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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.
 
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
 
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.
 
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.