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Cheap Natural Compound May Help Smokers Quit
 
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.
 
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.
 
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
 
Health Tip of the Day

A Light Lunch

A good way to trim calories at lunchtime is to change what you spread on your bread. Using hot sauce or other spicy condiments instead of mayonnaise can eliminate up to 100 calories from your noon meal. The spicy sauces also help curb your appetite, nutrition experts say.