Health Category

how to socialize/exercise safely during COVID-19

By looking at social media posts, it appears that most people are not following safety guidelines to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. In this video, I explain the three best steps to take to socialize safely at this dangerous time.

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These exercises halted my muscle growth

I’m furious at my old trainers because they had me do exercises I hated, that wasted my time and negated my goal of gaining muscle. Either they didn’t know these exercises reduced the likelihood of hypertrophy, or they didn’t want me to get too muscular because I’m female. What were these exercises? I was walking […]

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“How are you?” has a new meaning

Before COVID-19 arrived in the United State, “How are you?” was more of a greeting than a question. No one wanted an actual answer, or seemed to care if you broke your toe, or if your boss was a creep. The typical answer to the question of “How are you” was: “Fine. How are you?” […]

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When the stay-at-home order will end

Even though it’s been only a little over a month since the California stay-at-home order was signed (on March 19th), some people are demanding that the quarantine be lifted so they can go back to work and do the activities they enjoy. It’s up to the governors of each state to make the determination as […]

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It’s not just the elderly dying from COVID-19

Just because you’re not a senior citizen, doesn’t mean you won’t end up in the ER, or can’t die from COVID-19. People of all ages, all backgrounds, and those in great physical condition, have been sent to the hospital and passed away from this insidious disease. No one is immune based on how healthy they […]

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People are bungling social distancing. Are you one of them?

Social distancing is difficult because people are social by nature, and need the touch of others to thrive (1), but during this global pandemic, we need to resist our natural impulses. Social distancing orders were put in place by government officials to slow the number of COVID-19 infections. If too many people get sick at […]

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How to avoid Coronavirus

As of this writing, on March 1st, there are 71 reported cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), and one death in the United States. There have been over 2900 deaths worldwide, with 85,00 cases of this rapidly spreading virus reported to date (source NBC News). There actually could be many more cases and many more deaths due […]

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Your favorite foods contain MSG, which is making you fat & ill

MSG, monosodium glutamate, enhances flavor, so it’s added to a lot of foods. Whenever I ate something with MSG, my throat and ears would itch, and my outer ears would turn bright red. I tried to avoid it whenever possible, but one time, I had soup at a Chinese restaurant, and had to run outside […]

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Should you avoid coffee since it increases blood sugar?

As a type 1 diabetic, making sure my blood sugar is in a safe range is something I have to monitor every day, so when I read that coffee increases blood sugar levels, I wanted to know how much it increased my blood sugar. To find out how much drinking iced coffee increased my blood […]

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