Tomatoes: Unlikely Heroes!

The American Cancer Society had a wonderful post about Summer Nutrition: How Tomatoes Are An Unlikely Hero! The following is attributed to them: Tomatoes possess several interesting properties that make them exceptional at helping prevent cancer, particularly prostate cancer. Their most interesting quality: they supply lycopene which is a strong antioxidant. Also the onions in this…

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Sun Safety

Sun Safety

The year is rolling by so quickly. Before long we’ll be celebrating Christmas and the New Year. Yet in those fleeting moments and in reflection, I have accomplished many things. I am grateful that I’m healthy, blessed to be alive and working to make a difference in people’s lives by providing evidence-based information in food, nutrition, health and…

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Record High Obesity Rate for US Women

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According to Stat’s article Obesity rate among women reaches record high in the US, by ANNA VLASITS @AnnaIntegrated A shocking 40 percent of women in the US are obese! Survey data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association also found that 35 percent of men are…

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Long-Term Bone Health Linked to High-Load Exercise

bone health

Article as posted on Healio Endocrine Today…  Compared with nonweight-bearing activities, such as cycling, running and other exercises that put greater strain on bones may help improve long-term bone health, according to study findings presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology in Munich. “Chronic large and repetitive loads — as in mountain ultramarathon, but also…

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How to Visualize Goals Through Meditation

“How to Use Meditation to Visualize Your Goals” by Tris Thorp on The Chopra Center: Full article HERE. One of the most inspiring and powerful things you can do as a human being is to visualize what it is that you want to manifest, and then make it happen. The power of the mind is…

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Take the Plunge – Swim Your Way to Better Health

Are you executing action steps to accomplish your goals? I hope that your answer is a resounding yes. That takes positive “belief” in yourself that you can do it. Commitments, desire, determination and taking action daily, weekly, to make the change will engender positive results in the way you feel and the way you look.…

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Nutrition Tidbits: Drink up!

Drink! Drink! Drink! Drink water. How many people do you know who say they don’t want to drink anything before going to bed because they’ll have to get up several times during the night? You may think and believe that urination during the night is caused from the water you drank late in the evening.…

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11 Benefits of Pilates

What is the Joseph H Pilates Method? This was a product of his (Joseph H. Pilates) lifelong observation of the human body and the way the body functions naturally. He called this system “Contrology” defined as “the science and art of coordinated body-mind-spirit development through natural movements under strict control and will.” Contrology movements are designed…

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Healthy Nutrition For Women

Today is a great time for women as more scientific evidence based information is evolving from nutrition research to dispel myths and present facts. Women’s Confusion about Diets Diets abound from the anti-heart disease diet to the PMS diet to the hundreds of weight loss diets. Women want to simplify the nutrition puzzle and have one…

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10 Tips to Eat Right for Better Digestive Health

digestive health

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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