Seniors and Exercise

The editorial staff at FamilyDoctor.com wrote a wonderful article about exercising when you’re older. The most important questions you may have in regards to the safety – and even which exercises to do – are included in this article. Exercise and Seniors: Is it safe for me to exercise? It is safe for most adults…

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10 Day Sugar Detox

Sugar is taking over and we need to help ourselves by not only cutting back, but detoxing from the overload. In an article posted on The Chopra Center website by Mark Hyman called “How to Detox From Sugar in 10 Days,” we find out the truth about this sweet additive and it’s not so sweet…

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8 Strategies To Cut Fat When You Dine Out

Dining out presents challenges for people who want to cut down on their fat intake. Learn and use what you know about lower-fat foods, as well as taking time to read the menu carefully for clues about added fat. You can choose higher fat foods at times, but it must be balanced. By this I…

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Want to Spring into Your Right Weight For Summer?

When you are at your best weight you feel good and look great. Losing just a few pounds – 10 to 15 – can make you healthy. A healthy weight cuts your risk for some diseases, also. Therefore, if you need to lose weight, begin now. Don’t wait for more pounds to creep on. Pay…

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Get Started: Tips for Weight Loss Management

Are you ready for summer? Here are some tips to get you ladies swimsuit ready and you gentlemen beach buffed!!! Small changes such as selecting the appropriate foods; including snacks, hydrating your body, and staying active are great ways to get started. 1. Don’t skip meals. Skipping a meal (especially breakfast) will make you become ravenous, over eat…

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Enjoy Delicious food without counting calories!

Experts from the American Cancer research report say, “Maintaining a healthy weight is the best thing you can do to reduce your cancer risk.” Excess body fat needs to be challenged with a balanced diet and regular physical activity. Fat tissue increases insulin and estrogen, the two hormones that give fuel to the development of…

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Take it to Heart – Health Tips

Eating well and being physically active is important for a healthy heart. Try these tips from The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics and your heart will thank you. Lighten up. Losing even a few extra pounds helps unburden your heart. Be Fat-savvy. Trim saturated fat and cholesterol by choosing lean meats, skinless poultry and low-fat…

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Green Tea And It’s Differences

The three types of tea, black, green and oolong all start the same way when cultivated as a bush on the tea plantation. The buds and tender leaves are picked and dried on racks before you are able to buy them to make tea. The teas undergo fermentation processing where enzymes break down the natural…

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How Exercise Fits into Your Health & Fitness

Exercise is so essential to healthy living and does so much for our bodies – mentally, physically and spiritually. There are so many ways to fit exercise in that there are virtually no excuses for not exercising. There is an abundance of scientific evidence showing that exercise can help you age gracefully, get stronger, feel…

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5 Simple Tips for Cutting Calories Daily

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Losing weight is no easy feat. It doesn’t matter whether you have 5, 50, or 100+ pounds to lose there’s one common factor when it comes to weight loss. Cutting calories. Here are three basic ‘rules’ to stick to when embarking on a healthy eating and weight loss journey: Make Mindful food choices. Take a step toward…

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