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One of our underlying philosophies here at Health and Wellness Watchers is that health is an individual responsibility. Taking responsibility for your health involves living a healthy lifestyle that includes a healthy diet and regular exercise. It also involves working with a physician or other health practitioner who can guide you in achieving and maintaining your health care goals. Ideally, the Health Coach and health practitioners you choose to work with will take an integrative and holistic approach to health, meaning that they will be versed in the best that both conventional and alternative or complementary medicine has to offer.
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Health Tip of the Day

The next time you are feeling stressed out, here's and easy and effective way to literally breathe away your tension: Close your eyes and inhale slowly and deeply for a count of four. As you finish inhaling, hold your breath for another count of four, then slowly and completely exhale to a final count of four. Repeat this entire process for another four times. As an added benefit, you may find that performing this exercise also provides you with more energy.

Yesterday's Health Tip

Looking for the perfect exercise. For many people, the answer is swimming. Not only does swimming provide excellent aerobic benefits, it can also help increase your body's flexibility because of the rhythmic motions that it involves. For best results, try to swim in chlorine-free pools, since chlorine can dry out your skin and has been linked to cancer. Read more health tips...
What is Sitosterol and What Does it Do?
Beta-sitosterol belongs to the family of plant sterols. Plant sterols are found natrurally in small quantities in many fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, cereals, legumes, vegetable oils, and other plant sources. Another group of compounds related to sterols and known as plant stanols, occur in even smaller quantities in many of the same food sources. Both stanols and sterols are essential components of plant cell membranes and resemble cholesterol. continued inside...

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