Debbie Mandel’s
Turn On Your Inner Light
Weekly Wellness Newsletter
March 31, 2004

Goodbye WLIE -- Hello WHLI 1100AM

The Turn On Your Inner Light Radio Show is moving to a new station (WHLI 1100AM in Long Island) and a new time (Sunday mornings from 7:30am to 8:00am Eastern Time). The format will remain the same. The show has 3 segments. In the first segment a guest expert will be interviewed to add life to your years. In the second segment Frank Mikulka, a top trainer, will provide a health/fitness tip. In the third segment medical updates will be presented. As in the past, all shows will be archived for your listening pleasure.

Affirmation of the Week
If I ever go looking for my heartís desire again,
I wonít go looking any further than my own backyard. .

Health Tips of the Week

  • Exercising helps prevent breast cancer. The best time to begin is in the teens, but it is never too late to reap the benefits of a good workout. And after a breast cancer diagnosis, exercising improves survival! All you need is 30 minutes a day. If it works for breast cancer, you know that it will probably work for other cancers.
  • A spoonful of honey instead of your regular sweetener contains powerful antioxidants, known as polyphenols, which help boost the immune system to fight cancer and reduce the risk of heart disease.
  • A compound derived from licorice root may help slow the effects of aging on the brain and keep mental skills sharp.
  • While on the subject of a sound mind, evidence suggests that music intensifies the benefit of exercise. Exercise improves the cognitive performance of people with coronary artery disease. And listening to music is thought to enhance brainpower. Put the two together, exercising with music, and you really boost brain power.
  • Vitamin E has been found to help prevent bladder cancer. Foods that are rich in Vitamin E are: Almonds - Spinach- Mustard greens- Peppers- Sunflower seeds- Olive oil- Cotton seed oil- Canola oil.

Article of the Week - Learn How to Keep Friends

As we get older, we find that we have fewer friends. Not because they have died, but because we have let them die in our hearts. We donít invest the effort, the personal attention, friends require. We collect many acquaintances along the way, but maintain fewer friends. When we were children, making friends was easy and natural. We were emotionally freer then, unafraid to open our hearts and communicate our feelings and needs. We didnít fear rejection the way we do now. We didnít keep score regarding who called whom last. We didnít hold on to argumentative words, but instead forgave readily and completely. More.. -- Other articles

Frank Mikulka's Fitness Tip Of The Week
Iím in my upper 40ís closer to 53 to be honest and I know about the benefits of my cardio training. My diet leans to the healthy and now I would like to get into a little strength training. Can this do a body good at my age? (Stan, Levittown) Answer

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Radio Show Guest of the Week - Dr. John Izzo
Tune into the Turn On Your Inner Light Radio Show Sunday mornings 7:30 - 8:00am on WHLI 1100 AM in Long Island. ( show archive).
On April 4, 2004 Dr. John Izzo, author of Second Innocence, will guide you to renewal in work, relationships and daily life. He provides a fountain of youth!

Debbie Eisenstadt Mandel, MA is the author of Turn On Your Inner Light: Fitness for Body, Mind and Soul, a stress-reduction specialist, motivational speaker, a personal trainer and mind/body lecturer at Southampton College. She is the host of the weekly Turn On Your Inner Light Show on WHLI 1100 AM in Long Island and has been featured on radio/ TV and print media.

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