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The Food and Relationship Connection

by Lori Sciame July 27th, 2018 | Health Observance, Relationships
Most readers understand the overwhelmingly good feelings that correspond with finding a a special someone to love.  Even if one has been in a relationship for quite a while, he or she will surely remember the first few months after meeting his or her soul mate. Remember how falling for someone changes everything? Although seemingly cliche, it's a fact that while falling love, colors seem brighter, life seems easier, and food tastes better (or one doesn't need food at all).

New Partner, New Foods

Before I met my husband, my life didn't revolve around Italian food; however, after marrying into an
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Building Meaningful Relationships

by Lori Sciame June 15th, 2018 | Health Observance
My relationship post this week is in honor of National Men's Health Month. This is because building meaningful relationships with peers has a direct correspondence with a man's mental health.  In essence, although many men tend to not like talking about emotions, they still benefit from the company of male friends.  In tough times, male friends may not discuss issues non stop like the majority of females do, but they still offer support and reassurance; therefore, men need to be cognizant of the fact that having male friends can be key to a happy and healthy life.

Common Interests/Common Bond

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Men Need to Monitor Health

by Jessica B. June 8th, 2018 | Health Observance
If you are an average American man, chances are you only see a health care professional when you are ill or concerned about symptoms, but for many, it is too late. Well visits are an important part of your overall health.

This month is Men’s Health Month, and well visits are an important part of maintaining health, particularly for middle-aged men.

It may be difficult to find the time, working full time, and with a family, to squeeze in a doctor’s appointment. But getting early diagnoses of common ailments like high cholesterol, high blood pressure, cardiovascular illness, prostate issues, thyroid problems
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Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements

by Kimberly Hays June 1st, 2018 | Health Observance
While the nutrition from the food we eat and the vitamins we take are equal for both men and women as far as national guidelines, we often think that is all that both sexes need. Actually, because men frequently exercise strenuously, and they have to deal with erectile dysfunction and other reproductive organ issues, there are specific minerals, vitamins, and other supplements they should take to meet the body’s needs aside from a healthy diet and a multi-vitamin.

Vitamins – Men need vitamin C for more than general health. Vitamin C is very important for prostate health, and it is
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Need a Drink?

by Lori Sciame April 13th, 2018 | Health Observance
Alcohol use and abuse profoundly affects the health of American males.  This is a reality, as men binge drink more than women do,  and they suffer from alcohol related injuries and death more than women do.  Even though men can metabolize alcohol more quickly than women, statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) prove that men need to think twice before imbibing and over indulging!

 Is There a Problem Here?

Information on the CDC's website proves the large role alcohol plays in the lives of American men.  For example, 63% of all males in America report having ingested
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