Suzanna McGee on the Cost of Becoming Vegan

When people think of organic vegetables and fruits, they think, “It’s too expensive.” On the contrary, you will find that transitioning to plant-based nutrition will cost less, and depending on your sources, can be significantly less.

If you buy your plants when they are in season, the prices will be very low. Farmers’ markets have affordable prices of local, organic produce. I understand that different places in the world have better or worse possibilities of getting plentiful variety of organic produce, but when you put in a little effort, it is possible to find farmers’ markets almost everywhere.

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National Action Plan Outlined to Prevent Skin Cancer

Following is a statement from John R. Seffrin, PhD, chief executive officer of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), on the Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer, which was announced today:

“For the first time, the Surgeon General office has outlined a national action plan for fighting the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. Despite widespread education efforts about sun safety and increased awareness about the importance of using sunscreen, skin cancer diagnoses and deaths continue to increase. By bringing national attention to this growing public health crisis, the Surgeon General is calling on all of us to reinvigorate the fight against skin cancer.

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The Joint…the Chiropractic Place® Comes to Bluffton

Clinic offering free adjustments to new patients when it opens July 22

 Bluffton-area residents seeking relief from back and neck pain, as well as those who just want to feel better on an ongoing basis, now have a welcome alternative that does not involve insurance hassles, cost concerns or long wait times for appointments.

The Joint…the chiropractic place® has announced the grand opening of a new clinic at 111 Towne Drive, Bluffton, South Carolina in the Belfair Towne Village shopping center just off Highway 278. The clinic will open July 22, and free adjustments will be available for new patients from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm that day.

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Mental Performance Affects Fitness Performance

By Walter Urban

Research has proven that stress, anger and anxiety, when triggered in an athlete, can tighten muscles, tense up the body, hamper and negatively affect breathing, and generally act as a hindrance to performance. This result is no different if you are 25, 35 or 45.

In short, many athletes don’t reach their performance potential because of thinking too much and improper breathing.

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