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Blood Pressure Numbers

According to the American Heart Association, almost half of adults in the United States have high blood pressure. If untreated, high blood pressure (hypertension) damages your circulatory system, and puts you at risk for heart disease and stroke.

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Your Guide to Weight Loss Over 60

The basics of weight loss are the same at any age—burn more calories than you consume and eat a healthy diet with more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish, and leaner cuts of meat. But as you age your metabolism slows down making it difficult to lose unwanted weight. In addition, you may not be as active as you used to be.

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