Category Archives: Healthy eating and lifestyle from RI Fit Magazine

Women’s Cancers and You: Understanding and Reducing Your Risk Women’s Cancers and You: Understanding and Reducing Your Risk


By Dr. Katherine Dallow It’s hard to imagine someone who hasn’t been touched by cancer in some way—through their own personal battle, or a friend or family member’s. When it comes to women’s cancers, the ubiquitous pink ribbon campaigns for breast cancer awareness and research have made a tremendous impact in our collective consciousness, but we still don’t always…
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Reducing Stress through Ayurveda Reducing Stress through Ayurveda


by Carol Ann Donnelly  It is a well-known fact that stress causes illness. Until recently, western medicine pooh-poohed holistic medicine as unsubstantiated and unworthy of being referred to as medicine. However, new studies show holistic practices, like an ancient healing method called Ayurveda can improve the health and even change a person’s chromosomes. Ayurveda originated…
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The Reasons You Do The “Crazy” Things You Do The Reasons You Do The “Crazy” Things You Do


by Dr. Kate Siner If you’re like most people, you’ve been in this situation: you’ve done something and seconds later you ask yourself, “Why the heck did I do that? I know better.” You’re then left wracking your brain, trying to figure out what you can do to balance out your blunder. Psychology allows us…
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Making a Difference Making a Difference


Help the Homeless Rhode Island Although numbers from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development show a declining homeless population in Rhode Island from 2010 – 2015, there is still a lot of work that needs to be done. Not only do many families, individuals, and veterans battle homelessness, there is a significant amount…
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