Monthly Archives: January 2016

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Nutritious January Recipes

Skillet gnocchi with chard and white bean

Makes: 6 servings
Active Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

INGREDIENTS

1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 16-ounce package shelf-stable gnocchi
1 medium yellow onion, thinly sliced
4 cloves garlic, minced (minimal amounts/optional)
1/2 cup water
6 cups chopped chard leaves, (about 1 small bunch) or spinach
1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes with Italian […]

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Indoor Aerobic Exercises

Ice and snow are cold workout partners that never seem to let you work up a sweat. This month, we put together a list of low-impact, high-reward cardio work out activities that strengthens large muscles and works up a sweat without even going outdoors.

Dancing
Whether you like electro-pop, hip-hop, jazz or R&B, there is a […]

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Flu Season in Canada

Gesundheit! January is when the flu season peaks in Canada. As a lupus patient, when the seasonal influenza is in full swing it is important to not only constantly wash your hands, cover your mouth and avoid handshakes, but also to get vaccinated.

The flu shot is strongly recommended for all lupus patients:
For most generally healthy […]

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My Lupus Story

My Lupus Story by Sandy Carveth

Lupus began for me as a child, but it was devious enough that no one suspected the diagnosis until I was 49!

My first symptoms began with complex partial seizures as my autoimmune attacks my CNS the most. I wasn’t diagnosed with seizures until I was 18 or 19. I had […]

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