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Caring for your back

Lower back pain

The back is one of the most important parts of our bodies. Taking care of your back has many overall benefits. A solid and healthy back increases core strength, improves the efficiency of the nervous system, and helps with digestion and blood flow.

Below are a few tips for caring for your back:

Maintaining a healthy blood pressure

 

Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the wall of the arteries.

Managing your blood pressure

It is recorded as two numbers, for example, 120/80. The first number (the systolic blood pressure) indicates the pressure in the arteries as the heart squeezes out blood during each beat. The second number (the diastolic blood pressure) indicates the pressure as the heart relaxes before the next beat.

Helpful tips on eating fruits

There's no doubt that eating fruit is important to our overall health and wellbeing. Fruit is healthy for you, we all know that, but, it's good to know that eating it should follow some general guidelines to fully benefit our health. It's just not as simple as putting it into our mouths whenever we feel like it. Learn about the proper ways to eat fruit and your whole body will thank you with less digestive problems and tons more energy.

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