Fight Brain Aging & Stay Mentally Sharp

It’s never too late or too soon to start thinking about protecting your brain as you age. After age 40, we may notice our minds start to slip on occasion. It’s common to notice subtle or gradual changes in memory, perception, thinking, problem solving, and judgment. Fortunately, leading experts no longer believe this decline is…

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Helpful Tips to prepare Healthy Meals for One or Two People

Some people may find it difficult to prepare healthy meals for one or two people when you used to cook for an entire family of four or more. Don’t short change yourself. You can still cook healthy meals even when the household is decreased to one or two persons. And you can do it without…

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We Are What We Eat

That saying, “You are what you eat”, provides keen insight into our health and well-being. Choosing whole plant based foods over refined processed foods has unequaled value as one of the components of a healthy lifestyle. Are you concerned about your health and how you can live a vibrant healthy life? Here are some strategies…

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9 Tips to Help Your Children Develop Healthy Eating Habits

You know that what you eat influences what your children eat. Telling children and teenagers to eat healthy and stay active is good; but teaching and showing them are better. Here are 9 tips to help your children develop healthy eating habits. Set a good example yourself Parents being the adults are a major influence on…

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Protein: Key Nutrient for Good Health

Protein’s purpose for the body is to build and repair all tissues. It forms enzymes and hormones. It forms antibodies to fight infections. It supplies energy. How do you get protein? You get protein from these food sources: Meat, fish, poultry, eggs, dairy products, dried beans, peas, peanut butter, nuts and seeds. Protein supplies essential…

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10 Herbs and Spices with Powerful Healing Properties

Antioxidants and spices? When you think of spices, antioxidants probably aren’t at the forefront of your mind. But did you know that most of the spices we use in cooking have them. In fact, there are several that actually have healing properties within them. Use them in your meal preparations and take advantage of their powerful…

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9 Seemingly Healthy Foods That are Not Good for Your Skin

This is a guest post contribution from Jessica at Care Happiness.  If you’re struggling with acne breakouts or crepey skin, then more than likely, the foods you consumed recently are what are causing the problem. There are some foods that people eat daily which are known to be healthy, but on the contrary, they contribute…

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10 Tips to Eat Right for Better Digestive Health

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Overall wellness is dependent on maintaining digestive health. It is just as important as maintaining your heart health, bone health and the rest of our body. It is a matter of taking simple preventable steps. Good digestive health enables you to improve your overall health, well-being and happiness. Start now, don’t wait till you experience…

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10 Ways to Get More Fruits and Vegetables in Your Diet

Are you eating enough fruit and vegetables? Research shows more than 90% of all Americans do not eat their recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables. The amounts of fruits and vegetables you need each day varies based on sex, age, and how much physical activity you do each day. Below you will find links to…

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Nutrigenomics, Is it the Wave of the Future?

We all know the importance of food and its impact on our health. Nutrigenomics is the scientific vehicle that not only informs that nutrition influences health, but that food may also have an influence on the expression of our genetic makeup. What this means is that nutrigenomics will take out the guess work out of…

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