Monthly Archives: November 2014

COPD AWARNESS DAY IN LOVING MEMORY OF SANDRA A. SPARKS

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This is in Loving Memory of Sandra A. Sparks

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Sunrise July 10th, 1944 SunsetAugust12th, 2012

WATCH THE VIDEO AT THE END IT CAN HELP YOU TO UNDERSTAND COPD FROM THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN AFFECTED

COPD OR CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD) is known to be affecting  More than 11 million people yearly an estimated 24 million may have the disease and not even know it The risk if women contracting it is higher than in men.

COPD CAN LEAD TO LUNG DISEASES SUCH AS EMPHYSEMA

LOOK for these Signs and Symptoms of COPD

Chronic cough

Shortness of breath while doing everyday activities (dyspnea)

Frequent respiratory infections

Blueness of the lips or fingernail beds (cyanosis)

Fatigue

Producing a lot of mucus (also called phlegm or sputum)

Wheezing

Some people don’t Get symptoms of COPD until the later stages of the disease.

One of the best ways to avoid COPD is to STOP SMOKING.

PROTECT YOU AND YOUR FAMILY

Avoid exposure to secondhand smoke. Make your home smoke-free.

Learn about your rights to a smoke-free environment at work and in public places.

LEARN OF DANGEROUS CHEMICALS  DUST  AND  FUMES AT HOME AND  YOUR PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT

HELP FIGHT FOR CLEAN AIR.

Work with others in your community to help clean up the air you and your family breathe.

My COPD Life – Day in the life of Jan Karlbon: http://youtu.be/OwAUGABGrqk

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Foods That Fight CancerDark Green Leafy Vegetables

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Whats up guys/gals!!! ? Its no longer BCA MONTH RIIIGHT?… Well, it is Prostate Cancer Awarness for you guys! I see yall not trimming those beards!

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I haaave to share this small little tid bit with you all. EAT HEALTHY AND LOWER your cancer risks! Period! In fact you can lower all of your health risks! These following foods are some of the top power foods and they all have the ability to fight against free radicals and prevent cellular ageing because of their antioxidant properties as well as boost your immunity!

Bok Choy
will give more than 50% of your day’s recommended dose of vitamin C in 1 just 1 serving

Barley
Thee top source of beta-glucan which has the ability to lower your cholesterol.

Baby spinach
2 cups will give you 3 times your  recommended amount of  vitamin K

Black beans
“Its all in the color” The pigmentation in black beans may also reduce risk of breast cancer/ or any for the matter

Canned salmon
Is low in mercury and high in omega 3’s and can help to fullfil the need for two weekly servings of fish. Plus, you’ll pack in the protein while you’re at it just just be careful of excessive sodium intake!

Chia seeds
Omega 3’s come fairly easy With 5,000 mg of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) per ounce.

Citrus!!!
Fresh citrus fruits also produce flavonoids, which have antioxidant properties hence that lower your odds of lung, stomach, colon, and breast cancers.

Kefir
It’s a dairy probiotic drink support your gut health while serving up at least 40% of your day’s energizing riboflavin and vitamin B12.

Low-sodium vegetable juice (because sodium is still considered a preservative) so this juice will contain vitamin C, potassium, vitamin A, beta-carotene, lycopene, and fiber.

Tomato sauce
Is a great source of lycopene is an antioxidant that helps protect your skin from sun damage and may also fight cancer.

Green and Leafy are Great too!
The carotenoids in foods like:
Kale, spinach, romaine lettuce, leaf lettuce, mustard greens, collard greens, chicory and swiss chard all have antioxidant properties due to high amounts of folate, lutein, zeaxanthin and have antioxidant properties.

Read the partial list of AICR’s Recommendations of foods that fight Cancer

And in case you haven’t guessed by now that is President Abes beard!