for every hour you walk, life expectancy may increase by two hours. When bad weather makes outdoor activities difficult consider indoor activities. Try […]

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Manipal Nurse: Snacking for Adults

May 27, 2012 Nurse 0

Consuming calories every 3 hours keeps you going, controls your appetite, and fuels your brain. Research shows that eating small amounts of food throughout the day may result in weight loss. Choose healthy snacks with […]

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Manipal Nurse: Bring Home Spectacular Spinach

May 26, 2012 Nurse 0

Enjoy fresh spinach throughout Spring! Here’s how you can prolong the life of spinach. Choose bright greens leaves, avoid yellowish and bruised leaves. Store in the refrigerator and wash as needed. Rinse each leaf under […]

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Manipal Nurse: Power up for a Healthy start

May 25, 2012 Nurse 0

A well-balanced breakfast every day provides energy to help you mentally and physically. So power up and get a healthy start! Get the morning nutrition you need with quick breakfasts:  Low-fat yogurt layered with crunchy […]

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Manipal Nurse: Treating the Common Cold

May 23, 2012 Nurse 0

It happens all the time, we have a patient requesting antibiotics for a runny nose and sore throat that has afflicted them for 2-5 days. Generally speaking, most sore throats and runny noses are caused […]

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5 Easy ways to get fiber in foods

May 20, 2012 Nurse 0

Do you know why fiber is good for you? Soluble fiber helps you feel full and is found in fruits, beans and oats. Insoluble fiber promotes healthy bowels, and is found in whole wheat bread, […]

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Whole Grains: Make the Switch!

May 19, 2012 Nurse 0

Whole grains foods are – A good source of dietary fiber, help lower cholesterol, reduce constipation, and offer a feeling of fullness. A natural source of B-vitamins, and minerals (iron, magnesium & selenium). Often labeled […]