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Vol. 4, No. 4 | April 2012

 

 

 

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Celebrate Earth Day
Recycle In New Ways

US MED Gives BackHere are seven ways to protect the earth by creating less trash.

1. Recycle paperboard. It's the thin cardboard packaging that holds many of the items we buy, like cereal and tissue. Pizza boxes aren't accepted because they may have food residue.

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Exercise Helps Balance Cholesterol
Just One of the Many Benefits

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Many factors influence cholesterol levels including diet, family history, body weight, and even hormones. But when people start an exercise program, good HDL cholesterol levels begin to rise within a few weeks.

 

Exercise also has another big benefit. It changes the makeup of the cholesterol particles themselves, making them less dangerous to the heart. It's good news to hear that exercise can create these positive changes regardless of diet and body weight, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Fun at Thrift Stores
It's More Than Just a Bargain

 

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Some thrift stores have become a new kind of community center.

Retirees have always liked thrift stores and resale shops. They have time to search for treasures and almost-new clothes and furniture that sells for pennies on the dollar.

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Diet, Lifestyle Can Help Vision
Eat Your Veggies

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The National Eye Institute acknowledges that the greatest risk factor for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is age. But they also say diet and lifestyle play important roles in preventing or slowing the progression of this sight-robbing condition.

 

A Peking University study on effects of dietary intake of the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin shows a 26 percent reduction of later-stage AMD and a 4 percent reduction of early-stage AMD.

 

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Recipe: Stuffed Peppers
Low Caloric & Diabetic Friendly Recipe


US MED Gives BackBeing healthy doesn't have to be boring. You can indulge a little if you want to, just don't overdo it. These stuffed peppers are a great alternative to eating higher caloric and carbohydrate rich food.

Total Servings: 4
Serving size: 1/2 pepper

Exchanges:
1/2 Carbohydrate
1 Fat


Calories: 156
Total Fat: 7 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 237mg
Carbohydrate: 21 g
Protein: 3 g

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United States Medical Supply, Inc.We all love to eat! But when you are managing your blood glucose, sometimes choosing the right foods can be very difficult. We have found a cookbook that will help you make the decisions that will keep your blood glucose in check and provide you with options that we know you'll love.

As always, be sure to check with your dietician, nutritionist or primary care physician before going on any specific diet plan.

 

 

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