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Lowering Salt in Your Diet

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According to the Institute of Medicine – Reducing the intake of sodium is an important public health goal for Americans. Since the 1970s, an array of public health interventions and national dietary guidelines has sought to reduce sodium intake. However, the U.S. population still consumes more sodium than is recommended, placing individuals at risk for […]

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Stroke is a health battle …

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Ms V’s will be at Valley Redemptive Church, Pastor D.W. Bryant (11430 Fair Oaks Blvd. Fair Oaks) for their Annual Community Family Festival, on Saturday, June 24 from 10am to 3pm. They will have popcorn & movies; BBQ, burgers and hot dogs; vintage cars on display; karaoke, DJ & music, vendors selling their wares, games […]

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It has been awhile …

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The Juneteenth Festival is back starting June 15th with Youth Safety & Opportunity Fest Spoken Word Competition. The admission is free in Cesar Chavez Park; June 16th (Gospel Under the Stars” concert) William Land Park Amphitheater and; June 17th Festival in the Park where there will be health and wellness pavilion, arts and education, children’s […]

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Choices We Make

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You use your power every day by choosing what to eat and how to live your life. The choices you make add up to a big impact on your overall health. When you make good choices, you and your family will enjoy the benefits for years to come. The important thing is to be physically […]

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Lowered Blood Pressure

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One of the most notable benefits of reducing sodium intake is a decrease in blood pressure. When your body contains less sodium, the kidneys do not have to retain as much water. As a result, your blood volume decreases and your blood pressure goes down. Reduced blood pressure lowers your risk of heart disease and […]

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Consider this for Adults Over 50

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Consider this for adults over 50 or for people with other risk factors for heart disease or high blood pressure that the Food and Nutrition recommends the consumption of less than 2,300 mg per day, but an even lower intake of 1,500 mg per day. African Americans (Blacks) are considered a high-risk group and should reduce […]

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Consider Lowering your Blood Pressure?

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Consider lowering your blood pressure? Exercise more and follow the guidelines of 30 minutes a day – most days of the week that can bring down your blood pressure significantly. People who get moving are often able to reduce the number of hypertension medications they are on. Pick something you like: walking, running, swimming, cycling […]

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Celebrating One Year of the DIVA MARKET

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Ms V’s Spice is Nice – sodium free spices, will be representing at the DIVA Market along with many other small business vendors. Come out April 15th from 11:00am to 6:00pm at Carol’s Book Store, located at 1913 Del Paso Boulevard and celebrate with us in all the festivities!  You do not want to miss out on the events of the day as […]