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Vol. 4, No. 5 | May 2012




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Cultivate Optimism
How to Develop a Positive Point of View

US MED Gives BackEvery few days, we see the words of economic prognosticators who say the state of the economy is improving. They are giving us a dose of realistic optimism.

That point of view can be learned, but first you have to know what optimism is not. It isn't being always cheerful and thinking everything is wonderful. Rather, healthy optimism is being in touch with reality and its possibilities.

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Some Foods Fight Arthritis Pain
Try These Natural Remedies

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You probably know that omega-3 fatty acids are good for your heart, but they are also good for reducing arthritis pain. These essential fatty acids are found in foods including coldwater fish, like salmon, tuna and halibut, flaxseeds and walnuts. They decrease inflammation in the body.

Olive oil contains a natural compound called oleocanthal, which blocks the same inflammatory pathways as ibuprofen and aspirin.

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Making That 'Extra' Room Special
How to Make a Guest Room Feel Like Home

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With the school year coming to a close and vacations coming soon, friends and family members will probably be spending a night or two at your place.

If your guest room has become a home gym, a hobby center or junk depository, you've got work to do. Here's some other advice of an innkeeper.

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Habits Aren't Destiny

For You or For a CompanyUS MED Gives Back

In his new book, The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do and How to Change It, award-winner New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the edge of scientific discoveries. He explains why habits exist and how they can be changed.


To put his conclusions simply, following a habit begins with a cue, which then leads to a habit loop. In his own experience, Duhigg had gained weight, and one cause was eating chocolate chip cookies at afternoon break time.


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Recipe: Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
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 lemon poppy seed muffins are a great alternative to eating higher caloric and carbohydrate rich food.

Total Servings: 18
Serving size: 1 muffin

1 1/2 Carbohydrate
1/2 Fat

Calories: 123
Total Fat: 4 g
Cholesterol: 12 mg
Sodium: 140 mg
Carbohydrate: 20 g
Protein: 2 g

Click here for the recipe...


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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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