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FOOD, A VALUED MEDICINE
Posted on May 25, 2015 by Shurti Mishra, Health

“Let food be thy medicine”. Socrates, one of the greatest pioneers this world has ever seen, recognized the immense power that our food had. Food has the capability to steal life from our years or provide the means for us to thrive with optimal vitality and health. […]

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ACCEPTANCE: THE FIRST STEP TO A HEALTHIER LIFE
Posted on January 16, 2015 by Carmen Tanious in Aging, Health

As a child, I was a voracious reader. I loved the English language and its ability to carry me into remarkable worlds. I was a loner, daydreamer, and all around strange kid to most adults, including my own parents. At recess I would read, never the social butterfly, lost in a fantasy the author had […]
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EXERCISE SAVED MY LIFE
Posted on January 2, 2015 by Carmen Tanious in Fitness, Health

Having rarely exercised, I was astonished when at the age of thirty-seven I took to it so naturally…and then it saved my life. My strength had increased tenfold, my endurance had reached fantastic heights and I was able to stop taking my blood pressure medication. Like many people, my 2004 New Years’ resolution was to […]
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CARDIO & STRENGTH: THE BEST FITNESS COMBO
Posted on December 30, 2014 by AFC Staff in Aging, Fitness, Health

Throughout the eighties, exercise routines for many of us consisted exclusively of the “20 Minute Workout”. Scantily clad, hard-bodied women sporting an assortment of brightly colored leg warmers led this daily-televised cardio workout. Big hair bounced to the rhythm of their counts as they encouraged us: “Four more, three more, two more, come on now, […]
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