Healthy Eating: Not Just For Weight Loss

Healthy Eating: Not Just For Weight Loss

Healthy Eating: Not Just For Weight Loss

Food Choices It has been said "You are what you eat", this make healthy eating very important. Eating healthy is something we all would like to do, although we often may not be aware of what are the best food to eat. In order to eat healthy, you must first make the right food choices. Eating healthy is all about knowing what is in the food you eat.  Being informed about the nutritional content of food helps you make better choices, which is very crucial to your results. Whole Grains Whole grains are high in fiber, in addition to vitamins and minerals. You should

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Finding Hope In Hard Times

Finding Hope In Hard Times

  There are a lot of challenges in life. There are frequently hard times in our personal affairs or in our world around us. The strategies that most of us rely on to contend with such hard times tend to be self-defeating. When we face an uncertain future we often tend to feeling anxious, worrying, complaining, or being negative about events that may never occur. Holding on to these feelings can have a devistating impact on our health. Studies have shown that a majority of illness is stress related.  Some people rise to meet uncertain times with hope and resilience.

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What are the healthiest fruits?

What are the healthiest fruits?

What are the healthiest fruits? We all become excited when it is that time of year, summer.   We get to show off some skin and spend time outdoors in the warm, sunny weather.  Let’s not forget the best part of summer is the variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. Yes, we can get them trucked in from around the world all year long but there is nothing like farm fresh.  In the summer they’re fresh, plentiful and all filled with amazing health benefits. Let’s look at some of the healthiest fruits that summer brings us. Watermelons Did you know this

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Why Is Sleep Important For Good Health?

Why Is Sleep  Important For Good Health?

In today's hectic world, we get so busy and often feel we do not have enough time to do everything we want to get done.  Frequently we stay up late to accomplish more and wake up early to get a jump on the day.  More often once we get to bed our minds keep turning on what was left undone or what we could have done differently.   Either way we fail to find a full night of restful sleep. You notice you do not feel great but do you realize the full consequences of sleep deprivation?  Let us take a

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5 Top Things You Can Do To Slow The Aging Process

5 Top Things You Can Do To Slow The Aging Process

  Aging happens to all of us. Time marches on, no matter how hard we try, we cannot stop it. It will catch up with us eventuality. This does not mean that you have to sit back and let it prematurely take away your vitality. There are things you can do starting right now to slow the aging process. You can maintain your youthful looks and vigor well into an age nobody will be able to guess! Sadly, there is not magic pill or fountain of youth, however these tips are extremely simple. They are: Get A Good Nights  

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Is Coffee Good For Your Health?

Is Coffee Good For Your Health?

6 Ways Coffee Is Good For You        Coffee is more popular than any other beverage in the world. Coffee plantations are found around the world, and it is grown in many varieties. It comes in endless flavors, strengths, and varieties. And guess what? That's perfectly fine. For a while coffee has gotten a bad rap, with some wanting you to believe, drinking coffee is bad for you. The is research that shows otherwise. Coffee (in moderation) can actually be very beneficial to your body, skin, and brain. Here are 6 of the many reasons you should start

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5 Simple Things You Can Do To Improve Your Health Today

5 Simple Things You Can Do To Improve Your Health Today

5 Simple Things You Can Do To Improve Your Health Today   You can take a few simple steps to ensure that you feel as fit and healthy as possible, starting now.  These are 5 simple changes that you can easily make to your lifestyle that will improve your overall health and wellness.   1. Get Adequate Sleep It is no secret that sleep is important.  Without adequate sleep you will have that tired feeling all day, and your ability to concentrate will be decreased.  Sleep is the time for your body to rejuvenate, there are plenty of things still

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Dietary Fiber

Dietary Fiber

Although fiber is not a very sexy topic it is an important part of our diet and has many health benefits.  Dietary fiber is  also known as roughage.  We get it from the plant based food and it is the indigestible portion of our diet. Sadly, for most people the fiber we eat is far below what our bodies need.  It is estimated most Americans get about 50% of the fiber they need every day.  Even worse the foods most children eat provides about 20% of  recommended fiber intake. The problem today is the much of our diet is made of prepared

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16 Empowering Beliefs to Live By Today

16 Empowering Beliefs to Live By Today

A healthy life style is about a health body, mind and spirit. Your thought proceed your feeling, your feeling lead to your decisions which eventually lead to your actions. In this way thoughts shape your life. Since your experiences are shaped by your thinking, it is important to be in control of your thoughts. Even obstacles have a value when you can see it. You can develop convictions that will help you to feel happier and achieve more, regardless of the situation. Consider these empowering beliefs that you can start using today to transform your life through the power of positive

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Paraben Free Living

Paraben Free Living

Are you a label reader? If you are not in the habit of reading label, you might want to consider starting. It may not be as interesting as a book from the New York Time’s best seller list, but it may be critical to your health. Many of the produce we use for personal care are loaded with chemicals, many you may not be able to pronounce nor want in your body. Personal Care Products One chemical that is in most cosmetics is paraben. This is a shortened name for a group of chemicals, known as para-hydroxybenzoate. While the most common

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