Friday is National Wear Red Day

National Wear Red Day

Heart health is very near and dear to my, well, heart. I come from a long line of high blood pressure and high cholesterol and I have family members who have suffered from strokes and heart attacks. Whether it’s lifestyle choices or bad genes, it’s a scary legacy to be left with. Despite warning signs, …

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The Musical Fruit

Cooking dried beans

Beans are a powerhouse food- high in protein, loaded with fiber, and are high in zinc, iron, potassium, and other antioxidants. Did you know they are both a vegetable and a protein? Beans are just about a perfect food and we eat a lot of them in my house. Cooking beans at home takes some …

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30 Minutes a Day

exercise, 30 minutes a day

  Health experts agree that 30 minutes of exercise each day is good for the heart, improves moods, and promotes overall good health. Everyone else says, yeah, when do I fit that into my day!? Nutrition and fitness are a big part of my life, but even so, it’s easier said than done. Between work, …

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And so it begins

Mistakes, new beginnings

Hi there! Welcome to Balancing the Busy. Thanks for stopping by! Don’t you love when you search the Web for a recipe, how-to project, or maybe a new vacation spot- and you find the Web site you hit has oodles of ideas for you to browse through? Me too! But those folks have been at …

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