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12 healthy habits for the New Year

12 healthy habits for the New Year
If you’re stumped for some resolutions, here are 12 habits to bring into the New Year that will help your heart health and overall wellbeing.
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Keeping up with exercise over the holiday season

Keeping up with exercise over the holiday season
The Christmas party season is upon us again. The perfect time to socialise, eat and avoid responsibility for a few days. If your calendar is packed with catch-ups, events and parties, the temptation to put exercise off and make it your new year’s resolution instead is always there. But there is no better time than right now to start exercising. 
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Food tips to lower blood pressure

Food tips to lower blood pressure

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is believed to impact up to one in five New Zealand adults. This is cause for concern as untreated high blood pressure can lead to increased risk of cardiovascular disease. To help reduce your risk of high blood pressure, here are some simple dietary changes you can make to take care of your heart health.

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Stir-fried chicken and vegetables

Stir-fried chicken and vegetables
Here's an easy way to pack some protein and nutritious veggies into a quick meal.
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The best exercise choices for beginners

The best exercise choices for beginners
With all the choices out there today and mixed messages on what is the absolute best type of exercise, it can be daunting deciding which exercise will win your heart and give you the best bang for your buck – financially and with regard to fitness outcomes. Here's how to get started if you're a beginner to exercise.
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