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Inflammation: The hidden health threat

Acute inflammation is the body's way of fighting infections and coping with injuries, and it plays an important role in keeping us healthy. But there's another kind of inflammation that can make us sick. Chronic, low level inflammation has been linked to many diseases and chronic health conditions, from arthritis and Alzheimer's to heart disease and cancer. 

Fortunately, you can reduce chronic inflammation and your risk for these diseases with healthy lifestyle choices, particularly in the kind of food you eat. In this podcast, I explain what inflammation is, how things like stress, exercise and diet affect it, and what you can to do reduce chronic inflammation.

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Five benefits of chair yoga and six poses to get started

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga you can do while sitting on a chair. You can also do some poses while standing, using a chair for support. It is great for people who have limited mobility or if you want to practice yoga while at work.

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