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Treat Heart Disease and Hypertension with Your Diet

A diet that contains mostly fruits and vegetables — a plant-based diet — has fiber, vitamins and minerals that help lower high blood pressure (hypertension) and LDL (bad) cholesterol. It also reduces the risk of diabetes and helps you maintain a healthy weight. Together, these nutrients can lower your risk of heart disease and stroke. Plus, plants are a great way to add variety and flavor to your diet!

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Treat Heart Disease and Hypertension with Your Diet

A diet that contains mostly fruits and vegetables — a plant-based diet — has fiber, vitamins and minerals that help lower high blood pressure (hypertension) and LDL (bad) cholesterol. It also reduces the risk of diabetes and helps you maintain a healthy weight. Together, these nutrients can lower your risk of heart disease and stroke. Plus, plants are a great way to add variety and flavor to your diet!

What to Know About Coronavirus Vaccines and Their Side Effects

With the coronavirus vaccines being approved and distributed, we’re turning a corner on this year and looking forward to better days ahead. Coronavirus vaccines from pharmaceutical companies Moderna and Pfizer have shown strong promise in protecting against COVID-19 in clinical trials. Here are the ways these vaccines work, how they compare to each other and what to expect from them.

How Mental Health Affects Whole Health

Your mental health has important influences on your whole health. People who have a positive outlook and feel more joyful about life have a better chance of being healthy, while those who struggle with mental health may be more likely to experience health challenges. Let’s talk about why.

5 Simple Health Goals to Help You Feel Whole This Year

The new year always brings a new opportunity for change, and this year more than possibly ever before, many of us feel there’s some room for improvement in our lives. Whether you want to increase your physical fitness, or further develop your relationships or work-life balance, January is an excellent time to take stock and set goals. Here are some simple and effective steps you and your fellow Disney Cast Members and Employees can take to make this year the year you feel your best in body, mind and spirit.

The Truth About Coronavirus Vaccine Myths

With COVID-19 continuing to spread quickly, researchers are racing to create a vaccine to help keep people safe. Although creating a new vaccine can sometimes take years, many pharmaceutical companies are advancing research and clinical trials quickly. However, many people feel skeptical about the vaccine’s safety and effectiveness. And according to a recent poll, only half of American adults say they plan to get vaccinated once a vaccine is approved. Let’s take a look at some of the more common coronavirus vaccine myths and get down to the facts for your peace of mind.

5 Ways to Keep Your Child's Heart Healthy

The new year always brings a new opportunity for change, and this year more than possibly ever before, many of us feel there’s some room for improvement in our lives. Whether you want to increase your physical fitness, or further develop your relationships or work-life balance, January is an excellent time to take stock and set goals. Here are some simple and effective steps you and your fellow Disney Cast Members and Employees can take to make this year the year you feel your best in body, mind and spirit.

Why Parents Need Checkups Too, and Tips to Prepare

Neither kids nor parents like going to the doctor very much. As a mom or dad, going to the pediatrician for your kids’ annual checkups may be high on your priority list — and easy to negotiate as you hold all the cards: transportation, discipline and rewards. But, what about your own annual checkup? Here are 3 tips to prepare for your annual checkup with a primary care doctor.

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Safely

Like many other aspects of our daily lives, Thanksgiving will undoubtedly be a lot different this year than in previous years. While the safest bet is to avoid travel and celebrate only with those in your household, we want to empower you and other Disney Cast Members and Employees with the information you need to weigh risks and make informed decisions for yourself and your family.

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Treat Heart Disease and Hypertension with Your Diet

A diet that contains mostly fruits and vegetables — a plant-based diet — has fiber, vitamins and minerals that help lower high blood pressure (hypertension) and LDL (bad) cholesterol. It also reduces the risk of diabetes and helps you maintain a healthy weight. Together, these nutrients can lower your risk of heart disease and stroke. Plus, plants are a great way to add variety and flavor to your diet!

What to Know About Coronavirus Vaccines and Their Side Effects

With the coronavirus vaccines being approved and distributed, we’re turning a corner on this year and looking forward to better days ahead. Coronavirus vaccines from pharmaceutical companies Moderna and Pfizer have shown strong promise in protecting against COVID-19 in clinical trials. Here are the ways these vaccines work, how they compare to each other and what to expect from them.

How Mental Health Affects Whole Health

Your mental health has important influences on your whole health. People who have a positive outlook and feel more joyful about life have a better chance of being healthy, while those who struggle with mental health may be more likely to experience health challenges. Let’s talk about why.

5 Simple Health Goals to Help You Feel Whole This Year

The new year always brings a new opportunity for change, and this year more than possibly ever before, many of us feel there’s some room for improvement in our lives. Whether you want to increase your physical fitness, or further develop your relationships or work-life balance, January is an excellent time to take stock and set goals. Here are some simple and effective steps you and your fellow Disney Cast Members and Employees can take to make this year the year you feel your best in body, mind and spirit.