Archive for the ‘Advance Health’ Category

3 Daily Tips for Heart Health

Posted on: February 23rd, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

To wrap up National Heart month, we’d like to share this short list of tips to care for your heart every day: 1. Get aerobic exercise. Walk, run, bike or swim- it’s all good for your heart. Aerobic exercise benefits you by maximizing the amount of oxygen in your blood and increasing blood flow to you […]

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Folic Acid- What, Why and How

Posted on: December 14th, 2014 by CarePro Blogger

Folic acid is famous for its benefits to babies in the womb- it helps prevent many birth defects, like spina bifida (incomplete formation of the spine). What you may not know is that folic acid is important for all people to take, regardless of sex or age. Folic acid is a B vitamin, and it […]

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Take the Guesswork Out of Supplements

Posted on: July 15th, 2014 by carepro 2 Comments

Are you interested in vitamins and supplements, but not sure where to begin? After all, there are hundreds of brands and formulations to choose from. How do you know which supplements are the best for you and your family? Simple! Start by taking our FREE assessment online at carepro-vitamins-cedarrapids.com/assessment. Just answer a few short questions […]

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How to Choose a Good Sunscreen

Posted on: June 16th, 2014 by carepro

Too much sun exposure can cause painful sunburns, premature skin aging and other health problems. Although moderate sun exposure is good for your body, too much exposure over time can lead to skin cancer. Protect yourself this summer with a high quality sunscreen from your local CarePro Pharmacy. The following ingredients are found in high-quality sunscreens: […]

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Give Wellness Gifts in 2013!

Posted on: November 25th, 2013 by carepro

Looking for a healthier way to celebrate this holiday season? Instead of traditional presents, try giving wellness gifts! Wellness gifts don’t have to cost an arm and a leg. Here are some simple, effective tips for having a healthy holiday. Instead of filling your kids’ stockings with candy, give them juicy apples and oranges with […]

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Four Easy Ways for Men to Stay Healthy

Posted on: May 29th, 2013 by carepro

Living a healthier lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to eat only salad and fill your house with gimmicky workout equipment. A few simple- and manageable- lifestyle adaptations can make a big difference in your health and happiness. You already know that men face an increased risk for certain diseases like heart disease and colon cancer. […]

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Seasonal Allergies? Take a Natural Approach!

Posted on: May 6th, 2013 by carepro

Spring has sprung, and pollen counts are on the rise in the Eastern Iowa. Chances are you may already be suffering with allergy symptoms! Many allergy symptoms are caused by the release of histamine, a chemical that triggers inflammation when your body is irritated by dust, pollen or other allergens. Histamine causes your blood vessels to […]

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Folic Acid- It’s Not Just for Babies!

Posted on: January 11th, 2013 by carepro

Women who receive prenatal care are urged to take extra folic acid- it’s important in helping to prevent many birth defects, including spina bifida (incomplete formation of the spine). What many people don’t know is that folic acid is important for everyone to take, regardless if you are having or planning to have a baby! […]

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A Good Kind of Fat!

Posted on: August 21st, 2012 by carepro

Every day, we are advised to reduce the amount of fat we eat.  However, there are many kinds of fats, and not all of them are bad!  Omega-3 fatty acids, for example, are not only healthy to eat, but are also essential to the healthy function of your cell membranes! Omega-3 fatty acids are called […]

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What are digestive enzymes?

Posted on: April 6th, 2012 by sdavis

The only way for our bodies to properly absorb nutrients from our food is through a healthy digestive tract.

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