Raise the Root!

BLUE ZONE SAYS – Raise the root. Add 1 root vegetable to your shopping list – such as carrots, turnips, or beets; or, try something different like a parsnip, turnip or rutabaga. These vegetables are naturally sweet, supply you with vitamins and lots of fiber, and are available...
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Blue Zones Says – Check your oil

Check your oil before you add it to the pan or your food. It can be tricky to eyeball the amount of oil you’re adding to your food while cooking. Always use a measuring spoon and try to add only 1-2 teaspoons. If the food is dry or sticks to the pan during cooking, try...
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Blue Zone Says…

BLUE ZONE SAYS…Think back to your high school education and recall which class you enjoyed the most. Was it your favorite because you excelled at the subject or did you have a teacher who inspired you to learn? List 3 reasons why you liked it. What we enjoy and appreciate...
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BLUE ZONE SAYS…To learn about lifestyle changes you can make to manage acid reflux, go online to the Mayo Clinic website. Gastro Esophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a common chronic disease that happens when stomach acid flows back into the esophagus, creating irritation. ...
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Blue Zone Says…

Just say thanks. Look for an opportunity to say thanks today. Gratitude is good for you as well as the person who receives your appreciation! Research shows that grateful people take better care of themselves, and that gratitude lowers stress and boosts the immune system....
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Get “financially fit” Visit your bank’s website and read an article that increases your financial knowledge. Knowledge is power. By taking advantage of information about saving and investing, you can maximize your money and make better financial decisions.
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Blue Zones says borrow instead of buy. Borrowing items such as books or tools keeps money in your pocket to use for things that matter more. Plus, after you return the item(s), you have avoided cluttering your home with stuff you bought but rarely use.
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Blue Zone Says

BLUE ZONE SAYS – Take a nap today. Why? Studies show that people who take a midday nap at least 3 times a week were 37% less likely to die of heart disease. (working men were 64% less likely!)
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Blue Zones Tip

Take a walk around: Find a perimeter – building, your house or a shopping area and walk it. Why? Walking provides health benefits such as lower blood pressure, an improved mood and smaller waistline. Picking a perimeter adds variety too. Who knows what may be around the corner?
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Blue Zones Tip

BLUE ZONE SAYS – Designate your home and vehicle as “Smoke Free Zones.” Why? There is no safe level of secondhand smoke. Not allowing smoking in your house also helps promote anti-smoking attitudes among children. If you need help quitting, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW for help.
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